Fashion Items To Make Frequent Travel Easier

Added 1 March 2016

Fashion for the frequent traveller can be tricky to master for both men and women. Whether you're struggling with limited luggage Read more...
 

The Best Business Stays In Chicago

The Best Business Stays In Chicago

Added 29 February 2016

When it comes to big business in the USA, Chicago rivals that of New York. This bustling mid western epicentre calls to professionals Read more...

 

 


6 Ways To Remove Winkles Without An Iron

6 Ways To Remove Wrinkles Without An Iron

Added 26 February 2016

I can never roll or fold my clothes right to keep them unwrinkled. Even when I watch the YouTube tutorials, even when they're only packed for a few hours, Read more...

 

 


How To Turn Failure Into Success

How To Turn Failure Into Success

Added 25 February 2016

Failure might seem like a bad thing in the business world, but it can lead to “one hell of an MBA”, says tech entrepreneur, investor and ‘Shark’ Steve Baxter. Read more...

 

 


Frequent Flyer Overview: Virgin's Velocity Program

Frequent Flyer Overview: Virgin's Velocity Program

Added 24 February 2016

There are plenty of frequent flyer programs out there, each one offering to reward loyal flyers with point earning opportunities. And though Read more...

 

 


5 Airports That Offer Layover Tours

5 Airports That Offer Layover Tours

Added 23 February 2016

Even in 2009 Changi was probably one of the better airports to trap oneself. It was my first time overseas and the extent of my terminal knowledge was: what you see is what you get. Read more...

 

 


Professional Comfort: Even More Of The Best Business Stays In Los Angeles

Professional Comfort: Even More Of The Best Business Stays In Los Angeles

Added 22 February 2016

If there's one thing California's most famous city does well, it's luxury. It's a city obsessed with the latest in style and trends, which bodes well for the Read more...

 

 


Essential Carry-On Food Guide

Essential Carry-On Food Guide

Added 19 February 2016

I was visiting my cousin in Ireland. He hadn't been home for months and I'd just landed in England for a six-month jaunt. Read more...

 

 


FCBT Q&A: Talking Business Travel With Manager Nicolas Dixon

FCBT Q&A: Talking Business Travel With Manager Nicolas Dixon

Added 19 February 2016

When it comes to business travel, there are few that know it better than the front line of the FCBT stores. Read more...

 

 


Behind The Frosted Glass Doors

Behind The Frosted Glass Doors: The Virgin Australia Lounge

Added 17 February 2016

I always envied those travellers who disappeared behind the frosted glass doors of an airport lounge as I trundled down to the departure gate. "Who are these people?" "How do I get in there?" Read more...

 


8 Transport Apps To Help You Navigate Australia

8 Transport Apps To Help You Navigate Australia

Added 16 February 2016

If you're frequently travelling for work, you're probably familiar with the struggle of navigating unfamiliar public transport systems. Read more...

 

 


Easy Activities To Inspire Creativity

Easy Activities To Inspire Creativity

Added 15 February 2016

Creativity is a useful quality in business – it can lead to innovation, inspire problem-solving, enhance adaptability, avoid stagnation, and foster leadership. Read more...

 

 


5 Bad Airport Habits To Break

5 Bad Airport Habits To Break

Added 12 February 2016

There are certain travel habits that we all have we just can't seem to shake. It's almost become part of the travel routine. Read more...

 

 


9 Types Of Passenger On Every Flight

9 Types Of Passenger On Every Flight

Added 11 February 2016

If you fly frequently for work, you're probably very familiar with how fascinating it can be to people-watch. There are all kinds of characters Read more...

 

 


Virgin Australia Business Class Overview

Virgin Australia Business Class Overview

Added 10 February 2016

With Virgin Australia offering Accelerate members up to 15% off eligible domestic Business Class flights, corporate travellers could very well find themselves Read more...

 

 


How To Send Love From Overseas On Valentine's Day

How To Send Love From Overseas On Valentine's Day

Added 9 February 2016

Although travelling for work grants us more opportunities to experience the world, it can also really kill the romance Read more...

 

 


Double Your Points With Aquire & Qantas

Double Your Points With Aquire & Qantas

Added 9 February 2016

Did you know there are frequent flyer programs exclusively for businesses? Did you know many of these programs Read more...

 

 


Mini City Guides: Public Art In Melbourne

Mini City Guides: Public Art In Melbourne

Added 8 February 2016

If business travel takes you to a new city, it's a prime opportunity to get out and see the sights. Unfortunately, time Read more...

 

 


Best New Travel Tech For 2016

Best New Travel Tech For 2016

Added 5 February 2016

I make this statement with the utmost confidence in its truth: There isn't one business traveller who embarks on a trip without some form of technology. Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24 Hours Dallas

Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Dallas

Added 4 February 2016

So you're headed to the USA via Dallas? Leave those old cowboy boots and ten gallon hats at home because this capital city Read more...

 

 


Get Back To Business With FCBT And Accelerate

Get Back To Business With FCBT And Accelerate

Added 3 February 2016

Flight Centre Business Travel and Virgin Australia have come together once again to continue to reward our loyal clients with significant travel credits through Accelerate's Fare Advantage. Read more...

 

 


Best Quick (Or Quick-ish) Lunches In Brisbane

Best Quick (or Quick-ish) Lunches In Brisbane

Added 2 February 2016

Brisbane's up and coming dining scene keeps getting better, with a slew of new restaurants springing up across the River City. There's no doubt the locals are savouring the abundance of new flavours, but this dining renaissance also bodes well for hungry business travellers. Read more...


 


Small Wins For The Business Traveller

Small Wins For The Business Traveller

Added 2 February 2016

Business travel is often defined by the stresses that come with flights, hotels, new destinations and hectic schedules, but every once in awhile the universe Read more...

 

 


6 Office Personalities And How To Deal With Them

6 Office Personalities And How To Deal With Them

Added 1 February 2016

If you work in an office, you've probably come across more than a few personality types. Some are easy to get along with and some Read more...

 

 


Smart Suitcase Follows Its Owner

Smart Suitcase Follows Its Owner

Added 29 January 2016

A suitcase that follows its owner around like a puppy could be hitting the market after an Israeli robotics company created a prototype aimed at making luggage hands-free. Read more...

 

 


How To Use Social Media As A Business Travel Tool

How To Use Social Media As A Business Travel Tool

Added 29 January 2016

The stresses of business travel are real. From hectic schedules to navigating unfamiliar locations, it's all a-go from the moment you set foot out of your house to get to the airport. Read more...

 

 


Business Meetings At The Spa

Business Meetings At The Spa

Added 28 January 2016

Visiting a spa might sound like an indulgence incompatible with a business meeting. But spas get plenty of bookings these days from corporate clients Read more...

 

 


7 Reasons To Have Your Conference At Sea

7 Reasons To Have Your Conference At Sea

Added 28 January 2016

Conferences at sea are looking swell in Australia but the horizon is ever-expanding. Cruise Lines International Association (Australasia)’s head of training and development, Peter Kollar, Read more...

 

 


US Carriers Top List Of Airlines Offering Wi-Fi

US Carriers Top List Of Airlines Offering Wi-Fi

Added 27 January 2016

If in-flight Wi-Fi is an indispensable amenity for you when you fly in the USA, best book on Delta, United or American which have been named some of the Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Bangkok

Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Bangkok

Added 25 January 2016

Bangkok is a glittering city of diversity and the economic centre of Thailand. It's home to an array of wholesale and retail traders, along with all of the country's major Read more...

 

 


Survey: Asian Travellers Most Addicted To Their Smartphones, Europeans The Least

Survey: Asian Travellers Most Addicted To Their Smartphones, Europeans The Least

Added 25 January 2016

Chinese, Taiwanese and Thai travellers are the most addicted to their smartphones, according to the results of a new international survey. Read more...

 

 


Easy Ways To Boost Your Professional Confidence

Easy Ways To Boost Your Professional Confidence

Added 22 January 2016

Have you ever had a tough day at work? Somehow the day starts off on the wrong foot and you find yourself getting bogged down by negative thoughts. By the end of the day Read more...

 

 


Who Needs Windows? New Plane Puts Passengers In The Hold

Who Needs Windows? New Plane Puts Passengers In The Hold

Added 22 January 2016

The latest patent filed by Zodiac Aerospace, the French aircraft equipment manufacturer, takes aircraft design to a whole new level - a lower one, that is, with Read more...

 

 


4 Hotel Innovations We'd Like To See More Of In 2016

4 Hotel Innovations We'd Like To See More Of In 2016

Added 21 January 2016

2015 was a big year for innovation in the travel industry. From anti-theft baggage to hotel mergers, business travellers were on the winning end of plenty Read more...

 

 


AA To Sell 'Premium Economy' Seats On International Flights

AA To Sell 'Premium Economy' Seats On International Flights

Added 21 January 2016

American Airlines says it will start selling "premium economy" service on international flights, with leather seats, entertainment systems and meals. Read more...

 

 


The Dos And Don'ts Of Duty Free

The Dos And Don'ts Of Duty Free

Added 21 January 2016

One of the best parts of flying internationally, whether for work or pleasure, is the opportunity to peruse the duty free deals. Even if you don't count yourself Read more...

 

 


Twisting Seats Aim To Ease Long Haul Discomfort

Twisting Seats Aim To Ease Long Haul Discomfort

Added 20 January 2016

Fourteen hours on a long-haul flight to Japan inspired an aviation expert to design an economy-class seat that twists to protect flyers' backs. Read more...

 

 


Dealing With The Post Holiday Blues

Dealing With The Post Holiday Blues

Added 19 January 2016

We all know the drudgery of the back-to-work routine after a relaxing holiday. You wish your office chair would recline into a day bed Read more...

 

 


United Restores The Free Snack

United Restores The Free Snack

Added 19 January 2016

United Airlines is bringing back free snacks for economy-class passengers in February. Those snacks were cut off in 2008 by United Read more...

 

 


7 Steps To Choosing The Right Laptop Bag

7 Steps To Choosing The Right Laptop Bag

Added 18 January 2016

We all know the drudgery of the back-to-work routine after a relaxing holiday. You wish your office chair would recline into a day bed Read more...

 

 


Anti-Theft Backpack Among The Year's Best Buys

Anti-Theft Backpack Among The Year's Best Buys

Added 18 January 2016

A simple redesign of the traditional backpack that moves the outer zippers against the wearer's back to keep thieves at bay is collecting accolades Read more...

 

 


Tackling The Hidden Costs Of Business Travel

Tackling The Hidden Costs Of Business Travel

Added 18 January 2016

There's more to business travel than meets the eye. In fact, an employee hitting the road is just one small aspect of the machine. Travel policies, financial decisions Read more...

 

 


Full-Body Scanning Might Be Mandatory On Your Next Flight

Full-Body Scanning Might Be Mandatory On Your Next Flight

Added 15 January 2016

Operating regulations of the Transportation Security Administration (TPA) have recently been updated by the US government giving way to mandatory full-body scans if deemed necessary. Read more...

 

 


Frequent Flyer Hacks That Have Paid Off Big Time

Frequent Flyer Hacks That Have Paid Off Big Time

Added 15 January 2016

Most of us who travel for work are affiliated with one frequent flyer program or another. But while we're content to slowly accumulate points through regular Read more...

 

 


New York Opens Public Wi-Fi Hubs

New York Opens Public Wi-Fi Hubs

Added 14 January 2016

First announced in July 2014, New York is now getting public Wi-Fi hubs throughout the city. Installation began on December 28, the Verge reports. Read more...

 

 


Savvy Business Stays In Kuala Lumpur

Savvy Business Stays In Kuala Lumpur

Added 13 January 2016

Most of us who travel for work are affiliated with one frequent flyer program or another. But while we're content to slowly accumulate points through regular Read more...

 

 


New Bid To Tackle Jet Lag

New Bid To Tackle Jet Lag

Added 13 January 2016

We're taking a closer look at the Litebook Edge, an iPhone-sized light therapy device that naturally shifts the body clock and helps combat jet lag. Read more...

 


 


Is It Possible To Eat Healthy At Fast Food Chains?

Is It Possible To Eat Healthy At Fast Food Chains?

Added 12 January 2016

It is hard enough eating well at home but when you’re travelling on business, it becomes much harder. You have places to be, work to do and you may Read more...

 

 


Uber Takes To The Road In Sri Lanka

Uber Takes To The Road In Sri Lanka

Added 12 January 2016

Taxi app company Uber launched recently in Sri Lanka, a country dominated by three-wheeler auto rickshaws, as part of the US start-up's growing push into Asia.Read more...

 

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Top Fitness Equipment For Busy Travellers

Staying Fit On The Road: Top Fitness Equipment For Busy Travellers

Added 11 January 2016

If there's one reliable thing about the New Year for many of us, it's the reality of facing the aftermath of a holiday season of overindulgence. It's the time of year Read more...

 

 

 


Qantas Crowned World's Safest Airline

Qantas Crowned World's Safest Airline

Added 11 January 2016

The Australian flag carrier has been crowned the world's safest airline by AirlineRatings.com for the third consecutive year. Read more...

 

 


Breaking The Ice: Top Networking Tips

Breaking The Ice: Top Networking Tips

Added 8 January 2016

There's no doubt frequent business travel can take its toll. From coping with solo travel to sacrificing healthy habits and struggling to feel connected, there are plenty Read more...

 

 


Cheapest Ways To UK Airports

Cheapest Ways To UK Airports

Added 8 January 2016

Our survey of public transport links to the UK's leading airports shows a dramatic variation in fares: from A$5 for the bus between Liverpool city centre and John Read more...

 

 


Top Business Travel Trends Of 2015

Top Business Travel Trends Of 2015

Added 7 January 2016

2015 has officially wrapped up. As we look back on another year of business travel done and dusted, it's the perfect time to see where we've been and what we've accomplished. Read more...

 

 


The Future Of Aviation From A Business Standpoint

The Future Of Aviation From A Business Standpoint

Added 7 January 2016

How do you find out what plans airlines have for the future? You can look at the aircraft order books, which reveal the awesome ambition of Emirates. Read more...

 

 


5 Business Travel Resolutions For 2016

5 Business Travel Resolutions For 2016

Added 6 January 2016

In case you've had your face buried in work over the last week, the new year is well and truly underway. And it's brought fresh opportunities to abandon Read more...

 

 


7 Ways To Anger Your Cabin Crew

7 Ways To Anger Your Cabin Crew

Added 6 January 2016

A large numbers of Aussies are heading abroad for business and holidays this year and as a considerate lot we wanted to know what flight attendants dislike Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Honolulu

Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Honolulu

Added 5 January 2016

Anyone that has to travel regularly to the USA knows all too well how long the flight can be. Depending on which state you're headed to, your flight schedule Read more...

 

 


Delhi Cracks Down On Car Pollution

Delhi Cracks Down On Car Pollution

Added 5 January 2016

Private vehicles will only be allowed on Delhi's roads on alternate days from January, authorities said, as the capital tries to curb choking levels of pollution. Read more...

 

 


The Importance Of Workplace Culture

The Importance Of Workplace Culture

Added 4 January 2016

Each year Great Places To Work releases their annual list of the Best Places To Work in Australia. It's a study of workplace culture and some of the best examples Read more...

 

 


The Biggest Stories In Hotels From 2015

The Biggest Stories In Hotels From 2015

Added 4 January 2016

From the world’s first robot hotel to the historic merger that would create a brand behemoth, here are some of the biggest hotel stories of 2015. Read more...

 

 


Business & Balance: Q&A With Kat Harding Yoga

Business & Balance: Q&A With Kat  Harding Yoga

Added 31 December 2015

Not everybody’s office is the ocean, and not everybody’s business trip is a stretch, but that’s the case for Noosa-based Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga instructor Kat Harding Read more...

 

 


Delta Rewards Eight-Year-Old For Air Crash Recovery Idea

Delta Rewards Eight-Year-Old For Air Crash Recovery Idea

Added 31 December 2015

An eight-year-old boy's charming letter to Delta Airlines, outlining a system to help find planes that crash at sea, has earned him a response from the company's CEO Read more...

 

 


How To Win The Armrest War

How To Win The Armrest War

Added 30 December 2015

When I've just settled into my seat and the next passenger plonks down next to me and instantly assumes control of the joint armrest Read more...

 

 


Boeing Turns 100 In Style

Boeing Turns 100 In Style

Added 30 December 2015

To mark 100 years in business US airline builder Boeing is partnering with iconic brands to create what it calls ‘heirloom quality' merchandise. Read more...

 

 


Travel Well – How To Avoid Falling Sick

Travel Well – How To Avoid Falling Sick

Added 29 December 2015

If you want to avoid getting sick on your work trip, do your homework before you set foot on the plane. Read more...

