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A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust.

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Managing a travel crisis

Practically Perfect PA

If your Executive travels regularly you will both be used to travel delays and disruptions, sometimes those delays are easy to manage and sometimes they are much bigger than expected and can cause chaos around the world. I was working as an Assistant when the Iceland Volcano erupted back in 2010 causing widespread travel disruptions around […].

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Business travel without the stress

Practically Perfect PA

Business travel can be a stressful experience. Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantUnfamiliar surroundings, time and performance pressures, networking in a second or third language, and a confused body clock all contribute to rising stress levels. We look at simple techniques that help you get the basics right, so you can keep stress to a minimum.

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Pros and Cons of Traveling by Car You Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Many people all over the world are fond of traveling. However, when you travel by car, you are your own boss on the road. In this article, we gathered the common pros and cons of traveling by car you should know. Pros of traveling by car. Cons of traveling by car.

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Your business travel tips

Practically Perfect PA

A few weeks ago I asked you to send in your best travel tips – and well loads of you did! Here are your business travel tips… Travel Apps . Sign yourself and your boss up for “Tripit Pro” travel App. Automated trip sharing ability – great for group/team travel. A single dashboard view of all travel – PA’s can see at a glance all travel plans made for their executive(s). Assist Travel.

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Are You Too Busy to Travel? 7 Reasons to Get Motivated and Start Travelling

Dumb Little Man

Travelling is an excellent way to experience new cultures and expand your horizons. Avid globetrotter Johnson Nguyen shares these traveling tips and hacks he’s picked up while traveling throughout the globe. If you are waiting for that perfect time to travel, it will likely never come. Today will always be the perfect day to travel. There are ways to make money specifically to travel. Travel Helps Decrease Stress & Anxiety.

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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. If you need more convincing, here is a list of all the benefits of traveling. One of the main benefits of travelling, especially to areas where your native language is not widely used, is that you learn how to communicate with all manner of different people. Traveling makes us temporarily disconnect with our normal routine and it helps us appreciate the people and things you have around.

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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. If you need more convincing, here is a list of all the benefits of traveling. One of the main benefits of travelling, especially to areas where your native language is not widely used, is that you learn how to communicate with all manner of different people. Traveling makes us temporarily disconnect with our normal routine and it helps us appreciate the people and things you have around.

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Traveling With A Guitar

Brilliantly Better

The post Traveling With A Guitar appeared first on Dragos Roua. Location Independence Travel & FunLast month I moved from Spain to Portugal. This move was different, in the sense that a new class of objects appeared in my otherwise pretty scarce inventory: guitars.

News from Assist Travel

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With Assist Travel just a few month’s away, I thought I would share everything that I have been working on behind the scenes. We really do have world-class speakers talking all thing business travel. Before I go into more detail on all that stuff, I thought I’d firstly refresh your memories and talk a little bit about why I think you should come along to Assist Travel. Why should you attend Assist Travel? The Assist Travel Programme.

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Guard against travel scams

Admin Pro Today

TravelThis content requires a subscription. PLEASE LOGIN. Email Address: Password: Forgot Password? |. Setup Username/Password. Subscribe today to get: The nation's premier newsletter for administrative professionals. Unlimited access to AdminProToday.com — updated daily! Skill-building online training, plus valuable forms, templates, skills assessments and more. Expert advice on office technology, business communication, workplace politics and personal development.

Launching Assist Travel

Practically Perfect PA

First up we have Assist Travel taking place on Friday 4th September 2015 from 10am to 4pm in London. Why should you attend Assist Travel? Choosing a supplier for your office is not easy, particuarly when it comes to business travel. Assistants have to navigate their corporate travel policy while ensuring their Executives have a smooth business trip while relying on suppliers to make that happen. Travel best practice. Travel technology. Travel trends.

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Top Helpful Hacks for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a frequent traveler for business or you’re lucky enough to take regular holidays, then you’ve probably had your fair share of travel nightmares. The travel aggregator site, Orbitz, has recently compiled a list of the top airports in the US based on key aspects, such as flight punctuality and percentage of canceled flights. It even scores points for those with lounge areas that have fast Wi-Fi connections which is ideal if your travel is business-related.

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Launching Assist Travel 2016

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Business travel was a pretty clear winner. From this Assist Travel was born. We ran our first conference and exhibition for business travel booking assistants last September and I’m very excited to announce that we will be running Assist Travel again this year. The aim of Assist Travel. The aims of Assist Travel are three fold. Firstly, to reduce the amount of money that you guys spend on business travel. Delegates at Assist Travel 2015.

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Slow Travel, VanLife and Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

Marriott's Taking Pause: How Slow Travel Is Changing the Way We Explore takes a look at the "slow travel" trend. Slow travel, which is considered an offshoot of the slow food movement , focuses on spending more time in fewer places.  

