"CNN Business Traveller' hosted by CNN business and travel expert Richard Quest is the definitive authority on making the most of doing business on the road, and aims to give discerning viewers the edge on their fellow travellers. Each month, Quest will present the show from hotels, airports and cities around the world, bringing his detailed knowledge of surviving out of a suitcase on the world's corporate highways and byways.
We visit four of the airport gateways of the world, upping their game to attract passengers. From gate-side meal delivery today to robotic kiosks in the future, airports are no longer glorified bus stations. Richard Quest explores what road warriors have to look forward to when it comes to the world's airports.
When it comes to air travel these days, it seems all the focus is on long-haul -- traveling as far as we can in one hop. But for many business travellers, the day-to-day reality is actually about short-haul. Richard Quest sends correspondent Paula Newton on a mission to crack the secrets of short-haul, from commuting on nine-seater Cessnas, to the charm of the regional airport, and bringing some long-haul lux to the short-haul route.
It was a seismic shift felt across the globe when China surpassed the U.S. as the biggest business travel market in the world. Now that this powerful travel influencer is on the move, its sights are increasingly set on Africa.
With idyllic beachfronts, culinary riches and a growing middle class, Mexico continues to be a favorite destination for business and leisure travellers alike. Richard Quest sends correspondent Paula Newton south to see how airlines are trying to capitalize on this Latin America travel boom and how connectivity has become crucial to getting out of the office.
"Bleisure", wellness, happiness on the road: how has the approach to business travel changed, how is tech making it easier, and what does it really take to outweigh the stress of life on the road? Quest tasks Isa Soares with finding out, delving into the science, the psychology and the innovations and road testing the tips and theories on an actual news shoot/business trip to the so called “happy capital”, Copenhagen.
30 million is Thailand's magic number - that's how many tourists visited last year and that number just keeps growing. Now, in the middle of the country's tourism boom, it's looking for quality over quantity.
Nigeria is Africa's largest economy and a major business hub. What's it like doing business there? From Lagos, Nigeria, Richard Quest gets answers for the business traveller and also explores some of the local culture.
Now boarding the longest flight in the world! Richard Quest and CNN Business Traveller fly on the world's longest commercial flight, Qatar Airways' new route between Doha, Qatar and Auckland, New Zealand. The new flights are part of a larger revival happening in the air.
We join secret hotel inspectors on investigation, go behind the scenes with a Hollywood hotel's VIP handler, and Richard Quest journeys to the luxurious Gstaad Palace hotel in the Swiss Alps to discover the meaning of Mein Host.
The desire to explore, to experience a new place, that wanderlust. We love to travel and always have. That adventurous spirit was a part of the pioneering business travellers of the 50s and 60s who first ushered in a new era of global business.
SHOW #55 The Love of Travel and the Pace of Change
Airline fares seem so arbitrary - sometimes high, sometimes low, and always changing. In fact, there is a science behind airline pricing, and knowing what it is could help fliers grab a better fare, a better seat and a better flight experience.
It's a business traveller's most loyal companion and near constant sidekick - luggage. It's hard to make a business trip without it, so the last thing travellers want is for their luggage to disappear or disappoint
Freedom, the open road and the American west. The summer of 2016 is seeing a resurgence in a U.S. travel tradition - the great American car trip. Fueled by low gasoline prices not seen in years, and long airport security lines, road trips are trending.
Show #52 Summer Edition - 100th Anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service
"Off the beaten path" is no longer good enough. Modern-day travellers are on a quest for the authentic, a search for experiences and connections that give them a better understanding of the world and their place in it.
Part two of this epic journey starts in Singapore at the number one airport in the world, sees Richard and his team make it to Australia, cross the dateline, experience some very different versions of American low-cost travel and return to the starting point in London.
Ten airlines, nine countries, eight days, one journey around the world at low cost. Richard Quest launches an epic adventure which aims to show just how far you can go on low cost, and which airlines offer the best service for those on business and on a budget.
It's the blending and blurring of the line between business and leisure travel. There’s an argument that business travelers have always done this: seeing the sights in an afternoon, or spending a few free hours by the pool.
On this special holiday episode of Business Traveller, Richard Quest delves into a city rich in Christmas traditions: New York! He kicks off the season of joy at Radio City Music Hall, where the Rockettes give him a behind-the-scenes tour of their Christmas Spectacular.
Richard Quest delves into the nitty-gritty of our lives on the road, speaking to the CEOs of the major travel management and expenses companies to find out how to make your next trip a little less overwhelming!
The business traveller goes on holiday, and so do we! We head to Orlando, Florida - the "theme park capital of the world" - where attractions like Disney World and Universal drew over 62 million visitors last year.
This episode on CNN Business Traveller we’re ‘Flying in the USA’. Richard Quest crisscrosses the country, and road-tests the four major American carriers – American Airlines, Delta, Southwest and United.
Travelling is all about experiencing culture, and today, hotels are the new art galleries. Richard Quest takes a tour of the Nordic countries, with their distinctive take on design, to discover the importance of art to the traveller.
Whether it's for business or pleasure, a good hotel is about more than just providing a good night's sleep. Richard Quest checks in at iconic resorts in the U.S to discover what goes into today's hotel experience.
This month on CNN Business Traveller, we're road-testing the most glamorous route in the sky…NY-LON. Linking the globe's two key business hubs, New York and London, the route has long been the biggest prize in aviation.
Richard Quest travels to Doha to look at changes underway in the travel industry. At the IATA conference in Doha, he meets with airline CEOs to discover how the industry is responding to MH370 and new aircraft tracking methods being proposed.
The eyes of the world are on Russia for Sochi 2014! We're in the capital, Moscow, where host Richard Quest discovers a conflicted aviation industry - flag carrier Aeroflot is privatising, a total lack of low-cost carriers is hindering national travel, while lingering concerns over air safety continue to plague the industry.
On this month's CNN Business Traveller, go behind the scenes at the world's busiest airport and see what makes it work. CNN's Richard Quest travels to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for a look at everything from pilot training to the control tower.