During these unprecedented times, we realise you may well not be travelling. But that doesn’t mean we’re not here to help. In fact, with virtually the whole world now working from home, that’s inspired us to create this very special blog, just for you.
Throughout the coronavirus crisis, we’ll be posting a wide range of informative and interesting articles. Each one is designed to help get you through the working week, while hopefully raising a smile during this period of social distancing.
COVID-19 Travel Tracker Map
Updated daily, this real-time interactive map charts both the travel restrictions and stringency level COVID-19 is having on every country in the world. Fed by numerous accredited data sources (including the World Heath Organisation, Oxford University and sovereign government information) and based on multiple factors and criteria, we’re able to present an objective status report for
This most comprehensive, yet simple to use resource is an invaluable tool to help you and your organisation plan for post COVID-19 recovery, a return to work and the resumption of business travel.
One of the challenges facing many companies during this time, including our own, is off-boarding; supporting, and engaging with those members of staff who have been furloughed. We’ve introduced a variety of initiatives to keep in touch with our furloughed colleagues.
As we have explored in previous posts, in these times of uncertainty we can look to technology to support us. We’ve put together the following list of apps to consider that can support your mental wellbeing…
There are now over 170 different commercial tests available to purchase in the UK. However, only a limited number are compliant with the required UK and EU regulations and questions remain around their reliability.
This handy infographic explores what the future of air travel may look like with updated procedures to accommodate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Working from home and looking after children at the same time can be pretty tricky. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we reached out to our friends at Mental Health UK for some great advice.
The government recently released a number of infographics, including one which introduced COVID alert levels. In true Gray Dawes style, we’ve translated what those levels may look like for the business traveller and their safety.
For those who are yet to embrace working from home, we’ve curated a list of our top 5 favourite pieces of software to allow productivity to continue to flow…
The world is on lock-down, there’s a global travel ban. Business travellers are typically, by nature, very organised, planning ahead and maximising every minute of their time to ensure they squeeze every bit of value out of what precious time they have.
The Coronavirus has undoubtably led to more people working remotely. As a precautionary, measure the population of the UK was asked to work from home indefinitely, but we ask in the long term is it suitable for everyone and will it become the norm?
Are you wondering what you can do to help the individuals and communities affected by COVID-19? We’ve highlighted five ways you can help tackle the pandemic…
Our friends at Maiden Voyage offer some alternative, expert advice for coping with the COVID-19 lockdown. Sue Williams QPM, Hostage Responder and Associate Fellow Saïd Business School, University of Oxford shares lockdown tips based on her specialist experience as a hostage responder.
The majority of airlines have all but grounded their entire fleets. However, some are still operating and here we publish the latest route plans and schedules information from those carriers.
There’s nothing quite like finding an app that makes your life easier. Earlier this month we shared some insights on some apps which helped around the home. Now it’s time to share some of the bests apps out there which help business travellers while they’re on the move.
As you can imagine, working for a travel management company means that we all have a passion for getting out there and seeing the world. We’re an inquisitive bunch at Gray Dawes, wanting to explore different cultures, see exciting places and meet new people. There...
Marriott International launches Global Cleanliness Council to promote higher standards of cleanliness in the Age of COVID-19. The company is to roll out enhanced technology to help counter virus spread.
In this pre-recorded webinars with Dave Bishop (CCO) and Aman Pourkarimi (Consulting), we analyse the impact of COVID-19 on the corporate travel industry and share our thoughts on what the future will look like for business travellers following the coronavirus outbreak.
As countries begin to re-open their economies and lift restrictions, market research agency, Cicero Group, has published a really useful overview report which details the latest COVID-19 national exit strategies.
Starting a full RFP (Request for Proposal) / tender process can be an overwhelming prospect. Various elements such as which suppliers to invite, what questions to ask and how to evaluate their responses present their own challenges. Gray Dawes is here to help you...
As lockdown measures in the UK are extended, staying in may be starting to become something of a pain. Thankfully, we’re experiencing these necessary restrictions in a time where many of us have access to incredible technology in our homes.If you have a PC, laptop,...
One of the biggest benefits of working from home is greater flexibility. In this post, we’ll offer some tips for maintaining work-life balance, so you don’t suffer from burnout.
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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.
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