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

Technological innovations have transformed the world around us, and travel is no exception. Elizabeth Matsangou takes a look at how technology has revolutionised the travel industry

Technological developments enhance the travel experience

Technological innovations have transformed the world around us, and travel is no exception. Elizabeth Matsangou takes a look at how technology has revolutionised the travel industry

America’s largest airlines are once again accusing Persian Gulf carriers of holding an unfair advantage in the air travel sector. But competition in any form is just what the US oligopoly needs

Gulf carriers threaten America’s airline oligopoly

America’s largest airlines are once again accusing Persian Gulf carriers of holding an unfair advantage in the air travel sector. But competition in any form is just what the US oligopoly needs

The circular economy initiative has been gaining momentum for some time now, though nowhere in the world is there more support for the scheme than in Rotterdam

Rotterdam works towards circular economy

The circular economy initiative has been gaining momentum for some time now, though nowhere in the world is there more support for the scheme than in Rotterdam

The age of the super gym is here, and a desire to keep fit has led many business travellers to sample the best that the industry has to offer

Eat, sleep, train, repeat at five of the world’s best super gyms

The age of the super gym is here, and a desire to keep fit has led many business travellers to sample the best that the industry has to offer

Political and economic events can have a profound effect on the sterling. So what happened when the Conservatives won a majority in the UK’s general election last week?

How did last week’s shock Conservative victory affect sterling?

Political and economic events can have a profound effect on the sterling. So what happened when the Conservatives won a majority in the UK’s general election last week?

While most people savour the prospect of an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, the pushing and shoving to get to the crispiest bacon makes Jules Gray cry

Jules Gray has a breakfast breakdown

While most people savour the prospect of an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, the pushing and shoving to get to the crispiest bacon makes Jules Gray cry

A crisis-stricken 2014 dashed any hopes of a record-breaking year for Malaysia’s tourism industry, but a series of quick-fire strategic changes have handed the country a lifeline

Malaysia gears up for tourism influx

A crisis-stricken 2014 dashed any hopes of a record-breaking year for Malaysia’s tourism industry, but a series of quick-fire strategic changes have handed the country a lifeline

Adventurer Peter Bray made history when he became the first man to kayak the North Atlantic alone and without sails, in an arduous 76-day journey that took him from Canada to Ireland

‘I gave myself 100 days to do it': Peter Bray on crossing the Atlantic

Adventurer Peter Bray made history when he became the first man to kayak the North Atlantic alone and without sails, in an arduous 76-day journey that took him from Canada to Ireland

Whether you're buying an overseas property, or setting up a new life abroad, it's essential you sort out finances at the earliest possible juncture. Here are some top tips for doing just that

Top tips for setting up finances abroad

Whether you’re buying an overseas property, or setting up a new life abroad, it’s essential you sort out finances at the earliest possible juncture. Here are some top tips for doing just that

This time of year is traditionally the most popular for overseas buyers to make trips abroad to find their dream home. OverseasGuideCompany.com gives its top tips for making the most of these travel trips

Top tips for overseas property-viewing trips

This time of year is traditionally the most popular for overseas buyers to make trips abroad to find their dream home. OverseasGuideCompany.com gives its top tips for making the most of these travel trips

Scenes at the latest A Place in the Sun Live! exhibition revealed people's desire for foreign property has never been so strong

Spring 2015: a good time to buy property overseas

Scenes at the latest A Place in the Sun Live! exhibition revealed people’s desire for foreign property has never been so strong

Trips between London and New York could be radically cheapened after Ryanair board approves plans for new service

Flying costs to reduce dramatically as Ryanair goes transatlantic

Trips between London and New York could be radically cheapened after Ryanair board approves plans for new service

Combining luxury with convenience, the corporate jet is becoming a vital working tool for more and more businesses – but although the benefits are plentiful, it can be a struggle for companies to make a return on the hefty initial cost

The challenge of running a corporate jet

Combining luxury with convenience, the corporate jet is becoming a vital working tool for more and more businesses – but although the benefits are plentiful, it can be a struggle for companies to make a return on the hefty initial cost

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Luxurious, friendly and offering stunning views of Africa’s westernmost city, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar is the winner of the Business Destinations Travel Award for Best Business Hotel, Senegal 2015

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar showcases Africa’s rich culture and scenery

Luxurious, friendly and offering stunning views of Africa’s westernmost city, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar is the winner of the Business Destinations Travel Award for Best Business Hotel, Senegal 2015

