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Running A Business Remotely When Staying With Kempinski
9/5/2017
Running A Business Remotely When Staying With Kempinski

Business travellers are well-catered for when they choose to stay with Kempinski. With a growing collection of five-star hotels located in some of the greatest destinations across the globe, you will have everything you could ever need to run your business remotely while abroad.

You will even benefit from around-the-clock support, thanks to our friendly and attentive staff. With many Kempinski hotels offering state-of-the-art business centres, individual meeting rooms and their own technical support teams, running your business remotely promises to be seamless, even when your regular office is half way around the world.

Essentials included as standard
Remote working is fantastic for ...

A Guide To Surviving Long-Haul Flights
8/30/2017
A Guide To Surviving Long-Haul Flights

Whether you are flying alone, with children or with friends, long-haul flights can quickly become tedious once the excitement of being air bound is over. Despite modern planes now offering comfortable seats, built-in TVs and lots of food, after being on board for ten or more hours, things can begin to feel a little unbearable - even for frequent flyers.

Make your journey as pleasant as possible, and take a look at our top tips for surviving a long-haul flight.

Pre-flight Packing

When the time comes to pack your suitcase, remember to avoid placing the essentials in your hold baggage. Keep them with you by putting them inside your hand luggage so you can access them at any point.

Falling ...

Preparing The Perfect Business Presentation
8/24/2017
Preparing The Perfect Business Presentation

Preparing for an event or business presentation abroad can be daunting, but speakers do not need to worry. There are many simple steps both individual presenters and entire teams can take to ensure their event runs as smoothly, and successfully, as possible.

No matter where you are hosting your presentation, be it in inside a city hotel or otherwise, our following top tips can help you plan ahead.


Talk to staff

It is likely you will be arriving at your destination the night before you are due to present or, in some cases, even on the day of the event. It can be difficult to envision a space before you have seen it for yourself. This is why it is important to contact venue staff as ...

Activities & Attractions In Vienna
8/16/2017
Activities & Attractions In Vienna

One of Austria’s most enjoyable city destinations, Vienna has everything you would hope a European capital would have. Full of culture, sights and experiences, all surrounded by beautiful architecture built throughout the centuries-long reign of the Habsburg Dynasty. Over the years the Viennese have built up their own interesting culture that is unique compared to the rest of Austria.

One-of-a-kind Vienna

The Austrian capital is a perfect destination for those who like variety – from the fascinating museums and opera houses, to the green spaces and exciting nightlife, this city break destination has something for all visitors.

The city’s diverse population is what has shaped the culture ...

The Serene Waters of Jordan
8/11/2017
The Serene Waters of Jordan

If you have never seen the Middle East’s most majestic landscapes, wandered through its countless historical attractions or felt the warm hospitality of the local people, Jordan is one of the best places to do so. Despite being well known for its desert landscapes, there is actually a surprising range of water-based activities that must be experienced during your time in this spectacular country.

The Dead Sea
A 45-minute drive from Jordan’s capital, Amman, is the Dead Sea - famous for its skin-purifying, mineral-rich waters and muds, large numbers of important Islamic and Christian holy sites and its record-breaking nature – it is the lowest body of water on the planet, and is incredibly ...

Activities & Attractions In Venice
8/9/2017
Activities & Attractions In Venice

Venice has often been the subject of many literary, theatrical and artistic works throughout history, and it is no surprise as it one of the most captivating places that the world has to offer. Romance is embedded in every alleyway, canal and building that shapes the city. With a balance between rustic authenticity and grand elegance, there are numerous sights to see and activities to do during your time there.

Venice and its surrounding islands form the classic city break destination, a place that everyone should visit. Whether you love sightseeing, culture or cuisine, there is a wide range of things to see and experience in ‘la Serenissima’, ‘the most serene’.

Fascinating Venice

From ...

Into the Wild: Africa’s Best Safari Locations
8/3/2017
Into the Wild: Africa’s Best Safari Locations

One of the most unforgettable travel experiences on Earth, safaris let travellers see the wildlife and nature only usually seen on-screen. There are a number of African countries where you can get an amazing safari experience that brings together incredible scenery with up-close encounters with wild creatures – here are some of the most exciting, and why they are worth visiting.

Kenya
One of the best-known safari locations – the word comes from the Swahili word ‘to travel’, a language spoken in eastern and south-eastern Africa – Kenya features a range of outstanding safari hotspots.

Olare Orok conservancy is home of Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, where you can stay in luxury tented ...

The Hungry Ghost Festival: China Remembers
7/26/2017
The Hungry Ghost Festival: China Remembers

The Hungry Ghost Festival is one of China's oldest and most important traditions. In some ways similar to Halloween and the Day of the Dead in the west, it represents a time when the veil between the worlds of the living and the dead is at its thinnest, and the ghosts of long-dead ancestors may appear to help or hinder the living.

Festival dates

The festival falls on the 15th day of the seventh lunar month – September 5th in 2017, and August 25th in 2018. Celebrations occur all over Chinese territory, including Hong Kong and Taiwan, and regional variations are also observed in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Japan.

Origins and history

The origins of the Hungry Ghost Festival ...

Discovering Croatia's National Parks
7/21/2017
Discovering Croatia's National Parks

Although it is often the pebbled shores and turquoise waters of the Adriatic that draws visitors to Croatia every year, the country has something even more beautiful to offer its visitors inland. Croatia is well known for its spectacular National Parks that are situated throughout the country and no visit here can be complete without a trip to at least one.

Uncover magnificent waterfalls, explore vibrant green forests and get closer to the local wildlife. With each National Park offering a unique experience, we recommend you pay a visit to more than one during your time in Croatia for this reason.

Discover Krka and Plitvice Lakes

Two of Croatia's most visited and famous National Parks, Krk

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What to Do and See in Gelendzhik
7/19/2017
What to Do and See in Gelendzhik

Situated in a natural bay on the Black Sea, Gelendzhik is a beautiful and historic Russian resort town with a range of attractions both natural and man-made. A popular summer holiday spot for Russians, Gelendzhik is home to sandy beaches, water parks, ancient monuments and lots of walking opportunities in the surrounding hills and valleys.

Gelendzhik is one of a number of towns to be developed into a spa resort during the Soviet period of Russia's history, and today it remains a charming and relaxing holiday destination for people of all ages. Explore the best of Gelendzhik here.

Beautiful Gelendzhik

Gelendzhik occupies a unique spot in a horseshoe-shaped bay on Russia's Black Sea coast ...

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