13 Feb 2015

The Rise of the State-owned Enterprise

The modern world is seeing a remarkable resurgence of a form of organisation thought to have become extinct – the State-owned enterprise. State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are flourishing globally, led in many cases by huge public-private hybrids from major emerging markets […]

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18 Dec 2014

Responding to the Growth in Tourism from Emerging Markets

Tourists from emerging markets are travelling the world in increasing numbers and they are increasingly spending more than other nationalities when they do. How is the tourist industry responding to this – and what impact will it have? Since 2012 […]

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15 Dec 2014

Loadsa Money: How Etiquette Is the New Bling for Wealthy Elites in Emerging Markets

Etiquette has become a desirable commodity for wealthy consumers in emerging markets, both for themselves and for their children. Large emerging markets such as China and Russia are seeing wealthy consumers signing up enthusiastically for etiquette lessons, wine appreciation lessons […]

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09 Jun 2014

Language Etiquette Tips for International Business

It’s one thing knowing a language, quite another knowing a country’s culture and business etiquette. Of course, professional translators are key for any company trading overseas. But a business deal can live or die simply because you have overlooked the […]

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01 May 2014

eBay Using Machine Translation to Support Russian Expansion

Any mobile user who has sent or received predictive texts will know the exasperation there can be in getting technology to communicate exactly what it is you want to say. Indeed, conveying messages across the worldwide web to consumers in different […]

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13 Nov 2013

Russian Tourism Industry Booming and Bringing Benefits

2012 was the year when Russia became of the most dominant and important source markets in European tourism, so much so that it has begun to encroach on the status of German and British tourists’ spending. Italy have been profiting […]

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18 Jul 2013

Grammatical Genders in Different Languages

When speaking of grammatical genders, one might wonder what grammar has to do with sex. Not much, to be honest. The original meaning of ‘gender’ was ‘race’, ‘type’ or ‘kind’. As a matter of fact, ‘gender’ has the same origin […]

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05 Jul 2013

Google Translate Helps Save Lives of Russian Tourists

A river outfitter in the New Jersey town of Frenchtown used his wits and smart-phone translation technology to avert disaster this week. Scott Johnson, 46, a retired state trooper who has lived in Frenchtown all his life, was leaving the […]

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21 Jun 2013

The Importance of Security in the Internet Age

Cyber security is currently big news. Reports are published on a weekly basis describing cyber criminals’ attempts to access the personal details of internet users held within the databases of high-profile internet organisations. Similarly, there has been a huge increase […]

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13 Dec 2011

Russian General Translation

Russian General Translation We know all the right questions to ask in order to optimise your translation services and processes. What does this mean? You’ll get your Russian translations back quicker and, ultimately, cheaper. We do this by providing you […]

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