 

 

 


Qantas Goes Daily To Dallas

Qantas Goes Daily To Dallas

Added 29 December 2015

Flights between Dallas Fort Worth and Sydney are about to go from six to seven days a week. Read more...

 

 

 


Season's Greetings From Flight Centre Business Travel

Season's Greetings From Flight Centre Business Travel

Added 24 December 2015

The holiday season is quickly approaching, bringing with it all the joy of rest and relaxation. It's also a time to reflect on yet another year coming to a close. Read more...

 

 


Disconnect To Savour Your Break

Disconnect To Savour Your Break

Added 24 December 2015

Whether eating dinner in the Sahara with a wandering Tuareg nomad, or cruising by boat into the stunning harbour of the tiny Greek island of Symi Read more...

 

 


5 Ways To Score A Hotel Room Upgrade

5 Ways To Score A Hotel Room Upgrade

Added 24 December 2015

Imagine this: You've just landed after a flight fraught with delays and you're about to round the corner to find what seems like the world's longest taxi rank line. Read more...

 

 


The Risks of 'Distracted Walking'

The Risks Of 'Distracted Walking'

Added 23 December 2015

You might think you can safely walk and text on your smartphone at the same time. But watch out for the other guy. A study released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Read more...

 


5 Easy Ways To Stay Productive Over Your Christmas Break

5 Easy Ways To Stay Productive Over Your Christmas Break

Added 23 December 2015

Not everyone takes time off over Christmas and if you happened to draw the short straw, we’ve got you covered. In between the family celebrations, Christmas shopping Read more...

 

 

 


Cruise Ships Add Fun To Business Meetings

Cruise Ships Add Fun To Business Meetings

Added 22 December 2015

Holding meetings on cruise ships can be cost-effective and can simplify mixing business with fun. The one potential downside: Onboard internet access Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Manila

Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Manila

Added 21 December 2015

Not everyone takes time off over Christmas and if you happened to draw the short straw, we’ve got you covered. In between the family celebrations, Christmas shopping Read more...

 

 


Apple Maps: Laughingstock Turned Industry MVP

Apple Maps: Laughingstock Turned Industry MVP

Added 21 December 2015

Apple Maps quickly became the butt of jokes when it debuted in 2012. It overlooked many towns and businesses and misplaced famous landmarks. Read more...

 

 


Top Room Service Dining In The US

Top Room Service Dining In The US

Added 18 December 2015

Part of the fun of being in a new city is discovering little eateries and dining like a local. But there’s also something to be said for closing the door on the outside world Read more...

 

 


Hardened Travellers Share Their Gift Ideas

Hardened Travellers Share Their Gift Ideas

Added 18 December 2015

Seeking the perfect gift for a traveller? Here's some inspiration from road warriors and travel professionals: author Paul Theroux; Salamander Hotels CEO Read more...

 

 


The Complete Guide To Ear Plugs

The Complete Guide To Ear Plugs

Added 18 December 2015

Ear plugs can be uncomfortable, a little gross and easy to lose. However, on long flights, surrounded by passengers who don't know what an Read more...

 

 


Jetblue Offers Amazon Video Catalogue

Jetblue Offers Amazon Video Catalogue

Added 17 December 2015

Passengers travelling on more than 150 JetBlue aircraft within the US equipped with on-board Wi-Fi can now access Amazon's full film, TV and video catalogue. Read more...

 

 


Clearing Up Common Frequent Flyer Myths

Clearing Up Common Frequent Flyer Myths

Added 16 December 2015

It can be difficult to get into the swing of the Frequent Flyer game. From deciding which program to keeping track of the best ways to use your points, even the most Read more...

 

 


Golden Age Of The Stewardess

Golden Age Of The Stewardess

Added 16 December 2015

Stewardesses from BOAC, the forerunner to British Airways, remember a more glamorous era of air travel, 50 years onRead more...

 

 


Digital Detox: Yay Or Nay?

Digital Detox: Yay Or Nay?

Added 15 December 2015

With the holiday season upon us, many of us are preparing to take annual leave. It's time to recharge the batteries and spend a little quality time with the family. Read more...

 

 


California Airport Straddles Two Countries

California Airport Straddles Two Countries

Added 15 December 2015

The US-Mexico border is one of the world's most fortified international divides. It is now also one of the world's only boundaries with an airport straddling two countries. Read more...

 

 


Tips And Tricks To Handle The Hustle Of Holiday Travel

Tips And Tricks To Handle The Hustle Of Holiday Travel

Added 14 December 2015

What happens when you take frequent business travellers and mix them with the rush of holidaymakers that pack airports through the festive season? You've got the recipe for a perfect storm. Read more...

 

 


Best Apps For Public Transport

Best Apps For Public Transport

Added 14 December 2015

HopStop, a pioneer in offering transit directions in major cities, disappeared in October — not because it failed, but because Apple bought it and shut it down Read more...

 

 


Laptop vs Tablet: Which Is Best For Business Travel

Laptop vs Tablet: Which Is Best For Business Travel

Added 11 December 2015

It's no secret that technology plays a major role in all parts of travel. This is especially true for business travellers as they attempt to balance being on the road Read more...

 

 


A History Of In-Flight Snacks

A History Of In-Flight Snacks

Added 11 December 2015

Travellers have expressed some of the most colourful opinions on the world’s worst plane food across various airlines. But in-flight snacks, for the most part Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Inner-City Bushwalks

Staying Fit On The Road: Inner-City Bushwalks

Added 10 December 2015

If your business trip keeps you trapped in hotel boardrooms, tell your schedule to take a hike. With the help of avid bushwalker, mountain-biker and The Outdoorsy Read more...

 

 


Getting It Wrong About easyJet And Ryanair: Is The Future Orange?

Getting It Wrong About easyJet And Ryanair: Is The Future Orange?

Added 10 December 2015

Due to spectacularly poor judgement, I was not present at the birth of easyJet. Far more airline start-ups fail than ever succeed. So, when a fax arrived Read more...

 

 


FCBT Q&A: Talking Business Travel With Team Leader Claire O'Mahony

FCBT Q&A: Talking Business Travel With Team Leader Claire O'Mahony

Added 9 December 2015

Flight Centre’s Business Travel Managers live and breathe travel every day. With access to the world’s leading airlines and extensive experience in planning Read more...

 


 


Keep An Eye On Traffic With Bing Maps

Keep An Eye On Traffic With Bing Maps

Added 9 December 2015

Microsoft has added live traffic camera feeds to its mapping software to give an even clearer idea about how heavy traffic flows are. Read more...

 

 

 


Business Overseas? Here's What To Pack For A White Winter

Business Overseas? Here's What To Pack For A White Winter

Added 8 December 2015

Qantas debuted its new First Class Lounge inside the new $2 billion Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on December 18 Read more...

 

 


The Most Vacation-Deprived And Well-Rested Countries

The Most Vacation-Deprived And Wellk-Rested Countries

Added 8 December 2015

South Koreans have emerged workaholics, while Europeans live the high life. That's according to the latest survey of worldwide vacation habits, Read more...

 

 


Domestic Airport Transport Guide: Canberra & Hobart

Domestic Airport Transport Guide: Canberra & Hobart

Added 7 December 2015

It's that time again. While business travel might slow down over the Christmas period, the same airport transport dramas will be there when you get back in the air. Read more...

 

 


American Airlines Revamps Its Frequent Flyer Program

American Airlines Revamps Its Frequent Flyer Program

Added 7 December 2015

American Airlines is changing its frequent flyer program, becoming the latest carrier to have passengers earn kilometres based on how much they spend Read more...

 

 


9 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts For Business Travellers

9 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts For Business Travellers

Added 4 December 2015

A gift at Christmas is a very special thing. Not because of the season or conformity to social norms, but because of when it is given: at the end of Read more...

 

 


Weird Hotel Guests Exposed

Weird Hotel Guests Exposed

Added 4 December 2015

Spare a thought for the hotel staff whose job it is to make your stay as enjoyable as possible, because it’s not just a few nagging guests, the occasional spilt Read more...

 

 


The How-Tos Of Eco-Friendly Business Travel

The How-Tos Of Eco-Friendly Business Travel

Added 3 December 2015

As world leaders and environmental experts meet in Paris to discuss the bigger picture at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, there are small Read more...

 

 


Ski Resort Business Travellers Get Slope Time

Ski Resort Business Travellers Get Slope Time

Added 3 December 2015

On most business trips, you have to squeeze in time for fun with evening outings, layovers and days added to the trip. But if your meeting is at a ski resort, Read more...

 

 


Life Hacks: Making Long Haul More Bearable

Life Hacks: Making Long Haul More Bearable

Added 2 December 2015

The prospect of 10 plus hours crammed into an economy seat isn't very appealing, but it is one of those necessary business travel evils. While you can never completely Read more...

 

 


More Aboard As Emirates Scraps First Class

More Aboard As Emirates Scraps First Class

Added 2 December 2015

New pictures show how Emirates scrapped first class on the world’s largest plane to accommodate the most passengers ever, with more than 550 economy seats. Read more...

 

 


Corporate Comfort: The Best Business Hotels In Zurich

Corporate Comfort: The Best Business Hotels In Zurich

Added 1 December 2015

When you think of international business hotspots in Europe, chances are Zurich sits toward the top of the list. This hip European capital is indeed a major player Read more...

 

 


Singapore Offers Online And Offline Shopping

Singapore Offers Online And Offline Shopping

Added 1 December 2015

Singapore is looking to become a leader in e-commerce, by introducing a mall that combines online and offline shopping, reports TechCrunch. Read more...

 

 


Welcome To The Peninsula, Manila

Welcome To The Peninsula, Manila

Added 30 November 2015

If you’re travelling to Manila for business or pleasure, The Peninsula Manila should be top of your list for somewhere to stay. Why? Read more...

 

 


Are You A Folder Or A Roller?

Are You A Folder Or A Roller?

Added 30 November 2015

American and Canadian travellers, it seems, are folders, not rollers. In the long-running debate on the merits of folding versus clothing for optimising luggage space Read more...

 

 


Public Transport May Be Healthier Than Walking

Public Transport May Be Healthier Than Walking

Added 27 November 2015

Taking the bus or train to work may be even healthier than walking, according to a new study published Sunday by the American Heart Association. Read more...

 

 


Domestic Airport Transport Guide: Adelaide & Darwin

Domestic Airport Transport Guide: Adelaide & Darwin

Added 26 November 2015

In the third part of our Domestic Airport Transport series it's time to focus on two very distinct capital cities: Adelaide and Darwin. Read more...

 

 


Flyers To Watch Live NBA Games

Flyers To Watch Live NBA Games

Added 26 November 2015

Basketball fans planning a flight this year will be pleasantly surprised – entertainment leaders WME/IMG have signed a contract with the NBA Read more...

 

 


The Ins And Outs Of Hotel Laundry Services

The Ins And Outs Of Hotel Laundry Services

Added 25 November 2015

Never check a bag and not the type to wash your smalls in the sink? Here’s what you need to know about hotel laundry services, which can save you the time Read more...

 

 


Bleisure Travel Shows Orlando Parks Not Just For Kids

Bleisure Travel Shows Orlando Parks Not Just For Kids

Added 25 November 2015

A helicopter manufacturer landed a new model chopper at Walt Disney World. A tech conference booked Universal's Harry Potter park. Read more...

 

 


Staying Connected: Frequent Business Travel & Happy Family Life Do Exist

Staying Connected: Frequent Business Travel & Happy Family Life Do Exist

Added 24 November 2015

Some people believe balance is the key to happiness. I disagree. If you're constantly trying to keep the see-saw straight with subtle shifts in priorities, Read more...

 

 


easyJet To Launch Loyalty Scheme For Frequent Flyers

easyJet To Launch Loyalty Scheme For Frequent Flyers

Added 24 November 2015

Budget airline easyJet has launched a loyalty scheme called Flight Club, to encourage customers to choose their airline over competitors. Read more...

 

 


8 Practical Things You Should Be Packing

8 Practical Things You Should Be Packing

Added 23 November 2015

Any good business traveller knows that less is more when it comes to packing. And, while we agree that you should always aim to hit the road with nothing Read more...

 

 


Google Offers Offline Road Directions

Google Offers Offline Road Directions

Added 23 November 2015

Google Maps has been disconnected. With an update for Android phones, you're now able to search nearby businesses and get driving directions, Read more...

 

 


Dates To Remember: Public Holidays Around The World

Dates To Remember: Public Holidays Around The World

Added 20 November 2015

Nothing can bring hectic schedules to a screeching hault quite like a public holiday. With many businesses closing up shop Read more...

 

 


How To Spot A Fake Online Review

How To Spot A Fake Online Review

Added 20 November 2015

Do you trust online reviews? Now that Amazon is suing more than 1,000 people who allegedly offered to write glowing product reviews for cash, you might reasonably be concerned. Read more...

 

 


Brisbane's Best Coffee Shops

Brisbane's Best Coffee Shops

Added 19 November 2015

Brisbane may not carry the swagger of Sydney or the fashions of Melbourne but it certainly can hold its own when it comes to the coffee scene. From hipster haunts Read more...

 

 


Flyers Name Biggest Grievances With Seatmates

Flyers Name Biggest Grievances With Seatmates

Added 18 November 2015

Try to keep your knees and feet to yourself. That’s the lesson from a new travel etiquette survey which found that seatback kickers are the most annoying type of in-flight passenger. Read more...

 

 


Talking Business And Travel With Vinomofo – Part 2

 – Part 2

Added 18 November 2015

Out on the road, or up in the air, travelling several times per week, per month or per year to get the job done, business travel can be taxing Read more...

 

 


London Cabs Go Emission Free

London Cabs Go Emission Free

Added 18 November 2015

A prototype of the London Taxi Company's next-generation Black Cab, the TX5, has been unveiled and is able to run on a battery-powered electric system. Read more...

 

 


Fare Advantage: Speed Up Your Savings

Fare Advantage: Speed Up Your Savings

Added 17 November 2015

Rev up your travel savings with up to 10% discounts off your employees’ business travel. Virgin Australia accelerate program is running Read more...

 

 


3 Things That Are Still Free For Flyers

3 Things That Are Still Free For Flyers

Added 17 November 2015

Free water, second helpings of snacks and cockpit tours are still available. From mounting baggage costs to dwindling on-board Read more...

 

 


10 Lessons From Virgin Australia's John Borghetti

10 Lessons From Virgin Australia's John Borghetti

Added 16 November 2015

When people didn’t believe in John Borghetti’s ‘Game Change’ plan when taking the helm of Virgin Blue, he admittedly felt bruised. But with conviction Read more...

 

 


Ethiopian Airlines Turns To Asia

Ethiopian Airlines Turns To Asia

Added 16 November 2015

Africa's flourishing Ethiopian Airlines is clear - the future lies with China and it plans to hit home that point by putting Chinese crew members on all flights to China as of next month. Read more...

 

 


10 Ways To Save Money While Travelling For Work

10 Ways To Save Money While Travelling For Work

Added 13 November 2015

Any time you travel, you know you're going to rack up a few expenses. Luckily when you travel for work, most of your expenses will be reimbursed Read more...

 

 


Paris Cleans Up Its Smoking Act

Paris Cleans Up Its Smoking Act

Added 13 November 2015

Flicking your cigarette butt in a Parisian street could net you a stiff 68 euro (A$100) fine as the city cracks down on "incivility" and pollution. Read more...

 

 


Travel Tips: Helpful Hints On Getting Around A Strange City

Travel Tips: Helpful Hints On Getting Around A Strange City

Added 12 November 2015

Navigating a new city can be daunting, even for the most seasoned of business travellers. But with a bit of preparation – and these helpful hints – getting Read more...

 

 


Changi Airport Named World's Best

Changi Airport Named World's Best

Added 12 November 2015

The best airports in the world are found in Asia, while the worst are located mostly in the developing world. And Paris. Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Lyon

Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Lyon

Added 11 November 2015

France is at the top of many traveller to-do lists, and most would be happy to spend any amount of time exploring this hotspot. If you're lucky enough to score Read more...

 

 


Airlines Revisit Flight Safety In Unique And Distinctive New Videos

Airlines Revisit Flight Safety In Unique And Distinctive New Videos

Added 11 November 2015

A number of international airlines have recently revisited and modernized their safety guidelines in creative videos, each in their own style, as part of their branding Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Hotel Gym Alternatives

Staying Fit On The Road: Hotel Gym Alternatives

Added 10 November 2015

Business travellers know the importance of maintaining a healthy routine while travelling for work. Not only does it help stave off the fatigue that can come Read more...

