Eight reasons why assistants should use a travel management company

Practically Perfect PA

I don’t know about you but I have spent hours arranging and then rearranging travel for my Executives. It takes up a huge amount of time and can be incredibly complex especially if they are travelling to a number of destinations with connecting flights and a host of visa requirements.

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Your business travel tips

Practically Perfect PA

A few weeks ago I asked you to send in your best travel tips – and well loads of you did! Here are your business travel tips… Travel Apps . Sign yourself and your boss up for “Tripit Pro” travel App. Assist Travel.

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News from Assist Travel

Practically Perfect PA

With Assist Travel just a few month’s away, I thought I would share everything that I have been working on behind the scenes. We really do have world-class speakers talking all thing business travel. Why should you attend Assist Travel? The Assist Travel Programme.

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Why you should use a trusted ground transportation company for your Executive’s travel

Practically Perfect PA

In a time where the majority of emphasis is placed on finding the best price, the easy route is to choose the cheapest option when booking your executive travel, especially when it comes to airport transfers, be it a group or individual. Business Travel Accounts.

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Launching Assist Travel 2016

Practically Perfect PA

Business travel was a pretty clear winner. From this Assist Travel was born. We ran our first conference and exhibition for business travel booking assistants last September and I’m very excited to announce that we will be running Assist Travel again this year.

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Launching Assist Travel

Practically Perfect PA

First up we have Assist Travel taking place on Friday 4th September 2015 from 10am to 4pm in London. Why should you attend Assist Travel? Choosing a supplier for your office is not easy, particuarly when it comes to business travel. Travel best practice. Travel technology.

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How to Earn Money While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Those who live for traveling, and there are many of us who do, crave for the opportunity to see amazing places in the world as often as possible. However, only a few people can travel the world and not worry about their finances. Travel Photographer. Travel Nursing.

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Travel Without the Tab

Office Dynamics

It’s awesome to be an administrative professional because you sometimes get to travel without the tab. . During my 20 year career, I traveled to some places that were fun, interesting, exotic, and breathtaking. Needless to say, it was more enjoyable to travel without the tab.

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Supplier of the Month: Travel Counsellors

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Travel Counsellors is an award-winning independent travel company that’s seeing increasing growth in its corporate travel division due to clients recognising the benefits of having their own personal travel manager available to them 24/7 when required.

So, Assist Travel happened… again!

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On Friday 9th September we held our second Assist Travel event at The Grange Tower Bridge and from the feedback we received it looks like everyone had a thoroughly good day. Stress Free Speedy Travel. Lara Morgan, Serial Entrepreneur and extensive business traveller.

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Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Practically Perfect PA

Did you know that business travel is a $1.3 And that in most companies, travel spend is often the second largest expenditure after salaries? trillion dollar market?

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Ten tips for travelling Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Organising business travel can take up a big chunk of our time with most assistants booking complex travel on numerous occasions throughout the year. Here are my top ten tips for travelling assistants. For more details and to register check out the Assist Travel event page.

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TravelPerk takes the stress out of business travel

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Booking a last minute trip to an international company? Or maybe you’re managing the annual ski-trip for the entire company? Booking and managing business travel is time consuming, stressful, and let’s be honest, not always that appreciated.

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Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World

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Whether travelling domestically or internationally, corporations have a Duty of Care to employees visiting other cities and locations for business. It is more important than ever for companies to have a reliable and easy-to-access Duty of Care platform.

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Internet Access While Traveling: Tips for Keeping Your Data Safe

Dumb Little Man

Are you tired of unreliable and painfully slow internet when traveling? Imagine spending your precious traveling time looking at a blank screen instead of enjoying the beautiful environment. How To Security Travel

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7 Ways to Control Your Business Travel Anxiety

Dumb Little Man

In one survey, 36 percent of employees admitted that “work-related travel makes them more stressed than usual”. While experiencing travel-related anxiety is totally normal, you shouldn’t let it affect your performance. There are many things that can go wrong when you travel.

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Why you should use a trusted ground transportation company for your Executive’s travel

Practically Perfect PA

In a time where the majority of emphasis is placed on finding the best price, the easy route is to choose the cheapest option when booking your executive travel, especially when it comes to airport transfers, be it a group or individual. Business Travel Accounts.

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The importance of business travel

The Small Business Blog

Travelling for business may sound like a waste of time, as digital communication has enabled companies to stay in contact anytime. So for some in the business world, travel can be an important to a certain position. Guest Blog business travel meetings travel costs travelling

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ACME Hotel Company, Chicago

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If you answer yes to either of these questions then the ACME Hotel Company is the place for your boss! Why book the ACME Hotel Company for your boss? It is cool and contemporary but doesn’t compromise on comfort which is important particularly for business travellers.

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How can you help your Executive with travel delays?

Practically Perfect PA

Here are some tips if your Executive does experience a travel delay: Be prepared. It is always, always worth checking the weather in the places that your boss is travelling to. You may be able to book them on or get your Travel Management Company to switch the booking asap.

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Why incentive travel works

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Having been established in the incentive travel industry for over a decade now, I can state with confidence that we at First Event have seen it all; events to recognise success, reward achievement, inspire motivation, build relations and give back to communities.

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Practically Perfect PA Giveaway: 10 Assist Travel tickets!

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We are offering ten lucky readers the chance to attend Assist Travel for free. More information on the programme and the speakers can be found on the Assist Travel website. Planning travel for your team should take minutes, not hours!

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Travel Itineraries

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A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Think about all the different bits of paper you have to keep with you – tickets, hotel details, travel guides. Well along with the usual stresses of travelling your boss also has to attend meetings and act professionally when in many cases they are dealing with jet lag and the continuous business activities back in the UK office. Happy travel planning, Nicky x.

