Romania has been mentioned several times as the next Berlin whereas the downtown landscape is dotted with start-ups, tech giants to be and global investment money flowing into businesses and ideas across the board.
As entrepreneur Bogdan Florin Ceobanu wrote "New technologies, fast-growing clusters and the token economy are changing the game. UiPath reaches $1B+ valuation."
In 1996, a British funk band call Jamiroquai released an album called “Travelling without moving”. A lot has happened since then, except me still listening to old funky music, but the title has always been in the back of my head, even more so now, since working with video conferencing.
Working remotely has a lot of perks. No one can deny that. The most important one, of course, is that you have a firmer sense of control than you do with a traditional job. Whether you choose to travel or stay at home, you’re much more likely to have a flexible schedule and do more of the things that you want to do. The improved work-life balance is linked to higher levels of productivity.
The latest trend in hotels is to drop the desk and business office for more open -cafe style open landscape office spaces somewhat mimicking co-work spaces. Several bloggers have written about their displeasure with the lack of desk in room set up. Oddly enough a huge outcry of support for the hotel room desk. Most interesting was the shear volume of feedback on business hotel rooms and what they are offering. Also gone are the iron, hair dryer and even mini-bar has seen a welcomed make over. That being said Business Travel can be more pleasurable and productive if one prepares properly. Having stayed at all levels of business hotels here are some of my tips.