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...

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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Posted: 07 Nov 2017 - 12:31 pm

Making corporate travel savings might sound like a challenge – especially if you have lots of employees flying to different locations at different times. But there are ways to keep your costs down without...

Posted: 07 Nov 2017 - 11:21 am

Relocating can be a stressful time, espically with children. Recent reserach found that typically, children under 12 get bored 49 minutes into a long haul fligtht. In order to help parents battle the boredom factor Emirates teamed up with Dr Sandi Mann, a psychologist...

Posted: 12 Oct 2017 - 09:58 am

Time spent in transit is the most challenging aspect of business travel, according a new report released today by the GBTA Foundation – the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association.

The work environment while travelling, layovers and...

Posted: 24 Sep 2017 - 12:10 pm

The construction of Western Sydney Airport will commence in 2018. The contract for project management and technical support will be awarded mid to late October 2017. With numerous types of skills required there will be a need to relocate people and project teams for the...

Posted: 19 Sep 2017 - 02:11 pm

The future of corporate travel will see artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning pave the way for frictionless travel as AI and automation anticipate and meet traveller needs. That was one of the key messages to...

Posted: 18 Sep 2017 - 08:24 am

Vaib Bhand & Dharmesh Khanna recently joined Astra as joint directors of our Melbourne Southbank location. Both come from professional backgrounds, with experience...

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