Style enthusiasts have the perfect opportunity to admire and explore some of Prague’s architectural wonders during a stay at Hilton Prague – Business Destinations’ Best Business Hotel, Czech Republic 2015

Hilton Prague: the ideal choice for exploring the city

Style enthusiasts have the perfect opportunity to admire and explore some of Prague’s architectural wonders during a stay at Hilton Prague – Business Destinations’ Best Business Hotel, Czech Republic 2015

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The celebration of its 40th anniversary year and the inauguration of a new passenger rail service are just some of the impressive milestones reached by Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport in recent years

DFW International Airport becomes internationally renowned travel hub

The celebration of its 40th anniversary year and the inauguration of a new passenger rail service are just some of the impressive milestones reached by Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport in recent years

Business travellers can find comfort and luxury waiting for them at the Mövenpick Hotel Doha during a stay in Qatar

Guests of Mövenpick Hotel Doha enjoy Qatar’s greatest sights

Business travellers can find comfort and luxury waiting for them at the Mövenpick Hotel Doha during a stay in Qatar

Slashing air passenger duty by 50 percent could provide a £1bn injection to Scotland's economy by 2020, a newly published report claims

Halving air passenger duty will boost Scottish economy

Slashing air passenger duty by 50 percent could provide a £1bn injection to Scotland’s economy by 2020, a newly published report claims

The excellent service and facilities offered by The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul has earned it the title of Best Luxury Hotel, Turkey in the Business Destinations Travel Awards 2015. Max Zanardi, General Manager of the hotel, tells us about the key to its success

The Ritz-Carlton highlights the wonders of Istanbul

The excellent service and facilities offered by The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul has earned it the title of Best Luxury Hotel, Turkey in the Business Destinations Travel Awards 2015. Max Zanardi, General Manager of the hotel, tells us about the key to its success

With a dedication to providing exceptional service in fine surroundings, the Swiss Diamond Hotel Prishtina has earned a reputation as Kosovo’s best business hotel

Luxury afforded at the Swiss Diamond Hotel Prishtina

With a dedication to providing exceptional service in fine surroundings, the Swiss Diamond Hotel Prishtina has earned a reputation as Kosovo’s best business hotel

The recently launched Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel offers a home away from home for the modern traveller, set against the splendid and welcoming backdrop of the Arabian Gulf

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha showcases the beauty of the Gulf

The recently launched Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel offers a home away from home for the modern traveller, set against the splendid and welcoming backdrop of the Arabian Gulf

Winner of the Business Destinations 2015 award for Best Business Hotel, Bahrain, The Diplomat Radisson Blu is strategically located in the heart of one of the Arabian Gulf’s most lucrative business hubs

The Diplomat Radisson Blu offers the best of Bahrain

Winner of the Business Destinations 2015 award for Best Business Hotel, Bahrain, The Diplomat Radisson Blu is strategically located in the heart of one of the Arabian Gulf’s most lucrative business hubs

The northernmost region of Belgium, which is home to some of the country's key cities, has one of Europe’s largest selections of unique MICE locations

Flanders becomes travelling hotspot

The northernmost region of Belgium, which is home to some of the country’s key cities, has one of Europe’s largest selections of unique MICE locations

Offering a refreshing change from some of the world’s most popular business locations, the Faroe Islands has high hopes of becoming the next top MICE destination in Scandinavia

The Faroe Islands: a fascinating destination on the MICE scene

Offering a refreshing change from some of the world’s most popular business locations, the Faroe Islands has high hopes of becoming the next top MICE destination in Scandinavia

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Ideally positioned in the very heart of the European continent, Falkensteiner Hotel and Spa Iadera offers guests the utmost tranquility in a perfect business location

The Falkensteiner Hotel and Spa Iadera offers the best of Croatia

Ideally positioned in the very heart of the European continent, Falkensteiner Hotel and Spa Iadera offers guests the utmost tranquility in a perfect business location

The OverseasGuidesCompany.com gives its top tips for moving abroad

Top tips for using a removal company

The OverseasGuidesCompany.com gives its top tips for moving abroad

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The city-state is turning to sporting events to boost tourism after figures for international arrivals fell for the first time since the financial crisis

Singapore tourism spurred by sport

The city-state is turning to sporting events to boost tourism after figures for international arrivals fell for the first time since the financial crisis

Estonia has been a hub for innovation and digital technology for the past 20 years. Now, after a complete overhaul of how residents access its services, the country is hoping the rest of the world will follow its example

Estonia: one of the world’s most digitally-advanced countries

Estonia has been a hub for innovation and digital technology for the past 20 years. Now, after a complete overhaul of how residents access its services, the country is hoping the rest of the world will follow its example

