TRAVELLERS come in all different stripes. So it is generally not wise for the chief executive of a major airline to say something like this about a controversial presidential stance: “This policy and its impact on thousands of children is in deep conflict with [our] mission and we want no part of it.” But that […]
DJ Khaled has some wild thoughts FEW who have given an address at Harvard Business School have a CV like that of Khaled Mohamed Khaled, who spoke there in 2016. The 42-year-old music producer began his career as a record-store clerk and radio host. Today DJ Khaled, as he is known to fans, is one […]
Brands are spending fortunes on influencer marketing. So why not leverage the opportunity, and start a side-hustle as a social medie influencer?
AT THE start of Donald Trump’s presidency bosses rushed onto his business councils, hoping to influence policies in their favour. Their ardour has cooled. When Mr Trump banned travel from Muslim-majority countries, withdrew from the Paris agreement on climate change and equivocated on racist protesters in Charlottesville, to name but a few occasions, chief executives […]
IN THEORY, overnight air travel should be wonderfully convenient. Instead of booking a hotel for the night and losing a day, travellers simply sleep while they fly. In reality, sleeping on a plane is hard, and at an airport tougher still. The chairs in terminals, nobody’s idea of comfort to begin with, tend to have […]
NEXT year marks the 500th anniversary of the event which, more than any other, gave birth to the modern world: Martin Luther promulgated his 95 theses and called the Catholic church to account for its numerous theological errors and institutional sins. Revisionist historians have inevitably complicated the story (including questioning whether he did actually nail […]
UNTIL recently, the worst thing about transiting through Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport was the heaving throng of passengers crammed into its over-stretched terminals and under-staffed security lines. It was also the best thing. Witnessed from the sanctuary of a barstool with time on your side, the endless haze of Nigerians, Swedes and Pakistanis dancing around one […]
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USE of Airbnb by business travellers grew by an eye-popping 249% last year, as they and their employers have become more comfortable with sharing-economy alternatives to hotels. But future growth is under threat from new laws, at least in certain American cities. New York and San Francisco have, by some measures, the most expensive housing […]
Fertik sees a day when numerous decisions will be made about each of us – about our lives and careers, even our dating prospects – based on reputation alone. One example: at present, when you apply for a job, it is possible your CV will undergo some …