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Red Wine: China Changes the Wine World

Red Wine: China Changes the Wine World

Our own Michael Keller looks at how China is rapidly emerging as a leader in the world of wine and how this new thirst will change the landscape for ever Those who’ve reveled in the streets of Beijing or Shanghai will remember their encounter with baijiu, a strong white liquor that may be called China’s more »

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Buried in the Present Tense

Buried in the Present Tense

“The great problem with the now is that it isn’t allowed to exist,” pontificated the aged Bedouin. “In the South we’re too preoccupied with the past, in the North you’re too focused on the future. There’s no clarity when the truth is buried in the present but we never look there.” The speaker was a more »

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Doing Business in China

Doing Business in China

In this second article on cross-cultural learning and China, Michael Keller takes us through some important considerations when working with Chinese partners, suppliers or customers. No single article could offer the information needed to prepare the intrepid business traveler for his or her first interactions with Chinese counterparts. But there are at least three major more »

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Red, White & New

Red, White & New

Producing Wine Portfolio we’ve learned a thing or two about wine and we’ve become quite passionate about the wine lifestyle. So we like it when the wine industry has good news. And lately it has which means good things for our new obsession with viniculture. It’s all about Perspective: The US wine industry is growing more »

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How Not to Screw Up in China

How Not to Screw Up in China

Our TV series Your Private China celebrates travel in the Middle Kingdom and our business travel program Going Global launched with an episode on China. We think China is an incredibly exciting destination. However China’s traditions and customs may be a little confusing for first time travelers, so we asked writer and Sinophile Michael Keller more »

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The Science of Business Travel

The Science of Business Travel

Everyone in the global travel industry knows that business travelers are a much sought after clientele. We are more likely to be Elite Travelers, meaning we book higher business class or first class airfares, we are typically devoted to frequent flyer and hotel loyalty programs and we tend to use our expense accounts on entertaining more »

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Antarctica: Visit Now Before It’s Gone

Antarctica: Visit Now Before It’s Gone

Our world is interconnected. Pollution in the North equals climate change in the South and population shifts in the East affect the environment of the West. And throughout it all, the White Continent evolves. Greenhouse gases are choking the planet and it’s getting worse. Pollution and the impact of humanity is taking a toll in more »

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