The 2018 Olympics in Korea: business opportunities ahead

2018 has just begun but we are already looking forward to the upcoming Winter Olympic games, which will be hosted in South Korea this year. Given the magnitude of this…

The luxury industry: the importance of translation services in it

Shopping for goods, from everyday necessities to limited edition collectors’ items, has never been easier as it is today. With the spread of the Internet and social media, consumers can…

The Korean Wave in Europe

The Korean economy is the world’s 11th biggest one today, with a GDP of over 1,377 billion euros. The income per person in the country is two-thirds of America’s, and…

Spain – the future of Chinese global business relations

The Spanish economy has experienced significant growth in the past few years, making Spain Europe’s seventh biggest recipient of Chinese investment. With the drop of prices of oil, the favorable…

Doing business in Thailand

Referred to as the Gateway to Asia, Thailand has maintained its economic relations with Europe ever since the 15th century, when Vasco da Gama established the first European contact with…

Japanese Translation and localization for the Spanish market

The translation and localization services can be a key factor in establishing relations between countries with diverging cultures, languages, and traditions. Today, we take a walk in history to see…

Trends in Translation Software for 2018

Despite the uncertain future many businesses face in the light of recent global events, the translation software and machine translation market continue to expand and develop. What’s more – it…

Mobile localisation – why does your business need it?

t the end of 2017, there is not a person within the developed world who doesn’t own a smartphone. We watch, exercise, shop, even eat with their help, and thus…

2017 – What happened in the Translation Industry – trends and news?

Translation industry trends are constantly changing as technology gives new opportunities. We observe with curiosity the industry trends so our partners and clients adapt to innovative business ideas that can…

What is different about localization for Asian languages?

Localization is the process of adapting а  product or content to a specific market and consumers. This process allows for Western businesses to establish their influence within Asian markets, and…

Translation mistakes on Chinese signs

Whether you’ve actually been on a trip to China or simply scrolling down popular websites, you’ve probably had a good laugh at the inadequate, often ridiculous mistranslations of various signs,…

Is Chinese hard to master for British People?

Nowadays, most people would agree that learning Mandarin Chinese is essential, not only because it is the most widely spoken language on the planet (44% of the world population), but…

Is translation a form of art?

Тranslation is basically a process of transferring all the ideas and the essence of a certain text into another language, which probably doesn’t sound like a very challenging task at…

Globalization and its influence on translation industry

We’ve decided to address this topic as it is growing in popularity by the day.  It is also one of the driving forces behind the development of the world’s economy.…

6 Factors affecting translation costs

Imagine that you have a text and you need someone to translate it for you. After asking yourself where to find a translator and wondering how long it will take,…

Powerful Translation Apps and Devices for Travelers

Have you ever had a fear of traveling only because of the language barrier? We live in the 21st century, just stop worrying, go ahead, and book those tickets! Let’s…

How did English first start to be translated into Chinese?

Let’s learn a little bit more about the first person who dared to translate English into Chinese. Yan Fu was a Chinese scholar and translator, most famous for introducing western…