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Travel disruption ‘likely’ as Storm Gareth hits

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Travel disruption ‘likely’ as Storm Gareth hits

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for gusts of up to 80mph in parts of the UK ahead of Storm Gareth, with travel disruption likely throughout Tuesday and Wednesday. The Severn Bridge connecting Monmouthshire to south west England was closed this morning, while train companies have warned speed restrictions may have to be…

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Business travel sector cancels 2 billion pesos in spending

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Business travel sector cancels 2 billion pesos in spending

Uncertainty in the Mexican economy has led foreign investors to cancel 2 billion pesos (US $105 million) of spending on business travel, an industry spokesman says. Jaime Salazar, president of the Business Travel Industry Council (Comir), told the newspaper El Financiero that eight foreign companies that had planned to hold large corporate events in Mexico over the…

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Stats: 75% of Business Travelers Take “Bleisure” Trips

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Stats: 75% of Business Travelers Take “Bleisure” Trips

“Bleisure” continues to be a major – and growing – part of business travel. In a new survey by Great Hotels of the World (GHOTW), 75 percent of respondents said that they had extended their business trips for leisure purposes in the past year, in most cases multiple times. The trend was especially frequent among those…

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Business Travel Trends for 2019

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Business Travel Trends for 2019

The corporate business industry is an important component of the tourism industry and the economic development in destinations. This year, a general climate of economic stability, more direct flight options and a robust international meetings sector will bring tremendous growth to the industry and generate millions in revenue. Driven by emerging technologies and shifting habits,…

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Staying Productive While on a Business Trip Takes Planning

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Staying Productive While on a Business Trip Takes Planning

Part of being an entrepreneur is hitting the road to grow your business at meetings, conferences and presentations all over the world. It’s just another part of the job. While I do enjoy traveling, it’s also tiring and chaotic. So, how can you remain productive when you’re jet-lagged and bouncing around a new city? Well, here the…

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Why Does Business Travel Make Some Of Us Strangely Productive?

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Why Does Business Travel Make Some Of Us Strangely Productive?

For some reason, when hopping between trains, planes and automobiles, I work with a laser-focus and an intensity that simply cannot be replicated in an office environment. Although many business travelers would argue productivity takes a backseat when you’re in transit, particularly when jet lag is a factor, I find that I’m unusually productive. Does…

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