Business Travel & Travel Industry

Posts devoted to the wider travel business, travel industry and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions).

Articles covering the travel business, travel industry, MICE and business travel. For many of us travel is a pleasure and from of relaxation, for others it is our work. Travel Begins at 40 has posts devoted to the wider travel industry as well as MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions).

Latest Business Travel & Travel Industry News

Vueling New Green Menu & Sustainable Options

Vueling  has introduced a new onboard menu with more plant-based and gluten-free options and launches its first cabin incentive programme to reduce its footprint.  The airline has renewed its onboard…

Thailand Drops Pre Travel Covid Testing

Fully vaccinated travellers to Thailand can now enter the country without the need for pre travel covid testing, as part of the country’s Test & Go policy. No Pre Travel Covid Testing from 1 April,…

Vueling: 5 New Routes from Gatwick

At a briefing at the Spanish Tourist Office in London, Pedro Medina, deputy director of the Spanish Tourist Office (UK) together with Carolyn Prowse, Vueling’s chief commercial, strategy, network and…

Hotelplan UK Climate Action Plan

As part of the Hotelplan UK travel group’s Climate Action Plan, tour operators, Inghams, Esprit and Santa’s Lapland have taken further significant steps for sustainable travel. Measures include: Becoming one…

Direct London Bogota Flights Resume

London Bogota flights will recommence with the start of Avianca’s AV0121 flight from London’s Heathrow Airport on 27 March at 10:40pm to the Colombian capital. Before its suspension on 2020,…

Cambodia Removes Covid Testing for Travellers

Cambodia has removed the requirement for fully vaccinated international travellers to take an Antigen Rapid Test upon arrival at the country, in a further measure to open up the Southeast…

Australia Welcomes Vaccinated Visitors

Australia is reopening its borders to quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated travellers from 21 February 2022, it was announced on 7 February.   From 21 February 2022, visa holders who are…

Aruba Opens to Fully-vaccinated Tourists

Aruba is now allowing all travellers to enter the island without having to take a Covid-19 test as long as they have a digitally verifiable QR-Code proof of a Covid-19 booster vaccination. Alternatively, they can take…

Latest Business Travel & Travel Industry Articles

How To Keep Yourself Entertained At The Airport

There’s nothing quite like the anticipation of a new journey. But for some, travelling can be a tedious affair. It’s easy to become trapped in the grind of checking luggage,…

10 Things Never to Forget Before a Holiday 

It doesn’t matter if you’re someone who prefers a summer or a winter vacation; there are some essentials that every trip needs. When it comes to the time you need…

Sustainable Cruises: Rainforest Cruises

At Travel Begins at 40, we beleive it is important to highlight organisations that have sustainable tourism at their heart. Today we highlight Rainforest Cruises which provides bespoke responsible and…

Hotel Resilient – Future Proofing Travel

Mark Bibby Jackson talks with Dr Bijan Khazai CEO of Hotel Resilient, and Risklayer, one of the many SUNx Malta SDG17 Partners providing Climate Friendly Travel support in areas such…

What’s New in Vegas 2022

What is new in Vegas in 2022? We discuss what has changed since you last visited, including recent developments and Elon Musk’s ambitious auto Tesla project. The Las Vegas strip…

6 Things to Know Before Moving to Honolulu

Are you thinking of relocating to Hawaii? Its capital city is home to astonishing beaches and outdoor recreation. There are many reasons to move to one of the top US…

Why Hotels Should Focus on Wellness

Sonal Uberoi, author of The Wellness Asset, explains why hotels must focus on wellness if they want to revive their trade and thrive in the future. The pandemic has put…

Trees4Travel: a Fresh Leaf for the Travel Industry

Mark Bibby Jackson talks with Elkie and Nico Nicholas, co-founders of Trees4Travel, a start-up which might just help clean up the travel industry. When Covid struck Elkie Nicholas, co-founder of…

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Business Travel News

You can use our business pages to keep abreast about the latest news in business travel, from B2B to MICE as well as business travel shows and events. We will also keep you informed of the latest business travel awards.

Global Nomads and Remote Work

The last few years has seen an increase in the bleisure trend with more people deciding to pick up their flashpack and relocate overseas. Now you can work literally anywhere so long as there is good WIFI and decent coffee. We will suggest where you might make your next ‘office’ as well as how to do it. It might be a good idea to get some business travel insurance for any trip you might wish to make.

Travel Industry News

We will also inform you of the latest travel, tourism and airline news, so that you are aware of what is happening within the sector. Whether this is a break through in industry trends or innovative sustainable approaches we will share the information with you.

MICE – Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions

MICE is an increasingly important sector. Travel Begins at 40 will inform you of the latest MICE trends and exhibitions devoted to the industry, with a special emphasis on sustainability and environmentally friendly initiatives.

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