Our Travel Smart Articles For Women Business and Leisure Travelers
Our travel articles for women business and leisure travellersprovide tips, advice and ideas on how to enjoy and get the most out of your being away from home.
Great destination ideas as more and more women are traveling on business and for pleasure taking advantage of the social and economic opportunities that travel provides. With business travel on the increase, our expert authors share travel, experiences and strategies on everything from planning, packing and how to make the most from your leisure travel.
This section is dedicated to dedicated to women who travel, whether it's for business or for leisure - women have unique challenges in balancing dual lives at home and on the road.
Does chartering a private business jet appeal to you?
If so, is it something you've done before? If this is your first venture into chartering a private business jet, did you know that you that may be allowed to actually select your own jet aircraft?
There are a number of private business jet chartering companies that offer large fleets of jets. While setting up arrangements with these companies, it is not unheard of for you to be able to pick your own charter aircraft. While this is certainly a great option, there could be some cases, where it may be more of a hassle than an advantage. So, take a minute to examine the pros and cons.
Anyone in India or coming to India would never find himself short of a reason to visit Mumbai
This modern day metropolis has more than one reason to enchant one and all. A beautiful amalgamation of the new and the old, the city has a lot to offer to those who love to explore. The proud finance capital of the country, Mumbai is a Mecca for all those who wish to make big in the commercialization and capitalization revolution. And, it is not just business that Mumbai has to offer. Entertainment and fun have been given a new dimension by Mumbai. Glamour and entertainment are an integral part of the Mumbai-life.
Tourists with trading and business as their aim can have Churchgate and Nariman Point in Mumbai as their destination. Big business houses and the best known companies in the country have concentrated themselves here. The Fort area or the business district of the city works as the commercial heart for the city. Typically industrialized are the suburbs like Andheri where industrial development impetuses have brought about a concentration of industries. In a similar fashion, the smaller business houses and companies have found other western and central suburban areas as feasible.
"Coming of Age: the continuing evolution of female business travelers"
"Coming of Age: The Continuing Evolution of Female Business Travelers" builds upon the 1999 NYU study sponsored by Wyndham International, Inc. of both female and male business travelers, and reveals that certain attitudes and behaviors toward business travel have remained the same, others have changed and some new elements have been added.
The e-mail survey, conducted in March 2003, was sent to randomly selected members of Business and Professional Women/USA (BPW/USA), National Association of Women Business Owners and Leadership America, three national not-for-profit professional women's associations. The three organizations have a combined membership of more than 40,000 located throughout the country.
The Professional Convention Management Association's (PCMA) - a great reason to join....
Meetings are both a main revenue generator for associations and a primary opportunity for members to meet and network with each other. Their importance to associations cannot be undervalued. As such, association meeting planners increasingly understand that they need to become much more strategic as the importance of the role they play in their association’s future has significantly increased.
PCMA survey reports events generate 40 percent of association revenue.
Conferences, meetings and trade shows are important revenue generators for associations, generating an average of 40 percent of an association's revenue, according to the 2005 Association CEO Survey, conducted by the Professional Convention Management Association's (PCMA) Education Foundation.
More and more women are traveling on business and taking advantage of the social and ecnomic opportunities that travel provides
by Cary J. Broussard
Vice President, WOMEN ON THEIR WAY ® Marketing
for Wyndham International
Not only that, but women business travelers have transformed the industry by insisting on higher levels of comfort and more attention to details.
When I dreamed of what I wanted “to be” when I grew up, the only thing I was absolutely sure about: I had to travel.
Maybe it was growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, on the Mississippi River, wondering where the “Mighty Miss” was headed…. Besides wanting to escape the humidity, perhaps it was watching the Mary Tyler Moore television show - seeing a young career woman, “make it” in the big city.
How many of us can recall the excitement we felt, dreaming of one day traveling outside of our known existence?.… New York, D.C., Miami Beach, San Francisco, St. Louis, New Orleans, even Disneyland (not to mention London and Paris!)…I, for one, never want to lose that feeling of excitement and wonder about traveling.