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    WHITE PAPER: Helping travellers, bookers and organisations think and choose better

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    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

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    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?

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    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

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    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 […]

    Win a luxury 2-night stay in Paris!

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    Take time out today to enter a prize draw to win a two-night stay at the Lutetia Paris Rive Gauche, courtesy of Almont. To be in with a chance, you simply need to participate in survey and you could win the luxury stay which includes a Deluxe Room, breakfast and luxury welcomes for two people. […]

    New start up offers fast visas

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    Switzerland-based Viselio is offering what it claims is a simple and fast way to apply for visas to countries with some of the lengthiest and complicated applications, such as Russia, India and China.  Launching in the UK this month, travellers will now have access to the innovative online visa service for these destinations as well as […]

    The secrets of Travel Risk Management: Part Two

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    In the second of a two-part analysis Jonathan Gahagan, Business Development & Travel Risk Consultant at Securewest International, shares his top tips for PAs when arranging travel… In Part 1 of this piece we looked at the challenges faced by organisations in supporting PA’s and EA’s in the travel approval process. With Global Business travel […]

    Rome Cavalieri offers ‘jet lag remedy’ for long haul travellers

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    A new Jet Lag Remedy remedy has been introduced by Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria resort, to help long-haul travellers overcome the effects of tiredness as part of its ‘True Waldorf Service’ concierge offerings.  From helping long-haul travellers overcome jet-lag to advising British guests on how to manage fatigue and insomnia, the Jet Lag Butler can […]

    The downside of business travel

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    Being away from family, a lack of time to explore and having to live out of a suitcase are among the worst things about travelling for work. A poll of 2,000 business globetrotters found more than one in five dislike being away from home. Struggling to eat healthily, having to work longer hours and missing […]

    The secrets of Travel Risk Management: Part One

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    In the first of a two-part analysis Jonathan Gahagan, Business Development & Travel Risk Consultant at Securewest International, shares his top tips for PAs when arranging travel… I started writing this article in Manila just as the news broke that an Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 had crashed killing all 157 persons on-board. Being away on […]