Kate Jackson

Kate Jackson

Recent Posts

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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Top Tips to Optimise Your Business Travel Budget

[fa icon="calendar'] 11-May-2017 15:18:00 / by Kate Jackson posted in Roomex News

Remember how business trips used to be, back in the glory days of the Mad Men era? When “going on a jolly” meant charging all kinds of excesses to the company card, flashing any amount of cash to win a client, and frugality was a dirty word?

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QHotels Partnership

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-May-2017 14:33:19 / by Kate Jackson posted in Roomex News

Roomex, the leading corporate hotel booking service, has announced a partnership with QHotels which will bring live availability and competitive rates to the platform from May 1 2017.

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Roomex Demo Video

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-Mar-2017 15:33:57 / by Kate Jackson posted in resources

Roomex make booking hotels for business easy. Discover just how simple, user friendly and feature packed the platform is in this demo video. No wonder leading businesses all over the world book with Roomex.

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Boutique vs. Franchise hotels: 4 things you need to know

[fa icon="calendar'] 02-Mar-2017 10:00:00 / by Kate Jackson posted in Roomex News

Boutique hotels and franchise are remarkably different business models despite effectively offering and identical service. The boutique hotel is predicated on freedom and flexibility, the opportunity for adventure and the chance to experience a different (often, more personalised) mode of hospitality to what you may typically expect. Franchise hotels offer something almost diametrically opposed to this philosophy. They are presented as a known-quantity, with a high standard of luxury and service which can be replicated the world over. With this, the customer can feel a sense of familiarity and as if the hotel is a home-from-home, thousands of miles away.

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Which airlines have the best rewards for you?

[fa icon="calendar'] 20-Feb-2017 16:28:37 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel

Frequent flyer rewards packages have become a major staple of the aviation industry and an important method for airlines to encourage loyalty in the customer. As well as discounted flights and seat upgrades, the fashion for additional perks and incentives has led to increased competition between these rewards programmes to offer the greatest benefits.

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Roomex Happy Series: #2 Happy OM

[fa icon="calendar'] 15-Feb-2017 14:03:07 / by Kate Jackson posted in resources

Watch how Office Managers are solving their hotel booking ‘facepalm’ moments.

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Roomex Happy Series: #1 Happy CFO

[fa icon="calendar'] 17-Nov-2016 17:39:46 / by Kate Jackson posted in resources

Are you a CFO having recurring nightmares about outdated hotel booking practices? Are your travel policies ignored, wrong hotel, wrong budgets, multiple and missing receipts, duty of care issues…the headaches mount up. Watch our video and discover the the cure for all hotel booking related nightmares…Roomex!

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Why Your Business Rate For Hotel Stays Could be More Negotiable Than You Think

[fa icon="calendar'] 16-Nov-2016 12:16:16 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel

Economies of scale state the more you buy of something, the more you save on each individual unit. The same principle can be applied when block booking hotel rooms, particularly when those numbers run to hundreds, even thousands, annually.

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