Getting the best deals on hotels for business isn’t just about price - Part 2: Added value for the procurement function

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-Nov-2017 10:04:51 / by Julian Kulkarni posted in Corporate Travel, Cost Savings, Business Travel, business travellers, cost savings in business, procurement

This is the second in a series of posts taking a broad view of the value you can unlock when booking hotels.

Part 2: Added value for the procurement function

Hotels are a spend category that has gone unmanaged and uncontrolled for many years. This has been the case for a number of reasons, but the main one has simply been that with digitalisation, it seemed very difficult for procurement officers to squeeze any additional value out of hotels. What is the point of negotiating corporate deals when anyone can go online and get a better deal on hotel booking sites?

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Getting the best deals on hotels for business isn’t just about price - Part 1: Added value for the hotel booker

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-Nov-2017 10:02:00 / by Lisa Brown posted in Corporate Travel, Cost Savings, Business Travel, business travellers, cost savings in business, travel booker

This is the first in a series of posts that will set out the ‘hidden value’ of booking hotels via Roomex.com

Part 1: Added value for the hotel booker

There has been a lot of discussion in the media recently about whether it is best to book hotels via online sites or simply to go directly to the hotels themselves.

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Roomex ranked 20 in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2017

[fa icon="calendar'] 06-Nov-2017 14:26:06 / by Julian Kulkarni posted in Roomex News, Awards

Roomex attributes its growth to unprecedented demand from major corporate clients.

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Webinar: How to save yourself time and your company money on hotel reservations

[fa icon="calendar'] 27-Oct-2017 17:01:37 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Hotel Savings, Cost Savings, Easy Billing, Business Travel, Travel Policy, Webinar

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Hotel Booking Is a Major Administrative Headache for SMEs

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-Oct-2017 16:17:33 / by Kate Jackson posted in Roomex News, Corporate Travel, Hotel Savings, Cost Savings, Easy Billing, Business Travel, Travel Policy

Unmanaged hotel spend also exposes finance professionals to compliance risk.

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Top Cheat Sheet Tips for Office Managers

[fa icon="calendar'] 02-Oct-2017 10:07:00 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Cost Savings, Business Travel, office managers

It’s getting to that time of year again when things start getting a little out of control.

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Why I joined Roomex – it’s personal!

[fa icon="calendar'] 28-Sep-2017 12:44:21 / by Julian Kulkarni posted in Corporate Travel, Business Travel, Travel Policy, business travellers

I learned about the travel business in my very first job – in my father’s travel company. Since then I have worked for global IT companies, a leading European event's organiser, and an international recruitment company. These jobs have all involved a lot of international travel, which has its perks but is nowhere near as glamorous as you might think. In fact, as you progress in your career it becomes a chore, especially if your spouse also has to travel and you have a young family at home. At that stage the one luxury that you really value is a good night’s sleep – but you cannot even take this for granted.

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Deck the Halls… Organising Your Christmas Party Getaway

[fa icon="calendar'] 27-Sep-2017 09:47:58 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Cost Savings, Business Travel, cost savings in business

Most companies are au fait with the idea that December is not the most productive time of the year for staff, therefore it's generally the best time to arrange a rewarding incentive trip or party (usually in the form of a Christmas getaway) for employees.

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Wolf of Wall Street tactics for CFO’s and Travel Expenditure

[fa icon="calendar'] 05-Sep-2017 09:55:51 / by Kate Jackson posted in Tips for CFO’s, cost savings in business

He is one of the most infamous names in the stockbroking business, widely known for his controversial lifestyle while at the helm of one of the most dynamic and successful sales organisations on Wall Street.

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Tips for Stressed Business Travellers

[fa icon="calendar'] 21-Aug-2017 14:03:35 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Business Travel, business travellers

So, you’re the high-flying international jetsetter.

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