Friday 3 September 2010

When getting away means staying in touch

Reports that sunshine as a key criterion for choice of holiday-location may have been replaced by ability to keep in touch. This means that NAMs & KAMs routinely check mobile phone coverage and international data plans before travelling. A survey by Amex indicates that 77 per cent of Americans intend to stay connected while on vacation via Internet, phone, social media and other channels.
In fact, Bhutan, landlocked between India and Tibet, is one of the most isolated nations in the world. However, in the country's Amankora lodges there are no TVs, no radios, but if a guest needs it you can get high-speed internet access….
Whilst much of this traffic-watching is allegedly social, most of us know that the odd job-related holiday email, can be a career-maker, or breaker….

Have an intouch weekend, from the Namnews Team!

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