Month: May 2020

A bar chart graphic overlays a nighttime cityscape of apartment buildings to represent serviced accommodation cost savings

Serviced accommodation potential for significant savings

New research conducted by serviced apartment agent Acomodeo, found there is the potential for significant savings for business travellers booking serviced accommodation compared to traditional hotel rooms. The Serviced Apartment Price Radar 2019 report is published annually and compares price differences between serviced accommodation and hotel room rates across the world’s major business destinations. At …

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On bouncing back from a global pandemic

Writing for ASAP, James Foice reflects on his thoughts pre-pandemic and the boom and bust that inevitably followed, and considers the next step: bouncing back. Interestingly, he acknowledges that while the travel industry may have experienced a ‘boom’ –1.4 billion tourist visits in 2019 – the experience was not altogether positive for travellers. Yes, cheap …

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Duty of care a priority once business travel resumes

As the United Kingdom enters the next phase in its plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic, it’s time to consider the necessary preparations for the return of business travel. For travel managers and procurement executives, this includes a tight focus on duty of care. In a recent survey conducted by travel management company BCD Travel, …

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A new decade, a new challenge: green virus spores surround an image of 2020

A brand new decade, a brand new challenge

A new decade has brought an extraordinary new challenge. It’s also brought a new, safer and more cost-effective way of procuring serviced accommodation. Sourcing suitable serviced accommodation is a frustrating experience for corporates. In the most challenging of times any of us have experienced, the safety of travellers is our absolute priority. The economic challenges …

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