Why Do People Work During the Holidays? - Part 1

Survey of TripAdvisor say that Southeast Asian Travelers Still Work during the Holidays

Holiday in Belitong

You would be surprised to see a survey by TripAdvisor performed at August 7 - 13, 2014, involving respondents who are employees of the company from Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, the US and the UK, including from Southeast Asia, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand.

Cua Dai beach, Hoi An

The fact is indisputable, when the world is getting connected, making the Southeast Asian travelers feel the need to remain connected (with their office) even while on vacation.

Tourists in Gili Trawangan, Lombok

Activity is most often done when a holiday, maybe you can expect.

1. Check their work email while on vacation
2. Create or edit documents
3. Create or edit presentations
4. Following the activity of conference calls with colleagues/managers
5. Employees strive always standby for office tasks, and check e-mail several times a day

It turned out that the impact of the development of the internet infrastructure and access to mobile devices/gadget makes it easy to always check the situation of the office. They do not mind to work during a vacation in places traveled.

(Source TripAdvisor, KompasTravel /Images Maya Iwanata, U Savitri, F Benjamin)


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