 

 


Spotify-Virgin Deal Brings Music To The Air

Spotify-Virgin Deal Brings Music To The Air

Added 10 November 2015

Music streaming leader Spotify is to put its entire catalogue on Virgin America flights in its first US airline partnership. Read more...

 

 


Domestic Airport Transport Guide: Melbourne & Perth

Domestic Airport Transport Guide: Melbourne & Perth

Added 9 November 2015

Part two of the Domestic Airport Transport Guide looks at the various options travellers can utilise in getting to the airport in Melbourne and Perth. Read more...

 

 


British Airways Flying London Gatwick Direct To New York

British Airways Flying London Gatwick Direct To New York

Added 9 November 2015

Residents in the south-east wishing to fly to New York received a boost after British Airways announced a new direct route from Gatwick to the Big Apple. Read more...

 

 


12 Movies For Business Travellers To Power Watch

12 Movies For Business Travellers To Power Watch

Added 6 November 2015

One of the best ways to pass the time when you're travelling for work is with a good movie or two. We're bringing you 12 top business-themed films Read more...

 

 


BA Shows Its Dreamliner Story

BA Shows Its Dreamliner Story

Added 6 November 2015

British Airways has released a timelapse video showing how one of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner planes was built from scratch. Read more...

 

 


The How-Tos Of Travel Complaints

The How-Tos Of Travel Complaints

Added 5 November 2015

Try as we might to put together an organised business travel schedule, sometimes things just don't work out as they should. Whether it be bad weather Read more...

 

 


Tablets Take Off As Mainstream In-Flight Entertainment

Tablets Take Off As Mainstream In-Flight Entertainment

Added 5 November 2015

Grab your iPads, travellers. The in-flight TV screen is set to become a thing of the past on long-haul flights from the UK, with airlines claiming that passengers Read more...

 

 


WiFi In The Skies: Taking The Mystery Out Of In-Flight Internet Access

WiFi In The Skies: Taking The Mystery Out Of In-Flight Internet Access

Added 4 November 2015

Nowadays WiFi is available just about everywhere, fuelled by our increasing dependency and demand for it. Given the mass availability and expectation Read more...

 

 


'Star Trek' Headphones Sound Ultra High Tech

'Star Trek' Heaphones Sound Ultra High Tech

Added 4 November 2015

A new wireless and earless “smart” headphone claims to offer travellers the optimal multi-function audio experience Read more...

 

 


Tokyo's 6 Best Hotels For Business Travellers

Tokyo's 6 Best Hotels For Business Travellers

Added 3 November 2015

Japan's capital city is a major international finance centre, considered one of the three 'command centres' for the world's economy. Tokyo has seen a considerable Read more...

 

 


US Bans E-Smokes In Checked Bags

US Bans E-Smokes In Checked Bags

Added 3 November 2015

A new federal rule forbids airline passengers from packing electronic cigarettes or other battery-operated electronic smoking devices in their checked Read more...

 

 


Australian Airline Baggage Limits Explained

Australian Airline Baggage Limits Explained

Added 2 November 2015

One of the considerations that airline passengers must make in preparation for their trip is baggage. From the size and weight, to the number of bags Read more...

 

 


The Miracle Of Airline Food

The Miracle Of Airline Food

Added 2 November 2015

Sometimes you have to admit that you will never be popular. That people do not like you. That you are one of life’s ugly ducklings Read more...

 

 


How To Keep Your Flight Attendant Happy

How To Keep Your Flight Attendant Happy

Added 30 October 2015

Barber, dentist and flight attendant: three people whose bad sides you definitely should not fall on. Especially when the third is someone Read more...

 

 


London Airports' Superfast Wi-Fi Slow To Take Off

London Airports' Superfast Wi-Fi Slow To Take Off

Added 30 October 2015

The internet connections at airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and City, were all tested recently by an independent broadband advice website Read more...

 

 


Talking Business And Travel With Vinomofo

Talking Business And Travel With Vinomofo

Added 29 October 2015

Flight Centre Business Travel is delighted to be working with the fantastically named Vinomofo. The ’Fo – as staffers refer to it Read more...

 

 


Jetblue Plants Seeds Of Airport Farm

Jetblue Plants Seeds Of Airport Farm

Added 29 October 2015

JetBlue Airways is trying to bring a little bit of country to the city — opening its own "farm" at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Read more...

 

 


Australia’s Best Airport Hotels

Australia’s Best Airport Hotels

Added 28 October 2015

What are the hallmarks that make an airport hotel stay so enjoyable? Convenience, of course, and close proximity to the airport Read more...

 

 


Uber Rides Into 100 Chinese Cities

Uber Rides Into 100 Chinese Cities

Added 28 October 2015

Car-hailing company Uber plans to expand into dozens more Chinese cities within a year and invest more than $1 billion as it looks to ramp up Read more...

 

 


How To Find The Best Seat on the Plane

How To Find The Best Seat on the Plane

Added 27 October 2015

Window? Aisle? First row or exit row? Every flier has a preference when it comes to seat selection, especially on a long flight. Read more...

 

 


Airbus Design Takes Seating To New Level

Airbus Design Takes Seating To New Level

Added 27 October 2015

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has designed a mezzanine level for planes that would stack passengers above others' heads Read more...

 

 


4 Best Business Hotels In Auckland

4 Best Business Hotels In Auckland

Added 26 October 2015

Auckland is one of the biggest and most influential commercial and economic centres in the southern hemisphere, and anyone travelling Read more...

 

 


United To Fly Direct To Xi'an

United To Fly Direct To Xi'an

Added 26 October 2015

United Airlines has announced the world's first direct trans-Pacific flight to the Shaanxi Province's capital city. Read more...

 

 


How To Protect Your Belongings When Flying

How To Protect Your Belongings When Flying

Added 23 October 2015

Frequent flyers, such as business travellers, run a greater risk of having luggage stolen, damaged or lost while on the road. Read more...

 

 


Good And Bad Of Travel With Spouses

Good And Bad Of Travel With Spouses

Added 23 October 2015

Bringing your significant other on a business trip might sound like a no-brainer. The hotel room and rental car are already paid for. Read more...

 

 


Quick Fixes For Stressed Travellers

Quick Fixes For Stressed Travellers

Added 22 October 2015

We all know work can have its stressful moments, as can travel. Put them together and you have a recipe for mayhem and meltdown. So what’s the stressed-outRead more...

 

 


Delta Flyers Can Dial A Ticket

Delta Flyers Can Dial A Ticket

Added 22 October 2015

Delta has become the first US airline to launch Apple Pay, allowing flyers to buy their plane tickets directly from their iPhones. Read more...

 

 


Make The Most Of Your Frequent Flyer Points

Make The Most Of Your Frequent Flyer Points

Added 21 October 2015

You don’t have to be a top-tier frequent flyer to take advantage of the thousands of gratifying perks offered by airline frequent flyer programs. Read more...

 

 


India US Flight Not Quite The Longest

India US Flight Not Quite The Longest

Added 21 October 2015

Air India will launch a new route in December, linking the tech cities of New Delhi and San Francisco, the Indian prime minister Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Auckland

Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Auckland

Added 20 October 2015

Auckland is one of the perfect places to mix business with pleasure, with its stunning harbours, sophisticated dining, Read more...

 

 


Southwest Paid $120 Million For 2 Gates at Dallas

Southwest Paid $120 Million For 2 Gates at Dallas

Added 20 October 2015

Southwest Airlines is so intent on strengthening its grip over Dallas Love Field that it is paying United Airlines $120 million Read more...

 

 


Tips To Make Business Travel More (Personally) Rewarding

Tips To Make Business Travel More (Personally) Rewarding

Added 19 October 2015

It's the age-old question: are you travelling for business or pleasure? Imagine being able to say ‘pleasure’ every time, regardless of whether Read more...

 

 


Uber Launches Ferry Service

Uber Launches Ferry Service

Added 19 October 2015

First came the cab and then the boat. Only a year after starting operations in Turkey, US ride-sharing giant Uber has launched Read more...

 

 


Healthy Vs Unhealthy Eating At Airports

Healthy Vs Unhealthy Eating At Airports

Added 16 October 2015

For years fast food restaurants have flooded the airport dining market preying on our susceptibility to a quick and easy meal Read more...

 

 


The Start Of Growing Airline Seats?

The Start Of Growing Airline Seats?

Added 16 October 2015

It is one of the great bugbears of modern air travel – the amount of space available to passengers as they fly from Airport A Read more...

 

 


Best Places To Get A Quick Lunch In Sydney

Best Places To Get A Quick Lunch In Sydney

Added 15 October 2015

Picture this – you arrive in Sydney on business and need to grab a bite to eat. There are certainly no shortages of top-notch places to eat Read more...

 

 


Google Brings Free Wi-Fi To Indian Train Stations

Google Brings Free Wi-Fi To Indian Train Stations

Added 15 October 2015

More than 100 stations across the country will boast superfast wireless broadband by the end of 2016.However, according to Read more...

 

 


Flight Centre Business Travel Saves You Time

Flight Centre Business Travel Saves You Time

Added 14 October 2015

We as workers of the 21st Century, in all of our extensive diversity, share one thing – we are all incredibly busy. Read more...

 

 


BA Offers Virtual Business Flight Tours

BA Offers Virtual Business Flight Tours

Added 14 October 2015

Air passengers can now take a virtual seat on a British Airways, business-only flight to New York by using Google Maps. Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Shanghai

Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Shanghai

Added 13 October 2015

Shanghai is a popular destination for both business and pleasure and you won’t find a more cosmopolitan city on the Chinese mainland. Read more...

 

 


UK Hotel Prices Fall

UK Hotel Prices Fall

Added 13 October 2015

The average price of hotel rooms in Britain has fallen in comparison to last year, despite rising rates elsewhere in the world.Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: The Best Running Routes In Hobart

Staying Fit On The Road: The Best Running Routes In Hobart

Added 12 October 2015

Having nowhere to exercise definitely won’t be an excuse for not staying fit during a trip to Hobart. Tasmanians just love to get outdoors Read more...

 

 


Air Canada Throws In Toronto Stopover

Air Canada Throws In Toronto Stopover

Added 12 October 2015

Air Canada has launched a new program that will allow international flyers to make a stopover in Toronto for free, as part of a joint program Read more...

 

 


Customs Check: What You Can & Can't Bring Back To Australia

Customs Check: What You Can & Can't Bring Back To Australia

Added 9 October 2015

Some offenders at the border know what they've done, but most are completely taken aback by an item's illegal status. Read more...

 

 


Virgin And Netflix Redefine Jet Stream

Virgin And Netflix Redefine Jet Stream

Added 9 October 2015

A new partnership between the disruptive video service and Virgin America could bring a new meaning to the term 'jet stream.' Read more...

 

 


What’s Your Business Travel Ritual?

What’s Your Business Travel Ritual?

Added 8 October 2015

A ritual can magically make travel simpler or provide a peaceful moment in the work day; it can be a way to keep homesickness at bay Read more...

 

 


Canberra To Regulate Uber

Canberra To Regulate Uber

Added 8 October 2015

Canberra has said it would become the first capital in the world to regulate ride-sharing services such as Uber Read more...

 

 


6 Ways To Improve Your Morning Commute

6 Ways To Improve Your Morning Commute

Added 7 October 2015

The morning commute. It's hard to think of anything positive to say about spending a good hour or so of your life driving, bussing or training to work each day Read more...

 

 


Make The Most Of Those Layovers

Make The Most Of Those Layovers

Added 7 October 2015

No need to dread long airport layovers. With planning, you can spend time between flights sightseeing. Here are some strategies Read more...

 

 


Are 'Poshtels' The New Business Travel Hotel?

Are 'Poshtels' The New Business Travel Hotel?

Added 6 October 2015

The world of travel is regularly changing, bending to the whims of trends brought on by the influx of younger travellers hitting the road for business and pleasure. Read more...

 

 


Concorde Prepares To Fly Again

Concorde Prepares To Fly Again

Added 6 October 2015

When asked about the possibility of Concorde flying again, a British Airways spokesperson is emphatic: “There is absolutely no chance.” Read more...

 

 


Hong Kong's Top Corporate Hotels

Hong Kong's Top Corporate Hotels

Added 2 October 2015

Hong Kong is known for its thriving nightlife, where neon lights cast a beckoning glow over the city streets and late night dance parties carry ove Read more...

 

 


Common Airplane Noises Explained

Common Airplane Noises Explained

Added 2 October 2015

Ever wondered what those weird mechanical whirs, scrapes and bangs are coming from the bowels of your aeroplane? Read more...

 

 


Rise And Shine: Perth's Best Breakfasts

Rise And Shine: Perth's Best Breakfasts

Added 1 October 2015

A great breakfast can set the tone for the rest of your day, setting you up for success before you even set foot in the office. Read more...

 

 


Bleisure Bits: Free Music At Dive's Chicago Riverwalk Spot

Bleisure Bits: Free Music At Dive's Chicago Riverwalk Spot

Added 1 October 2015

You're in downtown Chicago on business, spent all day shivering in an over air-conditioned hotel meeting room, now finally free to roam the city Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Pittsburgh

Stopover Guide: 24 Hours In Pittsburgh

Added 30 September 2015

Pittsburgh will never forget its 'Steel City' roots, but Pennsylvania's second largest city is a 20th-century corporate hub, Read more...

 

 


Lufthansa's Short-Haul Internet To Pave Way For In-Flight Wi-Fi

Lufthansa's Short-Haul Internet To Pave Way For In-Flight Wi-Fi

Added 30 September 2015

Lufthansa will be the first European airline to introduce Wi-Fi on short and medium-haul flights a year before it is expected to become standard across the industry. Read more...

 

 


FCBT Q&A: Talking Business Travel With Manager Briarley Osmond

FCBT Q&A: Talking Business Travel With Manager Briarley Osmond

Added 29 September 2015

Flight Centre’s Business Travel Managers live and breathe travel every day. With access to the world’s leading airlines and extensive experience in planning Read more...

 

 


Uber Launches Carpooling Service In China

Uber Launches Carpooling Service In China

Added 29 September 2015

'UberCommute' is Uber's latest launch, allowing users in China to share the cost of their drive to work. On Wednesday September 23, Read more...

 

 


5 Habits Of Successful Business Travellers

5 Habits Of Successful Business Travellers

Added 28 September 2015

There is a certain art form in business travel that frequent flyers seemed to master. If you've ever watched a corporate traveller breeze through security Read more...

 

 


How To Fly On A Star Wars-Themed Jet

How To Fly On A Star Wars-Themed Jet

Added 28 September 2015

Japan’s flagship carrier ANA has unveiled the first of their three Star Wars-themed jets, with the fuselage of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner repainted in the image Read more...

 

 


Shopping On The Fly: The Best Airports To Shop

Shopping On The Fly: The Best Airports To Shop

Added 25 September 2015

When you’ve got a few hours between connections to spare or need a last-minute gift before heading home, the airport duty-free and shopping sections Read more...

 

 


Gatwick Airport Offers 'Guarantee' For Connecting Flights

Gatwick Airport Offers 'Guarantee' For Connecting Flights

Added 25 September 2015

Gatwick airport has launched a service that allows travellers to book combinations of low-cost flights protected against delays and cancellations Read more...

 

 


Domestic Airport Transport Guide: Brisbane & Sydney

Domestic Airport Transport Guide: Brisbane & Sydney

Added 24 September 2015

A healthy selection is intended to be our friend. Nowadays, getting to the airport can be achieved via multiple methods including taxi, car, train, bus and Uber Read more...

 

 


Mapping The Future Of Autonomous Driving

Mapping The Future Of Autonomous Driving

Added 24 September 2015

Two new breakthroughs from TomTom could help in pointing all carmakers on the route towards a self-driving future while a new initiative from Intel Read more...

 

 


Move Over Millennials, Here Comes Gen Z

Move Over Millennials, Here Comes Gen Z

Added 23 September 2015

Millennials recently became the largest generation in the workforce, which has led to much discussion about adapting work spaces and requirements Read more...

 

 


Eurostar Revamps Passenger Experience

Eurostar Revamps Passenger Experience

Added 23 September 2015

Passengers using the Eurostar service from London to Brussels this month have been given a glimpse of the future – and seem to have liked Read more...

 

 


Life Hacks: Grooming To Go For Men

Life Hacks: Grooming To Go For Men

Added 22 September 2015

With liquid restrictions and limited space in the ol' suitcase making it impossible to take all of your gels, creams, lotions and conditioners, Read more...

 

 


British Airways Reveals New Economy Seat Redesign

British Airways Reveals New Economy Seat Redesign

Added 22 September 2015

New premium economy seats in British Airways' Boeing 747s are more comfortable and feature 'tablet-style' in-flight entertainment systems Read more...

