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

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

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 Corporate Travel

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

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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 Corporate Travel

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

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

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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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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