On any given night in Warsaw, but especially on summer weekends, it seems most of Poland’s young entrepreneurs gather along Nowry Swiat Street, Trzech Krzyzy Square or Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street to celebrate life and love — often accomplished with good vodka, lots of music and noisy house parties in private banquet rooms that last long into the night.
Global business travel is making its way back, even as the pandemic and other world events continue to challenge its return. In a recent poll from the Global Business Travel Association, more than four in five respondents (86 percent) from across the industry said they feel more optimistic than they did at the beginning of the year. Business travel bookings, the need to travel to do business and employee willingness to travel are all on the rise.
Once upon a time an enterprising rock climber launched a line of clothing for extreme sports. He named it “Patagonia,” a word that triggers a visceral reaction in adventurers. Even the armchair traveler experiences a shiver visualizing one of the wildest regions on earth, a faraway place with strange creatures, rugged terrain and mercurial weather.