THE BLOG FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL PROFESSIONALS
- Luton Airport Closed Due To Fire
- Flash Floods in New York City Cause Major Travel Disruption
- RMT strike to disrupt CrossCountry train services on 19 August / 26 August / 02 Sept / 09 Sept
- National Rail Strikes Update
- German Airports Cancel Flights for Monday 13 March Due To Strikes
- Spanish Ground Staff Strikes Feb 27 – Apr 13
- US Flights Grounded Due to FAA System Glitch 11 Jan 23
- Strike Action Planned for UK Border Force: 23-31 December
- Ground Staff at London Heathrow Plan Strike Action: 16-19 December
- UK Rail Strikes Planned for December and January
- UK Rail Strikes Announced For December and January
- London Heathrow Airport Strike: 18-21 November
- UK Rail Strike Action in November 2022
- United States update ESTA programme
- UK Rail Strike Action in October 2022
- Be in the know before you go with our Traveller Toolkit
- Support for clients on the day of the Queen’s state funeral – 19 Sep
Nestled in the beating heart of southwest Germany, Frankfurt is renowned for being the nation’s financial epicentre. In this guide, we take a deeper look into the city as a business travel destination with tips to getting there and around, plus our top picks for things to see or do.
Travelling the world can be challenging for those living with a disability. It’s not just about getting from A to B – every single stage of the journey needs to be planned meticulously. In this article, we give our top tips and advice for disabled business travellers about to head off on a trip across the world.
You can fly with Emirates to over 130 destinations around the world. So wherever your business takes you, make your travel streamlined, economical and unforgettable
We take a deeper look at the BTA Manifesto: A Roadmap to Change whitepaper and present an overview of the key recommendations for the future of business travel based on research from the BTA and CBI Economics.
The business travel world is deceptively vast and it’s easy to miss the important bits. In this article we’ve compiled our top 5 things you (probably) didn’t know about business travel to keep you in the loop.
We take a deeper look into Stockholm, the so-called “Venice of the North”, as a business travel destination, exploring the business culture, transport, and more…
For World Menopause Day 2023, we find out more about the menopause, look into how you can manage the symptoms, and give you all the resources you need to learn more.
We recently chatted with our friends at ITA Airways to learn all about their new routes, latest technology, and ongoing commitment to sustainable flying.
What are the biggest priorities for TMCs? Our very own Sonam Popat travelled to the BTA Conference 2023 in Antwerp to find out more.
We spoke to car hire giants AVIS. They told us all about their virtually touchless Quick Pass booking system and their all-in-one Avis App. It might very well revolutionise the car rental industry.
Become the savviest business travel booker in the room. In this episode of our increasingly popular Travel Talks series, Gray Dawes Travel’s Director of Operations, Allison Knight, and Lead Account Manager, Julie Oliva, share top tips on cutting corporate travel costs without sacrificing on quality.
In this comprehensive guide, we give a rundown of our essential tips to help solo female travellers stay safe, comfortable, and confident while away on a business trip.
In a world where connectivity and convenience are paramount, Mobility as a Service (MaaS) strives to simplify the travel experience. In this article, we delve into the benefits of MaaS, and how both individuals and businesses stand to gain from embracing the innovation.
On 13 August, a transatlantic Gray Dawes team travelled to Dallas, Texas to talk about our ‘think global, act local’ strategy at the GBTA Convention 2023. We spoke to Carolann Martini to find out more…
Our CEO Suzanne Horner recently chatted to Paul Richer on the ‘Parlez with Paul’ webinar series from the Travel Technology Initiative (TTI). The candid interview took viewers on a journey through Suzanne’s remarkable career, focusing on her rise through the travel industry ranks and the philosophies for success she defined along the way.
It’s good to talk. At Innovation Hub we get to hear what our clients think about our technology first-hand: What does our technology do well? What are we missing? How does our ‘follow the sun’ strategy measure up? And most importantly: What can we do to improve?
The New Distribution Capability (NDC) was developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to revolutionise the way in which air travel content was distributed and purchased. In this blog post, we will explore the advantages of adopting NDC and how you can use it to stay ahead of the travel tech curve.
When it comes to getting the best possible rates for your travel bookings- and the most flexible choices – content is king. In our latest Travel Talks webinar, Gray Dawes CCO Warren Dix, COO Dave Bishop and special client guest Leanne Wilby from Games Global look at the importance of getting great content in your corporate travel programme.
In today’s fast-paced business world, companies are always looking for ways to reduce costs and increase efficiency. Travel is no exception. A well-managed business travel program can provide significant savings without removing the essence of what makes a great traveller experience – so long as companies take the time to understand what they need from their travel.
We’ve partnered with global travel tech innovator, Snowfall, who like us have expanded into the Australia market, in order to challenge legacy providers with their ground-breaking multimodal travel sourcing and booking platform, Junction. This means we’re able to deliver unrivalled multimodal travel content and state-of-the-art user experiences for the benefit of our corporate clients down under.
At Gray Dawes Travel, we understand the importance of technology in building a business travel program. In this article, we explore how you can make the most of your travel technology to achieve your goals with our 5 Top Tech Tips.
We recently caught up with our friends at United Airlines to learn what they’ve been up to and discover all their new products, services and innovations. What we found out is that United Airlines really is a force for good. They are building the future of sustainable flight, diversifying their flight deck, and reimagining the entire flying experience to better serve the business traveller.
As part of our strategic global growth plans, Gray Dawes Group has acquired the Florida based travel management business, Express Travel. Our entry into the American market closes the circle on our innovative ‘follow the sun’ service model; delivering a single shared technology platform with seamless personal service across the entire Gray Dawes international operation.
Every organisation should have their own unique travel policy, specific to their own demands and requirements, designed to meet the objectives of their corporate travel program. However, there are a number of best practices and common themes that you really need to ensure your travel policy incorporates. That’s what Dan and Gavin, from our account management team, discuss in this episode of Travel Talks.
We all know what a carbon footprint is. What is less well known is the concept of a carbon handprint; the positive impact we can make on the environment through our actions. Understanding the difference between a carbon handprint and a carbon footprint is crucial for businesses, especially those in the travel industry, to take effective steps towards sustainable and responsible practices.
We examine the findings of an important new report from CBI Economics, commissioned by the BTA, which seeks to understand the benefits of business travel and in-person meetings in a world forever changed by the outbreak of the Covid pandemic.
How can the business travel industry attract new talent?As The Business Travel Association publishes its latest brochure on career opportunities within the business travel industry – Your Career Can Travel – our very own Sonam Popat, Gray Dawes Marketing Consultant...
Traveling for work can be an exciting opportunity to explore new places and expand your horizons, but it can also be stressful and draining. Long hours, jet lag, and disrupted routines can take a toll on your health, leaving you feeling drained and overwhelmed. To help you stay healthy and maintain your wellbeing while traveling for work, here are seven tips and strategies to keep in mind.
Say hello to our new marketing assistant, Callum Winterford, who joins our award winning Marketing Team here at Gray Dawes. We’ve given Callum the keys to this month’s blog so he can share a little bit about himself, his ambitions and why he joined Gray Dawes Group.
We mark International Women’s Day by celebrating some of the female pioneers in travel; past, present and future. And we say hello to just a few of the inspirational women in Gray Dawes who are helping to take our company and the business travel industry forward. These sisters are most definitely doing it for themselves!
Your first stop in navigating travel in a post-Brexit, Covid world.
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