Managing a travel crisis

Practically Perfect PA

If your Executive travels regularly you will both be used to travel delays and disruptions, sometimes those delays are easy to manage and sometimes they are much bigger than expected and can cause chaos around the world.

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20 tools to help manage your Exec’s travel plans

Practically Perfect PA

Just think how much time you spend organising travel for your Executive or your team? Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Business travel without the stress

Practically Perfect PA

Business travel can be a stressful experience. Core Skills Featured Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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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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Streamline your business travel management in 5 steps

Practically Perfect PA

Let’s be honest… Business travel can be a nightmare. Dozens of emails a week with travel requests, questions about itineraries, last minute changes, and scheduling complications. Better travel management can minimise emails and streamline the entire process.

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Group booking… every travel manager’s nightmare!

Practically Perfect PA

Your boss comes to you and tells you that you need to book the travel for 100 people for a Winter getaway, and it needs to be done by next week… eek!

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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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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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Do you need to write a travel management policy?

Practically Perfect PA

Core Competencies Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual Assistant

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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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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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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Supplier of the Month: Travel Counsellors

Practically Perfect PA

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.

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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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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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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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. If you need more convincing, here is a list of all the benefits of traveling. While travelling, you will find yourself stuck in situations where things don’t always go as planned.

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Top Helpful Hacks for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a frequent traveler for business or you’re lucky enough to take regular holidays, then you’ve probably had your fair share of travel nightmares. On the other hand, if you show loyalty to one airline, you’ll have the opportunity to earn yourself some air miles or travel points.

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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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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. If you need more convincing, here is a list of all the benefits of traveling. While travelling, you will find yourself stuck in situations where things don’t always go as planned.

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Tips for Female Travelers (Safety and Bonus Travel Tips)

Office Dynamics

Women Traveling Alone Should Enjoy Themselves. Traveling alone has many benefits. I have been traveling for business for 25 years and 90% of the time, I travel alone. Women who don’t travel often will say to me, “Don’t you hate eating by yourself?”

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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? Business travel spend in general is massive, but it doesn’t stop there; the amount of time spent organising business travel is substantial too.

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So, Assist Travel happened… again!

Practically Perfect PA

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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5 Travel Tips to Safely Enjoy Your Vacation

Dumb Little Man

Traveling can create some of the best memories of your life, especially if you are traveling abroad. However, like in the movie Taken, traveling can turn sour pretty quickly. With that in mind, we’ve decided to compile a list of five travel tips to enjoy your vacation safely.

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Bleisure Travel Continues to Increase

Small Business Labs

We first reported on bleisure travel , which is the the blending of business and leisure travel, back in 2015.  The Word We Love to Hate is Gaining Popularity Across the Globe : according to new SAP Concur travel and expense data gathered between January 2017 and December 2017.

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6 International Travel Tips You’ll Find Handy

Dumb Little Man

Exploring world-class destinations, learning about unique cultures, and treating your taste buds with delicious foods is what traveling is about. And the fun of traveling multiplies if you are flying to a foreign destination, more if that’s your first international trip. Tasks Travel

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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Business Inspiration from Travelling

The Small Business Blog

Anyone who has been travelling at some stage during their life – whether it was post graduation or on a career break – knows that it can be a life-changing experience. One great thing that can come as a result of travelling is the inspiration to start your own business.

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Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World

Practically Perfect PA

Whether travelling domestically or internationally, corporations have a Duty of Care to employees visiting other cities and locations for business. Accounting for the safety and the whereabouts of business travellers has never been of greater importance for international companies.

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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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TravelPerk takes the stress out of business travel

Practically Perfect PA

Booking and managing business travel is time consuming, stressful, and let’s be honest, not always that appreciated. Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Employment Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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More presentations from Assist Travel 2016

Practically Perfect PA

As promised, for those of you that couldn’t make Assist Travel this year, here are the rest of the slides from our wonderful speakers. Assist travel Avoiding Visa Disasters for Practically Perfect PA from Practically Perfect PA. Travel Apps and Technology. PAs who travel.

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Top travel tips please!

Practically Perfect PA

We are going to make a start today with your top travel tips… it can literally be anything that you have found that works when it comes to arranging travel for your organisation. The post Top travel tips please!

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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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Travel Planning for Others – Putting Yourself in Your Traveler’s Shoes

Practically Perfect PA

Every admin wears many hats: office manager, personal assistant, life coach, travel planner. Every time your manager is heading out of town, it’s time for you to don your travel planner hat, slip into your traveler’s shoes, and equip yourself with your suite of travel planning tools.

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10 Essential Vitamins for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

Frequent travels can take a toll on the body. Regardless of whether you are traveling first class or economy class, your body gets exposed to a lot of factors that can greatly weaken your immune system. The same issue arises when you’re traveling by land.

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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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Infographic: Business Travel

The Small Business Blog

The cost of business travel is rising every year. It has got to the point where, for many business owners, travelling in person to a meeting or any similar event is simply not economically viable for them. Telecommuting is the answer for the majority of small businesses and if you still aren’t convinced, the infographic… Read the full article here: Infographic: Business Travel on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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The four steps of business travel planning

Practically Perfect PA

As I said many times arranging travel for your Executive can be a tricky business. Having recently talked to an assistant who said arranging business travel for her Exec took up a huge amount of her time (over 24 days per year!) Assist Travel Featured Travel

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Tips for Business Travelers

Ian's Messy Desk

Business travel can be exciting and interesting, but it can also be tiring and frustrating. There are travel tips that can help you make your trip as smooth as possible so you arrive fresh and ready to get down to business. Check for travel advisories before you leave.

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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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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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5 Reasons Why Traveling Solo Is A Fast Way to Personal Development

Dumb Little Man

We’ve come up with five simple reasons on why you should finally take an adventure solo travel trip as quickly as you can! The answer is pretty simple; adventure solo travel! Of course, for a majority of people, the idea of solo travel can be a huge challenge. Happiness Travel

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