Kate Jackson

Kate Jackson

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Jack of All Trades – Tips for PAs on saving time and sanity

[fa icon="calendar'] 11-Aug-2017 11:06:51 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Hotel Savings, Cost Savings, Business Travel

Picture this: It's Monday morning. There are 94 emails in your inbox. You have four meetings scheduled before 2pm, a conference call, board report notes to prep and the unenviable task of booking flights and hotels, within a tight budget, for three C-level executives for an international conference before close of day.

You might just about drown in your coffee cup.

 

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Wink, wink, nudge, nudge…getting your colleagues to comply with Travel Policies

[fa icon="calendar'] 01-Aug-2017 12:08:00 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Business Travel

One of the recurring issues with business travellers is keeping tabs on spending and ensuring everybody adheres to your company’s travel policy. Nobody wants to be heavy handed in dishing out reprisals for out of policy bookings. So what’s the alternative?

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5 Gadgets Every Business Traveller Needs for a Stress-Free Trip

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-Jul-2017 09:57:26 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Business Travel

Bleisure—business and leisure—might be the buzzword of the moment, but travelling for work isn’t always easy. 

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12 Productivity Tips to Use Your Travel Time Wisely

[fa icon="calendar'] 22-Jun-2017 14:11:39 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Business Travel

Travelling for work can have quite a few perks, but it also presents its own set of challenges. Top of the list: staying productive while in transit. Life doesn’t stop while you’re away from your desk and the best way to keep up is to make time on the road. All too often, business travellers mentally check out as soon as they check in at the airport. But instead of writing off the pre-boarding process as a black hole for productivity, make the most of that free time and check a few things off your to-do list. Here’s how.

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What’s happening in the airport’s executive lounge?

[fa icon="calendar'] 15-Jun-2017 13:12:00 / by Kate Jackson posted in Roomex News

Quick question: Would you say that airport executive lounges are a purely functional paradigm, aimed at maximising the performance and efficiency of the travelling business person? Or are they a license for luxury, a status-symbol and a reward scheme wrapped up in one?

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14 Ways to Cut Travel Expenses

[fa icon="calendar'] 08-Jun-2017 09:48:26 / by Kate Jackson posted in Business Travel

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US City Guides for Business Travellers

[fa icon="calendar'] 18-May-2017 15:32:43 / by Kate Jackson posted in resources

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European City Guides for Business Travellers

[fa icon="calendar'] 18-May-2017 15:11:24 / by Kate Jackson posted in resources

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What travel behaviours are trending in 2017?

[fa icon="calendar'] 16-May-2017 10:11:00 / by Kate Jackson posted in Roomex News

We’re almost halfway through 2017.

Take a moment for that to sink in.

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The Pros and Cons of Fixing Rates with Hotels for Business Travellers

[fa icon="calendar'] 15-May-2017 17:13:17 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel

We’ve all had that sinking feeling when a hotel we were looking at suddenly shoots up in price just as we decide to take the plunge and book it. But if you’re booking accommodation for hundreds or even thousands of business trips every year in your company, that’s more than an annoyance – it’s a very expensive problem.

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