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How an Ex-Med Rep Cashed In on the Travel Boom and Built a Million-Peso Business

On just his second year, Albert Salvador was earning up to Php150K a month selling tour packages online

Albert and Kathrina Salvador put up Sarap Mag Biyahe Travel Agency with an Php8,000 capitalAs a medical representative, Albert Salvador was doing well enough to pack his bags for some time away when the travel bug bit. In 2011, after a particularly ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 20, 2017 10:00:00
Business Ideas

10 Hosting Options Beyond Airbnb

Have you heard of Roomorama, TravelMob and VRBO?

The following excerpt is from the staff of Entrepreneur Media’s book Start Your Own Travel Hosting Business. It’s important to understand that as a potential host, you have options beyond working exclusively with Airbnb. In some cases, you may find it advantageous to work ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | April 16, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

The Laptop Ban for Some International Travelers Explained

Devices such as laptops will not be allowed on planes going to the U.S. from 10 airports

On March 21, a rule issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security went into effect that requires travelers flying to the United States from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries to put electronics larger than a smartphone in checked baggage. The DHS identified cameras, ...

by Nina Zipkin  | April 08, 2017 12:00:00
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6 tricks to tackling jet lag

Its debilitating effects are easily underestimated but can be easily avoided

In my job, I travel a lot. It is not unusual for me to be jetting off to China or the Philippines one week and heading across the United States the next. My friends think I have a glamorous lifestyle, and while ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | November 22, 2016 06:00:00
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6 travel hacks from experienced business travelers

Bring a tennis ball with you on your next trip ”" seriously

If you don’t have much experience with traveling for business, then it’s easy to find the entire process stressful and overwhelming. But if you do travel frequently, it’s important to figure a few things out.Here are a handful of helpful travel hacks ...

by Larry Alton  | November 13, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Why every budding entrepreneur needs a full-time job first

Serial entrep Richard Branson says it's important to use your full-time job as a jump off for doing biz

Being and becoming an entrepreneur is no easy task. And for many, leaving a 9-to-5 job to pursue entrepreneurship full time isn’t an option. A job provides stability and steady cash flow – without these things, most of us can’t support ourselves. And according to Richard Branson, it provides ...

by Rose Leadem  | November 01, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

Giving in to the young: How AirAsia keeps up with the millennial traveler

Check out how the youngest local carrier in the country satisfies a rising market

Since its entrance in the local market in 2011, AirAsia Philippines continues to be a strong contender for travelers with its low-cost fares. The Manila base of the largest budget carrier in Asia currently offers direct flights to 21 countries.“As the youngest ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 24, 2016 06:00:00
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Robert Laurel Yupangco: The man who knows ”?"little” while knowing a lot

A peek into the life of the leader behind the Yupangco Group of Companies

He may have studied in various institutions around the world and he may have gained firsthand knowledge of several industries influencing his numerous businesses, but long-time entrepreneur Robert Laurel Yupangco still believes that there are many things he doesn’t know.“This is my ...

by Angelo Cantera  | October 14, 2016 09:00:00
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Top 10 ways to save time and money while traveling for business

Modern-and-light is the way to go for the nomadic entrepreneur

If you want to grow your business, you’re going to have to do some traveling. Whether that means meeting a new client, speaking at an event or attending a conference, business travel is critical. But between travel glitches and the cost, traveling can be ...

by John Rampton  | October 09, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Trail Adventours: The uphill climb of an online-savvy tour company

Meet the Sarreal brothers, entreps who live to conquer mountains, and would bring us along

Brothers Guido and Coby Sarreal are reaching new heights as entrepreneurs and it’s largely because of one important fact: their business involves doing something they’d do for free.  The name of their brainchild is Trail Adventours. It was launched back in October ...

by Angelo Cantera  | September 28, 2016 07:00:00
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A businessman’s global guide to handshakes (Infographic)

Handshakes can be casual or ritualistic ”" it all depends on where you are

The handshake: a universal gesture of peaceful greeting and fraternity, right? Not entirely. In fact, a hand shake can help make or break a relationship from day one. Everything, from how tight you grip to where you stand when being photographed shaking hands, can ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 25, 2016 12:00:00
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6 ways entrepreneurs can stay productive during a flight

Put away that travel pillow. You've got work to do!

Flying can be an undesirable event, especially if you have to fly regularly for business. Waking up early, getting everything together, making the trip to the airport and getting through the terminal can be a painful experience. And to top it off, you have to ...

by Tyler Leslie  | September 12, 2016 12:00:00
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9 ways to make money while on vacation

It's more relaxing when you know the vacation is helping to pay for itself

Did you know that in the US, the average person spends more than $1,000 during their summer vacation alone? That may not be a problem for some people, but for a lot of individuals out there, this can be a financial drain that prevents ...

by John Rampton  | September 12, 2016 12:00:00