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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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14 September 2016

The rise and rise of the serviced apartment sector

Serviced apartments continue to prove popular with travellers, according to new research predicting further expansion and is expected to exceed one million worldwide by 2017.

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1 September 2016

Which London transport ticket is best for business travellers?

Travel and procurement managers often focus on ‘big ticket’ opportunities to save money on business travel. But what about the less-talked-about travel costs, such as public transport? 

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12 August 2016

Does your ‘small company’ find it hard to book travel?

Examining the results on a recent report from Phocuswright on how leisure travellers shop for online travel and how this reflects on business travel.

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