 

 


The Best Bites In Hobart

The Best Bites In Hobart

Added 21 September 2015

So you’re heading to Tasmania with your laptop in tow and you need to know the city’s best bites. After all, isn’t breakfast the most important meal of the day? Read more...

 

 


Does The Brace Position Save Lives?

Does The Brace Position Save Lives?

Added 21 September 2015

Passengers are usually advised to adopt the brace position when an aircraft is required to make an emergency landing on land or on water Read more...

 

 


The Best Gaming Apps For Airport Entertainment

The Best Gaming Apps For Airport Entertainment

Added 18 September 2015

Suffering through long delays at the airport are a thing of the past! Forget slumping into a seat at your gate, straining to hear the local news Read more...

 

 


New York Cabs Get Smart in Battle With Uber

New York Cabs Get Smart In Battle With Uber

Added 18 September 2015

As New York taxi drivers face surging competition from smart phone cab services, the traditional taxi force in the city that never sleeps is preparing Read more...

 

 


Why The Cheapest Flight Isn't Always The Best

Why The Cheapest Flight Isn't Always The Best

Added 17 September 2015

Who doesn't love a bargain? These days you can jet-off to a domestic capital city for little more than the cost of weekend brunch. Clearance-like flight Read more...

 

 


Say 'Goodbye' To Lost Luggage

Say 'Goodbye' To Lost Luggage

Added 17 September 2015

The Tumi Global Locator will let you wirelessly track your bags anywhere in the world. The new gadget, demonstrated Read more...

 

 


Qantas Cuts Seat Selection Fee For Many International Flights

Qantas Cuts Seat Selection Fee For Many International Flights

Added 16 September 2015

Continuing in their line of recent changes, Qantas has announced plans to change the fee structure surrounding advance seat selection on many Read more...

 

 


The Swiss Army Knife Of Travel Jackets Raises $9.2 Million

The Swiss Army Knife Of Travel Jackets Raises $9.2 Million

Added 16 September 2015

The Internet is pretty much agreed: An ingenious design for a multi-functional travel jacket may claim legitimacy to being the world’s best travel jacket after all Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Best Airports For Exercise

Staying Fit On The Road: Best Airports For Exercise

Added 15 September 2015

Will this transit ever end? Those who have ever asked themselves this question will recognise the accompanying feeling of deflation. Read more...

 

 


NYC Taxis Test Uber Competitor, Arro

NYC Taxis Test Uber Competitor, Arro

Added 15 September 2015

A new app called Arro is being tested in New York by 7,000 taxi drivers, with a full rollout this week. According to Crains New York Read more...

 

 


5 Portable Chargers That Actually Work

5 Portable Chargers That Actually Work

Added 14 September 2015

We've all been there: on the road in a strange place staring at a dwindling phone battery. And, as luck would have it, it's usually right at the worst possible Read more...

 

 


The Biggest Beef In Air Travel: Lost Luggage

The Biggest Beef In Air Travel: Lost Luggage

Added 14 September 2015

After scouring through the laundry list of customer complaints posted on their site, airline consultancy group Skytrax has released a ranking Read more...

 

 


New Office Trend: Remote Work Locations

New Office Trend: Remote Work Locations

Added 11 September 2015

Yahoo CEO Melissa Mayer caused uproar earlier this year when she hit the kill switch on the company's popular work-from-home policy. Read more...

 

 


The 'Perfect Shirt' For Travellers Fights Body Odour

The 'Perfect Shirt' For Travellers Fights Body Odour

Added 10 September 2015

Sweaty armpits while holding a handrail on a crowded train or being the "smelly one on a plane" can be avoided with a new high-performance shirt Read more...

 

 


5 Types Of Business Traveller

5 Types Of Business Traveller

Added 10 September 2015

From the seasoned pro that saunters to the gate right on time, to the rookie traveller with just a hint of fear behind that nervous smile, Read more...

 

 


Bleisure: How To Spend Your Evenings In London

Bleisure: How To Spend Your Evenings In London

Added 10 September 2015

Business travellers to London always have plenty of options for exploring the city after the workday is done. But this (northern) autumn, visitors Read more...

 

 


What Travellers Need To Know About Deep Vein Thrombosis

What Travellers Need To Know About Deep Vein Thrombosis

Added 9 September 2015

As I sat in the haematologist's office with the ultrasound of my third and latest deep vein thrombosis (DVT) he explained to me why I now needed Read more...

 

 


The World's First Fully Solar-Powered Airport

The World's First Fully Solar-Powered Airport

Added 9 September 2015

India has unveiled the first airport in the world to operate completely on solar energy. A solar power plant with 46,150 solar panels Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Adelaide's Best Running Routes

Staying Fit On The Road: Adelaide's Best Running Routes

Added 8 September 2015

Spring is well and truly on its way, making now the perfect time to dust off those running shoes to get out and about in Adelaide. Whether you're travelling Read more...

 

 


5 Little-Known Ways You Can Be Fined While Driving Abroad

5 Little-Known Ways You Can Be Fined While Driving Abroad

Added 8 September 2015

You could be facing a fine of up to 1,500 euro (A$2400) if you do not learn the rules of the road in the country you are visiting. Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Kuala Lumpur

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Kuala Lumpur

Added 7 September 2015

The call of Kuala Lumpur is strong for professional travellers as an increasing number of businesses expand their global connections in Malaysia. Read more...

 

 


The Secret World Of Airline Meals

The Secret World Of Airline Meals

Added 7 September 2015

Can you bear the sight of one airline meal? No? How about 150,000 of them? There might not be quite that many on the production line at once, Read more...

 

 


Where To Woo Clients With Melbourne Coffee

Where To Woo Clients With Melbourne Coffee

Added 4 September 2015

Assembling any kind of 'best coffee in Melbourne' list is just asking for trouble. In a city that is widely considered the coffee capital of the nation, a good cup Read more...

 

 


Air Sickness Bags: A Short History

Air Sickness Bags: A Short History

Added 4 September 2015

From an art form to a Nick Cave book, aircraft sick bags have a more colourful history than you might think. Isn’t it crazy to think Read more...

 

 


11 Surprising Things Your FCBT Travel Manager Can Do

11 Surprising Things Your FCBT Travel Manager Can Do

Added 3 September 2015

Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT) is all about providing a complete travel solution for small to medium businesses. The ability to personalise Read more...

 

 


Hotel Hacks: 13 Tips To Improve Your Stay

Hotel Hacks: 13 Tips To Improve Your Stay

Added 3 September 2015

From using your shower as a steamer to charging your phone with the TV, these hacks and tips will improve your stay at any hotel Read more...

 

 


Corporate Style: San Francisco's Best Business Hotels

Corporate Style: San Francisco's Best Business Hotels

Added 2 September 2015

A little bit laid back, a little bit funky and a little bit chic, San Francisco is a city that marches to the beat of its own drum. It also happens to be a high-tech hub Read more...

 

 


New Emirates Route To Break World's Longest Flight Record

New Emirates Route To Break World's Longest Flight Record

Added 2 September 2015

There’s time enough to take off from the Gulf, eat three lunches, cross nine time zones, read an improving novel and still have a solid eight hours sleep Read more...

 

 


9 Features Of A Great Business Hotel

9 Features Of A Great Business Hotel

Added 1 September 2015

A great business hotel can make or break a business travel trip. All right, that may be a little dramatic, but let's face it Read more...

 

 


Virgin Australia & Nespresso To Offer Gourmet In-Flight Coffee

Virgin Australia & Nespresso To Offer Gourmet In-Flight Coffee

Added 1 September 2015

Virgin Australia and Nespresso recently announced their collaboration to offer travellers gourmet coffee from the Nespresso by B/E Aerospace machine Read more...

 

 


Client Schmooze: Top Adelaide Restaurants For Dinner

Client Schmooze: Top Adelaide Restaurants For Dinner

Added 31 August 2015

Some may say Adelaide's dining scene is bit of a wallflower; outclassed by hip and edgy Melbourne and overshadowed by talk of the town Hobart. Read more...

 

 


Gatwick Airport Introduced 'Happy Meals' To Cheer Up Passengers

Gatwick Airport Introduced 'Happy Meals' To Cheer Up Passengers

Added 31 August 2015

Your flight has been delayed, you’ve forgotten to pack the family’s beach towels and the middle child has gone missing somewhere. As you struggle through Read more...

 

 


New Qantas Business Lounge For Perth

New Qantas Business Lounge For Perth

Added 28 August 2015

Qantas is taking business travel to a new level of comfort for domestic travellers to and from Perth. Opening the doors on its new Business Lounge Read more...

 

 


Inside Japan's First Robot-Staffed Hotel

Inside Japan's First Robot-Staffed Hotel

Added 28 August 2015

News of the world’s first hotel staffed by robots, which opened last month near Nagasaki, Japan (where else?), immediately went viral, but few of the Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Vancouver

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Vancouver

Added 27 August 2015

If you're among those lucky travellers heading to Vancouver for work, be sure to set aside at least 24-hours to enjoy the spoils of this incredible city. Read more...

 

 


Record Number Of Travellers Strain Seattle Airport

Record Number Of Travellers Strain Seattle airport

Added 27 August 2015

Four million passengers passed through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in June, breaking a monthly record set in 2014 but straining services Read more...

 

 


Capsule Wardrobe 101 For Men

Capsule Wardrobe 101 For Men

Added 26 August 2015

When it comes to packing for a business trip, guys, you may be thinking that tossing a few items in a bag the night before will suffice. While this may be an Read more...

 

 


Destination Gastronomy: Bon Appetit In New York

Destination Gastronomy: Bon Appetit In New York

Added 26 August 2015

Over the course of the northern summer, we're taking you on a guided tour of the best culinary destinations around the world. After tours of the Met and MoMa, Read more...

 

 


Life Hacks: Avoiding The Dreaded Airplane Cold

Life Hacks: Avoiding The Dreaded Airplane Cold

Added 25 August 2015

There's no need to resign yourself to the notion that if you hop on a plane, you're going to catch the dreaded lurgy. Like working in an office, using public transport Read more...

 

 


Is Space Case 1 The World's Most Hi-Tech Suitcase?

Is Space Case 1 The World's Most Hi-Tech Suitcase?

Added 125 August 2015

Its makers claim it is the “ultimate travel companion”, making best use of “technology, style and function”, with a range of features such as a digital Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Tokyo

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Tokyo

Added 24 August 2015

When it comes to Australian business travel destinations, Asia consistently tops the list. Ripe with big business opportunities, many large corporations Read more...

 

 


Bleisure Bits: Apps Make Use Of Downtime On Business Trip

Bleisure Bits: Apps Make Use Of Downtime On Business Trip

Added 24 August 2015

One way to make the most of limited downtime when you're travelling is to load your phone with mobile apps and get comfortable using them. Read more...

 

 


The Strangest Things You Can Buy With Frequent Flyer Points

The Strangest Things You Can BUy With Frequent Flyer Points

Added 21 August 2015

Redeeming your frequent flyer points for a hotel stay, hire car or flight upgrades is all well and good, but wouldn't you rather have what's behind the MYSTERY DOOR? Read more...

 

 


'Leg Adjustable' Plane Seats Equal Good Times For Tall Passengers

'Leg Adjustable' Plane Seats Equal Good Times For Tall Passengers

Added 21 August 2015

Cramped aircraft journeys could be a thing of the past thanks to a new “legroom adjustable” plane seat, which can be moved backwards or forwards depending on your height. Read more...

 

 


Your Small Change Will Get You Big Savings

Your Small Change Will Get You Big Savings

Added 20 August 2015

Are you paying a $17 booking fee to book your own flights on the Internet? Did you know that for a mere $3 more, you could get a fully organised Read more...

 

 


Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Gets New Duty-Free Shopping Space

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Gets New Duty-Free Shopping Space

Added 20 August 2015

The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will add a luxury duty-free shopping experience to its Terminal D, reports The New York Times. Read more...

 

 


Grooming To Go: A Guide To Travel Beauty

Grooming To Go: A Guide To Travel Beauty

Added 19 August 2015

Air travel is not kind to skin. Whether it's an extended getaway to some far-flung megalopolis or the mundane, weekly interstate meeting, flights Read more...

 

 


Uzbekistan Airways To Weigh Passengers Before Boarding

Uzbekistan Airways To Weigh Passengers Before Boarding

Added 19 August 2015

Uzbekistan Airways passengers will be directed to a “special weighing machine” at the departure gate, to determine each person's average Read more...

 

 


New Qantas Lounge Planned For Brisbane

New Qantas Lounge Planned For Brisbane

Added 18 August 2015

Travel to and from Brisbane is about to get better for dedicated Qantas flyers. The airline has announced plans to expand their lounge and terminal facilities Read more...

 

 


easyJet Cuts Guaranteed Cabin Baggage Policy

easyJet Cuts Guaranteed Cabin Baggage Policy

Added 18 August 2015

easyJet has removed its two-tier cabin baggage policy meaning that passengers could now face the inconvenience of having their carry-on luggage placed in the hold. Read more...

 

 


Surviving Business Travel With The Boss

Surviving Business Travel With The Boss

Added 18 August 2015

Business travel can test the best of us, but receiving word that the boss will be joining you takes it to the next level. Not only will you be handling the Read more...

 

 


Destination Gastronomy: Dining In Bangkok

Destination Gastronomy: Dining In Bangkok

Added 17 August 2015

Over the course of the northern summer, we're taking you on a guided tour of the best culinary destinations around the world. After visiting the Grand Palace Read more...

 

 


The Perfect Drink Orders Around The World

The Perfect Drink Orders Around The World

Added 17 August 2015

A bartending friend once told me that sticking to one drink for your entire life is equivalent to never leaving home. At the time he was trying Read more...

 

 


The Top 10 Airlines As Voted By Flyers

The Top 10 Airlines As Voted By Flyers

Added 14 August 2015

EasyJet has been named the favourite airline of Skyscanner customers in a new poll released last week. Norwegian Airlines Read more...

 

 


A Practical Guide To Your First Overseas Business Trip

A Practical Guide To Your First Overseas Business Trip

Added 14 August 2015

So, you've just been selected to strike out on your very first overseas business trip. It's a professional achievement that is certainly worth a mental Read more...

 

 


Gatwick Will Now Pick Up & Drop Off Flyers' Baggage

Gawick Will Now Pick Up & Drop Offer Flyers' Baggage

Added 13 August 2015

It’s not an oft-used service among flyers. Maybe because it’s little known. But Gatwick becomes the latest airport to launch a luggage delivery service Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Perth's Best Running Routes

Staying Fit On The Road: Perth's Best Running Routes

Added 11 August 2015

Fitness gurus can find it challenging to get in adequate exercise when travelling in the name of business. It doesn't have to be that way though. Read more...

 

 


British Airways Carry-On Baggage Allowance To Be Slashed

British Airways Carry-On Allowance To Be Slashed

Added 11 August 2015

British Airways has announced it will reduce the size of its hand baggage allowance. The airline has long been known for having Read more...

 

 


Your Complete Guide To Travel Neck Pillows

Your Complete Guide To Travel Neck Pillows

Added 10 August 2015

Whoever invented the first travel neck pillow please stay seated so we can all give you a standing ovation. To be honest, I spent the first six years Read more...

 

 


Marriott Is The Leader In Rewards Programs In The US

Marriott Is The Leader In Rewards Programs In The US

Added 10 August 2015

The Marriott hotel chain has clinched the top spot in the rankings of the best rewards programs in America. The rankings, published recently Read more...

 

 


Iconic Souvenirs Around The World

Iconic Souvenirs Around The World

Added 7 August 2015

One of the underrated struggles of business travel is finding appropriate gifts for family and friends. It can be hard to avoid settling on a key ring Read more...

 

 


Uber Tops Taxi Use For Business Travellers

Uber Tops Taxi Use For Business Travellers

Added 7 August 2015

Taxis are losing business travellers to ride-hailing services like Uber, a survey shows. In the three months ended in June Read more...

 

 


Top Tip For Long Haul Flight Survival – Upgrade!

Top Tip For Long Haul Flight Survival – Upgrade!

Added 6 August 2015

Across the business travel sphere there are plenty of diverse opinions but there is one shared truth: the most important tip for long haul flight Read more...

 

 


8 Bizarre Types Of Air Rage

8 Bizarre Types Of Air Rage

Added 6 August 2015

A survey by the International Air Transport Association suggested that 43 per cent of airlines experienced more than 100 cases of unruly passengers in a year. Read more...

 

 


And The Winner Is ...

And The Winner Is ...

Added 5 August 2015

Competition is hot in the travel industry these days. Both leisure and corporate providers are bending over backwards to cater to travellers Read more...

