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8 October 2019

Small Wonders: Helping SMEs make the most of their travel spend

UK organisations spent £20bn on meetings in 2018, but do we always understand the total meeting cost? Leanne Fowler explores the link between meetings and travel, sharing tips for smaller businesses that should be considered when planning an internal or external meeting.

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8 October 2019

Traveller Wellbeing – Who owns the travel time?

Travel time to and from work is not usually counted as working hours. However, travel as part of the employee's duties is. With 19% of return trips on the same day, it's not unheard of to "work" 20-hour days - having an impact on wellbeing and productivity.

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2 September 2019

Premium value: Latest developments in airline premium cabins

With 'Business Class' becoming the new 'First Class', airlines are focusing on Premium Economy - especially for business travellers, as organisations' travel policies tighten. Read about the latest developments here.

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2 September 2019

5 ways to wellbeing when travelling on business

With frequent business travel contributing to ill health and impaired job performance, it's as important as ever for employers and travel buyers to focus on traveller wellbeing. Here are our top tips.

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2 September 2019

Our view: How new trains are transforming rail travel experience

In recent months several rail operators, such as GWR, LNER and TransPennine Express have announced the introduction of new trains as part of an overall up-grade to passenger services.

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2 September 2019

Focus on hidden disabilities: Airlines and airports (part one)

Our airline partner Virgin Atlantic, along with UK airports, are supporting and assisting travellers who have both physical and ‘hidden’ disabilities to ensure they receive the support they need to make their trip as comfortable as possible. Have a read.

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2 September 2019

Airline mergers, acquisitions and the business traveller

May 2019’s news that Virgin Atlantic may take over Thomas Cook’s struggling airline came as a timely reminder of the ever-shifting status quo in aviation, and of continuing consolidation amongst the world’s carriers.

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8 August 2019

Making travel smarter

How data, psychology and technology can be used to change traveller behaviours, improve wellbeing and cut costs.

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