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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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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Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

With Assist Travel coming up in September in London I wanted to share one of our most popular blogs with you – The Ultimate Travel Itinerary. A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. Assist Travel.

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The Future of Business Travel and the Millennial Traveller

Practically Perfect PA

At the recent Assist Travel event we were lucky to have Tae Lee, the founder and CEO of Travo talk to our delegates about the future of business travel and the millennial traveller. So how should Assistants react to their Executives: Travelling more often.

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Infographic: Travel Technology

The Small Business Blog

In the space of a couple of centuries, the technology used by the travel industry has changed beyond recognition. You might find it interesting to look at the infographic below and… Read the full article here: Infographic: Travel Technology on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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What should you expect from your business travel provider?

Practically Perfect PA

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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The Industry Snapshot: The Office of the Future

Practically Perfect PA

Thanks again to everyone who completed the Practically Perfect PA Industry Snapshot survey. On average, how often does your Executive travel for business? Your answers certainly seem to reflect this trend with 70% of you saying your Executive travels at least once per month.

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Why incentive travel works

Practically Perfect PA

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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A review of Assist Travel 2015

Practically Perfect PA

We held our first Assist Travel conference and exhibition on Friday 25th September at the Hilton Bankside and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed the day. As with all of our Assist Events we like to make sure that it is a little different and I loved our travel themed registration desk.

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The Industry Snapshot: The influence of Personal Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

However, following our recent Industry Snapshot survey, we have a lot of interesting data that shows us the areas in which you have the most influence. They run events, they organise meetings, they book business travel, they organise corporate hospitality and order promotional goods.

2016 254

Booking business travel: is there an app for that?

Practically Perfect PA

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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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Berlin

Practically Perfect PA

Since opening its doors to the world since the fall of the wall, Berlin has become a bustling, cosmopolitan and hugely popular destination for business and leisure travellers alike. Download our Ultimate European City Guide for Business Travellers below.

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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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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Cannes

Practically Perfect PA

Situated in the breathtaking surrounds of the coastal paradise on the French Riviera, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, running from June 18th-25th attracts a global audience of the biggest players in the communications, advertising and marketing industries.

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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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What should you expect from your business travel provider?

Practically Perfect PA

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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What should you expect from your business travel provider?

Practically Perfect PA

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

Practically Perfect PA

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.

2016 141

How To Work And Travel The World: 10 Helpful Tools

Dumb Little Man

Learning languages while traveling around the world is the best combination to meet different cultures. From marketing, over finances, all the way to science and IT industry, Best Dissertations offers you a full set of ideas that can make your presentation look perfect. It has a simple user interface – a very convenient feature for remote workers who travel a lot. The post How To Work And Travel The World: 10 Helpful Tools appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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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.

2017 130

PWC's 2040 Industry Cluster Forecast

Small Business Labs

Industry clusters are place where there is a concentration of companies and services related to a particular industry.    The best know example is the tech industry cluster in Silicon Valley.  

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VA Industry Leaders: a conversation

Loosely Speaking

I think of you as a one woman dynamo and industrial captain and am quite amazed at what all you have been able to accomplish. I didn’t have any family background in entrepreneurship, but am thrilled to be a part of an industry that is so welcoming and supportive.

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Uber, Lfyt and Ridesharing Spreading to Adjacent Industries

Small Business Labs

  But the ridesharing industry is not just stopping there. It's starting to have major impacts on adjacent industries.  Business travelers, the mainstay of the rental car industry, are also switching from rental cars to ridesharing.

2016 142

The Greener Way to Travel

Eco-Office Gals

With increasing oil prices and mounting environmental concerns, the aircraft industry is investing more and more time and money into researching alternative aviation fuels. Post from: Eco-Office Gals The Greener Way to Travel.

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Inc. on Choosing the Right Industry

Small Business Labs

on Choosing the Right Industry Inc. has an interesting package of articles on the best industries for starting a business.    The industries that made their list are quite eclectic, everything from cupcakes to ferryboats to environmental consulting. 

2010 141

A Step Forward for the Auto Industry – Sustainability through Airless Tires

Eco-Office Gals

From high levels of carbon emissions to absurd amounts of waste production, the auto industry is often associated with rampant disregard of environmental concerns. They promise to reduce both waste production and carbon emissions, two detrimental effects that the auto-industry is infamous for.

2016 141

8 Ways to Dramatically Boost Your Productivity While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

As organizations get larger, it’s inevitable that their leaders will have to invest in some travel. Whether they’re visiting current clients, attending conferences, meeting new clients, or simply seeking inspiration, travel becomes a crucial and unavoidable part of a growing business.

