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    Coronavirus: Half of Brits think all travel to and from the UK should be stopped

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    Half of Brits think ALL travel to and from the UK should be stopped in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus. A study of 1,000 UK adults found almost a third are ‘very concerned’ about the virus, with 73 per cent worried about elderly relatives or those considered to be ‘high-risk’. Just under […]

    BTS data: 60% of buyers do not manage ethical travel programmes

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    60 per cent of buyers who responded to a Business Travel Show survey admit they do not have an ethical travel programme. While 28 per cent plan to introduce one, one quarter believe it’s simply too costly and 8 per cent have no intention to disrupt the status quo.  Of the 39 per cent whose […]

    UK workforce ‘struggling with cross-country meetings’

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    A third of people in the UK have felt ill or suffered from a lack of sleep as a result of travelling for work. The news comes from a survey carried out by Capita Travel and Events in support of its Unnoticed Impact of Business Travel report, which explores how the UK workforce feels about the culture of […]

    Why Roomex?

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    Roomex is the business hotel booking platform for your traveling workforce, wherever the job takes them. It provides PAs with a fast and simple online hotel booking, management and payment solution.  And unlike corporate travel agents or travel management companies, it’s completely free. There are no fees – and no contract requirement. One single monthly […]

    Traveller Wellbeing – Who owns the travel time?

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    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 […]

    Are you ready for the ‘Frantic Friday’ getaway?

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    Motorists are being warned to prepare for a ‘Frantic Friday’ this week due to millions of drivers hitting the road and a predicted increase in breakdowns. Department for Transport figures show August is the busiest month on British roads and Friday is the busiest day of the week for traffic. More cars also break down […]

    TAG bolsters Private Travel team in leisure division

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    TAG has announced the appointment of Laura Kirton as new Product and Commercial Manager for Private Travel in its leisure division. Laura brings with her a wealth of experience within the leisure travel industry, having previously worked in a product role for luxury brands and destinations at Destinology and First Class Holidays, where she specialised […]

    Would you walk to work to save on fuel?

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    Almost half of UK employees (44%) are struggling to afford fuel prices in order to get to work. The survey, conducted by employee benefits provider GettaSub, quizzed 2,000 UK workers and discovered that rising fuel costs are having a detrimental effect on employee financial wellbeing. The results also found that just under a third (30% per cent) […]

    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 […]

    Virgin Limited Edition reveals 2019 Necker Island Celebration Weeks

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    Necker Island is world renowned for being a favourite of the rich and famous, with the Branson-owned island available to rent exclusively. But during certain times – Celebration Weeks – it’s possible to hire a room as a couple or small family. These times are perfect if you’re interested in hiring the island for an […]