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 Exhibits at Business Travel Show 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] 13-Feb-2018 10:32:13 / by Michael Steele posted in Business Travel, Corporate Travel, Cost Savings, cost savings in business, finance, Duty of Care


Come and join us at stand B3300 at the Business Travel Show on Feb 21 & 22 in London Olympia.

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Hotel loyalty programmes: are they worth it?

[fa icon="calendar'] 21-Nov-2017 12:18:19 / by Kate Jackson posted in Business Travel, Corporate Travel, hotel loyalty

Hotel loyalty programmes have been around now for 35 years. Holiday Inns introduced the first programme way back in February 1983, had a brief change of mind in 1986, and then reinstated it.

Marriott introduced theirs in November 1983, and can therefore claim to have the longest continuously running programme. Nowadays, virtually everybody in the business, from budget hotel chains to elite luxury brands, are fighting to win your loyalty.

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Tips for Stressed Business Travellers

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

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

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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 Business Travel, Corporate Travel, Cost Savings, Hotel Savings

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 Business Travel, Corporate 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 Business Travel, Corporate 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 Business Travel, Corporate 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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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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The Business Traveller's Guide to Chicago

[fa icon="calendar'] 16-Aug-2016 12:50:02 / by Kate Jackson posted in Corporate Travel, Business Travel


"It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago. She outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them." Mark Twain


Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is a bustling, dynamic contemporary business center and one of the largest and most cosmopolitan cities in the U.S. Renowned for its bold architecture, the skyline rivals Manhattan with its densely packed skyscrapers; most notably, the iconic John Hancock Center. The city is home to many industries, most notably: auto manufacturing, bio-tech, fintech and food manufacturing.

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