Posted: 05 Apr 2018 - 12:11 pm

With Qantas laucning its ultra long haul flight from Perth to London we look at ways to prevent jet lag with these tips, for before, during and after the flight.

1. Relax your schedule

Knowing how to prepare for a long-haul flight can mean you arrive at...

Posted: 26 Mar 2018 - 01:29 pm

The advent of technology is fostering a change in the travel and tourism industry regarding how companies interact with customers. Consequently, travel companies are adopting various technologies to improve operational efficiencies and meet customers’ expectations,...

Posted: 26 Mar 2018 - 01:19 pm

How can aspiring travel executives ensure they “turn left” in their career path rather than end up with the multitudes in economy class? Three senior managers from the industry took time out of their busy schedules to reflect upon the actions and behaviours that were...

Posted: 14 Mar 2018 - 12:28 pm

Glen Waverley, the heart of the City of Monash, has one of Melbourne's greatest living surroundings with a comfortable and safe community. The suburb is booming with all the amenities a family could need. Here are some of the things that make Glen Waverley a great place...

Posted: 07 Mar 2018 - 11:59 am

To celebrate International Womans Day & drawing on the results of the Expat Insider survey, we’ve taken an in-depth look at the ten countries where women working abroad rate their career prospects most favorably. Some of the answers may surprise you!

Moving...

Posted: 20 Feb 2018 - 10:45 am

As any frequent traveller knows, the key to a smooth trip is all in the planning (and the packing!). Whether it’s a domestic daytrip, a conference-filled week away or an international jaunt, a few nifty travel finds can...

Posted: 07 Feb 2018 - 01:22 pm

Stress: We’ve all been there, we’ve all experienced it, but what can we do to manage stressful situations within the workplace? Employees that are more productive tend to be happy, healthy and stress free. 

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Posted: 07 Feb 2018 - 09:49 am

Good restaurants for business need to be reliably good, have attentive but non-intrusive service, and be quiet enough so that you can hear each other talk, without letting other tables in on the deal. Here are some of...

Posted: 23 Jan 2018 - 07:42 am

Longer flights will be the new standard for luxury travel in 2018

The end of 2018 is going to present a very different picture for high flyers compared to how this year began.

Like it or not, we're stepping into the era of ultra-long...

Posted: 14 Dec 2017 - 07:52 pm

Recent reserach into Millennial travellers by CWT reveals their habits and behaviours:

Millennials like to travel in groups. Millennials are much more sociable than older business travelers, and are also most concerned about their personal safety, according to...

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 - 01:49 pm

2017 was a fantastic year for Astra with many of our existing locations growing in size and the addition of a number of new locations which are now establishing themselves, and are looking to a great year of growth in 2018.

We are looking forward to an exciting...

Posted: 13 Dec 2017 - 11:37 am

The future of technology has arrived and it’s making life easier.

There’s a lot of technology out there, with more products entering the marketplace every day. Technology is helping people smooth their path through life – from organising your travel, to making...

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 - 12:15 pm

Moving overseas to start a new chapter of your working life can be exciting, as well as daunting. Here are some tips from three well-travelled executives to help ease the process.

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Posted: 28 Nov 2017 - 09:29 am

Using your frequent flyer points to book a business class flight, or even a first class sojourn, is one of the best ways you can spend those points – but as any experienced points-gatherer will attest, finding a suitable reward flight is often the hardest part.

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Posted: 20 Nov 2017 - 12:18 pm

Its been a busy year at Astra Apartments. We have opened in a number of new locations, expanded existing areas and welcomed some new managers to the Astra family. Here we look at all the events and developments that happened at Astra in 2017

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