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Saints or Sinners? Hotel Chains and Flexible Check-Ins

Saints or Sinners? Hotel Chains and Flexible Check-Ins

Hands up if you’ve been inconvenienced by restrictive hotel check-in and check-out times. Yes, we’ve all been there; it’s a foreseeable inconvenience that means you start your hotel stay stressed and frustrated.  When you are travelling for business, time is of...

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Ways to Reduce Stress when Booking Business Travel

Ways to Reduce Stress when Booking Business Travel

It's International Stress Awareness Week, so it seems fitting that we delve into this subject and offer some support and guidance to PAs and Executive Assistants out there. We are not going to get all deep and go down the Agony Aunt route as we are a bunch of guys,...

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Ways to Successfully book Group Business Travel

Ways to Successfully book Group Business Travel

Booking group business travel can be like herding a flock of sheep, without a sheepdog. Getting everyone to co-operate is a considerable challenge. PAs and Executive Assistants tell us that it's the one part of the job that they dislike doing, as it's so stressful,...

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Brexit Day: How does this affect Business Travel?

Brexit Day: How does this affect Business Travel?

Brexit day is approaching, with the UK on track to officially leave the European Union (EU) on the 31st January 2020. This may leave many business travellers with concerns and doubts about how travelling for business will look after Friday.  After...

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IS YOUR BUSINESS TOO SMALL FOR TRAVEL MANAGEMENT SUPPORT?

IS YOUR BUSINESS TOO SMALL FOR TRAVEL MANAGEMENT SUPPORT?

There is a common misconception that Travel Management Companies (TMCs) only deal with companies who exceed a minimum annual spend threshold of £1million. This came about as £1million used to be the parameter used in negotiating flight deals with airlines.  We...

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How to Streamline Business Travel

How to Streamline Business Travel

The devil is always in the detail. No matter how times you have made a travel booking, there are always situations whereby your plans can become derailed. Planning is key to ensuring a business trip is a success and it is the finer details that make the difference...

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Ways to Reduce your Company Travel Budget

Ways to Reduce your Company Travel Budget

Business travel is on the rise and companies need to factor this in when planning future travel policies and budgets. Business travel related activity totalled $1.3 trillion globally in 2017. This was a 5.8% increase on 2016 levels, according to the GBTA BTI...

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How to Fly Business Class for Less

How to Fly Business Class for Less

If you would like to treat yourself to premium cabins (business class, first class or premium economy) but your company budget does not stretch that far, you might be surprised that there are ways to make this happen. Be flexible with dates Here are a few of our tried...

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Time and Money Saving Tips when Booking Business Travel

Time and Money Saving Tips when Booking Business Travel

Wasting too much time booking international travel and feel you are blowing the company budget? Follow our top tips that WILL save you some time and money along the way: 1)    BOOK IN ADVANCE It may seem obvious but, if you can get travel dates in advance...

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