The Leadership Mountain

It’s always a great idea to take time to reflect on your leadership journey. What is it that inspires you? Have there been key moments in the past that have drafted your path, or is it something that you are still aspiring to find? As I opened my up my old laptop, covered in dust and unused for…

Fiji Group Tours – making a difference the Hands On Journeys way

Fiji is an island well known for its tropical climate, beautiful hotels, stunning islands and picture-perfect sunsets… But even if you have been to Fiji before I bet you haven’t experienced Fiji the Hands On Journeys way! During International Women’s Day 2018, Founder of Hands On Journeys – Simla Sooboodoo generously gave away a Free…

Are you suffering from burnout?

 BY HELENE TAYLOR Are you suffering from burnout? Our body is great at letting us know when it’s not happy but are you guilty of ignoring it’s warning signs? If you are anything like me, you ignore the warning bells until your health starts screaming so loud you simply can’t ignore it. So lets check……..

What could we be doing to improve our legacy?

By David Hughes Managing Director Asia/Pacific – Uniglobe Travel International On the 8th of March, I had the pleasure of attending Jito Connected’s Inspiring Greatness event, on 2018 International Women’s Day. I am only guessing, but I would say perhaps 10% of the room was male.  In an industry that is 70% female I suppose it isn’t surprising…

Stop Trying to be Perfect!

BY JENNIFER VANDEKREEKE  VP and General Manager, Australia for Carnival Cruise Line When is the last time you’ve heard a female say “Ugh, I hate numbers, no maths for me.” And then when was the last time you heard a male say it? Notice a difference? OK, in full disclosure, for years I was the…

Fred van Eijk, Who am I to write for International Women’s Day?

BY FRED VAN EIJK Who am I to write for International Women’s Day? I was born in a time when women (my mother) were instantly made redundant for falling pregnant. It’s hard to understand that this was once commonplace, but it isn’t lost on me that we wouldn’t be celebrating a day for womankind if…

More consideration for our WORKING MUMS please!

BY JENNIFER VANDEKREEKE The Insulting Questions Working Mums Are SICK OF HEARING It was the first week at my big new job and I was determined to make a good impression. I’d just moved to Australia to open up my company’s first overseas office and I’d brought my young family with me. As an intense…

AIRBNB shaking up the industry

BY FRED VAN EIJK SHARING OR CARING? Let me start by saying I am a fan of Airbnb. Actually, of the sharing economy. It creates opportunities you otherwise would not be able to take, gives some extra income and it is at times better for our planet. I have had some unforgettable memories of my…

Fear of success?

How to Re-Program Your Subconscious Mind to Get What You Want With Marie Forleo and Dr. Cathy Collautt Original Article by “The Amazing” Marie Forleo I’ve got an important question for you today. Do you have a fear of success? Even if you don’t think so, stick with me for minute. Do you ever feel ready to take…

The ART of letting go

There is some things in life that just happen outside our control, It’s these things that can help define, change and grow us into the person we are destined to be. A simple idea of ‘letting go’ has grown into a business of its own, and global impact for a community of followers that rave…

More Feelings In Travel

BY FRED VAN EIJK Getting older has some advantages. With age, I’ve learnt that it’s not things that have made me happy, but feelings. My Porsche didn’t make me truly happy (got rid of it). Neither did the villa with a pool (got rid of that too). At this point in my life, I don’t even own a…