As you prepare for an upcoming business trip, you are busy preparing for your upcoming presentation, interview or your sales pitch as you meet new prospects. You want to focus on making the best first impression to get the job, the new client or make new partnerships. So the last thing you want to spend time and focus on is transportation, lodging and logistic details. If you have a secretary or a travel department, you’re can rely on them for the booking and scheduling, but if you’re an entrepreneur or job applicant, you may be on your own. Read More
Spring has finally Spring in the Bluegrass Region! And after months of being sequestered inside, everyone is ready to get outside, explore and smell the flowers! What better way to do all the above and get in some healthy, low-impact exercise than to go on a Walking Tour with your friends, family or on your own during your visit to Lexington, KY.
The Golf season is right around the corner, and none too soon after such a long winter. April and May offers ideal temperatures, so Spring golf in the Bluegrass Region is outstanding. The weather is almost perfect, the flowers bloom along the fairways and the golf courses are usually in prime condition. If you are planning a trip to Lexington, KY area, then it is an ideal time to play golf in the Bluegrass.
Enjoy world class golf courses at affordable prices in Lexington, Kentucky. Our temperate climate makes year round golf a possibility, and the setting is unforgettable. Spend a day, or two, with friends, surrounded by the legendary landscape of the Horse Capital of the World. Read More
Online reviews and feedback are becoming ever more important in the consumer buying decisions; 92% of internet users read product reviews and 89% of people say that reviews influence their purchasing decision. And this is even more influential and pertinent when it comes to the hotel industry for the consumer, as well as the hotel management staff:
“In 2011, the use of online reviews and social media reached an unprecedented level of adoption within the hotel industry – becoming nearly universally embraced by hotel executives as a key source of customer insight, a tool to achieve operational and service excellence, and a way to drive revenue growth.” -ReviewPro
Traveling of any kind can be stressful from the planning stage until the moment your plane lands, especially if you are traveling for business. You want to focus on the upcoming meeting, event or interview, and less on the travel arrangements and details. Choosing the right hotel can make or break your trip, considering that is where you’ll be spending a large portion of your night for very needed rest and relaxation after your busy days. Read More
Although it can be a daunting task to find just the right place for your soon-to-be-graduating senior but here are some tips when you start researching campuses.
1. Before you start planning, research the schools. First narrow down the numbers and then research websites, forums, guidebooks and catalogues. The more research you do beforehand, you’ll know which questions to ask to learn more when you’re there.
More and more business professionals and entrepreneurs find themselves on the road a large portion of their calendar. Preparation is the key to reducing stress, minimizing hassle and increasing productivity for your upcoming business trip. Here are few tips from other seasoned travelers:
Are Face to Face Meetings Out-of-Date? Why not?
Despite the convenience of the internet, conference calls, online meetings platforms, and video chats, there is still value in the face-to-face meeting. There are definite benefits of the traditional meeting setup, sitting with colleagues and employees hashing out strategies, bouncing off ideas and being a physical part of the interchange of problem-solving.
Through the face-to-face meeting, you are able to see and hear one another in the same room, with the full vocal and visual communication to better understand and interpret what others are saying. It’s easier to quickly respond to questions, be creative and keep discussions private and confidential.
Long flights, extended airport layovers or delays, hours of commuting or road travel, back-to-back business meetings, and lunches with clients or colleagues during your travel mean hours and hours of sitting. Extended periods of sedentary activity can increase muscle aches & pains, ill-temper and digestive issues. How do you combat these symptoms when traveling for business, personal or medical reasons?
Exercise! Here are some tips to help you prepare for travel-workout sessions:
Traveling to another city for medical treatment brings a host of complications in an already stressful time. Receiving medical treatment far from home can be challenging. Some of the biggest issues are (1) finding affordable places to stay, (2) dealing with transportation and scheduling issues, and (3) figuring out how to feel comfortable in an unfamiliar city.
Since your health and the required treatment should be your focus and the reduction of stress can aid to your healing process, its imperative that you take care of yourself first and plan ahead so you feel at ease during your stay.