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Doing Business in Asia: An Etiquette Guide

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February 15 pan pacific tianjin

As Asia continues to drive global economic growth, expanding business operations in this region is a strategic move for companies aiming to tap into diverse, emerging markets. Understanding the nuances of varying Asian business practices and etiquette would be therefore be essential to avoid a faux pas. Below is our useful etiquette guide for conducting business in Asia. 1. First Meeting Punctuality is a basic sign of respect for business...

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8 Cities Not to Miss in 2016

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January 4 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Not sure where to plan your next holiday in the New Year? From the shores of the Adriatic Sea to Africa’s southern tip, our 2016 destination guide has an adventure to suit every style. Whether you choose to indulge in a world-class luxury retreat or embark on an authentic, off-the-beaten track adventure, these eight travel hot spots all promise a memorable experience for 2016. Fremantle, Australia A bohemian borough mere...

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5 of the World’s Most Unique Wellness Escapes

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December 24 Spa treatment

Looking to indulge your senses with a well-deserved dose of rest and relaxation? Explore Pan Pacific’s exclusive guide to some of the world’s most unique wellness escapes, where dramatic landscapes, state-of-the-art spa treatments and world-class dining all culminate to create a piece of paradise on earth. Whether you need a mini break between business trips or you simply want to spoil your mind, body and spirit, these destinations have it...

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What is your ideal vacation destination?

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November 26 Fireworks at Marina Bay Singapore

Bitten by the travel bug but don’t know where to go? From the wonders of ancient China to the wild Australian bush or the slopes of Canada’s famous mountains, there is a whole world out there just waiting to be discovered. So where will you land? In amongst the buzzing metropolitan vibe of Singapore perhaps? Or maybe a relaxing cultural retreat to Indonesia is more your scene. No matter what...

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Chinese New Year Celebrations in Asia

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January 23 Chinese New Year dragon

[Update: this post has been edited for 2016] Celebrated by approximately a billion people worldwide, Chinese New Year is one of the world’s biggest festivals. Also known as Lunar New Year and the Spring Festival, celebrations run from Chinese New Year’s Eve – which in 2016, falls on Sunday, 7 February – right through to the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese calendar. Welcome the Year of...

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