Helping them settle in – Why finding a community is so important

By |2021-04-20T22:52:31+10:00April 20th, 2021|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant|

GUEST POST BY WENDY EVA-SCOTT, PRINCIPAL, YOUR HOME HUNTER I’ve long believed that a 'home' is so much more than just the property you live in. It’s the sense of comfort and security that place provides. It’s the life that you build there and the connection you have with not just that specific place, [...]

Finding the Perfect Rental Property – What to Ask and What to Look For

By |2021-01-28T10:16:10+11:00January 28th, 2021|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant|

GUEST POST BY WENDY EVA-SCOTT, PRINCIPAL, YOUR HOME HUNTER While rental properties come in all shapes, sizes, and spaces; certain types and layouts are more readily available. This is particularly true for inner city areas, where local rental rolls are filled with higher density developments. Often these properties look strikingly similar, offer the same [...]

Alternatives to Full-Service Relocations

By |2020-11-27T15:36:54+11:00November 21st, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant|

GUEST POST BY WENDY EVA-SCOTT, PRINCIPAL, YOUR HOME HUNTER It’s no secret that relocation budgets are shrinking. As part of the general push toward doing more with less, many companies are cutting costs across the board. The golden days of the expat have come to an end, with extravagant remuneration packages and full-service relocations [...]

Stay Safe – A Quest Promise

By |2020-07-31T10:40:20+10:00July 31st, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Housing, International Relocations, Mobility, News, Pandemic, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Remote Workers, Safety, TEMI Gala Awards|

Since we last chatted many of us have had to normalise very different ways of working; working from home, learning to unmute ourselves, navigating zoom meetings and balancing the needs for home schooling, just to name a few.  As we are transitioning to the new working normal, it is timely to share what we [...]

Relocation Consultant v Renters Advocate – What’s the Difference?

By |2020-07-22T15:27:16+10:00July 22nd, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Case Studies, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, News, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant, trends, Uncategorized|

Relocation Consultant v Renters Advocate – What’s the Difference? For decades, Relocation Consultants have been the only real option for those looking for support for an interstate or international move. Whether you were shifting yourself, or managing your company’s relocation program, partnering with a relocation consultant could take a lot of the effort out [...]

Assistance Companies Provide Invaluable Support During Pandemic

By |2020-05-12T09:23:12+10:00May 12th, 2020|Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Pandemic, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Strategy, Talent Management, Travel Risk Management, trends|

Facing the Storm: The Role of Assistance Companies to Keep Organisations Afloat during Pandemics.   For many companies, the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed previously unknown vulnerabilities. Into this storm where product demand can be decimated, supply chains delayed, and organisational functioning disrupted, companies and their employees can feel at sea, not knowing what’s best to do. Within just [...]

Wellbeing Workshops Help Expats Impacted By Covid-19

By |2020-05-12T12:38:55+10:00May 11th, 2020|Assignee Experience, Assignment Experience, Covid-19, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Global Mindsets, Health, Mobility, Pandemic, Policy, Relocation, Remote Workers, Strategy, TEMI Gala Awards|

Wellbeing workshops help expats impacted by COVID-19 feel less alone Living and working overseas during a global pandemic can be extra stressful.  Learning about coping strategies, and hearing the stories of others in the same situation helps—according to feedback from expats who participated in wellbeing workshops being delivered by New Zealand company Mobile Relocation. [...]

Restricted Australian Rental Market Impacts International Assignees

By |2020-05-11T10:43:32+10:00May 11th, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Case Studies, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, News, Regional Mobility, Relocation, trends, Uncategorized|

Over the last month, much has been made about the challenges the Australian rental market is facing. While it looks like some help for struggling tenants and landlords is on its way, there are still many who will be left short – including a large number of international assignees who will not be eligible [...]

WE ARE OPEN AND HERE TO SUPPORT YOU AND YOUR CLIENTS

By |2020-05-11T10:14:55+10:00May 11th, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Home Search, Housing, International Relocations, Mobility, News, Pandemic, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Remote Workers, Safety, TEMI Gala Awards|

At Quest Apartment Hotels we live by our core value to service the needs of our corporate customers and pride ourselves on our ability to provide a home away from home. What we are experiencing is an unprecedented and extremely challenging event, and there is not a single person who has not been affected [...]

Airbnb brings their transformative virtual experiences to millions of guests

By |2020-05-11T14:51:51+10:00May 8th, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Expatriates, Housing, International Relocations, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Pandemic, Policy, Relocation, TEMI Gala Awards, Travel, trends|

Enjoy the Magic of Airbnb Experiences From the Comfort of Your Home Airbnb announces the launch of Online Experiences, a new way for people to connect, travel virtually and earn income during the COVID-19 crisis. With communities around the world staying home to protect their own health and the health of others, people can’t [...]

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