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13 July 2016

Hotel movers and shakers: what industry changes mean for you

The world’s top-10 global chains own 113 brands between them. What do latest mergers/brands mean for you?

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10 July 2016

10 expert tricks to cut your business travel costs

We asked industry insiders how any size of firm can reduce its transport bills – here, they share their secrets.

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6 July 2016

5 reasons small and independent hotels offer great value

Five things to keep in mind when considering independent hotel suppliers, or those which are part of smaller collections.

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29 June 2016

7 ways to save money when you’re travelling overseas

Worried you’re paying over the odds when travelling abroad? Our expert Katie Blount has the answers.

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15 June 2016

Are budget hotels the best value choice for business travellers?

Want to opt for cost-conscious hotels? With so many brands, marketing and new budget products, which offer best value?

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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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