Here you see Madonna going out from a plane, a real business woman!.
I give you some tips for you who travel a lot at work!. about finding the hotel on time, getting enough rest, meals with clients, meetings, taxis, calls … work trips are short, intense, and often involve high doses of stress.
About the hotel.
When leisure travel organization, to find the perfect hotel is easy. However, when we are arranging a business trip, things get complicated. The key: the amount of time you have. If we only spend a few hours, from meeting to meeting, in the chosen city, the hotel must be halfway between the airport and the workplace. If instead we will have little free time, a more central hotel will allow us to maximize our brief tourist visit, visiting friends, dining in a restaurant …
Do you think you need to use your laptop or Blackberry web connection while in the hotel? Before booking, make sure you have WiFi connection and, if possible, which is included in the price of the room.
About the suitcase. Business trips are usually short and very intense, so the travel luggage the lighter the better, saves on stress and tension, allowing you to board without checking (see the dimensions of cabin baggage allowed the airline), with wheels and easy to carry. Remember that some companies do not permit more than one package with you, so keep that in mind if, in addition to luggage, need to bring your computer. A convenient netbook, or a mobile phone with internet connection may be the solution.
About the jet-lag. To combat these effects,a special pillow to nap fee, which enables us to sleep in a room just a few hours during the afternoon.
About organizing your time. Try not to over-fill your schedule, so little time has ‘scope’: jams, taxis that are lost, meals unexpected meetings that stretch … Think that to cancel at the last minute or coming late is bad for your image and your company.
And what to have with me all the time? it is essential you have at hand the basics to move quickly once the plane lands: the mobile phone, calendar, address of the hotel or the company you go to visit, phone company local taxis, currency in the country concerned, passport …
And Enjoy your trip as much as you can!