 

 


World's Busiest Airport Also The Best For Mobile Connectivity

World's Busiest Airport Also The Best For Mobile Connectivity

Added 5 August 2015

When it comes to fast, reliable connectivity for downloading boarding passes and checking email, travellers will be most impressed at Hartsfield-Jackson Read more...

 

 


USA Business Travel Tips And Tricks

USA Business Travel Tips And Tricks

Added 4 August 2015

A recent study of business travel trends show that a growing number of Australian business people are heading stateside for professional pursuits. Read more...

 

 


Everything You Need To Know About Baggage Allowances In Europe

Everything You Need To Know About Baggage Allowances In Europe

Added 4 August 2015

Maximum size and weight, additional pieces of carry-on baggage allowed, online baggage fee payment ... baggage policies can vary widely Read more...

 

 


6 Surprising Passenger Perks Offered By Airlines

6 Surprising Passenger Perks Offered By Airlines

Added 3 August 2015

Competition is hot in the airline business as providers continue to think of new and innovative ways to inspire passenger loyalty. From on-time arrivals Read more...

 

 


Table For One: Dining Alone On A Business Trip

Table For One: Dining Alone One A Business Trip

Added 3 August 2015

A business trip might leave you too tired to venture out for dinner. But if you're up for something beyond room service or hotel restaurants, a good Read more...

 

 


Top Dubai Hotels For Professional Travellers

Top Dubai Hotels For Professional Travellers

Added 31 July 2015

Dubai is known for its penchant for luxury, with lavish architecture, expansive shopping centres and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, but this bustling middle eastern Read more...

 

 


Bleisure: Sightseeing Day Adds Sanity & Fun To Business Trip

Bleisure: Sightseeing Day Adds Sanity & Fun To Business Trip

Added 31 July 2015

Jeanne Achille used to find business travel "really depressing" because she never got to sightsee in the places she was visiting. Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Top 8 Bike Friendly Cities In The World

Staying Fit On The Road: Top 8 Bike Friendly Cities In The World

Added 30 July 2015

Staying fit on the road can be a challenge, especially if you're looking for something more engaging than the hotel gym. Rather than let your routine Read more...

 

 


AirAsia Re-Starting Japan Flights Early Next Year

AirAsia Re-Starting Japan Flights Early Next Year

Added 30 July 2015

AirAsia will start domestic and international flights from Japan early next year, after a high-profile exit from the market following the collapse Read more...

 

 


Capsule Wardrobes For The Stylish Jetsetter

Capsule Wardrobes For The Stylish Jetsetter

Added 29 July 2015

One of the life goals of frequent flyers is perfecting the art of packing light by fitting all your travel needs into the one piece of carry-on luggage. Read more...

 

 


10 Ways To Win At Air Travel

10 Ways To Win At Air Travel

Added 29 July 2015

Flying around the world for free might be the ultimate aim, but there are plenty of other tricks, tips and hacks to help you save pennies on planes, while receiving top treatment. Read more...

 

 


Top Headsets For Travellers

Top Headsets For Travellers

Added 29 July 2015

When it comes to choosing the right headset for travel one must consider numerous aspects such as noise cancelling capabilities, comfort, space efficiency Read more...

 

 


Full Travel Jacket: Meet The Hi-Tech Coat With Gadgets To Spare

Full Travel Jacket: Meet The Hi-Tech Coat With Gadgets To Spare

Added 28 July 2015

A design for a new jacket that hopes to solve every petty problem, discomfort and inconvenience a traveller may face has become the most funded fashion Read more...

 

 


Mark Ferguson's Tips On Staying Stylish & Packing Light

Mark Ferguson's Tips On Staying Stylish & Packing Light

Added 27 July 2015

Mark Ferguson, creator and driving force behind Wil Valor Menswear, is finding as his business grows across Australia he has a greater need to pack smarter Read more...

 

 


Airplane Cabin's Face-To-Face Design Draws Ire Of The Internet

Airplane Cabin's Face-To-Face Design Draws Ire Of The Internet

Added 27 July 2015

It’s only a proposal, an "exploratory concept" that would force flyers to face each other in-flight. But already the patent Read more...

 

 


Clients & Coffee: 10 Sydney Cafes Set To Impress

Clients & Coffee: 10 Sydney Cafes Set To Impress

Added 24 July 2015

Sometimes the best deals are done over coffee. There's something about a casual setting coupled with the focussing powers of caffeine Read more...

 

 


The World's Weirdest Wi-Fi Hotspots

The World's Weirdest Wi-Fi Hotspots

Added 24 July 2015

If you're always looking for the best holiday selfies to show off on Instagram, then this is the news you've been waiting for. Read more...

 

 


How To Effectively Manage Your Inbox On The Road

How To Effectively Manage Your Inbox On The Road

Added 23 July 2015

The first email (as we know it today) was sent in the early 1980s. The world has been trying to clear out their inboxes ever since. Read more...

 

 


Car Hire Companies Agree To Treat Customers Better

Car Hire Companies Agree To Treat Customers Better

Added 23 July 2015

Complaints related to car rentals have increased sharply in the last two years, according to the European Commission (EC). Read more...

 

 


The Singles Game: Tips For The Solo Business Traveller

The Singles Game: Tips For The Solo Business Traveller

Added 22 July 2015

Frequent business travel certainly comes with a few perks, but let's not forget that most of the time you're on the road by yourself. While there are Read more...

 

 


Are Runways Above City Streets The Future Of Airports?

Are Runways Above City Streets The Future Of Airports?

Added 22 July 2015

Who needs a third runway at Heathrow when planes can take off and land in city centres? This is the thinking of architecture Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Adelaide

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Adelaide

Added 21 July 2015

Holding down a prime coastal position in South Australia, Adelaide not only acts as the capital city but a spirited epicentre where business travellers Read more...

 

 


6 Weirdest Driving Laws Around The World

6 Weirdest Driving Laws Around The World

Added 21 July 2015

Car hire can be integral to business travel. But depending on where you choose to travel, the laws of the road may veer off into unfamiliar territory. Read more...

 

 


Corporate Quality: 5 Top Singapore Hotels For Business Travellers

Corporate Quality: 5 Top Singapore Hotels For Business Travellers

Added 20 2015

Consistently named one of the best cities for Aussie travellers to mix business and pleasure, Singapore is a booming hub for international travel. Read more...

 

 


A Little Cowshed In United Airlines Amenities Kits

A Little Cowshed In United Airlines Amenities Kits

Added 20 July 2015

Those flying United Global First and United Business First on long-haul international flights to and from the US will enjoy products from the UK spa Read more...

 

 


Surprising Ways To Earn Frequent Flyer Points

Surprising Ways To Earn Frequent Flyer Points

Added 17 July 2015

Australia's two major airlines, Virgin Australia and Qantas, incentivise frequent flyers with their own benefits programs. Amassing frequent flyer points Read more...

 

 


Hotel Club Sandwich Index Reveals Priciest And Cheapest Destinations

Hotel Club Sandwich Index Reveals Priciest And Cheapest Destinations

Added 17 July 2015

For the third year in a row, an annual index that ranks the most expensive destinations according to the price of a standard hotel club sandwich Read more...

 

 


Perfect The Art Of Presentations On The Go

Perfect The Art Of Presentations On The Go

Added 16 July 2015

There's no shortage of studies and surveys that rank public speaking as one of the most common fears for people around the globe. There's just something Read more...

 

 


Europe's Highest Afternoon Tea At London's Shard

Europe's Highest Afternoon Tea At London's Shard

Added 16 July 2015

Could there be a better eyrie from which to sip afternoon tea? With picnic rug underfoot and clear blue skies above, yesterday evening I settled Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Melbourne's Best Running Routes

Staying Fit On The Road: Melbourne's Best Running Routes

Added 15 July 2015

Even though the cooler temperatures of winter have settled in, that doesn't mean you have to forego the fitness routine. In fact, some might argue Read more...

 

 


Bleisure Bits: Convention Diversions In Big Sky, Montana

Bleisure Bits: Convention Diversions In Big Sky, Montana

Added 15 July 2015

The morning stretched ahead of me with my breakfast meeting finished and my lunch meeting hours away. So while the rest of the conference Read more...

 

 


Are Pay-Per-Visit Lounges Really Worth It?

Are Pay-Per-Visit Lounges Really Worth It?

Added 14 July 2015

While travelling is a rewarding experience whether it be for leisure or business, airports can be stressful hubs of activity that can frazzle the best of us at times. Read more...

 

 


The Cheapest City To Buy Beer

The Cheapest City To Buy Beer

Added 14 July 2015

Krakow and Kiev are the cheapest cities in the world to buy beer, according to a survey of popular travel destinations, with the average bottle Read more...

 

 


Qantas Domestic Check-In Changes

Qantas Domestic Check-In Changes

Added 13 July 2015

'Check-in on time, arrive on time,' is Qantas's latest marketing mantra. The major Aussie airline is making a few changes to their check-in policies Read more...

 

 


EU Roaming Charges To Be Abolished In 2017

EU Roaming Charges To Be Abolished In 2017

Added 13 July 2015

The European Union has struck a deal to abolish mobile phone roaming charges in 2017, ending fees that are loathed by millions of holidaymakers Read more...

 

 


Custom Style Is Key For Wil Valor's Mark Ferguson

Custom Style Is Key For Wil Valor's Mark Ferguson

Added 13 July 2015

Wil Valor really puts the tailor into tailoring. For this 10 year old company it's all about your individual style. Read more...

 

 


Increased Air Travel Spawns New Need: Anti-Jet Lag Drinks And Devices

Increased Air Travel Spawns New Need: Anti-Jet Lag Drinks And Devices

Added 10 July 2015

After energy and relaxation beverages, the drinks industry is putting its focus on a whole new set of well-being claims: the anti-jet lag refreshment. Read more...

 

 


Small Business Blues: Top 10 Challenges And How To Overcome Them

Small Business Blues: Top 10 Challenges And How To Overcome Them

Added 9 July 2015

We have scoured a huge range of small business gurus and identified close to 100 issues facing small businesses in today’s big business world. Read more...

 

 


Farewell T1: Heathrow Terminal To Close After 47 Years

Farewell T1: Heathrow Terminal To Close After 47 Years

Added 9 July 2015

Heathrow's Terminal 1 building will close today, 47 years after it was opened by the Queen. The final departure will be a British Airways flight to Hanover Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Paris

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Paris

Added 8 July 2015

When it comes to travelling to Paris, 24 hours is hardly enough time to even scratch the surface. The city is brimming with history and culture Read more...

 

 


5 Ways Airlines Are Actually Making Flying Better

5 Ways Airlines Are Actually Making Flying Better

Added 8 July 2015

Packed planes. Less legroom. Fewer frequent flier miles. Is that all summer travellers can look forward to? Thankfully, no. Amid the unpleasantness Read more...

 

 


P&O Cruises & Luke Mangan: A Tasty Partnership

P&O Cruises & Luke Mangan: A Tasty Partnership

Added 7 July 2015

Combine one part leading cruise line and one part top Australian restaurateur. Let simmer for five years and you've got yourself one heck of a recipe for success. Read more...

 

 


Transform Your Hotel Room Into A Boutique Fitness Studio

Transform Your Hotel Room Into A Boutique Fitness Studio

Added 7 July 2015

Sometimes you'd rather be exploring a new city than schlepping to a new gym. Good thing keeping up your fitness regime Read more...

 

 


Life Hacks: Finding The Perfect Work-Life Balance

Life Hacks: Finding The Perfect Work-Life Balance

Added 6 July 2015

When you're at work, do you worry about what's happening at home? And when you're at home, do you worry about what's happening at work? Read more...

 

 


Top 10: The Best Manchester Airport Hotels

Top 10: The Best Manchester Airport Hotels

Added 6 July 2015

Manchester is home to the UK’s third-largest airport and millions fly out of its terminals every year to more than 210 destinations. If you’re passing through before Read more...

 

 


World Tipping Guide

World Tipping Guide

Added 3 July 2015

When it comes to tipping, everyone does it different. When should you tip? How much should you tip? Who should you tip? Do you even need to tip at all? Read more...

 

 


French Foreign Minister Encourages Countrymen To Be More Polite

French Foreign Minister Encourages Countrymen To Be More Polite

Added 3 July 2015

'When we come up against a foreign tourist, we are all ambassadors for France'. The French foreign minister has urged Read more...

 

 


8 iWatch Apps For Busy Travellers

8 iWatch Apps For Busy Travellers

Added 2 July 2015

The Apple iWatch marks the latest success in wearable technology, and as demand increases so too does the amount of applications designed Read more...

 

 


Asian Cities Among The Costliest For Expats

Asian Cities Among The Costliest For Expats

Added 15 January 2015

Asia has become one of the most expensive regions for people working abroad, according to a new survey, with its major cities accounting for half Read more...

 

 


Travel Managers: Your Guide To Frequent Flyer Success

Travel Managers: Your Guide To Frequent Flyer Success

Added 1 July 2015

Have you tried to navigate the Frequent Flyer scene these days? With airlines arranging partnerships, credit cards joining in and various awards programs Read more...

 

 


Future In-Flight Entertainment Will Know When You're Asleep

Future In-Flight Entertainment Will Know When You're Asleep

Added 1 July 2015

The next generation of in-flight entertainment will include screens that know when you've fallen asleep, while new apps will very soon let you sync your personal Read more...

 

 


The New Corner Office In The Skies

The New Corner Office In The Skies

Added 30 June 2015

Looking for a cushy corner office at 30,000 feet? B/E Aerospace has heard the call and is meeting the demands by launching the new Breakout seat design. Read more...

 

 


Top 10 Restaurants In Barcelona For Great Value Set Lunches

Top 10 Restaurants In Barcelona For Great Value Set Lunches

Added 30 June 2015

Everyone loves tapas but sometimes you can’t face another plate of patatas bravas. Forget standing in a crowded bar trying to avoid Read more...

 

 


Get Business Savvy In Paris At These Top Hotels

Get Business Savvy In Paris At These Top Hotels

Added 29 June 2015

The City of Lights is known as being one of the most vibrant destinations for travellers of all types. It doesn't matter if you're travelling to Paris for a week or a month Read more...

 

 


Bleisure Bits: Check Out Tucson's Scenic Sabino Canyon

Bleisure Bits: Check Out Tucson's Scenic Sabino Canyon

Added 29 June 2015

On a quick trip to Tucson, I had a few hours to get a look at some classic desert scenery but not enough time (or energy) for a big hike before catching a flight home. Read more...

 

 


Brisbane's Finest Dining Venues For Every Occasion

Brisbane's Finest Dining Venues For Every Occasion

Added 26 June 2015

It seems you can't visit your local neighbourhood haunts without passing a new restaurant, bar or cafe that has seemingly popped up overnight. Read more...

 

 


United Airlines To Stop Flights To JFK In October

United Airlines To Stop Flights To JFK In October

Added 26 June 2015

United Airlines will stop flying to John F. Kennedy International Airport in October and shift premium cross-country flights there to its nearby hub in Newark, New Jersey. Read more...

 

 


Life Hacks: 9 Tips For Better Sleep (At Home And On The Road)

Life Hacks: 9 Tips For Better Sleep (At Home And On The Road)

Added 25 June 2015

At one point or another, frequent travellers find themselves longing for home. Chances are it's usually at 3am with eyes wide open as you stress about Read more...

 

 


Airlines Boost On-Time Arrivals, Reduce Cancelled Flights

Airlines Boost On-Time Arrivals, Reduce Cancelled Flights

Added 25 June 2015

Airlines are doing a better job lately of arriving on time and cancelling fewer flights. The US Department of Transportation Read more...

 

 


Award Winning Stone & Wood's Ross Jurisich Shares His Top Travel Tips

Award Winning Stone & Wood's Ross Jurisich Shares His Top Travel Tips

Added 24 June 2015

Ross Jurisich is one of the creators of the Award Winning Stone & Wood Brewing Company in Byron Bay, and an FCBT client for many years who, with his growing company Read more...

 

 


Europe Paving The Way In Compensation For Flight Delays

Europe Paving The Way In Compensation For Flight Delays

Added 24 June 2015

Flying is on the increase again, with the total number of air passengers nudging its pre-crisis peaks, according to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Read more...

 

 


8 Common Air Travel Questions And Their Answers

8 Common Air Travel Questions And Their Answers

Added 23 June 2015

Have you ever wondered why window shades have to be up for take-off and landing? Or who decides the cabin temperature? There are plenty of questions Read more...

 

 


Carry-On, Carefree: How To Reduce Your Excess Baggage

Carry-On, Carefree: How To Reduce Your Excess Baggage

Added 23 June 2015

We’ve all seen them – or perhaps we are them – the people boarding the plane or trying to check in with excessive carry-on luggage. They’ll have a bag on Read more...

