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Business Travel Trends 2018: The ones to watch
11-01-2018
Business Travel Trends 2018 ones to watch
Last week we shone a spotlight on what lies ahead for Clarity in 2018. A couple of weeks into the new year, we thought this was a good opportunity to look at some of the upcoming innovations and news stories that have caught our eye in the wider business travel community:Driverless cars are here for the long haul No longer a concept of the future, with numerous companies such as Tesla, GM, Ford and Lyft already testing autonomous vehicles on public roads. The 2017 autumn budget saw Chancell
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Business travel trends 2018: A bright start for Clarity
02-01-2018
Clarity, Business Travel Trends 2018 - Clarity Travel Management
Happy New Year! We hope everyone is feeling rested after the Christmas break. Here at Clarity, we are back, feeling bright and positive about what’s ahead in 2018. The start of a new year in many cultures represents a new beginning, so we thought we’d take a quick look at what lies ahead for the business travel community:   Planes, Trains and Marginal gains   Early last month we launched our research report in conjunction with Business Travel IQ where we explore the impact marg
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Careers at Clarity
13-12-2017
Clarity-hiring-challenge
At Clarity we pride ourselves on offering a platinum level of customer service to our clients on a consistent basis, and we invest heavily in training via our dedicated training academy. All our roles are advertised internally first, so you will have the  opportunity to personally grow and develop your career in one of the UK’s fastest growing TMC’s.So if you’re a high performer with a passion for travel and possess outstanding customer service skills then Clarity
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Top 10 tips for travelling over Christmas
29-11-2017
top ten tips for travelling over Christmas Clarity Business Travel
Flying Home for Christmas It’s that time of year when most business travellers will be booking those all important trips home. At the same time many others are packing their bags ready to travel to holiday destinations near and far. Aside from summer, December is one of the busiest periods for air travel, but fear not - we’ve put together our top ten tips for business travellers to get you home for the festive season 1. Save time, check in onlineChecking in online is fast b
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MILLENNIUM HOTEL COMPLETES MULTI MILLION POUND REFURBISHMENT ON ICONIC NEW YORK HOTEL
22-05-2017
Millennium Hotels and Resorts has announced it has completed the renovations to its North American flagship hotel, the iconic ONE UN New York. Originally designed by award winning architect, Kevin Roche, the hotel first opened its doors in 1976 and has since welcomed some of the world’s greatest leaders.  The hotel has been redesigned by interior designers Didier Gomez Interiors and DYAMI Architecture PC, to offer more space for guests in its 439 guest rooms and suites, characterised by
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ELECTRONICS BAN ‘INTOLERABLE’ ON BUSINESS TRAVELLERS
22-05-2017
For many business travellers, one saving grace during a long-haul flight is having access to your laptop, catching-up on emails and working on important documents; it’s a great way to use your time productively and helps the time pass quickly too.  Unfortunately, in rece nt air travel news, this will now be a thing of the past. Those travelling on inbound flights from the Middle East and North Africa to the UK and US are affected after the governments of the latter two countri
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NEW ACCOR HOTEL HOTEL OPENS IN CANARY WHARF
22-05-2017
AccorHotels has opened its first Novotel hotel in the popular business district of Canary Wharf after a £90 million investment. The new flagship hotel is now one of the tallest buildings in the area at 127 metres high and offers panoramic views of the city, including The Shard and Greenwich Park. Located in the thriving commercial district, the hotel is easily accessible, surrounded by bars and restaurants and is just a 10 minute walk from Canary Wharf tube station. Guests can also enjoy impr
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TRAVELODGE TARGETS COST CONSCIOUS BUSINESS TRAVELLERS
16-05-2017
Budget hotel chain Travelodge has announced it will be targeting cost-conscious business travellers looking for bargain alternatives to their trips to foreign countries.  The announcement came after the chain reported a £5 million rise in annual revenue in 2016, as revenue rose year-on-year by almost seven per cent to almost £600 million. There are currently a total of 543 Travelodge hotels offering 40,847 rooms across the world. A total of 19 of these were new hotels that opened last y
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MANCHESTER OPENS 1903 LOUNGE IN TERMINAL 3
16-05-2017
Manchester Airport has officially opened the doors to its new 1903 Lounge, located in Terminal 3. The adult only area provides a luxurious space for up to 71 passengers to relax before their journey, while enjoying panoramic views of the airfield. The lounge has been specifically designed to create an informal yet premium setting for business travellers, with plenty of work spaces equipped with charging points and complimentary Wi-Fi so you can catch up on emails or keep up-to-date on social me
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Portman Clarity to go forward as Clarity
08-05-2017
Portman Clarity, the eighth largest TMC in the UK with turnover in excess of £400m, is to be known as Clarity from May 2017.The identity has been adopted following an in-depth review into the brand strengths of both businesses, following their merger in November.The Clarity brand has enjoyed great success and recognition across the industry through investment in technology, innovation and a modern, fresh approach to doing business.However, this is not the end for the Portman name, which has bee
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