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    New Novotel opens at Stansted

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    More events and hotel opportunities for those traveling into Stansted Arora Hotels have announced the completion of the a multi-million pound refurbishment to their Stansted hotel, transitioning it to their Novotel brand in the process. The four star renovation has added extras such as connecting and family rooms, as well as giving a makeover to […]

    The key to employee retention? Business travel …

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    New research from Booking.com for Business, the global leader in connecting business travellers with the widest choice of places to stay, reveals how people’s professions shape their outlooks towards business and leisure travel, and the increasing intersection of the two. Almost a third of all working professionals accepted their job fully or in part because […]

    How far would you travel for a UK event?

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    British events need to take place within an hour of travelling, according to a recent poll. The study by Barbican is being used to highlight the importance of high speed travel infrastructure projects such as HS2 and the Elizabeth Line. The study revealed that 58% of organisers think an event should require less than an hour of […]

    Finnair to offer an extra 2,700 seats between Manchester and Helsinki over the Winter season

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    Finnair has announced that it will be increasing capacity between Manchester and Helsinki by 12 per cent, more than 2,700 seats, during the busy winter schedule in response to passenger demand. From December certain flights operated by Embraer aircraft will be flown on larger capacity Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft. Finnair flights departing from Manchester […]

    Younger people more likely to enjoy business travel

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    Young adults are beginning to opt for positions that let them travel for business instead of going on a gap year, according to new research that revealed that those most excited to travel for work are under the age of 35. Statistically the age group with the least amount of money to afford leisure travel […]

    Insider tips for smarter train bookings

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    With rail fares set to rise above inflation from January, could you benefit from some insider tips on keeping ticket costs down? Here are Capita Travel and Events’ essential dos and don’ts for saving money on rail travel: Do specify your outbound time of travel Business travellers generally know the start time of a meeting, […]

    Bruges means business

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    In recent years, the cobbled city of Bruges is best known as the backdrop for Colin Farrell’s sulking in crime comedy In Bruges, but you only need to set foot on its spider-web streets to see the heritage flowing in each direction. Home of fine art and finer wines (and fantastic beers) the rich history […]

    Business travellers left to fend for themselves in a crisis

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    Many business travellers involved in terror attacks, natural disasters and other major events aren’t being contacted by their own companies. Despite tragedies becoming more and more commonplace across the world, business travel specialists are concerned that firms aren’t doing enough to protect employees out of the country. A report from Concur has revealed that 41% […]

    What to avoid when managing business travel

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    Business travel is big business, but it also means a lot of money is on the line. It represents the second largest line of expenditure for organisations across the world, and managers need to be aware of pitfalls if they’re to make the most out of business travel. The London School of Economics has released […]

    Hundreds of thousands left stranded in Monarch meltdown

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    110,000 UK residents overseas are being brought back to Britain in the largest ever peacetime recovery of Britons in history. The news comes as a shock to hundreds of thousands who have been affected by the sudden collapse, especially following Monarch’s recent hospitality revamp. Texting British holidaygoers and business travellers this morning at around 4am, […]