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How To Stay Safe and Prevent Theft While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Traveling to a new state or country can be very exciting and relaxing at the same time. Here are a few ideas on how to stay safe while traveling abroad or even during a simple weekend getaway: Before You Leave, Protect Your Home. Technology for Travel Safety. How To Travel

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The tax implication of business travel

Practically Perfect PA

In this blog post we have concentrated on the tax implication of travel, as we believe it’s a very relevant issue today. As a company Voyage Manager provides end to end travel tracking and monitoring services, with a historical focus on safety and security.

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Booking business travel: is there an app for that?

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Booking business travel can be a lengthy process. Apps are taking advantage of this user fatigue by aiming to make booking travel a simple and quick process. But are apps the way forward in business travel today? Booking business travel, is there an app for that?

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What should you expect from your business travel provider?

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Booking business travel is a core part of our role so working with a good travel management company can save us so much time and ultimately our organisation money! You may book your own travel believing it to be quicker, cheaper and more efficient.

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Solutions to Travel Planning Problems

Office Dynamics

For an assistant, travel planning can be a nightmare! The problem of travel planning is massive and it’s plagued our field for decades. You’ll begin to see travel planning as an opportunity, rather than an obstacle, to demonstrate your revolutionary skills.

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Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel

Office Dynamics

Planning travel for others is no simple matter and administrative professionals know this better than anyone else! Each traveler has personal preferences and unique quirks that make travel planning a true art form. However, travel is full of unpredictable changes.

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The 4 steps of business travel planning: Waving goodbye to your Executive

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This week I am concentrating on the tricky task of business travel planning. Business travel is tricky but it can be a lot easier if you get the initial stage right – the first step really does lay the foundations for a successful business trip. What are my travel options?

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Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks

Dumb Little Man

Here are 10 travel destinations that should absolutely be on every film lover’s bucket list: New Zealand. It will also give them an idea of how life must have been like for Rocket, Li’l Zé, Knockout Ned and company. A walk along the southern bank of the river Seine will bring fans to the exact magical spot where Gil time-travelled back to the 1920s where the story really began. The post Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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5 Important Tips Before Traveling Overseas

Dumb Little Man

Regardless of which country you are traveling to, there are things you can do and prepare to make the trip not only hassle-free but safe, too. To give you an idea, here’s the best international travel checklist you’ll ever need. Tip #1 Check Your Passport And Other Travel Documents. Before making any travel plans, you must first know where your passport is. Your passport should be valid for at least six months before you travel overseas. Featured Goals Travel

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Millennials and Bleisure Travel

Small Business Labs

So we had to post on "Bleisure" - a term describing the blending of business and leisure travel. According to CNN , Bleisure travel is defined as: a term used to define professionals who are shunning the all-work-and-no-fun grind of business trips by mixing them with vacation time. While Bleisure travelers come from all age groups, millennials (aged 15-35) are seen as most likely to combine business with pleasure while traveling.

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Joining instructions for company events

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Most of us will be involved in organising an event at some point in our career particularly if your company does not have a dedicated events department. Details of the venue (including travel directions and a map).

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Solution for Major Travel Planning Pain Points

Office Dynamics

Travel planning is infamous for being a huge time, patience, and sanity suck for administrative professionals. What seems like a simple there-and-back trip to a traveler is a whirlwind of coordination and research for the admin. Administrative professionals are the second largest employment group in the United States and nearly every single admin doubles as a travel agent. We surveyed over 600 admins on their travel planning practices.

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Tips for the Traveling Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

Administrative professionals are the superheroes of travel planning. Admins use their telepathy to know what brands their travelers prefer, time travel to get days of work done in mere hours, and teleportation to support their travelers, even when they are halfway around the world. Then, when it’s finally time to take a day off and relax, or travel for business, they’re starting from scratch and the planning process suddenly feels more stressful than ever!

Accidents When Traveling on Business: Protection Basics

Small Business CEO

You’re traveling for business, your eyes veer from the road for just a moment, and all of a sudden “bam.” … Travel business travel car accident

5 Ways To Travel The World While Keeping a Full-Time Job

Dumb Little Man

Developments in technology mean you can travel the world AND hold down a full-time job. Whether you are working for a technology company or in academia, all you need is a little planning, the right kit and the drive and you can work on the go. Of course, we all want to travel the world.

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All work and some play: the rise of the ‘Bleisure’ travellers

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When you’re one half of a couple, frequent business travel can take its toll on your relationship. However, for some business travellers (and even their partners) there is a middle ground. We’ve organised our lives around travel.

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Tips for Combining Business and Personal Travel

On The Job

I thought since many of us are always searching for ways to make business travel a bit more rewarding, some road warriors could share their insight on how they do it. If you're traveling alone and looking for some private time, let your office know when you're going to take your time off.

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Green Gift Giving: Green Glass Company

Eco-Office Gals

I confess, our plates, cups and travel mugs… they are littered with plastic. When I came across The Green Glass Company , I was intrigued. The Glass Company’s product line creations doesn’t stop at glassware.

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7 Ways To Save Money While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

In this post, we’ll take a look at seven ways to save money while traveling so that you can come back with money in your pocket! 7 Tips for Saving Money When Traveling. Below are seven ways to save money while traveling. Discount travel booking sites, such as NextVacay.com, can save you hundreds of dollars on vacation costs, airfares and more. Friends noticed the couple’s frequent travels and asked how they were managing this.

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How to Network While Traveling on Business

On The Job

If you''re like many business travelers, you''re only thought at the end of a day may be to head to your hotel room, watch True Blood and order room service. But for Patricia Rossi, business travel is more than getting from point A to point B with a minimum of hassles.