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6 June 2016

Is terrorism having an impact on European business travel?

New data shows travellers are more afraid of robbery than terrorism – while Paris and Brussels are open for business.

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1 June 2016

Is booking rail travel in advance always the cheapest option?

A challenge of travel policy change – e.g. asking travellers to book rail in advance – is making sure they're aware of it. 

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26 May 2016

Car hire vs private mileage: which is cheaper for business travel?

Could changing your car hire policy seriously reduce your travel spend? Here we crunch the numbers.

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23 May 2016

DIY: avoid costly mobile bills abroad

IT service desk analyst Lee Cobb shares tips on preventing mammoth mobile bills while you're overseas.

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17 May 2016

How to work more efficiently from a hotel room

Our hotel expert Nicole Sheekey-Jones shares her top tips for productivity when staying away.

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4 May 2016

Is sharing really caring in business travel?

Sharing economy suppliers can offer characterful accommodation – but do they address CSR concerns?

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4 April 2016

Our industry expert guide to auditing hotel rates

The percentage of customer rates not properly loaded by suppliers can be as high as 40%. So audit your hotel rates...

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9 March 2016

Debate: travel policy mandates - yes or no?

Mandated travel policies can help stay in control, but for some they’re not a good fit. Two industry experts make the case for each.

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