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Climate Change Could Wipe the World’s Biggest Business Hubs

Depending on who you listen to climate change is either a hoax - a conspiracy invented as a form of additional taxation, corporate regulation and control, or it is the single greatest threat facing the planet and its... Read More

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A New Hotel Classification System for Hotels in Russia

It is estimated that there are 31 thousand hotels and 41 small accommodation facilities in Russia, all of which are about to be affected by new regulations – mandatory hotel classification. Hotels in Russia have been... Read More

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More Countries Announce a Tax on Visitors

Depending on where you have travelled to recently you might already know that an increasing number of taxes are being levied on visitors.  In France the tax depends on the city you visit, the more popular the destination... Read More

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Eurostar Prepare for Brexit with Increasing Concerns Over Border Controls

With just a few weeks to go until the United Kingdom exits the European Union, attention is focusing on railway companies preparing for Brexit, most notably Eurostar. With the clock ticking, the 29th of March grows... Read More

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Boeing 737 MAX update following fatal Ethiopian incident

Following the fatal incident involving an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX passenger aircraft Traveleads continues to monitor the latest updates from the UK Civil Aviation Authority.  Instructions have been issued to... Read More

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LNER Azuma Train Gears Up For Launch

As their service entry was initially delayed and reports were unable to confirm a launch date for some time. Hitachi’s state-of-the-art Azuma trainsets has finally been given the green light to enter passenger service... Read More

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Singapore Announces Opening Date for Changi’s Jewel

Designed by a consortium comprising Safdie Architects, led by world renowned architect Moshe Safdie, as well as architects from RSP Architects Planners and Engineers and Benoy, Jewel will feature a distinctive dome-shaped... Read More

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UK Flights “Protected in No Deal Brexit Scenario”

The UK government has outlined contingency measures which will enable flights between the UK and EU will continue to operate even in the event of a no deal Brexit. It reciprocates plans the European Commission is putting... Read More

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Cathay Pacific to Buy Budget Airline HK Express

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd is in talks to buy shares in Hong Kong’s only budget airline from Chinese conglomerate HNA Group Co. The Hong Kong flag carrier says in a statement that it is “in active discussions about... Read More

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Join Traveleads in Texas and Celebrate 50 years of the OTC

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is a series of conferences and exhibitions, focused on the exchange of technical knowledge relevant to the development of offshore energy resources, primarily oil and natural gas.... Read More

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In Recognition of a Golden Partnership

Last week saw GB Basketball play their first home game of 2019 at the National Basketball Performance Centre in Manchester. The GB athletes took to the court second in Group D of the FIBA EuroBasket 2021 pre-qualifying... Read More

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Win a 5* Luxury Stay for Two & 3 Course Michelin Starred Dinner at Lucknam Park

Lose yourself in 5 star luxury at Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa. Located on 500 acres of English parkland in the Cotswolds,six miles from the historic city of Bath. A warm welcome awaits you at Lucknam Park where... Read More

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Join Traveleads at the Solicitors Group’s LAW2019 roadshow in Leeds

The world of business travel is changing and here at Traveleads, we're here to provide you with the feel great business travel experience. As an award-winning travel Management Company with a business model designed... Read More

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Loganair Unveils Three New Routes Linking Scotland and London

Aberdeen-based Loganair will operate its first ever flights from London Southend as they have announced routes to three Scottish destinations. The routes will be Glasgow, Aberdeen and Stornoway. Aberdeen and Glasgow... Read More

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Traveleads – We’re here for you, no matter where you are

There is no doubt we are living in the age of the consumer. As consumers we are in charge. We go to the supermarket and gather, scan and pay for our goods without any interaction with anyone else, perhaps we avoid the... Read More

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Flybmi collapse: 5 key air routes saved by Loganair

Loganair, which has the same owner (Airline Investments) as Flybmi, relaunches some routes – but passengers will be required to buy new tickets Scotland-based Loganair has stepped in to secure five key air routes... Read More

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Flybe increases rotations from Edinburgh and Aberdeen to Heathrow

Flybe has today added another daily return flight to its Edinburgh-London Heathrow service as part of its summer schedule. The move increases the choice of flights to six a day – resulting in a total of 41 available... Read More

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Frankfurt Airport developing autonomous air-taxi concept

Fraport AG, the transport company that manages Germany’s Frankfurt Airport, says it is working on conceptual plans for electric air taxi services. The company partnered with Volocopter GmbH, which makes two-person... Read More

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Virgin Atlantic helps those with hidden disabilities overcome travel challenges

A hidden disabilities initiative is being introduced by Virgin Atlantic. It includes the creation of a bookmark and pin badge which are designed with a specific symbol in which Virgin Atlantic staff will instantly... Read More

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More Daily Flights and Easier Connections to Europe and the Rest of the World.

