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Corporate Travel

13 Nov: Travellers Vs Travel policy: How Both Sides Can Win

An effective travel policy is understood and practised by everyone and balances consideration of your travellers with keeping to your company’s financial and time constraints. However, a recent survey indicated that “68% of business travellers book more than half of their travel outside of company approved tools.” Often the reason for this can be that the traveller feels too constrained by the policy and seeks to find alternative options independently. Why is that so bad? Travellers booking away from preferred platforms and out of policy can result in loss of company hotel membership points and air miles, more expensive trips...

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30 Oct: INC. Travel Group shortlisted for prestigious award

  INC. Travel Group has been shortlisted for the "Best Travel Management Company (less than £50 Million sales)" award. An affiliate of Buying Business Travel Magazine, the Business Travel Awards recognises the successes of the travel industry’s leading businesses, teams and individuals – applauding outstanding achievements over the past 12 months. Every year categories are carefully chosen to celebrate the breadth of skills and specialisms within a travel firm or department. Judged by an independent board of seasoned travel managers, the panel of experts take a considerable amount of time to sift through the numerous award submissions, looking for a...

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16 Oct: 8 Business Travel Reports To Save You Time & Money

Reporting is one of the most important parts of any business. Reports show us how we’re performing against our KPIs, highlighting where we’re doing well as well as where we need to improve. Whether you’re a regular traveller or you’re a travel booker in your organisation, reporting no doubt plays a key role in some aspect of your job. When you work with INC. Travel Group, you’ll have access to our full reporting suite, which includes a number of useful reports to help you keep track of movement, spend, optimal rates and fares, and even carbon footprint! Here are just...

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02 Oct: What Can Go Wrong During Business Travel (And How A Good TMC Fixes It)

For the significant majority of business trips, things go perfectly - no flight delays, no issues checking into a pristine hotel in a great location, a rental car where it doesn’t seem certain that its next mile will be its last. This is all great, but every now and then things do go wrong - and there are plenty of articles out there recounting corporate travel horror stories. These range from long delays in unfamiliar cities in the grips of a snowstorm, being detained at the airport because of incorrect travel documents, suffering food poisoning, losing a passport and leaving...

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18 Sep: How Technology Can Reduce The Costs Of Your Business Travel

In the ever evolving world of technology, even the most successful businesses must embrace technology to bring customers a service fully optimised for modern life. So, just how can technology be used to help reduce costs and save time on your business travel - and more importantly - does your travel provider offer you a solution that capitalises on technology? Read on to find out more. Why Does Technology Matter For Business Travel? Let’s be honest, travel managers don’t always have an easy job and it’s never made easier by chief financial officers with a business objective to reduce per-trip...

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04 Sep: Is it time for your business to invest in a TMC?

Has your business expanded to the point whereby you have multiple members of staff frequently travelling to different global destinations for work? Do your business travellers research, plan and manage their own trips from start to finish? If the answer is yes, then it is probably time for your business to invest in the services of a travel management company to help alleviate the associated planning, costs and stresses of frequent business travel. Whether you are a business owner, or a procurement manager working to improve the efficiency of an organisation, it is obviously within your interests to ensure that...

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14 Aug: Are Virtual Meetings Impacting Business Travel?

We have a plethora of apps, software and digital tools to help us stay connected to our colleagues, clients, and businesses. And in an age whereby time-zones are no longer a reason to delay a meeting, we rely on digital communication tools such as Skype, Facetime, Join.me and many more pieces of software to facilitate our business meetings. These common instant messenger tools and video conferencing apps are ideal for allowing users in different locations to hold meetings without having to leave the comfort of their office. What’s more, these time-saving solutions combined with remote working trends have had a...

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31 Jul: 10 Reasons A TMC Could Save You Money (And Time) On Business Travel

At some point every business with international operations will face a dilemma. "Do I continue to manage corporate travel and expenses internally or do I entrust it to a travel management company (TMC)?" You might think that in this technology-driven world, with personal travel booking and travel management apps a common feature on many smartphones, that handling corporate travel might not be too much of a stretch. The reality is that corporate travel has the potential to be a significant drain on a businesses resources. Time, money, careful planning, expenses, reports, security, VISAs...that’s a lot of considerations. This is where...

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17 Jul: How You Can Combine Business & Personal Travel For A Truly Memorable Break

There's no two ways about it, ‘Bleisure’ trips are on the rise. And whilst the term itself may send a slight shiver down your spine, this emerging concept is red hot. ‘Bleisure’ trips blur the conflicted line between business and leisure. When it comes to work travel trips, combining elements of both business and pleasure can be fantastic way to achieve a truly fulfilling experience without feeling as though you’ve compromised on nurturing relationships, self care, or seeing a new destination. A recent survey commissioned in 2018 identified that: “49% of business travellers are already extending their corporate trips to have...

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03 Jul: The New Technology To Make Corporate Travel Easier

No matter how many miles you travel for business or how often you do it, as a corporate traveller it is imperative that your travel experience runs as comfortably and as efficiently as possible. With many aspects of a corporate journey to consider - not to mention the focus required when you arrive, it’s unsurprising that smart technology within the travel industry is being relied upon to meet the demands of modern day business travel. Here, we look at the helpful existing and emerging technologies that will assist your corporate travel experiences, making business travel quicker and easier for both...

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