Travel and event management company TAG has been awarded with the PCI DSS Level 3 merchant certificate. TAG joins only a few of externally audited and accredited PCI DSS compliant travel management companies in the world, making this is a major milestone for the company. The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), is […]
TAG is certified PCI DSS compliant
Traveller Wellbeing – Who owns the travel time?
By Matthew Holman, Head of Traveller Wellbeing at Capita Travel and Events It’s 03:00, I am in bed at home and my alarm goes off. It is time to get up. This is not a ‘normal’ day. It is a business travel day and need to fly to Amsterdam for a meeting. I need to catch the 06:40 flight […]
Hong Kong office signals TAG’s Asia Pacific expansion
Award-winning travel and event management company TAG has further extended its global reach by establishing a new operation in Hong Kong. With offices already operating in the UK, US, Singapore and Australia, the move builds on TAG’s around-the-clock global service. Established in 1988, TAG has five divisions – Corporate, Touring, Events, Private Travel and Film […]
Are you treating your business travel and subsistence expenses correctly?
Business travel is a regular part of working life for many employees across a wide range of occupations and industry sectors. When travelling on behalf of an employer, it is usual for employees to incur travel and subsistence expenses related to that business travel which they would not have otherwise acquired. Are employers treating those […]
HOW TO: Do business travel – without the stress
If an Executive Assistant is stressed, the entire workforce suffers, writes Hannah Harrington, Marketing Executive at Roomex… It’s pretty hard to argue that work, as we knew it 20 years ago, is different. Technology prompted workers to change their goals and what they value in their lives and their job. Let’s start with the negatives […]
Rugby World Cup 2019: A corporate travel conundrum?
Healix International highlights some of the risks businesses should account for when sending travellers to Japan… In an age where the Far East doesn’t seem so far, over 400,000 visitors from across the globe are set to descend on Japan for the Rugby World Cup this September. Among these will be die-hard rugby fans lucky […]
WHITE PAPER: Helping travellers, bookers and organisations think and choose better
The business travel industry is often based on booking habits and policy compliance. Unfortunately, not enough businesses are questioning if they are spending the right amount on their travel programme and travelling in the right way, or even considering the impact travel has on their employee wellbeing and the overall productivity. Capita Travel and Events […]
VFS Global launches ‘Visa at Your Doorstep’ service for business travellers
Visa services specialist VFS Global is targeting PAs with its new Visa at Your Doorstep service, which effectively takes the often laborious travel visa application process to the applicant. The service is aimed at the business and luxury travel markets, where the firm says the increasingly global nature of each means short-notice visa applications are […]
DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CHAUFFEUR AND A DRIVER?
On the surface, yes some would say that a chauffeur is just a posh way of saying driver, however, that’s not exactly true. Yes ok, a driver and a chauffeur both get you to where you need to be, but the difference between the two is more than a matter of vocabulary, it’s a matter […]
Business travel up despite Brexit concerns
UK regional capitals are performing strongly in terms of business travel, with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top 250 UK cities. The findings, commissioned by independent travel agent Advantage Travel Partnership and travel management company (TMC) are part of the 2018 Hotels Market Report. London continues to be business travellers’ favourite […]