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All about bleisure travel: A guide to mixing work and play

If you travel on business and don't know what 'bleisure' means then you need to find out. Yes, it's more than slightly questionable as a word, but it's here to stay. Get clued up on the most important trend in business travel and what bleisure means for you.

4 days ago

6 big food trends for 2017 in London and beyond

Every year sees a hundred predictions for what's going to be hot in the food world. As the only airport actually located in London, it's easier for us than most to stay close to what's happening in London's dining scene, and since April sees the full programme announcement for June's London Food Month, we're sticking our necks out.

13/04/2017

Fairy-tale castles and palaces around Frankfurt

When you're in the heart of one of Europe's great cities, country palaces and dramatic castles may not be the first thing on your mind.

03/04/2017

The 8 best things about business travel

Business travel often divides people into two camps. To the uninitiated it can seem like a wildly glamorous lifestyle of long lunches in exotic locations with important people who are on first name terms with flight attendants. But those who routinely travel for work know it’s not always as thrilling as an episode of Mad Men (hello 4am starts, jetlag and energy drinks for breakfast). Whichever side of the fence you’re on, here are eight perks to business travel.

14/03/2017

Your guide to a huge weekend in Dublin: St Paddy’s and the Six Nations

On the third weekend in March Dublin will come alive not only for the riotous celebration of Ireland’s patron saint, but also the final fixture of the Six Nations as England visit the Aviva Stadium. If ever there was a time to visit the Fair City, this is it. Here’s your guide to making the most of this monumental weekend.

13/02/2017

Travelling in the Pursuit of Happiness

What is the key to happiness, and where can we find it? A recent academic study has suggested lasting happiness is to be found in experiences, like travel, rather than material objects. With this in mind, which joyous, soul-enriching experiences should we be investing in this coming year?

18/01/2017

Amsterdam’s other art galleries

Every visitor to Amsterdam knows the Rijksmuseum, with its priceless art treasures by Rembrandt and other Old Masters, and most people make a beeline for the Van Gogh Museum’s Impressionist masterpieces. But there are dozens of other galleries waiting to be discovered that have a quirkier contemporary edge; here are some of the best.

25/11/2016

An Unforgettable Weekend in Geneva

Slap in the heart of Europe, this buzzy, internationally minded city is perfect for a weekend break. Here’s how to make the most of it.

03/11/2016

London’s hidden gems

As a holiday destination, London takes some beating. It’s got everything you could want – awe-inspiring tourist attractions, world-class galleries and museums, and enough restaurants to keep the most ardent foodie satisfied. But while there’s plenty to see on the surface, London is a city of truly hidden depths; one that rewards deeper exploration.

14/10/2016

10 tips for switching off

We’re all familiar with that sinking feeling of finally beginning to switch off on holiday only to realise it’s time to fly home. You deserve a relaxing break, here’s how to ensure you actually have one.

05/09/2016

Madrid's Best Hotel Bars For Meetings

You already know the rules about mixing business with pleasure, but Madrid is a city where it’s fun to break the rules. When it comes to planning your business meetings there are few better places than a luxury hotel bar. Whether you’re looking for a VIP-only lounge, rooftop vista or a moreish cocktail, we’ve got you covered.

09/08/2016

A food-lovers guide to Madrid

The Spanish classics - jamon, paella, patatas bravas, gazpacho – are classic with very good reason. But the Spanish food scene has evolved hugely and the reality is that our Iberian brothers and sisters are some of the most innovative chefs in the world.

29/07/2016

The best Spanish City Breaks

Sangria by the sea, sunsets over hilltop palaces and all-night salsa dens: Spain has everything a summery holiday maker could ask for but perhaps its best gems are found when you move away from the crowded beaches and head into the cities.

11/07/2016

Business travel playlist

Everything is better with a soundtrack and business travel is no exception. If you’re jetting off on company time, this playlist will get you through your trip from beginning to end in true rock-star style. Download, suit up and hit the skies

08/07/2016

Escape the Euros

Can't stand the thought of football dominating summer as the three home nations 'battle it out' for European glory in France this June? The silly chants, the wailing vuvuzelas, the endless, endless analysis…

14/06/2016

French Connection: 48 Hours in the Dordogne

Bergerac in the south west of France, the gateway to the Dordogne, is the latest British Airways destination from London City Airport. We went to explore its rural (and edible) delights first-hand.