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Disruption and the Analyst Industry

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Increase in Unemployment Rate Good News | Main | 1 in 8 Consumers Forecasted to Cut or Eliminate Cable TV in 2010 » May 10, 2010 Disruption and the Analyst Industry I signed up for GigaOm Pro  recently. 

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Jinglesmart - Online Project Marketplace for the Jingles Industry

Small Business Labs

According to Staffing Industry Analysts , the online staffing industry is now about a $1billion dollar industry that's growing at "double-digit" rates.    The best known of the firms in this industry are probably oDesk and Elance.   But there are a growing number of industry vertical job and project marketplaces springing up. One of the more interesting examples is Jinglesmart , which serves the Jingle industry.

2012 135

AZVAs Podcast 3: Prepping to Attend Industry Events

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs AZVAs Podcast 3: Prepping to Attend Industry Events Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 2:34 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: AZVAs Podcast Your quick link to the April 2010 AZVAs Podcast is at the bottom of this post.

2010 141

How the Internet and Smartphone Revolution are Changing Long-Established Industries

Small Business CEO

Let us look at how handful of industries have been impacted. Travel Agents. In the past, a travel agent would act as a middleman between the consumer and holiday-oriented firms. There is no doubt that the Information Revolution has had an indelible impact upon our daily lives.

2017 57

Take Your Next Business Trip With These Insider Tips

Small Business CEO

The one segment of the travel industry that has continued to show significant growth in recent years is Business Travel. Airlines are improving and expanding their services and products to offer a seamless experience to business travellers. Travel business trip

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Some Of The Best Industries for Starting a Small Business Today

Small Business CEO

Here are some of the best industries for starting a small business today: Apps. And with that explosion has come the now-huge industry of apps, leaving plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurs. Without great marketing, it is almost impossible to succeed in any industry.

2013 81

Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Here are a few of my favourites: Travel. This app is slightly more expensive but worth paying for if your manager travels a lot. You can set it for your current location or receive alerts from places you are planning to travel too. A useful app when travelling and is handy for local information that can be added to your manager’s itinerary. And it is also handy for when your manager is travelling. [Show as slideshow].

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Here are a few of my favourites: Travel. This app is slightly more expensive but worth paying for if your manager travels a lot. You can set it for your current location or receive alerts from places you are planning to travel too. A useful app when travelling and is handy for local information that can be added to your manager’s itinerary. And it is also handy for when your manager is travelling. [Show as slideshow].

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Ten tips for organising a business trip to… Houston

Practically Perfect PA

After many many years of booking business travel to Houston for my Executives I finally got to travel there myself in January 2014. With 31% of visitors travelling to Houston for business many assistants will, at some point in their career, book business travel to Houston.

2014 208

Supplier of the week: Gilded Globe

Practically Perfect PA

Born out of a desire to bring the airport Meet & Assist industry into the 21 st Century, our attitudes, processes and systems exemplify a modern company with a true understanding of high-end quality, with our sole focus on our clients’ experience.

5 Ways to Slay Small Talk with Your Boss

Practically Perfect PA

You’ve got an event coming up and your boss suggests that you meet and travel together. Soft skills The Assist Conference admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant VA Industry Virtual Assistant

2017 194

Ten tips for organising a business trip to… London

Practically Perfect PA

It went down pretty well so I thought I would share a few more of my London business travel tips with you. Similar to any other assistant who has worked in the industry for a long time, I have organised lots of trips to London for overseas clients and colleagues.

2014 204

Serviced Apartments – pros and cons

Practically Perfect PA

Accomodation admin administrators Apartment Executive Assistant Hotel LinkedIn London Personal Assistant Serviced apartment Travel Travel and Tourism VA Industry VA networking virtual assistant business Virtual Assistant trainingA few years ago I was working for a company that employed a large number of consultants, all of whom stayed in London during the week while the business footed the bill.

2011 125

The Best Foodie Cities In America You Should Totally Visit

Dumb Little Man

While San Francisco is best known for its tech-savvy population, this appetite for innovation also extends to its food industry. Food TravelIf you’re a foodie and looking to expand your culinary horizons, have you considered what the US has to offer?

2019 186

Practically Perfect PA visits: Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin Texas

Practically Perfect PA

Well I think it is only fair to say from the outset that Condé Nast Traveler are right in voting Lake Austin Spa Resort the #1 Destination Spa on the Condé Nast Gold List. Business travel. Where do I start with Lake Austin Spa Resort ?

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