The Business Destinations Travel Awards 2014, identifying the best in the business travel industry have been announced. You can view all the winners on the site here or view the special awards supplement in your browser or iPad or Android device.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The Business Destinations Travel Awards 2014, identifying the best in the business travel industry have been announced. You can view all the winners on the site here or view the special awards supplement in your browser or iPad or Android device.

Business Destinations travels to St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, in the heart of London's King's Cross, to witness the architecture and decadent displays that have made it a world-class facility

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel: continental convenience and London luxury | Video

Business Destinations travels to St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, in the heart of London’s King’s Cross, to witness the architecture and decadent displays that have made it a world-class facility

While some countries and cities are unlikely to ever fall off of the travel industry’s radar, other lesser-known locations are gradually beginning to take centre stage. Business Destinations takes a look at the 10 top destinations that we think travellers should consider visiting on their next business trip.

10 Top Destinations

While some countries and cities are unlikely to ever fall off of the travel industry’s radar, other lesser-known locations are gradually beginning to take centre stage. Business Destinations takes a look at the 10 top destinations that we think travellers should consider visiting on their next business trip.

As the dollar appreciates and the euro continues to devalue, Americans – bolstered by greater purchasing power – are flocking to Europe

Americans flock to Europe to reap the rewards of rocky euro

As the dollar appreciates and the euro continues to devalue, Americans – bolstered by greater purchasing power – are flocking to Europe

Voted Best Travel Management Company, Middle East in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards, Alshamel Travel is the fastest growing travel management company in a region brimming with opportunity

Alshamel Travel on the growth of corporate travel in the GCC

Voted Best Travel Management Company, Middle East in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards, Alshamel Travel is the fastest growing travel management company in a region brimming with opportunity

There is confusion from institutions and corporations alike about the benefits of art sponsorship. Both parties must form a mutual understanding if they’re to capitalise on the opportunities

Corporate art sponsorship is a complicated business

There is confusion from institutions and corporations alike about the benefits of art sponsorship. Both parties must form a mutual understanding if they’re to capitalise on the opportunities

Amid a backdrop of economic decline, Indonesia is taking bold steps to boost travel to its archipelago, starting with the introduction of visa-free travel

Indonesia introduces visa-free travel

Amid a backdrop of economic decline, Indonesia is taking bold steps to boost travel to its archipelago, starting with the introduction of visa-free travel

Having conquered the world of comedy, Michael Palin has reinvented himself as one of the most influential and celebrated travel documentarians of the last two decades

Michael Palin: the Monty Python star who conquered the world

Having conquered the world of comedy, Michael Palin has reinvented himself as one of the most influential and celebrated travel documentarians of the last two decades

Plans are afoot for the US sporting giant, the NFL, to expand into Europe. But, as Jules Gray asks, is the demand there for such an American sport?

Can the US ever get Europeans to like American football?

Plans are afoot for the US sporting giant, the NFL, to expand into Europe. But, as Jules Gray asks, is the demand there for such an American sport?

For centuries, the influence of China has been felt across the globe. But the Asian superpower’s growing authority doesn’t only affect the economy: China’s impressive presence is also having an impact on culinary habits

Chinese cuisine takes centre stage across the world

For centuries, the influence of China has been felt across the globe. But the Asian superpower’s growing authority doesn’t only affect the economy: China’s impressive presence is also having an impact on culinary habits

The ways in which developers are organising their events are continually changing, but with innovative online planning tools such as Cvent becoming available, hotels and venues have a chance to keep pace

Online planning tool Cvent helps businesses master events

The ways in which developers are organising their events are continually changing, but with innovative online planning tools such as Cvent becoming available, hotels and venues have a chance to keep pace

The US and railways once went hand in hand, but since the mid-20th century, rail passenger use across the country has sharply declined. The reasons are down to the country’s unique history

Why Americans aren’t travelling by train any more

The US and railways once went hand in hand, but since the mid-20th century, rail passenger use across the country has sharply declined. The reasons are down to the country’s unique history

As Asia’s only beachfront integrated resort, the Ho Tram Resort Casino Vietnam has been attracting business and leisure tourists alike from across the continent

Ho Tram Resort Casino Vietnam: a taste of Asian luxury

As Asia’s only beachfront integrated resort, the Ho Tram Resort Casino Vietnam has been attracting business and leisure tourists alike from across the continent

One of Europe’s most central, peaceful and beautiful countries, the Czech Republic is climbing the ranks as a preferred destination for business meetings and events

Czech Republic opens itself to business meetings and conventions

One of Europe’s most central, peaceful and beautiful countries, the Czech Republic is climbing the ranks as a preferred destination for business meetings and events

