Video PUBLISHED: 06:39 20 April 2019 | UPDATED: 06:48 20 April 2019 Caroline Culot Adam Knights, MD at ATPI. Pic: Victoria Pertusa, Archant. It’s the business travel firm you’ve never heard. CAROLINE CULOT spoke to Adam Knights, MD at ATPI. “I always say to friends: 'No I don't want to book your holiday',” Adam Knights the 48-year-old managing director of ATPI says with a smile.He is the boss of the biggest travel firm you have never heard of – and they are based in Lowestoft. MORE: Two Norfolk friends get last flights out after airline groundedATPI is a travel agent for high-end business customers not for your cheap holiday in the sun. In just 20 years it has grown from a local firm with a £25m turnovr and about 30 employees to a huge world-wide enterprise with the whopping total travel turnover of more than £1bn and 1,800 on the payroll. Adam Knights, MD at ATPI. Pic: Victoria Pertusa, ArchantLowestoft, … [Read more...] about It’s the big business travel you’ve never heard of: ATPI
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(CNN) — Your business trip might be more basic airport hotel than five-star city center establishment, but wherever you're staying, being a traveling executive can add up. Plus, some cities are pricier than others -- whether it's picking up a sandwich on the go or grabbing a bottle of water. Planning your next conference abroad? Management consultant ECA International has surveyed cities across the globe to work out which will leave travelers struggling to balance the books on the plane home. New York remains at the top spot -- which ECA says is because of pricey hotel rooms -- but there's been a few surprise admissions and re-entries from urban hubs across the world. New entries Los Angeles is number 9 on the list. Pixabay 2018's list only included two American cities, with New York taking the top spot and Washington DC coming in at eight. This year, Washington's risen up the list to number four -- while West Coast cities Los Angeles and San Francisco are new … [Read more...] about Most expensive cities for business travel in 2019
Millennials lead the pack in tacking leisure days onto business trips Chris McGinnis Published 4:34 pm CST, Monday, February 4, 2019 45% of millennials feel they should avoid telling others about taking time for fun or personal activities while on a business trip- like renting a nice convertible for the weekend! 45% of millennials feel they should avoid telling others about taking time for fun or personal activities while on a business trip- like renting a nice convertible for the weekend! Photo: National Car Rental Photo: National Car Rental Image 1 of / 20 Caption Close Image 1 of 20 45% of millennials feel they should avoid telling others about taking time for fun or personal activities while on a business trip- like renting a nice convertible for the weekend! 45% of … [Read more...] about Business Travel: Millennials have fun, but don’t always tell their boss (Sponsored)
I was 25 years old the first time I experienced flying business class and I would be lying if I told you that I knew exactly what I was doing! Fast forward 7 years and I like to think that I’ve learnt a few things along the way! Not everyone is a seasoned pro! This is very true…my first long-haul business class flight was 6,910 miles away to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lucky for me my colleagues had flown out a day earlier so there was no one I knew on the flight that I cared enough about to embarrass myself in front of. The flight itself was 13 hours 45 minutes long and included a brief stop in Sao Paulo. That’s a long time to be playing around with the buttons and remote control and still not work out how to convert your seat into a bed! Yes that’s correct….the most I managed was 120 degrees otherwise known as a casual putting up of the feet. If I could turn the clock back, I would tell my younger looking self that it IS OK to press the call … [Read more...] about 10 Things About Flying Business Class!
Artist and creative director Andrew Yang first gained widespread acclaim a decade ago, when he began creating one-off fashion dolls that quickly became staples of high-end window displays in department stores worldwide, from Joyce in Hong Kong to Barneys New York and Galeries Lafayette in Paris. Fans and collectors include Oprah Winfrey, Thom Brome, Lady Gaga and Burberry's Riccardo Tisci. Now he's moving beyond doll designing and creative direction via the launch of his own lifestyle brand, with one of the first items a travel-friendly, luxury silk robe and a sleep mask studded with Swarowski crystals. Domestically, the Los Angelenos is loyal to Delta, though he'll travel on almost any airline for international trips; each year, he logs around 80,000 miles. Here are his travel tips. The best shopping in the world is in Belgium. My favorite shopping city in the world — my favorite city, period — is Antwerp in Belgium. It's small and quiet, and feels like a place you can … [Read more...] about Designer Andrew Yang’s travel tips, from cheap flights to the world’s best shopping