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2 September 2019

Our view: How new trains are transforming rail travel experience

In recent months several rail operators, such as GWR, LNER and TransPennine Express have announced the introduction of new trains as part of an overall up-grade to passenger services.

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2 September 2019

The airlines and airports’ focus on hidden disabilities

Our airline partner Virgin Atlantic, along with UK airports, are supporting and assisting travellers who have both physical and ‘hidden’ disabilities to ensure they receive the support they need to make their trip as comfortable as possible. Have a read.

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2 September 2019

Airline mergers, acquisitions and the business traveller

May 2019’s news that Virgin Atlantic may take over Thomas Cook’s struggling airline came as a timely reminder of the ever-shifting status quo in aviation, and of continuing consolidation amongst the world’s carriers.

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8 August 2019

Making travel smarter

How data, psychology and technology can be used to change traveller behaviours, improve wellbeing and cut costs.

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6 August 2019

Our view: Putting the rail traveller first

How the Williams Rail Review will shape the future of UK rail travel; widespread reforms are expected to take effect in 2020, in the most radical overhaul to the industry in 20 years.

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30 July 2019

Why business travellers prefer serviced apartments

Serviced apartments are a fast-growing industry, largely due to employees needing long-term accommodation for corporate assignment work, and the popularity of Airbnb. The home-from-home experience is appealing to more business travellers than ever.

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30 July 2019

Our view: How training in companies is changing

Companies who offer effective training opportunities not only see higher levels of employee satisfaction and retention, but research shows these organisations also have a 218% higher income per employee than companies who don’t.

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29 July 2019

How to buy and book travel smarter

Helping businesses to be smarter in the way they buy travel, and their travellers to be smarter in how they book that travel can have a big impact. Smarter working can save money, reduce traveller friction, enhance travellers’ wellbeing and maximise their productivity.

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