01/06/2016

Making the most of a business trip to London

Arguably the most prodigious capital city in the entire world, London is a mesmeric and meteoric metropolis that is home to the very best of everything, from architecture, art and entertainment to food, fashion and high finance.

24/05/2016

Survival tips for travelling with children

Family travel can be a bittersweet affair; it is often exciting and exhausting in equal measure. At its worst, it can be a minefield of mid-transport meltdowns and tourist hotspots tantrums, but when it’s good, it’s can be a fulfilling break of smiles, laughter and much-needed relaxation.

17/05/2016

Minicabit's dynamic filter: Book the right cab for you

Minicabit is the official cab booking platform for London City Airport. Their smart search tool compares real-time quotes from a range of licensed cab providers who are based at your pickup point and destination.

09/05/2016

Getting the most out of your business trip to Rotterdam

The time for Rotterdam is now. Far from playing second fiddle to big brother Amsterdam, it’s a fresh-thinking city with an ever-changing skyline and an anything-is-possible buzz.

26/04/2016

London City Airport unveils bold new commission by East End artist to mark airport’s next chapter

Gerry Buxton took 500 photographs and spent half a day on the runway to create a vibrant print of the airport following its purchase by a new consortium

14/04/2016

5 unusual things to do in Edinburgh

Looking for attractions and activities beyond the castle? Susie Henderson tracks down unique and unexpected experiences in and around the Scottish capital.

11/04/2016

Balancing work with play in Dublin

The days are long in Dublin. This is a city where it’s rarely difficult to find time to unwind – partly because the centre is so compact, and partly because balancing work and play seems to be ingrained in Dublin’s nature. So if your meeting’s done for the day, or you find yourself with a couple of hours to kill before dinner, here are some ideas for things to do.

22/03/2016

Getting the most out of your Edinburgh business trip

Stately, scenic and packed with traditional Scottish spirit, Edinburgh is a city just begging to be explored. Travelling on business means that time is often tight, but if you can escape the grind for a few short hours you’ll find all kinds of experiences on the doorstep. Here’s a handful of bright ideas to take your business trip to a whole new level.

02/03/2016

Top destinations for 2016

Whether you’re a thrillseeker, art buff or beach lover, we pick the best destinations that should be on your radar when planning your 2016 holidays.

11/01/2016

13 Designer and Luxury Gifts at Christmas

Wherever you’re jetting off to this December, save some time to stock up on Christmas gifts for loved ones back home.

14/12/2015

That's a latte of coffee! London City Airport sells an amazing 25,000+ cups of coffee in October

London City Airport (LCY) has been looking into the drinking habits of its passengers, and found that more than 25,000 cups of coffee were sold last month whilst the nation’s favourite, tea, was well beaten.

 

12/11/2015

London City Airport: How to explore London in 24 hours

27/10/2015

8 tips for business travel with your family

23/09/2015

Top travel gadgets for savvy businessmen

08/07/2015

Business Travellers Guide to ‘Remote Parenting’

08/06/2015

The solo woman traveller’s guide to being a savvy ‘road warrior’

18/05/2015

8 top loyalty perks for business travellers

29/04/2015

The Inside Track: Getting the Best Business Experience at Milan Expo

09/04/2015

The Solo Woman’s Guide to Safe Business Trips

09/03/2015

The Inside Track: Getting the Best Business Experience at LCY

06/02/2015

How to Pack for Business Travel

15/01/2015

LCY smart guide to business travel: Geneva

01/11/2014

9 of the best apps & tools for business travellers

28/08/2014

Booking a flight for the boss

26/03/2014

Planning For the Future at London City Airport

14/05/2013

Snow joke being stuck at the airport

05/02/2013

Forty-four ways in and out of the capital

16/01/2013

Christmas shopping and New Year celebrations

03/12/2012

Life's affordable luxuries

17/10/2012

Happy 25th, London City Airport!

08/08/2012

London City Airport Celebrates 1 Millionth Flight

11/07/2012

Tasting the Loire in Two Days

06/07/2012

Business as usual in the heart of the greatest city on earth

12/06/2012

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