I’m sitting at Stansted airport waiting to board a flight to travel to a conference to deliver a pitch tomorrow. You can picture the scene (I’m sure you’ve been there), I’m half concentrating on finishing the slide deck (should have been done weeks ago) whilst keeping one eye on the departure board. I’m full of adrenaline and anxiety in anticipation of the pitch. The journey hasn’t even started and I’m already mentally exhausted.
Etihad Airways is leading the way for healthy airplane meals. It was the first airline in the middle east to offer a health-focussed menu. In April 2018 Etihad Airways began to introduce a Weqaya menu option, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Department of Health. The range of healthy food options were rolled out on-board long-haul flights (departing from Abu Dhabi), in first and business class, and in its lounges at Abu Dhabi International Airport. In December 2016, Etihad introduced Weqaya food items to restaurants in its headquarters, further highlighting its commitment to the health and well-being of its employees.
The best seats, the best planes and the best point schemes, as told by the jet-setters who spend their lives in the air.
The GTMC will launch a new award for innovation at its Overseas Conference in Ireland this month. Rewarding talent within the business travel industry, the GTMC’s Entrepreneurs In Business Travel Awards sees five innovative start-ups battle it out on stage at the conference which takes place from 10-12 June 2018.
Summer is right around the corner, meaning longer days and much needed vacation! Interestingly, a new study from Westin Hotels and Resorts shows that more free time can actually make it more challenging to maintain your wellness routine… at home AND on the road.
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