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Nestled in the very heart of the Bernese Alps, the Gstaad Palace is renowned for offering guests the utmost comfort amid some of Switzerland’s most beautiful scenery

Gstaad Palace: a classical masterpiece in the Alps

Nestled in the very heart of the Bernese Alps, the Gstaad Palace is renowned for offering guests the utmost comfort amid some of Switzerland’s most beautiful scenery

Worldhotel Bel Air, a first-rate business hotel situated in The Hague, offers guests privacy, comfort and a selection of exclusive events that won't be found elsewhere in the world

Worldhotel Bel Air: glamour and relaxation in The Hague

Worldhotel Bel Air, a first-rate business hotel situated in The Hague, offers guests privacy, comfort and a selection of exclusive events that won’t be found elsewhere in the world

Punta Cana, the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic, is the most visited destination in the whole of the Caribbean. PUNTACANA Resort & Club is one of the area's top establishments for visiting business travellers

PUNTACANA Resort & Club delights travellers from afar

Punta Cana, the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic, is the most visited destination in the whole of the Caribbean. PUNTACANA Resort & Club is one of the area’s top establishments for visiting business travellers

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The year may have gotten off to a tragic start for the amiable chief of AirAsia, but his fearless determination suggests that Tony Fernandes is more than ready to face the challenges ahead

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes sets his sights high

The year may have gotten off to a tragic start for the amiable chief of AirAsia, but his fearless determination suggests that Tony Fernandes is more than ready to face the challenges ahead

Bargain buys in the Eurozone helped grow interest in foreign property in 2014, according to the latest Quarterly Index by OverseasGuidesCompany.com, which saw overall enquiries for the year increase 11 per cent compared to 2013

Appetite for foreign property fuelled by right conditions in 2014

Bargain buys in the Eurozone helped grow interest in foreign property in 2014, according to the latest Quarterly Index by OverseasGuidesCompany.com, which saw overall enquiries for the year increase 11 per cent compared to 2013

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Katara Hospitality is a global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar. With over 40 years’ experience in the industry, the company is increasingly being recognised as one of the world's leading hospitality organisations

Katara Hospitality leads innovation in Qatar’s hotel industry

Katara Hospitality is a global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar. With over 40 years’ experience in the industry, the company is increasingly being recognised as one of the world’s leading hospitality organisations

The wheels are in motion for the construction of a Paramount Pictures theme park in the heart of the English countryside – one that aims to rival Disney World and will combine Hollywood glamour with British culture. But the overambitious plans have few convinced

The Kent theme park: could Paramount Pictures’ project work?

The wheels are in motion for the construction of a Paramount Pictures theme park in the heart of the English countryside – one that aims to rival Disney World and will combine Hollywood glamour with British culture. But the overambitious plans have few convinced

As a diverse, exciting city with an ideal geographical location, Istanbul is one of the world’s leading centres for business

Istanbul thrives as business and tourist destination

As a diverse, exciting city with an ideal geographical location, Istanbul is one of the world’s leading centres for business

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Since 2008, the European Commission has been presenting eco-friendly cities with the Green Capital Award, helping to promote ambitious projects spanning transport, food, energy and education. Laura French takes a look at the five most recent winners

From 2012-2016: five winners of the Green Capital Award

Since 2008, the European Commission has been presenting eco-friendly cities with the Green Capital Award, helping to promote ambitious projects spanning transport, food, energy and education. Laura French takes a look at the five most recent winners

Adventure travel is booming and the industry is adapting accordingly. Laura French looks at whether this change in approach could spell the death of traditional family holidays

Adventure tourism grows in popularity

Adventure travel is booming and the industry is adapting accordingly. Laura French looks at whether this change in approach could spell the death of traditional family holidays

Three prominent aviation disasters in a single year have given the airline industry a bad name and a big problem. How is the sector attempting to ease the concerns of its nervous customers?

After AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines crashes, are planes safe to travel on?

Three prominent aviation disasters in a single year have given the airline industry a bad name and a big problem. How is the sector attempting to ease the concerns of its nervous customers?

Messe München International has hosted hundreds of high-profile exhibitions and trade fairs over the past 12 months. With a new expansion now planned, the group’s record for success seems set to continue

Messe München International hosts some of the world’s best trade fairs

Messe München International has hosted hundreds of high-profile exhibitions and trade fairs over the past 12 months. With a new expansion now planned, the group’s record for success seems set to continue