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Clarity Presents: Hearts & Minds, Episode 1
Hearts and Minds Episode 1 Clarity presents V2
Last year we launched the very first business travel podcast, Absolute Clarity and now we’re ready to once again change the way you think about business travel. Today we have released episode one of Clarity Presents, a new series that is part of our Hearts & Minds campaign.  Our Hearts & Minds manifesto is available to download here, a challenge to the procurement community to take a traveller centric approach, shifting focus from the purely cost driven mentality of previous ye
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We're shaking up business Travel
hearts and minds business travel
We're shaking up business travel with our new manifestoWe’re excited to unveil our latest challenge to the business travel industry in the shape of a new manifesto: Hearts & Minds.  Following on from last year’s Planes, Trains & Marginal Gains report, in which we urged travel managers and travellers alike to consider the small changes which could have big impacts on travel costs, we’re now laying down a challenge to the procurement community to take a traveller centric ap
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Emirates launch their new cabin for their Boeing 777 fleet
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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