Expert insights

Bringing you the latest discussions, opinions and advice from our travel, meetings and events experts.

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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20 October 2016

How to reduce your company’s rail travel costs

Our expert Mark Stevens reveals his golden rules for getting cheaper train fares every time you travel.

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18 October 2016

Events space: blank canvas or fully equipped venue?

Is it better to dry hire an empty venue you can make your own, or book a space that’s already kitted out? We asked Victoria Warehouse and Cavendish Venues for their views.

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13 October 2016

7 tips for planning a top technology event

Here's some of our top tips and advice on creating an event smart enough to impress even the most tech-savvy delegates.

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4 October 2016

Should you really be negotiating an airline RFP?

Many travel buyers are preparing to negotiate airline contracts for the next 12 or 24 months. For companies with really complex global programmes, negotiations are well under way.

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3 October 2016

The real cost of UK rail travel (and why it’s a mixed picture)

We compared rail-ticket prices in the first six months of 2016 with the same period in 2015. The results show an interesting split in the pricing levels achieved by customers. 

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