work and leisure travel

The Rising Popularity of Blending Work and Leisure Travel

You can finally stop worrying about whether you have achieved the perfect work-life balance. According to National Car Rental’s third annual State of Business Travel survey, 67% of respondents try to keep their work and personal lives separate, but 65% don’t think that goal is attainable. In fact, more than half of the participants admit...

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A Hospitality Entrepreneur Changing How Travelers See the World

Ramon Ray spoke to many women during his time at the Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network in Singapore. Many have created businesses that are changing industries and even the world. Aditi Balbir and her business, V Resorts, are no different.  Aditi Balbir is changing the game of how small hotels and resorts can source and manage...

Airbnb and Business Travel – 5 Tips To Doing It Right

Recent data shows that more and more travelers who work for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are finding a place to stay on business trips at Airbnb. Here’s what’s happening, why it works, and some tips to make the most out of your stay during business travel. Still strong growth While growth in demand is...

How Travel Can Help You Become a Better Entrepreneur

How Traveling Can Help You Become a Better Entrepreneur

Travelers are usually courageous, adventurous, have impeccable social skills, and a malleable, creative mind. It just so happens that these are also a few cornerstones that build a strong entrepreneur. Did you know that many of the characteristics that make you a smarter globetrotter will help your professional life? Yes, travel is a fun pastime,...

work and leisure travel

The Best Tips, Tools and Tech to Make Business Travel More Productive and Stress Free

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] You really, really need to work during your trip. Your destination is only an hour away, so you only have that much time to put the finishing touches on your client presentation and notes. But you're exhausted, your laptop battery is dead and you're not even sure if your next stop has...

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles: 3 Apps to Help Track Your Business Travel Expenses

Planes, Trains & Automobiles: 3 Apps to Help Track Your Business Travel Expenses Nearly $500 billion is spent on business travel annually in the United States according to the most recent figures gathered by the Global Business Travel Association. The same study found that more than 452 million business trips were taken in 2012 alone and that number was...

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Your Transformation Conference Upgrade your mindset and be a better leader in your business and your life! Being a better leader means you're first a better leader to YOURSELF. Then you're able to lead other people. Then you're ready to transform your business. Your Transformation Conference brings together the business owners, thought leaders and personal development experts...

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Preparing to Scale – Technology Key to Growth for Small Businesses

Entrepreneurs are passionate about the growth of their companies. They wear many hats as they scale their business, from CEO and CIO to finance manager. Many in their early start-up days personally handle a huge variety of time-consuming tasks, including approving expense reports and manually issuing checks. Preparing to Scale  Between the third and fifth year...

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