Innovative new digital expenses management systems are helping to inject freedom and excitement back into business travel

Webexpenses enhances the technological ease of business travel

Innovative new digital expenses management systems are helping to inject freedom and excitement back into business travel

In spite of severe economic turbulence and reduced funding for the arts in Greece, over the past five years the Onassis Cultural Centre has helped create an innovative and inclusive cultural scene in Athens

Experience the riches of Athens at the Onassis Cultural Centre

In spite of severe economic turbulence and reduced funding for the arts in Greece, over the past five years the Onassis Cultural Centre has helped create an innovative and inclusive cultural scene in Athens

The team at OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at three top tips to ensure you remain connected with friends and family when you move abroad

How to stay in touch with friends and family when you live abroad

The team at OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at three top tips to ensure you remain connected with friends and family when you move abroad

Demand for overseas property has increased since 2014, but fluctuating exchange rates, as well as economic and political uncertainty in Europe, have taken their toll. The OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at the most popular countries with UK buyers and how they are faring in 2015

How are overseas property markets fairing?

Demand for overseas property has increased since 2014, but fluctuating exchange rates, as well as economic and political uncertainty in Europe, have taken their toll. The OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at the most popular countries with UK buyers and how they are faring in 2015

Madrid has reinvented business meetings by purposefully merging its booming corporate sector with a rich and exciting cultural background

Madrid: booming with life and business

Madrid has reinvented business meetings by purposefully merging its booming corporate sector with a rich and exciting cultural background

The recent MERS outbreak has reminded South Korea that its newfound status as an emerging hub for corporate travel is teetering on a knife-edge

Fighting against MERS

The recent MERS outbreak has reminded South Korea that its newfound status as an emerging hub for corporate travel is teetering on a knife-edge

The Royal Senchi Hotel, one of Ghana’s most popular luxury hotels, offers deluxe accommodation with a traditional twist

Experience the beauty of Ghana at The Royal Senchi Hotel and Resort

The Royal Senchi Hotel, one of Ghana’s most popular luxury hotels, offers deluxe accommodation with a traditional twist

Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski’s blend of European design and Arabian hospitality has earned it the title of Best Luxury Hotel, Saudi Arabia in the Business Destinations Travel Awards 2015

Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski: the perfect Saudi getaway

Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski’s blend of European design and Arabian hospitality has earned it the title of Best Luxury Hotel, Saudi Arabia in the Business Destinations Travel Awards 2015

BrewDog, the UK’s leading craft beer producer, is to introduce its own brand of “aggressive irreverence” to US consumers as it seeks a place in what remains a hyper competitive market

BrewDog: the beer company that’s going from strength to strength

BrewDog, the UK’s leading craft beer producer, is to introduce its own brand of “aggressive irreverence” to US consumers as it seeks a place in what remains a hyper competitive market

After decades of civil war, Luanda is experiencing an oil boom. Now, the legacy of the former and the glory of the latter have made it the most expensive city in the world for expatriates

How Luanda became the most expensive place for expats to live

After decades of civil war, Luanda is experiencing an oil boom. Now, the legacy of the former and the glory of the latter have made it the most expensive city in the world for expatriates

While foreign currency can often make you feel like you’re not spending real money at all, checking your bank balance when you get home can reveal a harsh reality

Jules Gray’s piña coladas cost him more than a hangover

While foreign currency can often make you feel like you’re not spending real money at all, checking your bank balance when you get home can reveal a harsh reality

For those looking to experience something new, Business Destinations has compiled a list of some of the best things money can buy

Money can buy you happiness

For those looking to experience something new, Business Destinations has compiled a list of some of the best things money can buy

Lavish luxury hospitals and a stronger healthcare industry are causing a growing number of medical tourists from around the world to flock to India

India’s luxury hospitals spur health tourism

Lavish luxury hospitals and a stronger healthcare industry are causing a growing number of medical tourists from around the world to flock to India

With the Chinese Government waxing lyrical about its economic progress, increasing criticism is materialising from the US. The question now is whether the US is feeling threatened by the growing competition, or whether China’s claims are simply not as impressive as they seem

China is far from a ‘new normal’

With the Chinese Government waxing lyrical about its economic progress, increasing criticism is materialising from the US. The question now is whether the US is feeling threatened by the growing competition, or whether China’s claims are simply not as impressive as they seem

Every year, OverseasGuidesCompany.com (OGC), publishes a detailed look at the comparative cost of living across Europe – and further afield

Where is it cheapest to live in Europe?

