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6 July 2016

5 reasons small and independent hotels offer great value

Here are five things to keep in mind when considering independent hotel suppliers, or those that are part of smaller collections, for your preferred programme…

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29 June 2016

7 ways to save money when you’re travelling overseas

Worried you’re paying over the odds when travelling abroad? Our expert Katie Blount has the answers.

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15 June 2016

Are budget hotels the best value choice for business travellers?

Good corporate citizens often opt for the cost-conscious hotels. But with so many brands, strong marketing and new budget products, do guests know which ones offer best value?

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6 June 2016

Is terrorism having an impact on European business travel?

New data shows travellers are more afraid of robbery than terrorism – while Paris and Brussels are open for business.

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1 June 2016

Is booking rail travel in advance always the cheapest option?

One of the challenges with a travel policy change – such as asking your travellers to book rail in advance – is making sure travellers are actually aware of it. 

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26 May 2016

Car hire vs private mileage: which is cheaper for business travel?

Could changing your car hire policy seriously reduce your travel spend? Here we crunch the numbers.

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23 May 2016

DIY: avoid costly mobile bills abroad

IT service desk analyst Lee Cobb shares tips on preventing mammoth mobile bills.

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17 May 2016

How to work more efficiently from a hotel room

Our hotel expert Nicole Sheekey-Jones shares her top tips for productivity when staying away.

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