2019 Business Travel Trends: Specialist tools for the business travel booker!

[fa icon="calendar'] 14-Jan-2019 10:08:37 / by Michael Steele posted in travel booker, office managers, business travellers

Businesses are more connected than ever before, with teams working around the globe. Even with video conference as a go-to, many businesses still need their people on the ground, at customer sites, subsidiary offices and project locations to get work done.

Business travel is a big part of commercial life and despite advances in technology, Travel Managers still find themselves depending on scattered corporate travel management strategies and tools. Thankfully, one of the trends we can expect to see in 2019 is a move towards refined, purpose-built solutions for hotel booking and business travel expense management.  

Here are the five business travel trends that are set to change the way your business travels.


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5 New Year’s resolutions every Office Manager can actually keep in 2019

[fa icon="calendar'] 09-Jan-2019 09:41:09 / by Lynne Rooney posted in office managers, Business Travel, Corporate Travel

Sometimes, it feels like the holiday break over Christmas and New Year’s was made especially for Office Managers.

The week – or longer for the lucky ones – away from the job gives everyone a chance to rest and re-energise. Between scheduling business travel and managing a barrage of requests throughout the year, it’s easy to feel over-worked and under-appreciated.

2019 should be different. It’s time to break bad habits and start fresh. Here are five resolutions that even the busiest Office Managers will be able to keep in the new year.

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Roomex are proud to feature once again in the Deloitte Fast 50

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Nov-2018 14:45:17 / by Michael Steele posted in Roomex News

 Roomex once again features in the list of fastest growing companies in Ireland as recognized by Deloitte at the recent Technology Fast 50 awards ceremony. Cumulatively, the 2018 Fast 50 winners generated approximately €2.5 billion in total annual revenues in 2017. The average revenue of companies featured in the ranking was approximately €50 million, while the average growth rate of the companies over the last four years was 373%.  


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Ending Excel Hell for Hotel Bookings for Business  – a case study with KN Networks

[fa icon="calendar'] 02-Nov-2018 11:09:04 / by Michael Steele posted in Case Study, resources

When you book hotels for business, do you find yourself jumping through these hoops...

Do you...

  • Visit the hotel’s website or pick up the phone to dial through to reservations?
  • Pass on credit card details through email or over the phone?
  • Fill up online forms, printing off reservations or emailing them to colleagues?
  • Open various packages of Microsoft Office to record and update the prices, dates, details, departmental codes and all the other fields.
  • Cross referencing travel policy docs to make sure everything is above board and under expense limits.
  • End up in Excel ‘Hell’ pulling together printouts to present to management. 

Or do you just log on to Roomex.com and let them do it all for you?


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Roomex raises €8 million to build next generation tech platform for booking business travel

[fa icon="calendar'] 30-Oct-2018 15:31:52 / by Jack Donaghy posted in Partnership, Roomex News

Roomex, an ambitious global travel software business headquartered in Dublin, today announces it has raised €8 million series A funding, led by Draper Esprit.


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Coffee Break Chat with Clare Dillon, Financial Controller

[fa icon="calendar'] 30-Oct-2018 15:30:54 / by Michael Steele posted in Roomex News

Clare Dillon is the Financial Controller at Roomex. Originally from Limerick, Clare moved to Dublin a few years ago and she brings more than just her professional qualifications and experience to the job. As a fully-fledged Triathlon athlete, enthusiasm, endurance and speed of thought and deed are other attributes Clare finds useful in the office.
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FREE WEBINAR - How to Gain Visibility & Control while Saving Time & Money on Hotel Bookings

[fa icon="calendar'] 30-Oct-2018 09:19:10 / by Michael Steele posted in Hotel Reservations, Travel Spend, Webinar


Join Chris Watson of Roomex for a free webinar to learn how you can save time and money on hotel bookings while gaining instant visibility and control over spend! Learn just how easy it is to manage hotel bookings, payments and administration with your own Roomex platform – integrating your company’s T&E policies, preferred hotels and own negotiated rates.

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Why business travel bookers are switching from negotiated rates to dynamic sourcing

[fa icon="calendar'] 01-Oct-2018 09:26:36 / by Michael Steele posted in Roomex News

Here’s why business travel bookers are switching from negotiated rates to dynamic sourcing. Companies like EY are adopting dynamic sourcing as a money-saving, satisfaction boosting way to book business accommodation for their teams.

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Autumn Sparkle Networking Event

[fa icon="calendar'] 25-Sep-2018 11:25:19 / by Michael Steele posted in Roomex News

Roomex are one of the proud sponsors of the “Autumn Sparkle” networking evening at the Bankside Hotel in London on Oct 22nd. Now in its seventh year, the networking event has proved a huge success with PAs EAs, Office Managers and anybody who books travel and meetings as part of their role.

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Coffeebreak chat with Amanda Middleton, Roomex Operations Executive

[fa icon="calendar'] 05-Sep-2018 10:32:21 / by Michael Steele posted in Roomex News

Originally from Upstate New York, Amanda Middleton is a Roomex Operations Executive. She is a graduate of the prestigious Paul Smith’s College where she studied a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Resort & Tourism Management with a Business Administration Minor.
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