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  • May 10 2019 Luxury Escapes Founder’s success secrets

    Founding one of the world’s fastest growing travel websites, Luxury Escapes, Adam Schwab is an award winning entrepreneur with over 15 year’s experience in business and journalism. His passion for travel combined with knowledge of business allowed him to build one of Australia’s most profitable e-commerce companies in just five years without any external funding. With offices already Read More…

  • December 17 2018 Why corporate travel is no longer one-size-fits-all

    Technology is changing the way we communicate but most business professionals would agree meetings are best done face-to-face. It’s little wonder then that corporate travel is booming. It was the top growth market in Australia’s travel sector, jumping 11 per cent to 21.3 million journeys in the year to March 2018. There’s clearly an opportunity Read More…

  • October 12 2018 Why SMEs need to get smart about corporate travel

    Do you know how much time and money you are spending on business travel? For many businesses the answer is no, and they’re missing out on valuable savings. This is where SMART Corporate Travel can help. Designed specifically for Australian SMEs, this new online travel platform drives significant savings and efficiencies. Below are five of the Read More…

  • March 12 2018 Travel insurance for business trips: essentials

    Business trips are supposed to be exciting. They’re a great way to step up, meet new people, learn new skills and enhance your professional career and knowledge. However, a delayed flight or double-booked accommodation can throw a spanner in the works and prevent you from having the ideal trip. So what do you need to Read More…

  • November 24 2017 Don’t handicap your SMB in the war for talent, harness the business benefits of flexible work

    By actively supporting flexible and remote work, businesses can position themselves as employers of choice in the ever-more-ruthless war for talent.  Plus, if they’re seeking to be national or even global in scope, enabling ‘distributed collaboration’ – i.e. the ability for people to work together as a team, albeit remotely – isn’t just a strategy Read More…

  • November 8 2017 Even entrepreneurs need a break: how to chill out for a few days or more

    When you’re an entrepreneur it can be difficult to get a real vacation. You’re at the helm of your ship and you might not want to let go of your wheel, even if it’s only for a short period of time. Checking out on vacation is incredibly difficult for entrepreneurs, and more often than not, Read More…

  • September 27 2017 How to earn more reward points for your SME

    Do you want to maximise the number of points you can earn on your business costs? Use these three simple strategies to boost your business’s points balance and redeem rewards faster. Use a business rewards credit card Unlike some personal credit cards, a business rewards or frequent flyer credit card is an easy way to Read More…

  • September 21 2017 Travel insurance for work trips: ins and outs

    For most, business trips are exciting. They’re a great opportunity to step up, grow professionally and engage with new and refreshing topics. As well as this, if you’re travelling internationally, it’s usually a great chance to explore a new part of the world. However, when you’re heading overseas for work and you have a hectic Read More…

  • September 18 2017 What if you can’t get capital here? Winning the hearts of US investors

    Australia is full of budding entrepreneurs, eager to author the nation’s next big startup success story following Atlassian. The reality, however, is that for some of these people, their idea might have sturdy legs, but they might not find a good investor fit here, in Australia. As capital is critical for unlocking growth, they’ll need Read More…

  • September 13 2017 Airports to avoid when you’re flying domestically for business

    Ever wondered which airports or airlines you should avoid? Well, finder.com.au has done the hard yards for you. We’ve analysed Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport, and Regional Economic (BITRE) data since 2010 to find the airports, airlines and months with the highest chance of a delay. Most cancelled airports Karratha Airport in the north of Western Read More…

  • August 15 2017 Video killed the radio star, but is video conferencing killing the business deal?

    It’s a common refrain when businesses are looking to justify a cut in the travel budget: why spend on physical travel when we can meet with the same people using conferencing technology? At first glance, replacing corporate travel with virtual meetings makes sense. The financial cost evaporates, the stress involved with travel disappears, and the Read More…

  • August 14 2017 How to ensure your business trip isn’t derailed

    Those of us planning on flying in the next few weeks – either domestically or internationally – are probably a little concerned. We’re hearing horror stories left, right and centre about heightened security, hours of delays and missed flights. So how can you ensure that your business trip runs smoothly and how can you adjust Read More…

  • August 4 2017 Holidays without work a “luxury” for many operators, says Xero Small Business director

    Small business owners are increasingly embracing the 80:20 travel trend, whereby 80% of their holidays are reserved for leisure with the remaining 20% dedicated to work, according to Xero’s Travel Habits Report. Key findings from the report, which compares the travel habits of 400 working Australians and 400 small business owners, include: 48% of business Read More…

  • August 3 2017 Ten travel insurance tips for business trips

    Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, most of us know travel insurance is essential. But many people don’t know there are things you can do that will make a big difference for your bottom line, not to mention your wellbeing. Here are my top ten: Consider a multi-trip or annual policy If you’re Read More…

  • July 17 2017 Laptop ban: How business travellers can adapt

    Many international travellers were recently shocked to hear that several airlines had put in place a laptop ban that was enforced by the US and UK governments on certain international flight routes. Some officials announced that any electronic devices larger than a mobile phone would be prohibited on board a flight and would only be Read More…