originally appeared in the May edition of Mobility Magazine.
Adding a bit of vacation time to business travel has
probably been going on since Leif Erikson paused for a salmon dinner in
Newfoundland. Now it has a name, and it’s trending. It’s called bleisure—that’s business plus
leisure—and it’s today’s ticket to extracting more value, personal and
professional, from business trips.
Bleisure belongs to the quest by millennials for work-life
balance, and employers are responding. For businesses, policies blending
vacation and business help cultivate loyalty among employees more eager for
life experiences than paycheck boosts. For employees, bleisure eases the travel
grind, fits workouts into the itinerary, and offers a big-picture outlook that
strengthens business connections.
Want to experience bleisure for yourself? These travel tips
will set you up for bleisure success – whether you’re travelling a few hours
away or across the world.
Read the rest of this article in this month’s edition of Mobility