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    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, […]

    Birmingham & Heathrow T5 top UK airports poll

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    Which airports can you expect to send you off in style, and which could leave you stuck in a lengthy queue? Which? asked passengers about their airport experiences and, with more than 10,000 responses, you can use their views to fly from the best UK airports and avoid the worst. Although large airports are well […]

    How Unique are You?

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    New research has uncovered the odds of you being one of a lucky few with certain appearances, possessions, and abilities. Stressed for an interview and mentally comparing yourself to the other candidates in the waiting room, it can be easy to forget what makes you stand out from the crowd. However, very soon, and in […]

    App of the week: Skyscanner

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    Welcome back to our weekly spotlight on helpful apps. We focus on a variety of products that are useful for work, personal use, or both, providing our own thoughts on the apps and what you can do with them. This week we keep track of flight prices with Skyscanner. An intro to Skyscanner If you’re in […]

    Business travellers boost productivity through more tech options

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    Travellers hitting the roads, rail and air are becoming more productive as they’re given access to more technology options, according to new reports. According to the CWT Connect Traveller Study from Carlson Wagonlit Travel, workers on the move are able to use a range of connected devices while on the move. Factored in with the […]

    Airline’s ‘mood food’ menu to calm nervous flyers

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    Monarch has announced the launch of their new ‘mood food’ menu, which guarantees to calm the nerves of jittery passengers and reduce the stress of travelling. Designed with mental wellbeing in mind, food psychologist professor Charles Spence crafted the menu with the intent of easing the frustrations of flight. Launched as part of Monarch’s ‘Year […]