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Farm-to-fork eating takes over California’s food scene

Demand for locally produced, farm-to-fork food is soaring in the US, and California is at the heart of the trend. While the big hitters like LA continue to shine, lesser-known spots such as Sacramento are making a name for themselves

10 Top Conference Destinations

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.

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 globalisation changes, we must retain its benefits

Globalisation is no longer the much-praised force it once was. Whole countries are turning their backs on global openness in favour of more authoritarian policies

Tourism to the Himalayas causes a mountain of problems

Tourism to the Himalayas is on the rise. While this trend has the potential to bring economic stability to the region, the effects of increased visitor numbers aren’t all positive

President Trump destabilises transatlantic relations

With President Trump placing the US’ relationship with its historical allies at risk, Europe must reassess how it deals with the superpower

Eccelsa Aviation is the gateway to the Costa Smeralda

The legendary Costa Smeralda in Sardinia is well known as a destination of choice for the super-rich. With the convenient location of Eccelsa Aviation’s private terminal at Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport, rest and relaxation is just minutes away

Business by San Francisco Bay

The South San Francisco Conference Centre celebrates 25 years of successful business events and looks ahead to more of the same in the years to come

Oman Air offers new routes and an expanded fleet

As its flight paths and fleet expand, so does Oman Air’s command of the Middle Eastern aviation industry

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Getting a feel for Frankfurt

With convenient transport links and an abundance of business and leisure hotspots, Frankfurt is an ideal location for business travellers

Oulu is a Finnish brain belt

With a number of world-class tourist attractions and two universities supplying a raft of talented job candidates, the city of Oulu is the perfect destination for work or pleasure

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Budapest’s autumnal charm

With a growing foodie scene and a historic spa culture, Budapest is a multifaceted destination that truly shines in autumn

BD Profiles

Matt Wright: the monster crocodile catcher

Star of National Geographic’s hit TV show Monster Croc Wrangler Matt Wright has made a living out of helping to protect the crocodile population in the northern part of the country

Kristof Allegaert: going the distance in ultracycling

Three-time Transcontinental Race champion Kristof Allegaert has taken on ultra-distance cycling events all over the world, but for him the challenge is always more mental than physical

Jim Thompson: the legacy of the Thai silk king

Jim Thompson is famed for saving Thailand’s silk industry, but that’s just one thread of his remarkable story

Robert Louis Stevenson: the father of modern travel writing

While most famous for his novels, Robert Louis Stevenson left a tremendous impression on both travel writing and travel in general

Top 5 most sustainable hotels in the world

In a world where there’s an increased focus on the impact we have on our planet, more and more in the travel industry have taken it upon themselves to work towards green initiatives

Top 5 travel tech developments

From check-in to jet lag, travelling can be a hassle. These technological developments help tackle the tough parts so you’re at your best when on a trip

The hidden costs of unmanaged business travel

With business becoming increasingly global, more employees are travelling for work. However, without proper management, these trips can be time-consuming and expensive

The 10 best environmentally friendly festivals

Music lovers everywhere can enjoy their favourite music with a clear conscience at these 10 eco-friendly festivals

The leisure and culture events to enjoy this spring

This spring brings with it a number of events celebrating art, music and… mud

Top five UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Whether it’s the deep blue of volcanic lakes or the ornate design of centuries-old temples, something about each of these five World Heritage Sites distinguishes them from the hundreds listed by UNESCO

CITY Guides

Madrid guide

Madrid has long been esteemed for its culture, climate and excellent business facilities. Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, here’s our guide to one of Spain’s best cities

Pick of the best: Christmas markets in Europe

With the festive season in full swing, Europe’s cities are alive with mulled wine, roast chestnuts and bratwurst. Laura French takes a look at some of the best Christmas markets on the continent

Venice: doomed to become a historical Disneyland?

Once the most important trading outpost in Europe, Venice is now known simply as a magnet for global tourists. Jules Gray asks the crucial question: does the city need to diversify its economy in order to survive?

Tel Aviv: one of the world’s best entrepreneurial destinations

Israel’s cultural capital has made a name for itself as a thriving ‘start-up nation’ on the world stage

  • Madrid guide

    Madrid has long been esteemed for its culture, climate and excellent business facilities. Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, here’s our guide to one of Spain’s best cities

  • Pick of the best: Christmas markets in Europe

    With the festive season in full swing, Europe’s cities are alive with mulled wine, roast chestnuts and bratwurst. Laura French takes a look at some of the best Christmas markets on the continent

  • Venice: doomed to become a historical Disneyland?

    Once the most important trading outpost in Europe, Venice is now known simply as a magnet for global tourists. Jules Gray asks the crucial question: does the city need to diversify its economy in order to survive?

  • Tel Aviv: one of the world’s best entrepreneurial destinations

    Israel’s cultural capital has made a name for itself as a thriving ‘start-up nation’ on the world stage

Top 10 Central American sights

Central America has an abundance of natural and historical wonders, making it an unforgettable place to visit

Sightseeing in Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s capital city serves up culture, history and Balkan comfort food

Tourists are turning to the ocean’s depths for adventure

Forget space tourism – deep sea tourism is emerging as the more stylish way to venture into the unknown

How nudge theory is changing the way people travel

People make mistakes, especially when travelling. Based on the insights of Richard Thaler, a Nobel-Prize-winning economist and the father of nudge theory, Business Destinations takes a look at just how predictable human fallibility is

Cities facing overtourism must tackle the issue with care

Although many places rely on tourism for their economic survival, some cities are finding that better management of tourist numbers is required to quell local disillusionment

China’s cities are competing to develop hi-tech industries

As oil and steel suffer, hi-tech industries are coming to China’s economic rescue. But with the rise of new sectors comes greater competition between the country’s new tech hubs