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How To Enjoy Traveling Solo

Dumb Little Man

“But, don’t you get lonely traveling solo?” Even on our best days, the thought of traveling solo either for a break or to start a life elsewhere can be daunting. However, traveling alone has some significant benefits, like pushing you outside of your comfort zone. Now, before you go ahead and fulfill your dreams, take a look at our tips on how to enjoy traveling solo. After all, this is your traveling experience. How To Travel

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Ultimate travel itinerary

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With Assist Travel coming up in September in London I wanted to share one of our most popular blogs with you – The Ultimate Travel Itinerary. A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Think about all the different bits of paper you have to keep with you – tickets, hotel details, travel guides. One of my directors travelled from Sydney to Tokyo on the same trip. Assist Travel.

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Backpackers vs. Glampackers: What Kind of Traveler Are You?

Dumb Little Man

Staycation, voluntourism, set-jetting—these are just some of the many travel buzzwords going around. Let’s start by getting a good grasp of these two distinct breeds of travelers. Backpackers are individuals who follow the low-cost and independent approach to traveling.

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Group booking… every travel manager’s nightmare!

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Your boss comes to you and tells you that you need to book the travel for 100 people for a Winter getaway, and it needs to be done by next week… eek! Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantWhere do you even start? Well, there are two options: 1. Book it yourself. You could always waste several hours searching multiple websites […].

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

Dumb Little Man

One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. Not only that it gets us that time off work, traveling greatly brings us excitement, joy, and to top all that, it is good for our mental state and well-being. Here are reasons why you should travel: Reinvent Yourself. Traveling enables your body to relax as it gives you greater joy and excitement when you discover new sceneries. Traveling takes you away from that stressful environment.

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Tips for Female Travelers (Safety and Bonus Travel Tips)

Office Dynamics

Women Traveling Alone Should Enjoy Themselves. Traveling alone has many benefits. I have been traveling for business for 25 years and 90% of the time, I travel alone. Most of my work as a female professional speaker and corporate trainer takes me across the United States with little international travel (by choice). While being on the road is tiring, stressful and can drive you crazy when you travel often for business, it can be exhilarating.

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The Paradox of Increasing Business Travel; Skift's 2020 Travel Trends

Small Business Labs

It covers the travel, dining, and wellness industries from a business perspective. The recently released their 10 Business Travel Trends for 2020. Travelers Demand an End-to-End Experience. Bleisure Travel is the New Black. Rethinking Corporate Travel Expenses.

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6 International Travel Tips You’ll Find Handy

Dumb Little Man

Exploring world-class destinations, learning about unique cultures, and treating your taste buds with delicious foods is what traveling is about. And the fun of traveling multiplies if you are flying to a foreign destination, more if that’s your first international trip. To help you prepare, here are some international travel tips you’ll find useful on your first vacation abroad. Know Your Travel Budget. See Also: 7 Ways To Save Money While Traveling.

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Travel Without the Tab

Office Dynamics

It’s awesome to be an administrative professional because you sometimes get to travel without the tab. . Often, assistants travel to attend their leader’s special team meetings; help with site visits in preparations for meetings; be involved in a major company event where you need to travel; attend corporate board meetings and more. During my 20 year career, I traveled to some places that were fun, interesting, exotic, and breathtaking.

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Internet Access While Traveling: Tips for Keeping Your Data Safe

Dumb Little Man

Are you tired of unreliable and painfully slow internet when traveling? Imagine spending your precious traveling time looking at a blank screen instead of enjoying the beautiful environment. To ensure you enjoy your internet access without worrying about your security while traveling, we have put together some really helpful tips. However, they will help in reducing your chance of being targeted and improve your internet access while traveling. How To Security Travel

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Ten tips for travelling Assistants

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Organising business travel can take up a big chunk of our time with most assistants booking complex travel on numerous occasions throughout the year. Here are my top ten tips for travelling assistants. Remember you are in control of the travel booking and can make decisions based on what you think is appropriate and will ease any awkward moments. If you travel frequently with your boss you should really have a company credit card for your expenses.

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10 Essential Vitamins for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

Frequent travels can take a toll on the body. Regardless of whether you are traveling first class or economy class, your body gets exposed to a lot of factors that can greatly weaken your immune system. The same issue arises when you’re traveling by land. If you like making trips to different places, here are the best vitamins for frequent travelers you need to have in your diet. This makes it one of the top vitamins for frequent travelers.

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So, Assist Travel happened… again!

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On Friday 9th September we held our second Assist Travel event at The Grange Tower Bridge and from the feedback we received it looks like everyone had a thoroughly good day. After spending quite a bit of time shaping the programme and finding the right speakers I was really pleased with the content which gave lots of practical support for assistants booking business travel. Stress Free Speedy Travel. Lara Morgan, Serial Entrepreneur and extensive business traveller.

