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The largest Arab state in Western Asia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a frequented destination for international assignees, with many relocating to Riyadh and Jeddah. Rich in historical and cultural heritage, the country is a fascinating destination but does pose challenges for relocating families,…
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China celebrates two major holidays – National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival – on 1 October and also marks the beginning of the week-long holiday known as Golden Week a.k.a. 黄金周 (huang jin zhou). Golden Week lasts eight days in mainland China, from 1-8 October, while the holiday is two days in Macau…
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The global pandemic raised a lot of challenges and hurdles in the world of relocation, including temporary accommodation services and the associated cancellation fees. As a Supply Chain Manager at Cartus, my team and I have been working hard with our temporary living network to reduce the financial…
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Repatriation can often be an area in which organizations do not have formal relocation policies. Yet with potentially high attrition rates amongst repatriated employees, a comprehensive repatriation policy is key to retaining the very best talent. And this is never more important than when…