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Top gifts and tips for business travelers

Top gifts and tips for business travelers

Travel
Business travel can send individuals across the globe and back. While packing smart and keeping safe are always important, there are also a few gadgets and other items that can ensure smooth traveling. Consider one or more of these gifts for the business traveler on your gift list. Navigation Systems Such as GPS Tracking Systems to Keep Business Travelers on the Right Path Business travel often means visiting new or unfamiliar areas; while public transportation can sometimes alleviate getting lost, it's not perfect. A GPS tracking system can help travelers to find the right destination – as well as locate relevant stops along the way, such as for gasoline or food. Priority Pass, Airlines for Access to Airport Club Lounges While air travel can be an efficient way to get from p...

Pet friendly lodging traveling tips

Travel
Pet friendly lodging has risen in popularity within the past few years. Therefore, it's no surprise that many people need to learn important traveling tips prior to taking their favorite four legged friend with them when they go on vacation. One of the most important traveling tips is to be aware that many of the places that offer pet friendly lodging only allow dogs. Therefore, cats may need to stay at a pet motel. There are many dog friendly hotels available, not only in United States, but internationally as well. Dog Friendly Hotel Features and Specifics It is very important when making accommodations, hotels are made aware the dog will be coming along. Pet friendly lodging usually offer the smoking rooms to people who travel with pets. So if you have allergies to smoke, consid...
Travelling tips from Belfast to rest of Ireland

Travelling tips from Belfast to rest of Ireland

Travel
The fastest means of getting to Dublin, the capital of the Irish Republic and Ireland's largest city, is the Enterprise Rail Service which departs from Belfast Central Station on East Bridge Street. Train Timetable For Services Between Belfast Central Station and Dublin Connolly Trains to Dublin Connolly Station leave at 06.50, 08.00, 10.30, 12.30, 14.10, 16.10, 18.10 and 20.10 Monday to Saturday. The service reduces to five trains on Sunday at 10.00, 13.00, 15.00, 16.00 and 19.00. Most trains stop at Portadown, Newry, Dundalk and Drogheda. The 08.00 service stops only at Portadown and Newry. The journey time is approximately two hours and both first-class and standard class seating is available. Enterprise trains feature a buffet car and a trolley refreshment service. H...
Travel tips for Greece

Travel tips for Greece

Travel
Tourism is one of the three major pillars of the Greek economy, the other two being shipping and construction. The Greek Ministry of Tourism is considered a strategic part of the government organization portfolio and one of its major tasks is to ensure that Greece stays competitive in the tourism arena, through the provision of quality products and services. Quality competitive products and services imply a high level tourist satisfaction. This sometimes requires the government to crackdown on misbehaving or delinquent tourism service and product suppliers. Tourism as a Service Industry Tourism is primarily a service industry. As any marketing book will emphasize, a service is something that is experienced only during consumption, and thus falls under a high-risk purchas...
Visiting Costa Rica on a vacation

Visiting Costa Rica on a vacation

Travel
Costa Rica is one of the hottest ecotourism destinations on the planet. Boasting astounding fauna and flora, and stunning natural wonders; this compact nation of just 4 million people is high on the list of must-visit destinations for travellers seeking natural attractions and adventurous excursions. Looking for Costa Rica itinerary ideas? See Costa Rica - the Highlights in Under two Weeks. Conservation in Costa Rica When it comes to sustainable travel, Costa Rica is regarded as one of the most environmentally switched on nations in the world. How the country will cope with the rapid rise in popularity of ecotourism is yet to be determined, however, and there is concern over the long-term impact of tourism on Costa Rica's delicate environment. Visitors to Costa Rica should tak...
Proven ways to reduce holiday stress

Proven ways to reduce holiday stress

Lifestyle
Another holiday season -- will this year be any different? With so much to do and no more time than usual, the following time-saving tips will make this year’s activities more manageable, more enjoyable, and less stressful. Reduce, Rethink, Replace Think about all the things you do over the holidays. By the time the holidays actually arrive, are you exhausted and unable to enjoy the season? Can you scale things back? Simplify? Can you celebrate in more enjoyable ways? Are you spending time with people you don’t really enjoy, or spending money for things you can’t afford? Think about it -- there's no law saying you have to keep doing what you've been doing if it causes you stress and misery. Take back your holidays by simplifying them. If you’re not enjoying something that has bec...