Every year, OverseasGuidesCompany.com (OGC), publishes a detailed look at the comparative cost of living across Europe – and further afield

While the air travel industry remains one of the safest in the world, travelling regularly for business inevitably provides employees and employers alike with a unique set of risks

How to travel wisely

While the air travel industry remains one of the safest in the world, travelling regularly for business inevitably provides employees and employers alike with a unique set of risks

Not content with merely stealing the US’ crown as the world’s largest economy, China has set its sights on topping the business travel market as well

China revs up economic ambitions – at the cost of its people

Not content with merely stealing the US’ crown as the world’s largest economy, China has set its sights on topping the business travel market as well

With both cities offering breathtaking culture and charm, it can be hard to choose between a break in Madrid or Barcelona. Hotel group Meliá Hotels International offers an authentic Spanish experience in both of the country's most vibrant cities

Meliá Hotels International offers the authentic Spanish experience

With both cities offering breathtaking culture and charm, it can be hard to choose between a break in Madrid or Barcelona. Hotel group Meliá Hotels International offers an authentic Spanish experience in both of the country’s most vibrant cities

By deliberately combining the worlds of business and leisure, Madrid has proven that successful conventions don’t have to be conventional

Madrid: the perfect meeting point

By deliberately combining the worlds of business and leisure, Madrid has proven that successful conventions don’t have to be conventional

Voted Best Business Hotel, Dubai in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards, Media Rotana Dubai offers some of the finest accommodation and dining options in the city

Media Rotana Dubai: a warm welcome to the UAE

Voted Best Business Hotel, Dubai in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards, Media Rotana Dubai offers some of the finest accommodation and dining options in the city

Its dedication to providing private air travel services for high-profile passengers has seen Eccelsa Aviation named Best Fixed Base Operator, Europe in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards

Eccelsa Aviation shines a light on Sardinia

Its dedication to providing private air travel services for high-profile passengers has seen Eccelsa Aviation named Best Fixed Base Operator, Europe in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards

Greece’s potential exit from the EU might spark a referendum for the UK. We examine the possibilities of this, and implications of leaving

EU referendum: what does it mean for the UK, and property buyers abroad?

Greece’s potential exit from the EU might spark a referendum for the UK. We examine the possibilities of this, and implications of leaving

As Russia's second largest carrier, Transaero Airlines is able to offer an extensive selection of class types to its customers, as well as a variety of routes that span the globe

Glide through Russia’s skies with Transaero Airlines

As Russia’s second largest carrier, Transaero Airlines is able to offer an extensive selection of class types to its customers, as well as a variety of routes that span the globe

A bout of redevelopments and a focus on consumer satisfaction have seen the award-winning Alfândega Porto Congress Centre growing in popularity with business travellers from around the world

Alfândega Porto Congress Centre entices business from afar

A bout of redevelopments and a focus on consumer satisfaction have seen the award-winning Alfândega Porto Congress Centre growing in popularity with business travellers from around the world

Oman Air, Business Destinations’ Best Business Class Airline, Middle East 2015, has long been a frontrunner in the air travel sector. It has recently been taking steps to further improve its services

Oman Air adds sophistication and luxury to the flight experience

Oman Air, Business Destinations’ Best Business Class Airline, Middle East 2015, has long been a frontrunner in the air travel sector. It has recently been taking steps to further improve its services

Duty Free Iceland at Keflavik International Airport offers a wide range of exceptional Icelandic products to arriving and departing passengers alike

Duty Free Iceland: luxury afforded at Keflavik International Airport

Duty Free Iceland at Keflavik International Airport offers a wide range of exceptional Icelandic products to arriving and departing passengers alike

Interlaken possesses an ambiance and charm that has attracted visitors for decades. The idyllic region has now firmly established itself as a key hub for business

Interlaken event venues provide the ideal setting for meetings

Interlaken possesses an ambiance and charm that has attracted visitors for decades. The idyllic region has now firmly established itself as a key hub for business

Istanbul's central location, sandwiched between the European and Asian continents, fortifies its status as one of the leading destinations for meetings and conferences in the world

Istanbul’s popularity as business and leisure destination increases

Istanbul’s central location, sandwiched between the European and Asian continents, fortifies its status as one of the leading destinations for meetings and conferences in the world

Gozo, a small Mediterranean island situated across the water from Malta, prides itself on being surprising – from its astonishing scenery and culture to its plans to become one of Europe’s most exciting destinations

Opportunity awaits at Gozo

Gozo, a small Mediterranean island situated across the water from Malta, prides itself on being surprising – from its astonishing scenery and culture to its plans to become one of Europe’s most exciting destinations