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Singapore is trying to entice business travellers to return with a luxury ‘4-star’ bubble hotel to stay in for 14 days before entering the country

Singapore is trying to bring business travel back with its new [email protected] initiative and the upcoming [email protected] “test-stay-work-meet” facility. Like any hotel, the facility will have a reception area, meeting rooms, self-serve Starbucks stands, and guestrooms. But unlike any hotel, the facility will require frequent COVID-19 tests and contact tracing […]
Singapore is trying to entice business travellers to return with a luxury ‘4-star’ bubble hotel to stay in for 14 days before entering the country
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I toured the most iconic British Airways jet since the Concorde just before its abrupt retirement. See inside the plane that shuttled VIP flyers between New York and London.

British Airways just retired its exclusive all-business class jet that only served the incredibly lucrative London-New York route. The single Airbus A318 used for the service stretched only eight rows and was fitted with luxurious lie-flat business class seats. With 32 seats in total, the aircraft is more like a […]
I toured the most iconic British Airways jet since the Concorde just before its abrupt retirement. See inside the plane that shuttled VIP flyers between New York and London.
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I interviewed a Deutsche Bank managing director twice about his daily routine — once in 2018, and once during the pandemic. Here’s what stuck out to me the most.

In 2018, I interviewed Piers Constable, a managing director at Deutsche Bank who travelled 10 days per month for work, about what a typical day in his life looked like. It involved countless hours spent on aeroplanes, face-to-face client meetings, workouts in hotel gyms, and jogs in new cities. I […]
I interviewed a Deutsche Bank managing director twice about his daily routine — once in 2018, and once during the pandemic. Here’s what stuck out to me the most.
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Southwest says it could take more than 5 years for business travel to get back to normal, as the airline reports its first loss since 2011 because of the coronavirus

Southwest Airlines reported its first quarterly loss since 2011 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the airline industry. The airline lost $US94 million in the first quarter, but CEO Gary Kelly warned that things will likely be much worse in the second. Kelly also said that past history suggests […]
Southwest says it could take more than 5 years for business travel to get back to normal, as the airline reports its first loss since 2011 because of the coronavirus
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American Airlines’ CEO said he has no idea when travel will get back to normal, as the coronavirus wrecks the airline industry around the world

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said on Wednesday that he does not know when airlines will start to recover from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The airline is projecting a gradual recovery in the third and fourth quarters, despite some others predicting a longer-lasting crisis. Public health experts have been unable […]
American Airlines’ CEO said he has no idea when travel will get back to normal, as the coronavirus wrecks the airline industry around the world
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How to make frequent work travel less disruptive to your health

It’s often a little exciting to begin with, but frequent travel for work can eventually feel like a major disruption to our lives. The impact on family life is obvious, and juggling social commitments can be challenging too, but often it is our health and fitness that suffers the most. […]
How to make frequent work travel less disruptive to your health
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I’ve been travelling for business for over a year and didn’t bother getting Global Entry, because there’s a much faster option — and you can get it for free

A year ago, I left New York to travel around the world as Business Insider’s international correspondent. Over that time, I’ve visited over 20 countries, taken dozens of flights, and stayed in nearly 100 hotels. A lot of travel bloggers recommend Global Entry, a US government program for approving “trusted […]
I’ve been travelling for business for over a year and didn’t bother getting Global Entry, because there’s a much faster option — and you can get it for free