The McKinsey Report

The McKinsey Report

McKinsey & Company, the world-renowned management consultancy, often produce brilliant analysis on travel and their latest report on how companies should be planning for the comeback of corporate travel is no exception. Our own head of Gray Dawes Consulting, Aman Pourkarimi, has studied the report (so you don’t have to) and below presents the key learnings along with his own recommendations for UK businesses.

Travelling to Present

Travelling to Present

Travelling to Present five top business presentation tips for travellers 7 There are many reasons why people travel for business. One commonplace purpose is to deliver a presentation. This might be to try to secure a potential new client, update colleagues at a...
Passenger Locator Forms

Passenger Locator Forms

All travellers must complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) online before arriving in the UK, even if they are only transiting through the UK. It’s free to submit the form and it may be completed any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Here we detail some significant and sensible updates the Department for Transport have made to the first page of the PLF and what it means for you.

Online or Offline

Online or Offline

The Covid crisis has brought the question of how your travel bookings should be serviced under greater scrutiny. Regularly changing regulations and border closures mean that many bookings now require some hand-holding in a way they did not before.

A Day In The Life Of A Travel Consultant During The Pandemic

A Day In The Life Of A Travel Consultant During The Pandemic

We recently caught up with our Operations Manager, Julie Hamstead-Wallis, to find out what a day in the life of a travel consultant looks like during the pandemic. Julie has been letting us know how the operations team have been ensuring all our travellers know their entry requirements, isolation, quarantine, testing, passenger locator forms and visa requirements pre-trip by using our great new Passkey product and the indispencible Traveller Toolkit.

Sustainability in Travel Top Tips

Sustainability in Travel Top Tips

Environmental sustainability continues to rise on the agenda. As with every industry in the supply chain, the travel and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and events) industries contribute to corporate carbon footprints, and organisations are increasingly looking for ways to understand and reduce their environmental impact.