 

 


To Stop Or Not To Stop: The Pros And Cons Of A Stopover

To Stop Or Not To Stop: The Pros And Cons Of A Stopover

Added 22 June 2015

We've all been there, planning a long haul flight and wondering if a stopover to break up the journey is really worth it. The fall back option for most travellers Read more...

 

 


Headset Device Combats Jet Lag

Headset Device Combats Jet Lag

Added 22 June 2015

Frequent flyers constantly battling jet lag may be interested in a light therapy headset that recently received the stamp of approval from scientists Read more...

 

 


How Hotels Are Getting Smarter

How Hotels Are Getting Smarter

Added 19 January 2015

From hotel labs to entertainment streaming, hoteliers are more interested in integrating technology to offer a more convenient staying experience that meets the needs Read more...

 

 


How Laziness Leads To Productivity

How Laziness Leads To Productivity

Added 19 June 2015

In centuries past, Vienna shined bright as the world’s most creative city. It gave us Mozart and Freud, and scores of other geniuses. Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Rockhampton

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Rockhampton

Added 18 June 2015

The city of Rockhampton, located in Central Queensland, is known (controversially so) as the Beef Capital of Australia. However, no one could Read more...

 

 


Global Airline Group Scraps Idea Of Smaller Carry-On Luggage

Global Airline Group Scraps Idea Of Smaller Carry-On Luggage

Added 18 June 2015

A global airline association said Wednesday that it was scrapping its recommendation to reduce the size of carry-on bags for air travellers after an "intense" response in North America. Read more...

 

 


14 Australian Hotels With Complimentary WiFi

14 Australian Hotels with Complimentary WiFi

Added 17 June 2015

The ability to stay connected while on the road is becoming increasingly important to business travellers. Smartphones and other mobile devices Read more...

 

 


Marriott And Netflix Team To Stream

Marriott And Netflix To Stream

Added 17 June 2015

Hotel chain Marriott has announced a partnership with Netflix that will allow subscribers of the streaming service to easily access content via the television in their hotel room. Read more...

 

 


4 Ways FCBT Can Help You Reduce Your Travel Spend

4 Ways FCBT Can Help You Reduce Your Travel Spend

Added 16 June 2015

As we approach the end of the financial year, attentions slowly shift to the bottom line. It's time to take stock of spend and review budgets. Read more...

 

 


Dinners Are Not Just About Taste: Watching Chefs At Work

Dinners Are Not Just About Taste: Watching Chefs At Work

Added 16 June 2015

Formal dining rooms, stiff service, silver cloches – high-end hotel restaurants of yore wouldn't satisfy modern culinary cravings. Read more...

 

 


Talking Beer, Buds And Business Travel With Award Winning Stone & Wood Brewing Company

Talking Beer, Buds And Business Travel With Award Winning Stone & Wood Brewing Company

Added 15 June 2015

A few short years ago in 2008, the trio of Ross Jurisich, Jamie Cook and Brad Rogers decided that after many years of working in the beer business, their dream Read more...

 

 


From Robot Butlers To iWatch Keys: Hotels Of The Future

From Robot Butlers To iWatch Keys: Hotels Of The Future

Added 15 June 2015

About an hour or so north of New York, depending on the vagaries of turnpike traffic, is the unremarkable town of Stamford, Connecticut. Read more...

 

 


Hong Kong's Top 5 Business Lunches

Hong Kong's Top 5 Business Lunches

Added 12 June 2015

A city well-known as an international business hub; it makes sense that there are endless dining options for a pleasurable business lunch in Hong Kong. Read more...

 

 


Airways Try To Save Time With Speedier Boarding Process

Airways Try To Save Time With Speedier Boarding Process

Added 12 June 2015

Airlines are trying to save time by speeding up a part of flying that creates delays even before the plane leaves the gate: the boarding process. Read more...

 

 


E-Readers vs Books: Which Is Better For Business?

E-Readers vs Books: Which Is Better For Business?

Added 11 June 2015

The good ol' book: a stalwart companion that has provided reliable travel entertainment since passengers first graced the florescent-lit hallways Read more...

 

 


10 Best Flight Essentials

10 Best Flight Essentials

Added 11 June 2015

If you’re off on a long flight, a few carefully-chosen accessories and choice toiletries can help you relax more quickly, sleep better on board Read more...

 

 


Top LA Hotels For The Business Traveller

Top LA Hotels For The Business Traveller

Added 10 June 2015

A business trip to LA may be packed with back-to-back meetings, but a stay in one of these top hotels will have you so conveniently positioned that you Read more...

 

 


The Worst Countries For Flight Delays

The Worst Countries For Flight Delays

Added 10 June 2015

Holidaymakers flying to Portugal this northern summer are most likely to suffer delays, new research suggests. Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Brisbane's Best Running Routes

Staying Fit On The Road: Brisbane's Best Running Routes

Added 9 June 2015

Travelling for work makes it difficult to establish an exercise routine. Your Monday to Friday is often consumed with airport lounges, hotel check-ins, meet-and-greets Read more...

 

 


Valet Service Aims To Speed Boarding

Valet Service Aims To Speed Boarding

Added 9 June 2015

This new system will offer passengers the chance to have a steward take their luggage from them at the gate and place it in the compartment above their seat. Read more...

 

 


5 Top Professional Networking Apps

5 Top Professional Networking Apps

Added 5 June 2015

Every time you step out the door en route to a new place, it's an opportunity to expand your business network. From new acquaintances to new clients Read more...

 

 


Researchers Using Math To Fight Jet Lag

Researchers Using Math To Fight Jet Lag

Added 5 June 2015

Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulae suggest it's possible to adjust to new time zones Read more...

 

 


5 Commandments Of In-Flight Etiquette

5 Commandments Of In-Flight Etiquette

Added 4 June 2015

Much like the commuter route, badly behaved or oblivious passengers are becoming all too common in the air. You know the kind that Read more...

 

 


Travel Technology Opens Doors, But Human Contact Is Key

Travel Technology Opens Doors, But Human Contact Is Key

Added 4 June 2015

Travel is becoming increasingly impersonal. Railway station ticket offices are being chomped up by machines, while the airport experience is rapidly being Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Melbourne

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Melbourne

Added 3 June 2015

Melbourne is considered to be one of the most liveable cities in the world and for good reason. The City by the Bay is an international cultural hub Read more...

 

 


4 Ways To Save Money When Renting A Car In The USA

4 Ways To Save Money When Renting A Car In The USA

Added 3 June 2015

Heading home for the holidays can come with a hefty price tag. Although petrol prices are the lowest Read more...

 


 


FCBT vs Booking Online: Why You Need A Travel Manager

FCBT vs Booking Online: Why You Need A Travel Manager

Added 2 June 2015

It's hard to imagine how technology could get anymore intertwined with daily life. With the Internet quite literally in the palm of our hands Read more...

 

 


Travellers Like Plan For Rail Link To NY's LaGuardia Airport

Travellers Like Plan For Rail Link To NY's LaGuardia Airport

Added 2 June 2015

Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonising hours, over bridges or through a tunnel, to travel a mere 13 kilometres Read more...

 

 


What Can You Do With 20,000 Velocity Points?

What Can You Do With 20,000 Velocity Points?

Added 1 June 2015

Flight Centre Business Travel and Virgin Australia are taking care of business for you. For the month of June, new FCBT clients Read more...

 

 


Does Commuting For More Than 20 Minutes Make You Stressed & Cynical?

Does Commuting For More Than 20 Minutes Make You Stressed & Cynical?

Added 1 June 2015

It's (more) bad news for commuters – research has shown that travelling for more than 20 minutes to get to work leaves you more susceptible to Read more...

 

 


Life Hacks: Make An Airplane Sleep Kit

Life Hacks: Make An Airplane Sleep Kit

Added 29 May 2015

Sleeping on the plane is serious business. So serious, in fact, that airlines have created a seat that allows you to lie completely flat in the name of Read more...

 

 


Marriott Guests Can Now Text For Extra Pillows

Marriott Guests Can Now Text For Extra Pillows

Added 29 May 2015

Forget to ask for a 6am wake-up call? Or a batch of new towels? Marriott Hotels has launched a new mobile service that allows guests Read more...

 

 


Business Nomads: Would You Use An Airport Workpod?

Business Nomads: Would You Use An Airport Workpod?

Added 28 May 2015

Since the start of this year, travellers at London's Gatwick Airport have been able to use a 'Workpod' while waiting for their flight. The Workpod is a new concept Read more...

 

 


Autonomous Car Completes 5,472-km US Road Trip

Autonomous Car Completes 5,472-km US Road Trip

Added 28 May 2015

An autonomous car's recent 5,472-kilometre US road trip proves there's at least one thing computers do better than humans: follow the speed limit. Read more...

 

 


How To Correctly Pack A Suit

How To Correctly Pack A Suit

Added 27 May 2015

Packing a suit in a suitcase without crushing it is an obstacle for business travellers around the globe. Maintaining the right creases while minimising Read more...

 

 


After A Decade Of Flying, How Long Will The SuperJumbo Last?

After A Decade Of Flying, How Long Will The SuperJumbo Last?

Added 27 May 2015

Ten years ago, the great white hope of European aviation took to the skies for the first time. The double-deck A380 took off from the Airbus headquarters Read more...

 

 


On The Road With King Content: Todd Wheatland Shares His Travel Tips

On The Road With King Content: Todd Wheatland Shares His Travel Tips

Added 26 May 2015

Todd Wheatland, by very nature of his job description – “Global Head of Strategy” of the content marketing company King Content – gets a fair bit Read more...

 

 


'Poshtels' Are Gaining Popularity Among Style & Budget-Conscious Travellers

'Poshtels' Are Gaining Popularity Among Style & Budget-Conscious Travellers

Added 26 May 2015

After luxury, budget and short-term rental apartments, there’s another type of accommodation that’s squeezing its way into the hotel market: enter, the ‘poshtel.’ Read more...

 

 


New York's Best Hotels For The Business Traveller

New York's Best Hotels For The Business Traveller

Added 25 May 2015

The Big Apple is a veritable playground for business travellers. It's known for being a powerhouse in industry with entrepreneurs from around Read more...

 

 


Airports Are Installing Yoga Rooms To Help You Relax Between Flights

Airports Are Installing Yoga Rooms To Help You Relax Between Flights

Added 25 May 2015

When San Francisco International Airport opened the world's first airport yoga room in 2012, opinions were mixed. Read more...

 

 


5 Tricks To Save Your Phone Battery

5 Tricks To Save Your Phone Battery

Added 22 May 2015

Staring down a full day without power and a dwindling battery on your phone? Never fear; there are a few tricks you can employ Read more...

 

 


Never Go Back To The Office: 11 Tools For Working On The Go

Never Go Back To The Office: 11 Tools For Working On The Go

Added 22 May 2015

Whether you travel to work or work to travel, taking your office on the road is more and more common each day. We sifted through the latest tech Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Beijing

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Beijing

Added 21 May 2015

Stopovers in Beijing are made simple thanks to China's Transit Visa Exemption Program, which covers both Australian and New Zealand Read more...

 

 


US Airways Likely To Stop Flying This Spring

US Airways Likely To Stop Flying This Spring

Added 21 May 2015

After more than 75 years of flying, the end is near for US Airways. American Airlines plans to shut down the venerable Read more...

 

 


A Quick Guide To Business Travel With The Family

A Quick Guide To Business Travel With The Family

Added 20 May 2015

As business travel becomes a more frequent obligation for employees across Australia, many parents find themselves struggling to find Read more...

 

 


5 Perks Of Frequent Business Travel

5 Perks Of Frequent Business Travel

Added 20 May 2015

Work life on the road can often be a rewarding experience. Along with the opportunity to get out of the office and take in new surroundings Read more...

 

 


48 Hours In Brisbane

48 Hours In Brisbane

Added 20 May 2015

As a weekend destination, Brisbane hasn’t been on my radar. Melbourne’s the place to shop and eat, Sydney has great beaches and Queensland’s Read more...

 

 


Top Podcasts For Business Travellers

Top Podcasts For Business Travellers

Added 19 May 2015

It's the golden age of travel and more people are flocking to airports than ever. With all this increased travel comes an increased demand for entertainment Read more...

 

 


Plane Seats That Can Spot Nervous Flyers

Plane Seats That Can Spot Nervous Flyers

Added 19 May 2015

Developed by four students at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, in collaboration with KLM Airlines and the aircraft equipment Read more...

 

 


The Larwill Studio Perfects The Art Of Business Hotels

The Larwill Studio Perfects The Art Of Business Hotels

Added 19 May 2015

The newest addition to the incredible Art Series Hotels, The Larwill Studio does things a little bit different. While this is another boutique-style hotel Read more...

 

 


Staying Fit On The Road: Sydney's Best Running Routes

Staying Fit On The Road: Sydney's Best Running Routes

Added 18 May 2015

Regular business travellers can often find it hard to stay fit while on the road. Busy schedules combined with unfamiliar territory, and days Read more...

 

 


Researchers Create GPS System Accurate To The Centimetre

Researchers Create GPS System Accurate To The Centimetre

Added 18 May 2015

A breakthrough by researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin brings professional levels of geopositional Read more...

 

 


FCBT & King Content: Business Travel Meets Storytelling

FCBT & King Content: Business Travel Meets Storytelling

Added 15 May 2015

Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT) is delighted to have a great bilateral working relationship with King Content, a global content marketing company. Read more...

 

 


Will This Bizarre Device Make it Easier To Sleep On A Plane?

Will This Bizarre Device Make It Easier To Sleep On A Plane?

Added 15 May 2015

It can be the most frustrating element of any flight – that desperate bid to grab any sort of sleep from the unrestful confines of an economy class seat. Read more...

 

 


6 Must-Read Business Books

6 Must-Read Business Books

Added 14 May 2015

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." Those were the words of the late Andy Warhol. He was known by many Read more...

 

 


Ryanair Cuts Unpopular Airport Check-In Fee

Ryanair Cuts Unpopular Airport Check-In Fee

Added 14 May 2015

Ryanair has announced a further reduction of its fees and charges as part of ongoing attempts to improve its image. Read more...

 

 


Would You Donate Your Frequent Flyer Points To Charity?

Would You Donate Your Frequent Flyer Points To Charity?

Added 13 May 2015

Most airlines offer a frequent flyer program which allows accrual of miles or points. It's a great incentive to fly with your preferred airline Read more...

 

 


How To Avoid Being Hacked Overseas

How To Avoid Being Hacked Overseas

Added 13 May 2015

Some tips to help business travellers protect their laptops and mobile devices from spying — or at least limit the damage of hacking. Read more...

 

 


Melbourne's Hottest Power Lunch Restaurants

Melbourne's Hottest Power Lunch Restaurants

Added 12 May 2015

The power lunch: a delicate balance of control where every element plays a role. From the food to the atmosphere, finding a great place Read more...

 

 


Easy On-The-Road Work Out Regime

Easy On-The-Road Work Out Regime

Added 12 May 2015

Being on the road doesn't have to mean gaining two kilograms. We asked Lomax PT trainer and FATHOM contributing editor Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Los Angeles

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Los Angeles

Added 11 May 2015

From the city you’d avoid in transit to America’s hottest destination, Los Angeles has come a long way in the last few years thanks to Read more...

 

 


5 Packing Tips Every Traveller Should Know

5 Packing Tips Every Traveller Should Know

Added 11 May 2015

As a business development executive and travel junkie, I find myself on an airplane at Newark more often than I find myself on my couch. Read more...

 

 


How To Score A Room When Everything's Booked Out

How To Score A Room When Everything's Booked Out

Added 8 May 2015

One of the perils of business travel is discovering you're set to travel to a certain location right when the biggest city-wide event is taking place. Read more...

 

 


Travel Before The World Wide Web

Travel Before The World Wide Web

Added 8 May 2015

In 1989, before no-frills airlines, online check-in, and price comparison sites had taken off, airline tickets were generally impenetrably complicated Read more...

 

 


What To Wear When You Fly

What To Wear When You Fly

Added 7 May 2015

If you're not putting much thought into what you wear when you fly, you may want to reconsider your approach. Read more...

 

 



Longing For A Lounge That Makes Me Feel At Home

Longing For A Lounge That Makes Me Feel At Home

Added 7 May 2015

The business lounge: it's a beacon of relief for the frequent flyer. Inside lies the promise of a little privacy, the chance to relax, to gather your thoughts, refuel and recuperate. Read more...

 

 


The Best London Hotels For The Business Traveller

The Best London Hotels For The Business Traveller

Added 6 May 2015

If you're heading to jolly ol' London Town for business, finding the right hotel is especially important. The city is home to a huge number of options Read more...

