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How to Beat Stress When Traveling on Business

How to Beat Stress When Traveling on Business

by Laura Miller, for CNN | Traveling for business presents particular dangers of a stress overload, according to experts, but there are ways to take the strain out of country-hopping. Missing out on sleep, working non-stop on the plane or train, and eating unhealthy foods are all common habits of the business traveler lifestyle. With some employers looking to cut travel costs, business class tickets can also be bumped down to ...

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Innovation: Smart Luggage

Innovation: Smart Luggage

via The Week | Airbus is developing a new “smart luggage” product that will help link travelers with their bags, said James O’Toole at CNN.com. Working with luggage-maker Rimowa, the jet manufacturer has developed a device called Bag2Go, which features a radio-frequency identification chip and GPS technology to help owners track their luggage in transit. While Bag2Go is still in the prototype stage, Airbus plans to license the technology to airlines, allowing the ...

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8 Best Hotel Gyms in the World

8 Best Hotel Gyms in the World

via Executive Travel Magazine | We’re not just talking about spa resorts. Urban, business-minded hotels are rocking the fitness market. “Gone are the days of a couple of old treadmills in the basement,” says Jason Friedman, general manager at The Siam, one of central Bangkok’s newest boutique properties. “We know that the size and quality of fitness facilities are a prominent factor in the decision-making matrix of hotel guests.” The Houstonian ...

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Qantas Puts World’s Largest Plane on Longest Route

Qantas Puts World’s Largest Plane on Longest Route

by David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer | Associated Press | FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Qantas is putting the world’s biggest passenger plane on the world’s longest airline route. A Qantas Airbus A380 touched down Monday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport about 15 hours after leaving Sydney, Australia, on the 8,578-mile journey. The double-deck, four-engine jet was greeted with a water-cannon salute, then taxied to a two-story gate that was configured just for ...

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Laid-Back Dining Comes to Hong Kong with The Woods

Laid-Back Dining Comes to Hong Kong with The Woods

via HK Tatler Dining | A bustling locale is a novelty most Hollywood Road bars sit and ride on but watering hole rookie The Woods is coasting a mile and a half ahead of the pack with more than just a golden address. The new concept bar makes drinking a tasteful art, taking patrons on a sensorial adventure that begins as soon as they descend down a narrow staircase and slip ...

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How to Pack a Wrinkle-free Suit for Business Travel

How to Pack a Wrinkle-free Suit for Business Travel

by Mimi Lombardo | via Travel&Leisure | Q: I don’t want to schlep a garment bag on business trips. How should I pack a suit in my carry-on? —Bruce Saber, New York, N.Y. A: Our six-step method, below, keeps creases at bay for a smooth arrival. To release any remaining rumples, use that old trick: hang the ensemble in the bathroom while showering—the steam will work wonders. 1. Hold the jacket facing away from you. ...

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Asian Hotels and Restaurants Top TripAdvisor List of Most-Awarded

Asian Hotels and Restaurants Top TripAdvisor List of Most-Awarded

TripAdvisor has released a list of Asian countries with the most award-winning hotels and restaurants. India boasts bragging rights to being home to the highest number of top-rated restaurants and hotels in Asia, according to users of the largest travel review website in the world. After tallying up the number of hospitality businesses with the largest number of Certificate of Excellence awards in each country, the number crunchers over at ...

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Mauritius: A Paradise of Fine Beaches, Great Hotels and More!

Mauritius: A Paradise of Fine Beaches, Great Hotels and More!

by Zoe Shenton | via Daily Mirror | Pull over! Pull over! I cried to the driver – who quite fancied himself as the next Lewis Hamilton – when a magical full moon, reflecting on the Indian Ocean, appeared from behind the tree-lined coast. Yet another unforgettable view. But look beyond the cliches about awe-inspiring moons, talcum powder white sandy beaches and cloudless skies and Mauritius has plenty more to ...

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Cruise Bargains for Sailing Around the Med

Cruise Bargains for Sailing Around the Med

by Marjorie Yue | Fred Olsen has just launched a new ‘Warmer Cruising’ programme for departures between October and March offering great value trips. Canny cruisers who are quick off the mark can reel in some great bargains just now and enjoy a late summer sailing round the Med. Or it’s the perfect time to snap up a good deal on a Canaries cruise to catch some winter sun. Fred Olsen has ...

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Top 7 Tourist Destinations in USA

Top 7 Tourist Destinations in USA

by Angel Jessica | USA is a big place and offers so many attractions for any visitor from around the world. The following are some the top tourist destinations that one cannot afford to miss while at USA. Yosemite National Park   This Park features an array of wonderful attractions. A tall and thunderous waterfall with rich vegetation underneath is awesome to watch. It is interesting how the water crushes ...

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The Boss of Kitchens Wows Makati City Biz Folks with Comfort Food

The Boss of Kitchens Wows Makati City Biz Folks with Comfort Food

by Homerun Nievera | Chef Bruce Lim — The Boss of Kitchens — opens a unique style of a restaurant, serving comfort food for the city’s business set. Rustique Restaurant, a collaboration with businessman Tony Boy Cojuangco,  serves comfort food from both Filipino and international faves — tweaked The Boss way, of course. Right in  the heart of Makati’s central business district (820 Arnaiz Avenue),  Rustique Kitchen, carries a relaxing ambience ...

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Top 5 Road Trip Destinations Around the World

Top 5 Road Trip Destinations Around the World

by Amy Williams | As the rainy season is upon us, we thought it would be the perfect time to help you get rid of that ‘rainy day boredom’ and explore some of the best road trip destinations around the world. From Australia to Namibia, these killer road trips make for some pretty good viewing for those who can’t take the time off for an actual getaway. They can also ...

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