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 […]
Are you treating your business travel and subsistence expenses correctly?
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 […]
Win a luxury 2-night stay in Paris!
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
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
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 […]