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The Future of Business Travel and the Millennial Traveller

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At the recent Assist Travel event we were lucky to have Tae Lee, the founder and CEO of Travo talk to our delegates about the future of business travel and the millennial traveller. I just want to give you a bit more of an introduction to the video.here is what Tae covered in his session: A new generation of business travellers are quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with. So how should Assistants react to their Executives: Travelling more often.

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7 Ways to Control Your Business Travel Anxiety

Dumb Little Man

In one survey, 36 percent of employees admitted that “work-related travel makes them more stressed than usual”. While experiencing travel-related anxiety is totally normal, you shouldn’t let it affect your performance. Managing your travel anxiety on a business trip is not that too difficult. “Complete stress-free travel” is a nice slogan most travel companies promise. There are many things that can go wrong when you travel.

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Bucket List Travel: The Top 50 Places In The World In 2021

Forbes Leadership

A new study ranks the world's top bucket list travel experiences. ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Leadership /leadership ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Lifestyle /lifestyle Travel /travel leadership Lifestyle

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Do you need to write a travel management policy?

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Core Competencies Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual AssistantSome of the following scenarios will probably sound all too familiar to you in your current position: Your Executive Team and colleagues take the liberty of booking their flights and accommodation themselves without much thought for the time it takes to get a business trip organised.

Bleisure Travel Continues to Increase

Small Business Labs

We first reported on bleisure travel , which is the the blending of business and leisure travel, back in 2015.  The Word We Love to Hate is Gaining Popularity Across the Globe : according to new SAP Concur travel and expense data gathered between January 2017 and December 2017. million bleisure trips were taken by business travelers around the globe, making up 10% of total business trips.

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20 tools to help manage your Exec’s travel plans

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Just think how much time you spend organising travel for your Executive or your team? Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantIt’s a lot, right? Maybe 20% of your week? Maybe more? That time will be taken up by meticulously planning trips with the hope that nothing will go wrong while their Executive is away from the office. But from missed […].

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5 Important Tips Before Traveling Overseas

Dumb Little Man

Regardless of which country you are traveling to, there are things you can do and prepare to make the trip not only hassle-free but safe, too. To give you an idea, here’s the best international travel checklist you’ll ever need. Tip #1 Check Your Passport And Other Travel Documents. Before making any travel plans, you must first know where your passport is. Your passport should be valid for at least six months before you travel overseas. Featured Goals Travel

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Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks

Dumb Little Man

Here are 10 travel destinations that should absolutely be on every film lover’s bucket list: New Zealand. A walk along the southern bank of the river Seine will bring fans to the exact magical spot where Gil time-travelled back to the 1920s where the story really began. The post Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Fun TravelThere’s something quite magical about seeing filming locations with your very own eyes.

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Travel Itineraries

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A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Think about all the different bits of paper you have to keep with you – tickets, hotel details, travel guides. Well along with the usual stresses of travelling your boss also has to attend meetings and act professionally when in many cases they are dealing with jet lag and the continuous business activities back in the UK office. Happy travel planning, Nicky x.

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6 Ways Traveling Alone Makes You Stronger

Dumb Little Man

Solo travel is growing in popularity. In fact, the number of first-time travelers who choose to go solo has more than doubled in recent years. Despite that, solo travelers are still a niche minority as most travelers prefer to go in couples or groups. Traveling alone is a whole different experience. Here are six benefits you can get from traveling alone: You Learn to Rely on Yourself. There is no humility and openness like that of a well-traveled person.

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How To Stay Safe and Prevent Theft While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Traveling to a new state or country can be very exciting and relaxing at the same time. Here are a few ideas on how to stay safe while traveling abroad or even during a simple weekend getaway: Before You Leave, Protect Your Home. Safety while traveling begins at home before you ever leave town. It’s quite common to have your credit card number or identity stolen while traveling. Technology for Travel Safety. How To Travel

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5 Travel Tips to Safely Enjoy Your Vacation

Dumb Little Man

Traveling can create some of the best memories of your life, especially if you are traveling abroad. However, like in the movie Taken, traveling can turn sour pretty quickly. With that in mind, we’ve decided to compile a list of five travel tips to enjoy your vacation safely. Email Your Travel Itinerary to Friends and Family. While traveling in numbers gives a certain level of safety, there are times in our lives where we want to take a solo trip.

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Supplier of the Month: Travel Counsellors

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Travel Counsellors is an award-winning independent travel company that’s seeing increasing growth in its corporate travel division due to clients recognising the benefits of having their own personal travel manager available to them 24/7 when required. The company’s Global Sales Director Jim Eastwood responds to emerging trends in corporate travel and explores what matters to […].

Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World

Practically Perfect PA

Whether travelling domestically or internationally, corporations have a Duty of Care to employees visiting other cities and locations for business. That’s why Roomex have developed an interactive map that can pinpoint business travellers in over 550,000 hotels worldwide, providing instant visibility on your colleagues’ whereabouts. Accounting for the safety and the whereabouts of business travellers has never been of greater importance for international companies.

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