For the third year in a row, Global Traveler feted the world’s best leisure destinations, airlines, cruises and hotel groups at its annual Leisure Travel Awards celebration. For the second time, GT honored the winners of these prestigious awards at the Hotel Shangri-La at the Ocean with themed cuisine and spectacular sunset views high above Santa Monica in the rooftop penthouse.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
It doesn’t matter whether your business is a corporation, a nonprofit or a small business. Nor does it matter if you are an entrepreneur, employer, advisor or consultant, or whether you manufacture or sell products or services. Strangely enough, the keys to succeeding in business involve common principles and best practices that transcend particular personalities, brands and industries. In other words, successful people share common tenets and characteristics. But beware, as they don’t always correlate with age or experience.