BUSINESS TRAVEL, BUT BETTER
We understand that corporate travel management has become a complicated business. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Our innovative yet simplistic approach to travel will improve every aspect of your experience.
Whether you want to book online, via an app, by phone or email, we’ve got you covered. We understand flexibility is key when it comes to better travel, because no two trips are the same. Simply select your budget, destination and class.
It shouldn’t be hard to find accommodation that is budget friendly and within your travel policy. We have access to the widest choice of hotel rooms and apartments worldwide, all with live availability and supported by our expert advice.
ON THE RIGHT TRACK
Booking trains has never been so easy. Whether you’re travelling domestically or internationally, solo or as a group. Book by phone, email or even online and we guarantee to start your journey off on the right track.
A HELPING HAND
Data is the basis of better business travel. What better way to tackle that data than by having your own dedicated team to help you make sense of it all?
Your Account Manager becomes an extension of your own organisation and are there to enhance your travel programme.
BOOKING TRAVEL, BUT
Our booking tool, YourTrip, offers an unrivaled selection of flight, hotel, rail and car hire options. However, we understand it’s not always about quantity, but more about quality.
YourTrip is built with you in mind, designed to be completely agile and will only ever show content which works within your travel programme.
Who said booking travel had to be stressful?
ALL THE TIME
Knowing your travellers are safe at all times, no matter where in the world they are, is crucial.
We make this a reality by combining robust human procedures with innovative technology. In times of crisis we can swiftly locate anyone affected and get them home quickly, all the while ensuring their wellbeing.
It’s as simple as that.
READY TO START YOUR NEW JOURNEY?
Take the first steps to better travel today...
Struggling to understand your travel data and spend? Gray Dawes Consulting can help you save up to 22% on your programme. We’ll also assist you in spotting trends, analysing data and drilling down into the important details of your corporate travel programme.
- STEP 1 – CALCULATE BASELINE 25% 25%
- STEP 2 – ASSESS AGAINST 28 KPIs 50% 50%
- STEP 3 – IMPLEMENTATE CHANGES 75% 75%
- STEP 4 – CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT 100% 100%
TAKE THE FINAL STEP TO BETTER TRAVEL
Gray Dawes Consulting is an impartial, in-house team of experienced travel data experts who combine 90 years of experience, market-leading tools and analytical thinking to drive corporate travel booking efficiencies, cost savings and traveller satisfaction.
Our approach is to fully understand a client’s organisation; its culture, employees and business objectives, which helps us make informed, realistic, achievable and measurable recommendations about enhancing your travel programme.
We typically deliver up to 22% in savings by looking at 28 KPI levers surrounding costs. So, if driving value is your goal then our holistic approach is designed to assess and measure efficiencies at every step of the booking process.
We make sure we have every eventuality covered to ensure your travel programme operates more efficiently through change.
TRAVEL & EXPENSE COMBINED
A holistic and simplified approach to travel. That’s what we can offer; a complete solution where your travel links up with your expenses to give you whole trip data.
We partner with Certify, whose app is specifically designed to work seamlessly with our online booking tool, giving your people more time focus on their jobs instead of submitting or reimbursing expenses.
LATEST FROM OUR BLOG
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.
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.
Zoom fatigue is the latest phrase we’ve added to our vocabulary since the pandemic forced offices up and down the country to close. The pandemic has forced us switch our cameras on and tune in to more video conference meetings than even. Even for those accustom to video conferencing pre-Covid, Zoom fatigue has become something people are increasingly aware and victims of.