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NAROPA FESTIVAL 2018 – “KUMBH OF THE HIMALAYAS” – Travel Article

We were recently invited as part of the official media delegation to cover the Naropa Festival and jumped at the opportunity. Ladakh had been on our bucket list for a long time and the “Kumbh festival of the Himalayas” as it is popularly called, seemed an apt stage to experience it for first timers like us. Through this post, we will try to explain the story behind the festival, what one can expect and if it is worth attending.Nirali at…

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Two Days in Prague – wayfaring nomad – Travel Article

Prague is a picturesque city in the heart of Czechia / Czech Republic, and almost always makes the list of places to visit for many aspiring Euro-trippers. If you have several destinations in that itinerary, you’ll be glad to know that just a couple days is sufficient to take in much of what Prague has to offer (at least at a surface level!). For a bit of geographic context, the city is bifurcated by the Vltava river, with the larger…

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A Return to Business Travel: Survey Results – Business Travel Article

A Return to Business Travel: Survey Results CTM recently conducted a global customer survey to identify the key issues and concerns for businesses and their travellers as they prepare for a return to business travel post-COVID-19. The survey findings reinforce the positive impact of corporate travel on business performance, and highlights how the resumption of business travel will positively contribute to economic recovery. Here, we share the key survey findings and how your businesses can best prepare for a return…

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CTM introduces NABERS Hotel Ratings – Business Travel Article

CTM introduces NABERS Hotel Ratings CTM has partnered with NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System) as the first and only* travel management company to display the efficiency rating of NABERS accredited hotels in an online booking tool (OBT). This initiative allows users of CTM’s Lightning OBT to quickly and easily view which accommodation providers have been assessed for their environmental sustainability, and ultimately make more sustainable hotel choices that align with their climate neutrality objectives. What is NABERS NABERS,…

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Guide to managing traveller risk – Business Travel Article

Guide to managing traveller risk In today’s global climate, it is becoming increasingly important for businesses to be aware of, and plan for, potential risks to traveller safety. By engaging an experienced travel management company (TMC), developing a comprehensive travel policy, and leveraging a dedicated account management and consulting team, businesses can significantly reduce risk and maximise their travel investment. CTM is committed to enhancing traveller safety and has developed a range of advanced technologies and services to provide our…

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Business Travel Guide to Perth – Business Travel Article

Business Travel Guide to Perth To know what a city really has to offer, local insider knowledge is key. From the best area to stay in, the perfect spot for a business lunch to Perth’s hidden gems, CTM’s newly appointed General Manager for Western Australia and Northern Territory, Jonathan Nelson has all the tips and tricks. What makes Perth a great place to conduct business?  Aside from the beautiful riverside aspect, Perth is a great place to quickly build a…

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Business Traveller Guide to Health and Well-being – Business Travel Article

Business Traveller Guide to Health and Well-being A business traveller’s health and well-being are quickly becoming a vital part of a company’s travel policy. Business travel is often met with unhealthy eating, disrupted sleeping patterns, delayed flights, crazy meeting schedules and unfamiliar environments1 . It can often be hard to keep up with your usual routines and habits whilst in a new location. On average, it takes more than 2 months before a new behaviour becomes automatic — 66 days…

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