British Airways business and leisure customers will soon have the choice of more daily flights between Inverness and London - and even better connections to the world. From 31 March, British airways are increasing the... Read More

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Redworth Hall Hotel – New Leisure Club & Spa Following £2M Investment

The Newcastle-based Cairn Hotel Group has unveiled the stunning new Retreat Leisure Club & Spa at Redworth Hall Hotel following a £2m investment, marking the completion of the first phase of a massive refurbishment... Read More

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Kenwood Hall Hotel & Spa Re-brands to Mercure Hotels

Sheffield’s historic Kenwood Hall Hotel is re-branding to the Mercure Kenwood Hall Hotel & Spa in March 2019, with a significant investment in the Hotel’s facilities over the next two years. Part of the Vine... Read More

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Boeing Aims to ‘Unlock Supersonic Travel’

The world's largest aerospace company announced it would be partnering with Aerion Supersonic as it looks to tap into rising demand for high-end aircraft that can reduce travel times. Reports state that it could slash... Read More

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American Airlines and British Airways to Invest $344M in JFK Airport

British Airways and American Airlines have reached an agreement to invest $344m in upgrading Terminal 8 in New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The companies will invest the money over the next... Read More

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10 Facts That Will Make You Look at Flying in a Totally Different Light!

Traveleads customers save an average of 20% on their annual long-haul travel. With access to travel industry fares and specially negotiated rates we are able to generate huge savings on published prices, which we than... Read More

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Qatar Airways Additional Frequency from Edinburgh

Qatar Airways will be operating more flights to the Scottish capital from April. This means an additional afternoon flight every Monday from Edinburgh. Between July and September (peak months for Scottish tourism) that... Read More

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No1 Lounges Open New Edinburgh Airport Facility (20% Discount)

The new facility which will open on February 8th will ensure that guests can benefit from complimentary food from the self-service selection, plus one dish from the made-to-order menu (extra dishes can be purchased for... Read More

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Flybe to End Avios Partnership

Flybe is withdrawing from the Avios travel rewards scheme as it awaits a takeover by a Virgin Atlantic-led consortium. Flybe has confirmed it is to end its partnership with Avios at the end of April. Customers will... Read More

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Tried and Tested – Iceland: Fire & Ice

With a population of under 400,000 and covering 40,000 square miles Iceland is the most sparsely populated country in Europe. Considering that over two thirds of the entire population live either in the capital city... Read More

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Win a 4* Spa Break Escape at Armathwaite Hall

The current owners, the Graves family, bought the Hall in 1976. A massive development programme has taken place over the years including the purchase of the adjoining Coalbeck Farm which now houses one of the Lake... Read More

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Delta and Virgin Atlantic Launch Self-Service Bag-Drop at Heathrow

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic are launching 18 self-service bag-drop units at London Heathrow’s Terminal 3, saving customer’s valuable time at the airport through the use of intuitive technology. This service... Read More

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Seven Vine Hotels Properties Join the Meetings Industry Association

Seven properties within the Vine Hotels portfolio have joined the Meetings Industry Association (mia) to help gain the ‘professionalism and credibility’ associated with mia membership. Hotel owner, operator and... Read More

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LNER – Free Wi-Fi for Everyone

LNER are happy to announce that their on-board Wi-Fi is now free in Standard as well as First Class on all of their trains. From now on, when you travel with LNER, you'll no longer need to enter a Wi-Fi code from your... Read More

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Introducing a Bigger Brighter Traveleads

Visitors to our website will notice some BIG changes! As part of our commitment to providing customers with the most up to date technology we have completely redesigned our website with a key focus on improving user... Read More

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Autonomous Robots to Park Cars at Gatwick Airport

Introducing Stan: the robot valet who is comfortable driving a large variety of vehicles, can manoeuvre seamlessly into tight parking spaces, react quickly to obstacles and who you can ensure will drive responsibly and... Read More

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Luxury Space Hotel to Make Debut in 2021

Tech start-up company Orion Span is ahead of schedule in its mission to offer VIPs an out-of-this-world luxury holiday. It’s called the “Aurora Station” and those who visit will be able to see 16 sunrises a day... Read More

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Manchester Airport to Open Private Luxury Terminal

Manchester Airport is to become the UK’s first major airport to open a private terminal, saying it will offer commercial airline passengers the experience of flying on a private jet. PremiAir tickets will be... Read More

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Why We Are So Proud to be a Living Wage Employer

Traveleads is not only Yorkshire's first Travel Management company to feature on the list of businesses committed to paying its staff the recommended living wage, as set out by the Living Wage Foundation, but it’s the... Read More

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Win with Traveleads and Air Canada

Air Canada Signature Service is a new end-to-end premium travel experience featuring the Air Canada Signature Class cabin. It is offered exclusively when flying to and from Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and... Read More

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Tried & Tested: Manchester Macdonald Hotel & Spa

If you are commuting into Manchester for an early morning appointment, or doing business in the city for a couple of days, chances are you will need accommodation for at least one night. In a city boasting so many great... Read More

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Tried and Tested – The Nadler Victoria, London, UK

About Nadler Hotels Nadler hotels opened their first property over ten years ago and are an originator of the affordable luxury hotel concept. Their priority is to provide guests with stylish, contemporary designed... