BACK TO BUSINESS… TRAVEL
To help you through these exceptional times, we’ve created a very special blog just for travellers returning to traveller.
An eclectic mix of articles covering indispensable travel news and guidance, top tips, webinars, fun human interest stories and business updates related to / featuring within the current Coronavirus pandemic. We’re sure it’ll help you navigate a new world of travel with key information and to get travellers, travelling again safely.
Our CEO, Suzanne Horner, has been named as one of LDC’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2020. Now in its third year, the programme, which is supported by The Telegraph, celebrates the inspiring leaders behind some of the UK’s most successful and fast-growing medium-sized firms.
In a new report commissioned by London City Airport, nine out of ten large UK companies say air travel is cruicial to success. The importance of domestic and international travel to the economic prospects of UK businesses and the wider economy reveals that the majority of UK business leaders would return to the skies if quarantine measures were eased.
IATA has announced that airlines will burn through $77 billion in cash before the end of the year and a further $6 billion a month next year. Easyjet has announced its first ever loss. In this podcast, the panelists discuss how to manage travel programmes when airlines are facing an existential threat.
For business professionals, the game has changed. Technology has enabled us to ‘do more’, which has obviously resulted in ‘more to do’. The working day has become far more challenging, with multiple devices and projects all in need of constant upkeep. Enter the business app.
Brexit is back! With the transition deadline of 1st January 2021 looming, when new rules for UK citizens travelling to the European Union come into force, now is the time to remind yourself of what’s going to change for business travellers and what you need to do to prepare.
The latest episode of the new BTN Europe podcast series Week in Review is now available to listen below or download via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
From no more booking fees for Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines flights to a new pilot programme of testing between London and New York announced by The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC); the measures being implemented by airlines to help build traveller confidence mean that international business travel is safely back on the menu.
As countries start to reopen they all have different requirements, many of these require proof of a negative COVID test within a certain time. So how do you arrange this and can you use an NHS test?
Consulting Manager, Aman Pourkarimi, gives a brief introduction to the Gray Dawes Traveller Toolkit. Aman shows how to use the free tools we’ve built for business travel professionals, designed to help you avoid unnecessary cancellations and travel headaches caused as a result of Covid-19 border travel restrictions.
We know the global crisis caused travel managers to implement a number of changes to their policy very rapidly to protect travellers and get those already on the road home safely. Will any of these policy updates stick around in the longer term?
At the heart of everything we do are our people. We don’t just mean just our employees, but our clients and suppliers too.
At Gray Dawes Group we strive to create an environment which recognises and nurtures a healthy work/life balance – for our staff and clients alike.
By providing our customers with better travel management, they’re able to achieve what they need to by working flexibly, whether in the office, at home or around the globe.