 

 


Tackle Jetlag By Not Fighting It

tackle Jetlag By Not Fighting It

Added 6 May 2015

I am writing this at 4am, wide awake and wondering what on earth I did wrong this time. I slept beautifully in the comfortable Emirates business Read more...

 

 


Your Health: Why You Should Pack A First Aid Kit

Your Health: Why You Should Pack A First Aid Kit

Added 5 May 2015

When it comes to first aid kits, you probably have one in your house. You may even have one in your car, but what about your suitcase? Read more...

 

 


The World's Most Hi-Tech Hotels

The World's Most Hi-Tech Hotels

Added 5 May 2015

A robot concierge waiting politely to take your luggage, personalised mood-lighting at the swipe of an iPad and virtual postcards. Read more...

 

 


9 Bizarre Travel Gadgets That Actually Work

9 Bizarre Travel Gadgets That Actually Work

Added 4 May 2015

How many times have you found yourself longing for an air conditioned work shirt to keep you cool in hotter climates? Or remote controlled shoe Read more...

 

 


Could Plane Seats Be About To Get Comfier?

Could Plane Seats Be About To Get Comfier?

Added 4 May 2015

Airlines have devoted much of their time in recent years to cramming on board as many people as physically possible. Seat widths have shrunk Read more...

 

 


Tips For Handling A Travel Emergency

Tips For Handling A Travel Emergency

Added 1 May 2015

Even the best laid travel plans can go awry from time to time. This is true of domestic, international, business and leisure travel. Read more...

 

 


Taking Care Of Business At Atura Dandenong

Taking Care Of Business At Atura Dandenong

Added 1 May 2015

Proving that there's more to Victoria than Melbourne's bustling streets, the outer suburbs are quickly blossoming into frequent stops for business Read more...

 

 


The World's Best Airport Bars

The World's Best Airport Bars

Added 1 May 2015

Enjoy a drink at the airport in style, whether it be a cocktail, local brew or fine wine. At these airport bars you'll want to have a layover. Read more...

 

 


The Best Ways To Get A Good Sleep On A Plane

The Best Ways To Get A Good Sleep On A Plane

Added 30 April 2015

Sometimes I wonder if the Sandman can reach me way up in the sky during a flight. Or perhaps his magic dust doesn't work when I'm cramped Read more...

 

 


Budget-Priced Airport Shuttle For Paris Launching Next Month

Budget-Priced Airport Shuttle For Paris Launching Next Month

Added 30 April 2015

Starting May 15, travel between Paris and CDG will cost only €2 (A$2.80) for those who reserve ahead of time with the Easybus shuttle service Read more...

 

 


Cultural Enlightenment: Business Customs Around The World

Cultural Enlightenment: Business Customs Around The World

Added 29 April 2015

Did you know it's customary to present gifts when meeting with business associates in Japan? Read more...

 


 


The Best GPS Devices

The Best GPS Devices

Added 29 April 2015

Until about a decade ago, many of us went trekking with a map in a freezer bag and a compass on a string. Today we have replaced those Read more...

 

 


Taking The Mystery Out Of SmartGate

Taking The Mystery Out Of SmartGate

Added 28 April 2015

"Out with the old; in with the new." seems to be the mantra of the travel industry these days. Airlines, airports, hotels and rental car servicesRead more...

 

 


The Airport Where You Can Sprint To The Boarding Gates

The Airport Where You Can Sprint To The Boarding Gates

Added 28 April 2015

Did Tokyo officials have passengers' mad sprints to the boarding gates in mind when they laid these running tracks? Read more...

 

 


5 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Air Time

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Air Time

Added 27 April 2015

We've certainly done well at cutting down on flight times over the last forty years, but travelling can still consume a significant chunk of your day. Read more...

 

 


Dubai Biz Travellers Soak Up The Sun And Souq

Dubai Biz Travellers Soak Up The Sun And Souq

Added 27 April 2015

If you're visiting Dubai for a long stopover or business trip, be sure to leave a little space in your bag for a bathing suit, flip-flops and souvenirs. Read more...

 

 


Implementing Travel Policy With FCBT

Implementing Travel Policy With FCBT

Added 24 April 2015

Corporate travel is a complex entity. Going far beyond flights and hotels, travelling for work involves a number of processes that range from bookings Read more...

 

 


Turn Your Long-Haul Flight Into A Personal Spa

Turn Your Long-Haul Flight Into A Personal Spa

Added 24 April 2015

There's nothing like a 15-hour flight to make you feel the full effects of aging 15 hours (or years). Cramped seats, dry air, noisy and nosy neighbours.Read more...

 

 


The Ins And Outs Of Travel Insurance For Business Travellers

The Ins And Outs Of Travel Insurance For Business Travellers

Added 23 April 2015

Like leisure travel, you should never travel for work without proper insurance cover. In fact, if you have employees that travel for work, a corporate Read more...

 

 


Uber's Popularity Surges; Business Travellers Avoiding Taxis

Uber's Popularity Surges; Business Travellers Avoiding Taxis

Added 23 April 2015

Business travellers are bypassing the taxi queue with greater frequency, choosing instead ride-hailing services like Uber Technologies. Read more...

 

 


Frequent Flyers: Avoid These Mistakes To Get The Most Out Of Your Membership

Frequent Flyers: Avoid These Mistakes To Get The Most Out Of Your Membership

Added 22 April 2015

Frequent Flyer Points are often hard earned and should be well spent. After all that effort in accumulating them, you want to make sure Read more...

 

 


Korean Barbecue, Karaoke For Biz Travellers To NYC

Korean Barbecue, Karaoke For Biz Travellers To NYC

Added 22 April 2015

That makes it easy for business travellers to squeeze a little sightseeing in after a day of meetings. Take in a Broadway show and late dinner Read more...

 

 


Hobart's Best Business Hotels

Hobart's Best Business Hotels

Added 21 April 2015

Captivating mainlanders and international visitors far and wide, the Apple Isle has been catapulted onto the world stage with its cabinet of curiosities Read more...

 

 


The Maths Of Missing your Flight

The Maths Of Missing Your Flight

Added 21 April 2015

With $40 to spend , I could have bought a one-way Ryanair flight from Stansted to Aarhus in a fortnight, and still had a penny change. Read more...

 

 


Be A Business Travel Success Story: How To Avoid Some Common Mistakes On The Road

Be A Business Travel Success Story: How To Avoid Some Common Mistakes On The Road

Added 20 April 2015

Learning and travelling go hand in hand. Business travel is no exception. Every time you board the plane in the name or work, the possibilities Read more...

 

 


Skip Check-in; Latest Hotel Room Key Is Your Phone

Skip Check-in; Latest Hotel Room Key Is Your Phone

Added 20 April 2015

Hotels don't want guests to have to linger at the front desk - or even stop by at all. New programs are helping speed Read more...

 

 


In-Flight Menus: Which Airlines Are Kicking Goals?

In-Flight Menus: Which Airlines Are Kicking Goals?

Added 17 April 2015

Flying around our country for work? Here’s what to expect if you need to fuel up before you land.Read more...

 

 

 


Plane Cabins Are About To Get Even More Cramped?

Plane Cabins Are About To Get Even More Cramped

Added 17 April 2015

Air passengers in the 21st century are accustomed to a relative lack of space when it comes to journeys in theRead more...

 

 

 


 

Business Class: Profiling Cabins Flying Out Of Australia

Business Class: Profiling Cabins Flying Out Of Australia

Added 16 April 2015

Qantas debuted its new First Class Lounge inside the new $2 billion Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on December 18 Read more...

 

 

 


Bleisure Bits: Tackling The Morning Jog On A Business Trip

Bleisure Bits: Tackling The Morning Jog On A Business Trip

Added 16 April 2015

It's hard to stick to fitness goals on a business trip. Jet lag, dining out and packed schedules can disrupt diets, sleep and exercise routines. Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In Sydney

Stopover Guidee: 24-Hours In Sydney

Added 15 April 2015

Sydney really is a show-off — it’s got the best of the city and the sand within an arm’s reach; it’s home to award winning bartenders Read more...

 

 


The World's Most Expensive Cities For Business Travel

The World's Most Expensive Cities For Business Travel

Added 15 April 2015

Companies sending employees on work trips to London should be prepared to spend hundreds of pounds per person each day Read more...

 

 


How To Decide On The Best Carry-On Luggage For You

How To Decide On The Best Carry-On Luggage For You

Added 14 April 2015

Perfectly packing a bag for a business trip is an art form. It’s a coveted skill that many aspire to and it all starts with the right bag. Read more...

 

 


Praise For The Airport That Never Loses Your Luggage

Praise For The Airport That Never Loses Your Luggage

Added 14 April 2015

New rankings reveal there is an airport that has not lost a passenger's bag since it opened in 1994. Read more...

 

 

 


Perth's Best Business Hotels

Perth's Best Business Hotels

Added 13 April 2015

If business is taking you to Perth for a meeting or two, there's no need to suffer through sub-par business hotels while you're on the road.Read more...

 

 


The Formula For The Perfect Flight

The Formula For The Perfect Flight

Added 13 April 2015

A mathematical formula has been devised to calculate what makes the perfect flight. Ignoring for a second the fact Read more...

 

 


Entertainment To Go – 5 Series To Binge Watch

Entertainment To Go – 5 Series To Binge Watch

Added 10 April 2015

A mathematical formula has been devised to calculate what makes the perfect flight. Ignoring for a second the fact Read more...

 

 


A Prediction For Air Travel In 2024

A Prediction For Air Travel In 2024

Added 10 April 2015

Holographic airport staff, zen airports with waterfalls, yoga classes and no more check-in desks are among some of the predictions made in a report Read more...

 

 


9 Ways Millennials Are Changing Business Travel

9 Ways Millennials Are Changing Business Travel

Added 9 April 2015

The face of business travel is changing. The Baby Boomers are nearing the end of their time in the workforce as Millennials begin to take over. Read more...

 

 


Ryanair Planning To Offer Flights Between Europe And The US

Ryanair Planning To Offer Flights Between Europe And The US

Added 9 April 2015

Ryanair is launching transatlantic flights, which it claims could have fares as low £10 (A$20), as part of an ambitious five-year growth strategy. Read more...

 

 


Anticipation Mounts Ahead Of Rugby World Cup 2015

Anticipation Mounts Ahead Of Rugby World Cup 2015

Added 8 April 2015

Rugby World Cup 2015 is less than six months away, with the tournament already attracting unprecedented attention from rugby aficionados. Read more...

 

 


Air Canada To Launch New Apple Watch App This Month

Air Canada To Launch New Apple Watch App This Month

Added 8 April 2015

Air Canada has become the latest carrier to unveil an app for Apple Watch that will allow travellers to check their flight status and boarding Read more...

 

 


5 Benefits Of Working With A Travel Manager

5 Benefits Of Working With A Travel Manager

Added 7 April 2015

What if we told you that there's a way to ease the burden of booking your corporate travel? Not just when it comes to booking flights and hotels Read more...

 

 


The 13 Inventions Travellers Really Need (And May Never Get)

The 13 Inventions Travellers Really Need (And May Never Get)

Added 7 April 2015

With sales of the Knee Defender - the gadget that protects you from reclining plane seats - on the up, here are 13 other inventions or innovations Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In London

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In London

Added 2 April 2015

Stopping over in London? Flight Centre Business Travel has all the essential ingredients to ensure your visit to the Capital doesn’t skip a beat. Read more...

 

 


Airports Begin Using Retro Arcade Games To Collect Spare Change

Airports Begin Using Retro Arcade Games To Collect Spare Change

Added 2 April 2015

Two of Sweden’s largest airports have come up with the perfect solution to get rid of holiday change. Passengers arriving at Stockholm Arlanda Read more...

 

 


Scale New Heights With Corporate Events

Scale New Heights With Corporate Events

Added 1 April 2015

The Sydney Bridge Climb recently announced new corporate packages available to businesses looking to build team morale with something unique Read more...

 

 


Upp – A Fuel Cell-Powered Battery Charger

Upp – A Fuel Cell-Powered Battery Charger

Added 1 April 2015

The potentially revolutionary device uses hydrogen to create electricity for powering everything from smartphones to games consoles. Read more...

 

 


The Complete Guide To Rental Car Insurance

The Complete Guide To Rental Car Insurance

Added 1 April 2015

Those that travel for work have more than likely found themselves standing at the rental car counter, eye-to-eye with a clerk when this Read more...

 

 


Russian Superhighway Could Connect London To New York

Russian Superhighway Could Connect London To New York

Added 31 March 2015

Russia has unveiled ambitious plans to build a superhighway that, in theory, could make it possible to drive from London on one end to New York Read more...

 

 


Taking The Mystery Out Of New Upgrade Bidding Systems

Taking The Mystery Out Of New Upgrade Bidding Systems

Added 31 March 2015

If you've always wanted to fly first or business class for work but haven't quite managed to squeeze it into the budget, the new upgrade bidding Read more...

 

 


Eurostar Revenues Boosted By Business Travellers

Eurostar Revenues Boosted By Business Travellers

Added 30 March 2015

Cross-Channel service saw an increase of one per cent from last year. Rising numbers of business travellers Read more...

 

 


In-Transit Eating: Which Airports Do It Well?

In-Transit Eating: Which Airports Do It Well?

Added 27 March 2015

Let's face it. We've all been there; bounding through the airport before a long-haul flight, searching for some sustenance that doesn't involve Read more...

 

 


The Best Holiday Packing Apps

The Best Holiday Packing Apps

Added 27 March 2015

Do you need an app to help you manage what to pack for business or holiday travel? Telegraph Travel rates some of the available applications Read more...

 

 


Google Vs Uber: The Battle For The Self Driving Car

Google Vs Uber: The Battle For The Self Driving Car

Added 26 March 2015

Remember when the view of the future was all about flying cars and robot housekeepers? While we haven’t quite met the vision of the Jetsons in Read more...

 

 


New Era Of Air Travel On The Horizon With Ultra-Low-Budget Airlines

New Era Of Air Travel On The Horizon With Ultra-Low-Budget Airlines

Added 26 March 2015

A major shake-up in the airline industry is on the horizon, with the launch of yet another air carrier that will offer long-haul routes from Europe to Asia Read more...

 

 


Adelaide's Hottest Business Hotels

Adelaide's Hottest Business Hotels

Added 25 March 2015

Heading to Adelaide for a big business meeting? Finding the right hotel can go a long way in making sure your stay goes off without a hitch. Read more...

 

 


Singapore Airport To Get Indoor Rainforest And World's Tallest Indoor Waterfall

Singapore Airport To Get Indoor Rainforest And World's Tallest Indoor Waterfall

Added 25 March 2015

An indoor living forest of trees, plants, ferns and shrubs that spans five levels. The world’s tallest indoor waterfall. Walking trails and gardens. Read more...

 

 


Top Global Destinations To Mix Work And Play

Top Global Destinations To Mix Work And Play

Added 24 March 2015

ll work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" wrote Steven King's antagonist Jack in The Shining. I'm not saying working too hard will make Read more...

 

 


From Boarding Passes To Wearables: A Smarter Way To Travel

From Boarding Passes To Wearables: A Smarter Way To Travel

Added 24 March 2015

From on-the-spot translation to digital room keys and wireless payments, the travel and hospitality industry has really started to embraceRead more...

 

 


What's The Difference Between Non-Stop, Direct And Connecting Flights?

What's The Difference Between Non-Stop, Direct And Connecting Flights?

Added 23 March 2015

Do you know the difference between a non-stop and connecting flight? What if we throw a direct flight into the mix? Read more...

 

 


Ryanair Approves Plans For Transatlantic Flights

Ryanair Approves Plans For Transatlantic Flights

Added 23 March 2015

Irish no-frills airline Ryanair has confirmed its board has approved plans to start flying low-cost transatlantic routes in the next five years. Read more...

 

 


Premium Economy: Profiling The Best Cabins In The Air

Premium Economy: Profiling The Best Cabins In The Air

Added 20 March 2015

Bridging the gap between economy and business class, Premium Economy has fast become a popular choice for travellers, especially among Read more...

 

 


How And Where You Can Voluntarily Check Into A Digital Detox Vacation

How And Where You Can Voluntarily Check Into A Digital Detox Vacation

Added 20 March 2015

In a sign of the times, digital detox vacations are growing increasingly popular among travellers who are recognizing the need Read more...

 

 


Qantas App For Apple Watch

Qantas App For Apple Watch

Added 20 March 2015

The tech world has been abuzz with excitement over the Apple Watch since it was announced all those months ago. Now with the Australian Read more...

 

 


How Hotel Labs Are Changing The Face Of Business Travel

How Hotel Labs Are Changing The Face Of Business Travel

Added 20 March 2015

In a sign of the times, digital detox vacations are growing increasingly popular among travellers who are recognizing the need Read more...

