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The Best Locations for Digital Connectivity

The Best Locations for Digital Connectivity
Sophie Watkins, November 2, 2018

Most of us are technology obsessed, from mobile phones to laptops and tablets we like to be connected for work and play, anywhere, anytime… We love our reliable WiFi and 5G… If you are considering relocating but aren’t ready for a ‘digital detox’ or are looking for a destination that is a strong contender in the age of technology, then these are the locations for you (along with a few to avoid from a tech standpoint) according to the International Expat Insider 2018 Survey.

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The Rise of the Corporate Housing Provider

The Rise of the Corporate Housing Provider
Grace Elvin, November 1, 2018

A change in attitude

Corporate housing is coming into its own; companies, leisure and business travellers alike are seeing the attraction of serviced apartments when compared with long-term hotel stays. So what has caused this change in attitude over recent years? Many businesses readily acknowledge that corporate housing is both more reasonably priced than hotels (considering the length of stays are on average 30 days+) and provide more comfortable and luxurious surroundings for their staff.

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The World’s Most Expensive Accommodation for Business Travellers

The World’s Most Expensive Accommodation for Business Travellers
Charlotte Luck, September 20, 2018

A $1.4 trillion industry

According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), business travel is a $1.4 trillion industry. With business travel now becoming everyday life for most of us, the need for serviced apartments and corporate housing is on the rise, with fewer businesses turning to hotels to fulfil their accommodation needs. Corporate housing and serviced apartment providers offer the business traveller a home from home experience with luxury surroundings and additional services.

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Top foods British Expats will miss abroad

Top foods British Expats will miss abroad
Sofie Finemore, September 20, 2018

One of the best things about moving abroad is having the opportunity to try exciting new things; meeting new people, experiencing new cultures and exploring new cuisines. Trying wonderful new foods can be the highlight of any trip, we can wistfully dream of traditional schnitzels in Austria, escargot in France and the beautiful pasta dishes of Italy. Strangely enough, and somewhat less elegantly, I have noted amongst my friends’ popular foods that are seemingly impossible to locate whilst us Brits are away. It is my pleasure to share these delicacies with you as listed below:

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Top Expat Destinations - HSBC Expat Explorer Survey

Top Expat Destinations - HSBC Expat Explorer Survey
Amber Pittard, August 21, 2018

In their most recent survey (2017), HSBC quizzed over 27,000 expats from across the world, encouraging them to share their thoughts on their new location. The data is presently used widely by HR, global mobility and talent professionals that are involved in the global mobility and expat selection process, however the survey is also useful for employees that are in the process of relocating, those currently on assignment and others that simply want to see where their city is positioned amongst the global rankings.

Can you guess which locations are at the top?

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Airbnb Vs Corporate Housing

Airbnb Vs Corporate Housing
Joe Carey, August 21, 2018

In the world of temporary accommodation, the Corporate Housing industry is now tackling one of their biggest competitors - Airbnb. The decision of where to stay whilst travelling for business or leisure is always key to the enjoyment and success of any trip. No matter how long you are travelling for the most important things to consider regarding accommodation will include pricing, location and service offering.

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How to feel at home in Corporate Housing

How to feel at home in Corporate Housing
Gabriella Vianello, July 20, 2018

With a greater number of travel options available at low-rate prices, extended business trips have become a common part of work life for many professionals. From short-stay to longer assignments, Corporate Housing providers offer convenient and affordable accommodation solutions for an array of commercial functions. Although these apartments are fully equipped with all of the modern conveniences that you could need, it is often the simple creature comforts that travellers can miss when staying away from home. To keep homesickness at bay and make your stay as enjoyable as possible, there are certain steps you can take to get settled in…

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