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Read the latest business travel management news posts below.
Qantas showcase new inflight menu to reduce jetlag on long haul flights
Qantas showcase new inflight menu
Earlier this week, Qantas launched the first non-stop flight from the UK to Australia, facilitated by the fuel-efficient Dreamliner aircraft. Known as the Kangaroo Route, Qantas will fly from London to Perth with a total trip time of 17 hours, making it the longest Dreamliner flight in the world. We recently shared our top travel tips for long haul journeys and choosing the right food and drink could heavily influence your flight experience. With that in mind, Qantas have been working with
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Maintaining a work/travel balance
work travel balance
Work-travel balance can mean many things. When researching our latest report, one of the areas we looked at was how frequent business travellers manage their workload and how it affects their productivity. This is the work-travel balance context we want to address here. With millennials making up a large proportion of business travellers, there has been a noticeable shift in what they expect from a trip. Certain requirements remain the same such as quality accommodation, safety and ease of
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Top 10 long haul travel tips
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This week, Qantas made history by launching the first direct Perth to London flight, the only direct air link between Australia and Europe. Although it will reduce the overall total travel time, it’s still a 17hour flight! Flying long haul can be daunting but with a little preparation and home comforts it's possible to leave the aircraft feeling relaxed and ready to go. To help you get through, we’ve put together our top 10 tips on how to survive a long-haul flight : 
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Absolute Clarity: How to survive 40 years in business
How to survive 40 years in business, Absolute Clarity
Time is flying by, we're already on episode five of Absolute Clarity. On this week’s show we’re joined by creative content business, Seventy7, to wax lyrical about all things creative. Sitting down with our host, Kyle Daniels, this week are two of Seventy7’s biggest hitters. We welcome Matt Kerr and Sian English (we’ll let them tell you what they do!) to discuss: Longevity in business - from the incoming closure o
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Why making small incremental changes adds up to great gains
Sheffield Hallam University - PTMG
Liz Wallington, Strategic Procurement at Sheffield Hallam University, shares how she has made incremental improvements that delivered significant gains when it comes to increasing efficiency, productivity and cost-saving.   We apply the concept of marginal gains to every aspect of booking business travel. This is because I know from experience that when I make a series of small changes to processes that deliver savings?" a one per cent saving here, a one per cent there?" they collectively
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SAP Concur: A valued partnership
Ewan Kassir Clarity travel at Concur Fusion London
Our executive sale team are attending the SAP Concur Fusion annual conference, taking place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, USA on the 14th and 15th March.  As a preferred partner of SAP Concur, a market leading cloud based expense and invoice solutions, we are excited to engage in educational sessions, network and gain insight into what’s new in travel and spend management.  Our Head of Sales Ewan Kassir, sat down with the SAP Concur team at the last Concur F
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Absolute Clarity: International Women's Day special
Unconcious bias, Absolute Clarity Podcast
Happy International Women's day! To celebrate, we're doing things a bit differently.Alexandra Kington, Head of Marketing, has hosted a special panel discussion featuring three inspirational women. Recorded on location at Kelloggs in Media City, Manchester, this episode is packed with exciting guests including: Lesley Salmon - CIO at KelloggsAine McTiernan - Scale Programme Lead at PwCSue Chapman - Commercial Director at ClarityAlexandra leads the guests through a number of topics:
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Eurostar launches new London to Amsterdam service
Eurostar are finally launching their new direct route from London to Amsterdam on Wednesday 4th April.
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A travel management perspective on travel tracking
travel tracking, by clarity travel management
It was clear from the Business Travel Show last week, travel risk management is now a major feature of our industry and we are looking forward to watching the evolution of new and innovative products on offer as the year presses on.   The scope of travel risk management is wide but we see how the terrible 2017 attacks in Manchester and London shaped organisational response. Our observations noted the initial focus is to develop the ability to quickly view where your employees are and comm
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Business Travel Savings: Planes, trains and marginal gains
  Can forward planning make your       business more profitable?   How can small changes add value to a 
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