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Read the latest business travel management news posts below.
Emirates launch their new cabin for their Boeing 777 fleet
06-07-2018
Emirates new luxury cabin
Late last year, Emirates unveiled a completely refreshed interiors for its Boeing 777 aircraft, including a highly anticipated new addition of First Class private suites. With floor to ceiling sliding doors and sleek design features inspired by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Emirates’ new suites takes luxury and privacy to the next level. Offering up to 40 square feet of personal space each, these spacious, fully-enclosed private suites are laid out in a 1-1-1 configuration.The multi-mil
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Manchester Airport celebrates 80th Birthday
25-06-2018
Manchester Airport celebrates 80th birthday
This morning saw the release of "Time Flies" a short film created by Manchester Airport to celebrate its 80th birthday. The film tells the story of Manchester’s evolution from a single wooden hut in 1938 to it becoming the UK’s third largest airport and a key driver of global trade and tourism for the whole of the North of England. It features memories from passengers, businesses and airpo
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Clarity News: The year so far
21-06-2018
Clarity business travel update, the year so far
It’s been a busy start to the year for Clarity. 2018 has been a hive of activity and we’re only halfway through. Before we journey into the summer, we thought it might be nice to take a quick look back on what’s been going on:Absolute Clarity Season 1 January was an exciting month as we launched the very first dedicated business travel podcast, Absolute Clarity. Six months and eleven shows later season one has ended, but the popularity of Absolute Clarity continues to grow every day.We wel
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How sentiment analysis will revolutionise measuring the cost of travel
18-06-2018
Sentiment analysis, PTMG
Our Head of MI & Data Darren Williams believes that sentiment analysis will revolutionise how companies measure the true cost of travel. Before we get into how this can be achieved, let’s start by discussing sentiment analysis and its place in the travel industry. If applied in the right scenarios, sentiment analysis can yield a lot of benefit for TMCs and customers alike:We look to behavioural analysis to understand the motivation behind an action, and then, once we understand that motiva
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Virgin Atlantic launches a new flight between London Heathrow and Las Vegas
14-06-2018
Virgin Atlantic Newsletter
Latest News from one of our partners, Virgin Atlantic: We’re delighted to announce our brand new route between London Heathrow and Las Vegas which will launch in spring 2019. The new service will be bookable in the GDS’s from 19 May 2018.This is a trio of good news for our London Heathrow hub as we have also recently announced that we will be adding a second daily Boston service, and are bringing back the popular seasonal flights to Barbados - offering the only direct connection between
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Head of MI & Data Darren Williams at the Big Data Analytics event, London
12-06-2018
Big Data Analytics Event London
After the success of the ITM conference in Aviemore , Head of Management Information & Data, Darren Williams, will be speaking at the Big Data Analytics event in London.    Big Data Analytics (BDA) is the UK’s premier cross-industry event that showcases all the latest data analytics, insights and any new innovations that are up and coming over the next year. With Facebook under scrutiny and new GDPR laws in place, data is and has been a hot topic for some time.
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Jurys Inn chooses Scope as its corporate charity partner
07-06-2018
Jurys Inn new charity partnership
Jurys Inn has announced that it has joined forces with disability charity Scope as its corporate charity partner for the next two years. During the course of the partnership, Jurys Inn and Scope will work together to change attitudes towards disability and help ensure all disabled people have equality and fairness. Jurys Inn will hold fundraising events at all of its hotels to engage and inspire its employees and customers to raise funds for the charity and awareness in the community.The partner
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The future of robotics and AI in the travel industry
30-05-2018
absolute clarity robotics and ai
We are very excited to present to you the season finale of our business travel podcast Absolute Clarity. It's been an incredible journey to get to episode 10 (technically 11 if you count the bonus episode!) and we couldn't have done it without our listeners, so thank you.In this episode, our host Kyle Daniels invites three returning Clarity guests into the studio to talk about the world of robotics and AI.Clarity's CEO Pat McDonagh, Head of MI Darren Williams and Product Manager Will Murray
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Clarity wins across the board at The Business Travel People Awards
29-05-2018
people awards
We are proud to announce that we have managed to scoop not one, not two but an outstanding FOUR awards at this year’s Business Travel People Awards.  It’s been a busy twelve months for Clarity and it’s amazing to see that even with the business changes that have been happening, our people have continued to work hard and produce results for the company and for our clients. A fantastic day was had all round, as the judges recognised and commended the winners on their consistent del
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Top 10 travel product must haves
22-05-2018
travel product must haves
Business travel can be a tricky business, travelling from hotel to hotel, living out of suitcases. We recently published a guide with our top five packing tips, but when you’re constantly on the go what are the essentials you can’t travel without? What products are worth investing in for regular travellers?  We’ve collated our top 10 travel product must-haves for business travellers:   1. Battery pack For anyone travelling who relies on technology, a ba
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