Jetlag is the bane of every business traveller. It saps your productivity, turns meetings into stay-awake marathons and, perversely, means you'll see a lot more of that bedside clock displaying "3:30AM" than at any other time in your life. Here are seven time-proven tips to help you get the...
POSTED 30 Apr, 2014 3 Comments
Qantas is continuing the rollout of its sleep service on international business class flights over the coming six weeks. The sleep service includes a mattress for the Skybed seat, for a more cushioned surface which also removes any noticeable bumps from the fold-down seat in sleeper mode, w...
POSTED 5 Dec, 2012 6 Comments
Frequent flyers and business travellers are ever on the lookout for ways to avoid jetlag, and two South Australian doctors think they have the answer: the Re-Timer, a pair of green-light goggles that they say "resets your body clock". “Our extensive research studies have shown that green l...
POSTED 21 Nov, 2012 2 Comments
Qantas begins a rolling upgrade to its overnight international business class flights today with the debut of the new 'sleep service' on the daily Sydney-Los Angeles flight (QF107/108). The programme, which includes duvets and a special doze-inducing tea in an effort to help travellers slee...
POSTED 8 Nov, 2012 15 Comments
Fancy your own private lounge in the middle of the airport? Try a Napcab! Developed by students at Munich's TUM university of science and technology, in cooperation with Munich Airport -- where the first Napcabs have already sprung up -- the concept is a compact self-con...
POSTED 20 Mar, 2012 4 Comments
The Swissotel in Berlin is aiming a new set of sleep-enhancing services at jetlagged and stressed business travellers, with special lights, food, aromatherapy, power naps, "thin air" breathing and pillows. For €60 (A$75), a tailored programme from sleep consultant and stress expert Dr Micha...
POSTED 16 Mar, 2012 0 Comments
First there was a hypo-allergenic hotel rooms for ultra-sensitive people – now Crowne Plaza The City London is looking to introduce snore-absorbing rooms. The hotel says early trials of the room have been a success, helping to "reduce the dreaded, repetitive nasal noise" (the hotel's ...
POSTED 15 Jul, 2011 0 Comments
Red-eye flights leave late, arrive early, cross several time zones and don't give you enough time for a proper sleep. Whether it's Perth to Sydney, Los Angeles to Washington DC, or New York to London, these overnight flights are a one-way ticket to exhaustion -- especially when you're trave...
POSTED 21 Feb, 2011 0 Comments
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