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Read the latest business travel management news posts below.
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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How marginal gains can be just the therapy the retail industry needs
18-05-2018
retail therapy
Julie Jones, Retail Business Development Manager at travel management company Clarity, looks at how making nudges in behaviour can reap big rewards for retailers. Retail and travel go hand in hand. Whether you’re a multinational high street name, or a local independent, chances are you will have to travel to source your products, keep on top of your supply chain and manage manufacturing. When looking at the associated costs of corporate travel, many businesses often write it off as a
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Absolute Clarity: Not another GDPR show!
16-05-2018
Absolute Clarity GDPR
With GDPR set to launch in nine days time, we thought we'd jump on the compliance bandwagon and dedicate this week's Absolute Clarity podcast show to GDPR.Joining us on this week's show are two of Clarity's most knowledgeable experts on GDPR (and the only ones who aren't sick of talking about it, yet!) Owen Coombes, group head of IT compliance and our head of marketing and communications, Alexandra Kington.From understanding GDPR, to how Clarity have adapted to ensure best practice we guide you
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Limitless possibilities, Clarity disrupts ITM
08-05-2018
Clarity disrupts ITM, Darren ITM Conference
Picture the scene. You have an early flight from Manchester Airport to Inverness. Normally, you would get a train from Hazel Grove station to Manchester Airport, but the train isn’t running from Hazel Grove at that time. You spend the next hour working travel equations like a mathematician on steroids.  Do you drive to the airport and swallow the cost of parking? Probably not, as to reach that number you’ll need to re-mortgage the house. Do you get a taxi? Play the rail version o
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American Airlines: Introduces Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on Manchester-Chicago service
01-05-2018
american airlines
Improved connectivity now means travellers on American Airlines from Manchester can connect through Philadelphia (PHL) onto Orlando (MCO), Las Vegas (LAS) and Los Angeles (LAX) with ease. And as part of American’s multi-billion dollar investment in the customer experience, we wanted to let you know about some new and exciting changes that you can take advantage of and look forward to over the coming year. Brand new 787s and Retrofitted Boeing 757s. Our Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on our
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Absolute Clarity: Air France - KLM on sustainability in the world of business travel
20-04-2018
Air France KLM Absolute Clarity Podcast
We’re proud to be able to bring you episode seven of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast.   On this week's show we’re joined by Paul Carbonaro and Jason Keall from Air France-KLM to discuss their growing sustainability project and celebrate the 10th anniversary of CO2ZERO. And that's not all, joining the rotating fourth chair is Clarity's own aviation enthusiast, and director of sales and account management, Paul Casement.After delving into the topics, our guests
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Head of MI & Data Darren Williams at the ITM Conference 2018
18-04-2018
Darren ITM Conference newsletter
We are excited to announce that in two weeks’ time our Head of Management Information and Data, Darren Williams, will be giving a talk at the 2018 ITM conference.Taking place at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort, the ITM conference brings together business travel buyers and suppliers to engage with and benefit from new initiatives that are ‘changing the game.’No stranger to coming up with new ideas, back in February we launched our new look planes, trains and marginal gains report at the Busin
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Qatar Airways and Formula E create a world showcase race to celebrate their partnership
12-04-2018
qatar
Qatar Airways revealed a breath taking exclusive video of a head-to-head race between the Formula E Spark SRT-01E race car and the airline’s latest generation Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350 aircraft, at the airline’s home and hub to celebrate its partnership with the electric street racing series.  The head-to-head race, showcased in the video to the amazement of fans of the World's Best Airline around the globe, first shows a race between the state-of-the-art Airbus
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Top 5 Packing Tips
10-04-2018
packing tips
At our 2017 Client Conference we welcomed Gate 8 to our stage to discuss the importance of good quality travel gear for frequent travellers. And again, on our latest podcast we welcomed the Directors from Manchester based travel case and accessory provider KitKase to discuss how they have managed to utilise cases to raise brand awareness.  We know how important a sturdy, functional suitcase can be, but when you’re constantly on the go it’s what you put in it that counts. We d
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