 

 


Helsinki Airport First In Europe To Offer Sleep Pods

Helsinki Airport First In Europe To Offer Sleep Pods

Added 19 March 2015

After first rolling out in the Middle East, sleeping pods that serve as self-contained cocoons for weary travellers have launched at Helsinki Read more...

 

 


Lounging In Style: Top Airport Lounges

Lounging In Style: Top Airport Lounges

Added 18 March 2015

It's not often that you'll find 'lounging' and 'airport' in the same sentence. While historically portrayed as a stressful rush to get to your gate, Read more...

 

 


Should I Buy Car Hire Excess Insurance?

Should I Buy Car Hire Excess Insurance?

Added 18 March 2015

Nick Trend, consumer travel expert, advises a reader on excess insurance policies for holiday hire cars. Read more...

 

 


Top Tips For Staying Healthy On The Road

Top Tips For Staying Healthy On The Road

Added 17 March 2015

When you’re travelling for business it’s easy to make poor decisions when it comes to diet and exercise. Time zones can wreak havoc on your body Read more...

 

 


Apple Watch: The Apps That Will Appeal To Travellers

Apple Watch: The Apps That Will Appeal To Travellers

Added 17 March 2015

With the new Apple Watch on sale in April, airlines and travel booking websites are developing apps that aim to make travellers’ lives easier. Read more...

 

 


Insider Tips On How To Score An Upgrade

Insider Tips On How To Score An Upgrade

Added 16 March 2015

The holy grail of business travel is the ever-elusive upgrade. Whether it’s a seat in business class or a room with a view when you land, an unexpected upgrade is always an appreciated surprise Read more...

 

 


Qatar Airways Flies Into The Hotel Business

Qatar Airways Flies Into The Hotel Business

Added 16 March 2015

The Arab country's national airline is looking to add four hotels alongside its 147-strong fleet of aircraft.Qatar Airlines is in negotiations to buy three hotels situated Read more...

 

 


The Best Ways To Use Frequent Flyer Points

The Best Ways To Use Frequent Flyer Points

Added 13 March 2015

If you have a load of Frequent Flyer points burning a hole in your pocket, it's tempting to go on a spending spree. But before you cash Read more...

 

 


What Are The Best Airports For Sleeping?

What Are The Best Airports For Sleeping?

Added 13 March 2015

If your flight itinerary involves a long airport layover, a new guide has been released that sheds light on the best airports for whiling away your Read more...

 

 


5 Things Flight Centre Business Travel Can Help You With Besides Flights

5 Things Flight Centre Business Travel Can Help You With Besides Flights

Added 12 March 2015

There's no doubt that Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT) can assist when it comes time to book flights for your next stint on the road. Read more...

 

 


Beijing Issues Wearable Transit Cards

Beijing Issues Wearable Transit Cards

Added 12 March 2015

Wearable technology has arrived for Beijing commuters in the form of a wrist strap that doubles as a transit card and health monitor. Read more...

 

 


Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In New York City

Stopover Guide: 24-Hours In New York City

Added 11 March 2015

New York, New York; it's unmistakable. The city is a global powerhouse and absolutely brimming with culture, arts, fashion and culinary appeal. Read more...

 

 


Travel Luggage: The Journey From Canvas Rucksack To Carry-On Capsules

Travel Luggage: The Journey From Canvas Rucksack To Carry-On Capsules

Added 11 March 2015

You know "luggage" is important because of its metaphors. The kind we carry is the vast back catalogue of memories (often guilty), beliefs, Read more...

 

 


The Best Places To Stay In Brisbane On Business

The Best Places To Stay In Brisbane On Business

Added 10 March 2015

The ol' work trip doesn't need to mean long nights slaving away at your hot desk because you can't bear the thought of returning to a stuffy hotel Read more...

 

 


Wastberg Unveils Hybrid Lamp-Charger For Light On The Go

Wastberg Unveils Hybrid Lamp Charger For Light On The Go

Added 10 March 2015

Swedish lighting designer Wastberg is set to unveil a hybrid lamp and power outlet. "Industrial Facility W152" is a modern monochrome lighting piece Read more...

 

 


The Best Technology In The Skies

The Best Technology In The Skies

Added 9 March 2015

As technology seeps into every aspect of our lives, more and more passengers are basing their travel choices on whether or not they can plug in. Read more...

 

 


New York Named World's Most Expensive City For Hotels

New York Named World's Most Expensive City For Hotels

Added 9 March 2015

As in the previous year, global hotel prices continued to rise in 2014, led by a particularly significant increase in North America. As a result, Read more...

 

 


Roam The Right Way: Top Global Roaming Options

Roam The Right Way: Top Global Roaming Options

Added 6 March 2015

It’s a common problem all travellers face: how to travel with your Smartphone without racking up hundreds, sometimes thousands of Read more...

 

 


Odds Of Getting Wifi Highest On Virgin America And Delta

Odds Of Getting Wifi Highest On Virgin America And Delta

Added 6 March 2015

Virgin America and Delta Air Lines have emerged the leaders in the race to bring wireless connectivity to the skies, according to a new Read more...

 

 


Why Flying With Qantas Just Got Better

Why Flying With Qantas Just Got Better

Added 5 March 2015

Qantas has introduced several improvements to the economy flying experience recently for both domestic and international flights. International Read more...

 

 


London To Extend 24-hour Tube Service To Much Of Rail Network

London To Extend 24-hour Tube Service To Much Of Rail Network

Added 5 March 2015

London has announced plans to expand its all-night Tube service to much of London’s rail network including the Overground Read more...

 

 


9 Essential Items For Business Travellers

9 Essential Items For Business Travellers

Added 4 March 2015

The more you travel, the more you begin to notice what convenient items other travellers pack into their bags. However, you don't have to leave Read more...

 

 


easyJet Loosens Baggage Allowance For Plus Members

easyJet Loosens Baggage Allowance For Plus Members

Added 4 march 2015

At a time when more and more airlines are slapping on baggage fees and eliminating allowances, low-budget carrier easyJet has announced Read more...

 

 


Qantas Expands Brisbane To Tokyo Route

Qantas Expands Brisbane To Tokyo Route

Added 3 March 2015

Qantas Airlines have been on a mission to improve services across the board. From plans to reach out to younger demographics with their new Read more...

 

 


McDonald's To Roll Out Wireless Smartphone Charging In The UK

McDonald's To Roll Out Wireless Smartphone Charging In The UK

Added 3 March 2015

The McDonalds fast food chain is installing 600 charging hotspots in 50 of its British restaurants meaning that anyone with a compatible smartphone Read more...

 

 


How To Triple Your Frequent Flyer Points With SmartSTAY & SmartDRIVE

How To Triple Your Frequent Flyer Points With SmartSTAY & SmartDRIVE

Added 3 March 2015

One of the benefits of travelling for work is the opportunity to rack up frequent flyer miles. With the right points program for your business, you can Read more...

 

 


Travel Tech Trends: Save Your Budget And Tap Into An App

Travel Tech Trends: Save Your Budget And Tap Into An App

Added 2 March 2015

The sun has set on 2014, so our thoughts now turn to the year ahead and all it might reveal. Predictions can be a dangerous thing, Read more...

 

 


Qantas Club Asks Members To Scrub Up

Qantas Club Asks Members To Scrub Up

Added 2 March 2015

On your way to a Qantas Club? You had better spruce up because the airline's style brigade is on alert. From April 1 (no joke), Qantas will be more Read more...

 

 


Value Hotel Brand Set To Open In Dubai

Value Hotel Brand Set To Open In Dubai

Added 27 February 2015

A new hotel brand is set to open in the glittering city of Dubai to fill the conspicuous void of budget, value hotels.Called Rove Hotels, the Read more...

 

 


Stop Over Guide: 24-Hours In Singapore

Stop Over Guide: 24-Hours In Singapore

Added 26 February 2015

Heading to Europe and dreading the long flight? There is no doubt that the Australia to Europe leg is one of the toughest on the body. I find it tiring and at times uncomfortable. Read more...

 

 


Pill Could Make Jet Lag A Thing Of The Past

Pill Could Make Jet Lag A Thing Of The Past

Added 26 February 2015

Resetting the circadian rhythm, what's also known as the body's internal clock, could soon be a simple question of taking a pill, according to researchers at McGill University in Canada. Read more...

 

 


5 Ways Flight Centre Business Travel Can Streamline Your Back Office

5 Ways Flight Centre Business Travel Can Streamline Your Back Office

Added 25 February 2015

Those that travel for business can attest to the fact that a lot goes into planning and booking. Before you even hit the road, a number of processes occur in the back end Read more...

 

 


The Joys and Perils of 24-Hour Room Service

The Joys and Perils of 24-Hour Room Service

Added 25 February 2015

Room service, like river swimming, is a pastime best left to the day-time. In the lighted hours, the thin, lemony voiced policeman in your head will prevent you from Read more...

 

 


Corporate Comfort: Melbourne's Best Business Hotels

Corporate Comfort: Melbourne's Best Business Hotels

Added 24 February 2015

The average business traveller today expects a little more than filtered coffee and stale pastries in fluorescent-lit boardrooms. Read more...

 

 


Google Translate App: Will It Breakdown Language Barriers?

Google Translate App: Will It Breakdown Language Barriers

Added 24 February 2015

Google is hoping its Translate app will break down the language barrier once and for all, with the addition of a voice-translation mode. Read more...

 

 


13 Must-Have Apps For Business Travellers

13 Must-Have Apps For Business Travellers

Added 23 February 2015

When you're travelling around the world on business you don't always have time to smell the flowers and you definitely don't want to be wasting minutes on dealing with life's inefficiencies.Read more...

 

 


New Vision of London: Underground Cycling Paths

New Vision of London: Underground Cycling Paths

Added 23 February 2015

A proposal to transform abandoned tunnels in London into a network of subterranean cycling paths and retail spaces is the latest urban planning scheme to recognize the potential of the world beneath our feet. Read more...

 

 


Mixing Business With Pleasure: Sydney's Best Business Hotels

Mixing Business With Pleasure: Sydney's Best Business Hotels

Added 20 February 2015

For some, travelling is the most exciting part of their work week but for many, it's the bane of their existence. It needn't be the latter. Read more...

 

 


Meet Bundii: Your Four-Wheel Friend Of The Future

Meet Bundii: Your Four-Wheel Friend Of The Future

Added 20 February 2015

Swiss automotive design company Rinspeed is planning something very special for the Geneva Motor show – its vision for the car of the future. Read more...

 

 


Record 3.3bn Air Passengers Flew Last Year: IATA

Record 3.3bn Air Passengers Flew Last Year: IATA

Added 19 February 2015

A record 3.3 billion passengers boarded planes last year, marking a jump of some 170 million passengers from 2013, the International Read more...

 

 


Economy Class: Profiling Airlines Flying Out Of Australia

Economy Class: Profiling Airlines Flying Out Of Australia

Added 18 February 2015

For Australians flying overseas, it seems there's never been a wider choice of airlines to choose from. With greater competition, many airlines have responded Read more...

 

 


Passengers On JetBlue Can Now Pay For Snacks With Apple Pay

Passengers On JetBlue Can Now Pay For Snacks With Apple Pay

Added 18 February 2015

JetBlue has laid claim to being the first US carrier to accept Apple Pay onboard its aircrafts. That means that passengers who own Read more...

 

 


De-Stress Business Travel With These Travel Hacks

De-Stress Business Travel With These Travel Hacks

Added 17 February 2015

Travel hack. Defined as a step that frequent flyers can take to make things easier and faster, these are simple tips that have the potential to make your travel life infinitely better. Read more...

 

 


Travelodge Books In For $2.5bn Expansion

Travelodge Books In For $2.5bn Expansion

Added 17 February 2015

Budget hotel chain Travelodge is planning to capitalise on the UK’s growing appetite for cheap stayovers with a $2.5bn expansion program this year that will target Read more...

 

 


How To Avoid Jet Lag

How To Avoid Jet Lag

Added 16 February 2015

If you frequently travel across time zones for business, chances are you've suffered through a bought of jet lag. It can sneak up without warning, turning your business trip into an excruciating test of endurance. Read more...

 

 


Hotel Rooms of the Future

Hotel Rooms of the Future

Added 16 February 2015

In 10 years' time, hotel guests will don sleep suits that can monitor blood pressure and glucose levels and lay their head on smart pillows that can provide head and neck massages. Read more...

 

 


How the In-Flight Experience Will Change in 10 Years

How the In-Flight Experience Will Change in 10 Years

Added 13 February 2015

In-flight chats with holographic projections of your spouse or child, and airplane seats that conform to your body size and come with personalized climate control are among Read more...

 

 


How To Pack A Carry-On Like A Pro

How To Pack A Carry-On Like A Pro

Added 13 February 2015

Those that travel frequently for work can certainly appreciate the value of a well-packed carry-on. Zipping through check-in by skipping the back-drop line is one of the best ways to save valuable time in departing. Read more...

 

 


Executive Style at Hilton Surfers Paradise

Executive Style at Hilton Surfers Paradise

Added 12 Feburary 2015

Watching the foamy swell rhythmically push its way to the shore, jet-skis skimming along the canals, and spying others admiring the same views from their hotel balconies, you realise this is what the Gold Coast fuss is all about. Read more...

 

 


The Top 20 Airports and Airlines That Will have You Arrive On Time

The Top 20 Airports and Airlines That Will have You Arrive On Time

Added 12 February 2015

Flying the flagship carrier of Latvia and transiting through Munich Airport is the best way to ensure your on-time arrival, suggest the results of a new report that ranks the best Read more...

 

 


Frequent Flyer Programs For Australian Businesses

Frequent Flyer Programs For Australian Businesses

Added 11 February 2015

Flight Centre Business Travel is all about the small to medium business traveller, and one of our biggest areas of expertise is Frequent Flyer programs in the business space. Read more...

 

 


The Best Airlines for Long-Haul Economy Class Flights: Etihad & Qatar

The Best Airlines for Long-Haul Economy Class Flights: Etihad & Qatar

Added 11 February 2015

In what comes as, perhaps, no surprise, airlines from the Middle East have been named the best carriers for long-haul economy class flights. Read more...

 

 


The Layover: 6 Airports That Will Keep You Entertained

The Layover: 6 Airports That Will Keep You Entertained

Added 10 February 2015

The dreaded layover. Striking fear into the hearts of the most seasoned of business travellers, it's normally seen as a colossal waste of time. This is especially true Read more...

 

 


South Korean Hotels Offer Best Quality Wifi

South Korean Hotels Offer Best Quality Wifi

Added 10 February 2015

When it comes to high-speed, reliable Wifi connectivity, the hotel industry in South Korea has emerged as the world leader in a new ranking that looks at the best Read more...

 

 


Travel Smart: A Guide to SmartSTAY & SmartDRIVE

Travel Smart: A Guide to SmartSTAY & SmartDRIVE

Added 09 February 2015

The struggle of de-stressing business travel just got that much easier as Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT) continues to offer innovative solutions. This includes Read more...

 

 


Virgin Hotels Opens Inaugural Property

Virgin Hotels Opens Inaugural Property

Added 09 February 2015

Flashy business tycoon Sir Richard Branson has opened the doors to his first Virgin Hotels property in Chicago. The new brand aims to attract young, creative, connected travelers with the promise of free Wifi Read more...

 

 


4 Ways Flight Centre Business Travel Will Save You Money

4 Ways Flight Centre Business Travel Will Save You Money

Added 9 February 2015

Organising your business trip through Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT) isn't time consuming, expensive or hands on. In fact, we take all responsibility, ensuring your travel goes off without a hitch Read more...

 

 


10 of the Best Airport Hotels in the World

10 of the Best Airport Hotels in the World

Added 20 January 2015

It’s doubtful anyone has ever opted to stay at an airport hotel for the pleasure of it – apart from the odd plane spotter or two. Read more...

 

 


Hyatt Place: Perfect for Business Travellers

Hyatt Place: Perfect For Business Travellers

Added 20 January 2015

For those that regularly hit the road in the name of business, a sleek and modern home away from home is a must. Read more...

 

 


Stop Over Guide: 24 Hours in Hong Kong

Stop Over Guide: 24 Hours in Hong Kong

Added 20 January 2015

The beauty of a stopover in Hong Kong is the city’s amazing accessibility. The Hong Kong Airport Express can whisk you from the airfield to Central station Read more...

 

 


Frequent Flyer News: Emirates Reduces Qantas Points & Upgrades

Frequent Flyer News: Emirates Reduces Qantas Points & Upgrades

Added 15 January 2015

It will soon be a little harder to earn those Qantas Frequent Flyer points on Emirates. The Middle Eastern carrier has announced that from 1 February 2015 Read more...