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DIFFERENT FLIGHT TYPES – WHAT DO THEY MEAN?

In a fast-changing, deadline-driven, global business environment, business travel can often be unpredictable. Meetings in foreign countries are postponed or redirected at the last minute, unforeseen opportunities arise requiring urgent flights to unplanned destinations, unexpected developments such as natural disasters or terrorist activities occur, etc.

ALTERNATIVE BUSINESS ACCOMMODATION – PROS AND CONS

Companies whose employees travel regularly, nationally or internationally, will know that the largest expense is flight tickets. A close second is the price of accommodation, with hotels traditionally being the most popular choice. However, an increasing number of business travellers are choosing alternative forms of accommodation such as guesthouses, Airbnb and serviced apartments. The reasons […]

TMCS PLUS ENTREPRENEURS – THE MAIN EVENT

It is widely acknowledged that a proliferation of successful entrepreneurs is an imperative in South Africa. They bring to life new technologies, products, services and, along the way, create new markets and jobs. They’re lighting the fire in the engine room of the country’s economy.

WHO OWNS FREQUENCY FLYER AIR MILES – EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYEE?

It’s a generally accepted fact that whoever pays for the flight ticket which generates the air miles (also known as frequent flyer miles or bonus points), owns the right of use. More often than not, it’s the company not the employee who pays. Which raises the question; why do so many employers allow their employees […]

DECLARE OR NOT DECLARE? THAT’S THE QUESTION

Social media and news channels have been abuzz with reports from South African travellers who claim they’re facing fines because, on their return to South Africa, they’re unable to prove their valuables were purchased at home. However, according to the South African Revenue Services (SARS), South African residents travelling internationally don’t have to declare their […]

BUSINESS TRAVEL – POLICY BEFORE CLASS

A growing number of international organisations are experiencing increased business trips to foreign markets. Besides securing new deals in far-off countries where returns are often higher, face-to-face interaction between global partners are a prerequisite for the maintenance of ongoing, important relationships. “There will always be a need for business class travel for executives who need […]

IS BUSINESS TRAVEL TO CAPE TOWN DRYING UP?

THE INS AND OUTS OF CHANGING TMCs

The inevitability of change pertains to all relationships, both professional and personal. The relationship between a travel management company (TMC) and its clients is no exception. Sometimes, for whatever reason, the change is complete, requiring a maturity and objectivity to ensure a seamless transition from one TMC to another.

NEW YEAR, NEW MARKETS, NEW PLAN

Entering new markets, especially in foreign countries, is always exciting, often daunting and definitely challenging. Different cultures, time zones, climates, visa requirements, plus political and/or health risks are just some of the realities that make the unfamiliarity of new markets so testing. In these busy, distracted, information infused and alien business environments, taking ‘eyes off […]

TRAVEL POLICY FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE

PARTNERING WITH A GOOD TMC GOES A LONG WAY

Any number of unforeseen occurrences can suddenly arise that impact the itineraries of business people while travelling. This is particularly pertinent during extended, multi-destination, multi-time zone, multi-cultural business trips.

PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL IS PERSONAL

Global corporate travel is on the rise with more and more businesspeople spending an increasing amount of time conducting business in foreign countries. The onus is on the travel booker to make the corporate traveller’s trip as comfortable and productive as possible; while still adhering to their company’s travel policy.

EDUCATIONAL GROUP TRAVEL – THERE’S A LOT TO LEARN

Organisers, parents and volunteers who have experienced being responsible for a group of spirited youngsters travelling abroad, have learnt the importance of meticulous planning.

Club Travel Corporate is leading the way in multiple travel technology solutions

Club Travel Corporate is the first South African travel management company to be certified by Sabre Travel Network to fully support its world-leading online corporate travel booking tool, GetThere, and its award-winning travel app, TripCase.

FROM THE BIG IDEA TO THE SMALLEST DETAIL

The difference between a conference/event being good or great, often with a large number of delegates flying in from around the world, is dependent on a host of variables, one of which is appointing a reputable, meticulous, proactive travel management company (TMC) that can be trusted to deliver on time and on budget; every time. […]

SPECIAL PLANS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

Planning a seamless business trip for people with special needs can be challenging and complicated. Businesses are well advised to have focused travel policies and plans in place that address the unique needs of these travellers.

MAKE SMALL BUSINESS BIG BUSINESS

It’s an indisputable fact that the adage, ‘time is money’ applies across all industries. This is especially applicable to entrepreneurs and SMMEs where people multi-task, with many of their working hours taken up by non-core, non-profitable administrative activities.

COMPANY CULTURE DEFINES TRAVEL POLICY

MINIMISING THE RISK; MAXIMISING THE EXPERIENCE

Travel Risk Management (TRM) is a primary focus of organisations in today’s unpredictable global environment. After all, the protection and safety of employees travelling for business is the absolute responsibility of the organisations they represent.

Fare Star gives Club Travel Corporate’s clients an all-access pass to international travel

Due to the volatility of our local currency, international travel budgeting is becoming increasingly challenging for South African based companies. This may seem obvious. However, add to this the fact that international airlines restrict the seat inventory they show to various markets based on the strength and stability of that market’s local currency, and the […]

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