When traveling for business and for pleasure, different regions, and countries immigration policy, visa requirements and time zones have to be taken into account
Sources: Visa Free Ranking
International Air Transport Association,
Institute of Economics and Peace,
Main Airport IATA Code: International Air Transport Association code is a three-letter code assigned to most airports around the world.
Source: Iata.org. (2018). IATA - Codes - Airline and Airport Codes Search. [online] Available at: https://www.iata.org/publications/Pages/code-search.aspx [Accessed 14 Aug. 2018].
Visa Free Ranking: number of visa-free passports accepted with visa on arrival or with an Electronic Visa Authorisation (eTA).
Source: Passport Index - All the world's passports in one place. (2018). Most Welcoming Countries Rank | The Passport Index 2018. [online] Available at: https://www.passportindex.org/byWelcomingRank.php [Accessed 14 Aug. 2018].
Global Peace Index (GPI): it is the world’s leading indicator of national peacefulness, it ranks 163 countries according to their levels of peace. The measurement is developed each year by the Institute of Economics and Peace. GPI includes three main thematic domains when measuring peace: the level of Societal Safety and Security, the extent of Ongoing Domestic and International Conflict, and the degree of Militarisation. According to the Institute of Economics and Peace, countries are classified in five distinct groups based on the values of GPI (between 1 as most peaceful and 5 as the least peaceful).
Source: Global Peace Index 2017. (2018). [ebook] Institute for Economics & Peace. Available at: http://visionofhumanity.org/app/uploads/2017/06/GPI-2017-Report-1.pdf [Accessed 14 Aug. 2018].
UTC: Universal Time Coordinated also known as Coordinated Universal Time is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is used as a synonym for UTC.