Ravaged by climate change, Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef is facing the worst crisis in its history. Without drastic action, we risk losing one of the most valuable ecosystems on our planet
Since the 2008 financial crisis, Iceland has emerged as a tourism powerhouse that is captivating visitors with its breathtaking landscapes. However, the country’s tourism explosion will not be sustainable unless it is effectively managed
The Greek debt crisis has caused immense suffering across the country, but against all odds Athens has risen from the ashes as a cultural hub of global proportions
One of the most decadent truffle celebrations in the world, the Napa Truffle Festival prides itself on combining world-class cuisine with cutting-edge truffle science. With four days of seminars, exquisite meals, wild mushroom foraging and even dog training demonstrations, the festival is pricey but undoubtedly worth the money for serious truffle enthusiasts.
Tickets: from $60
For the third year running the city of Milano will be opening its gates to food and wine lovers from across the world. Giving its guests the chance to experience the ‘real Italy’, the festival offers several food experience tents, over 1,400sq m of wine tasting stands and food displays, as well as presentations by internationally renowned pastry chefs.
Tickets: from €27.50
The city’s annual food festival sees the world’s greatest culinary minds gathering in Melbourne for more than a fortnight, giving gourmands from across the globe the chance to experience new foods in some of Victoria’s most breath-taking locations: from rooftop bars to the Festival Kitchen, guests can easily lose themselves in this flurry of beauty, fesitivity and flavour.
Tickets: free – $150
Choosing a venue for your next high-profile event can be a difficult process. Business Destinations lends a helping hand by exploring some of the world’s most exciting destinations for meetings and conferences.
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.
It can be a thorny issue for some governments, but dual citizenship remains the best way for modern humans to embrace being citizens of the world
The Austria Centre Vienna opens up unique formats for conferences and creates ideal spaces for exchanging ideas, writes Nicole Krebs
Offering a seamless combination of modernity and heritage, the Swiss Zermatt provides the perfect setting for travellers to truly relax
Offering a spectacular programme of outdoor activities amid stunning natural sites, the Icelandic capital is ideally suited for corporate events – and with a location between Europe and North America, it’s closer than many people think
Following the shock Brexit result, PropertyGuides.com compares the cost of living in the UK with that of a number of popular European destinations
Issues of fair trade continue to plague global relations, with many key players now applying antidumping duties on foreign imports in order to level the playing field
By rejecting key financial fundamentals, Venezuela’s economy has descended into chaos. The country is now struggling with the highest rate of inflation in the world
Nader A Shukralla, CEO of Information Systems Associates, explains how ISA’s latest technology improves efficiency, customer care, and profitability, for travel businesses
In Hong Kong lies the world’s only fully integrated hotel and university, which provides a unique space for learning, innovation and luxury accommodation
World champion skydiver Cheryl Stearns has travelled across the globe to complete more jumps than any other woman in history. Her adventures have allowed her to experience the world from an entirely different perspective
Record visitation numbers are not enough to save the US National Park Service from a multibillion-dollar funding crisis
Can a rollercoaster ride close a deal or ignite a spark of creativity among colleagues? A new trend for hosting business events at theme parks seems to suggest so
As one of the few states in the US to have legalised recreational marijuana, Colorado has an opportunity to place itself at the forefront of the legal cannabis tourism industry
As travel becomes cheaper and more accessible, the world’s tourist sites are becoming increasingly overcrowded. An innovative technological solution could be set to change the face of tourism
The Sheraton Ankara Hotel & Convention Centre provides an authentic Turkish experience with its local cuisines, top-notch service and stunning views. Business Destinations spoke to Joerg U Limper about the hotel’s successes
Located off the coast of South Korea, Jeju boasts a combination of natural splendour and exemplary meeting facilities that makes it an ideal setting for any event
Geographically isolated but brimming with opportunity, the Faroe Islands have much to offer to adventurous business travellers
Unique in the Mediterranean for its vast array of facilities, Eccelsa Aviation caters exclusively for discerning clients with its offering of private jet services
By doubling the frequency of its flagship routes and increasing the destinations available while maintaining elite standards, Oman Air has firmly set itself within the luxury airline industry
Brimming with colonial history and stunning natural sites, Puerto Rico’s MICE sector is riding wave after wave of success
Even with its central location in the heart of the Czech capital, the Hilton Prague doesn’t compromise on size or quality
Rebranding a hotel group is no small feat, but with a clear strategy and a commitment to changing client needs, the results can be outstanding. Business Destinations spoke to Rupert Simoner about recent changes to the Vienna House group
The South San Francisco area continues to flourish as a biotech hub, making it an ideal location for MICE events
While Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US, it’s anything but behind the times. The city boasts adaptable transport links and buzzing technology centres
As the capital of Switzerland, Bern benefits from a central location, UNESCO World Heritage status, and political, economic and social stability. The Kursaal Bern is one of its most influential congress destinations