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2 December 2016

Rail fares are on the up - but what does that mean for you?

The Rail Delivery Group has announced that UK Train fares will rise by an average of 2.3% from 2 January 2017 - an increase over and above the rate of inflation.

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1 December 2016

11 steps to your best award ceremony ever

It's time to celebrate, reward and party with your colleagues and peers - but what makes an awards bash go with a bang? Here are Lucy's 11 steps...

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1 December 2016

What New Distribution Capability (NDC) means for you

The International Air Transport Association’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme has received a significant amount of media coverage over the past few years. 

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11 November 2016

Could staying local be good for your business?

There is just something therapeutic about supporting local independent hotels and venues. And if your own business can benefit from it too, then it’s a no brainer. 

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3 November 2016

Be an event brief hero – 9 tips to help you give us a great brief

Giving your agency a good brief right is the first link in the chain to a successful event and we all know that things will inevitably change along the way... 

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2 November 2016

6 reasons you can’t ignore employee recognition events

Understanding what motivates employees and using that to attract and retain the right people is important. And employers are looking for creative ways to reward people that matter.

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1 November 2016

8 money and time saving tips for group flight bookings

You might assume that booking a large group of travellers onto a flight will qualify you for added extras or cheaper seats. That can be true but flexibility is often be its biggest advantage.

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25 October 2016

Is your business ready for RFP season? Read our expert guide

As experts in hotel RFPs, we manage ad hoc negotiations throughout the year. October to December remains the busiest time, so here’s how to get your RFP off to the best start.

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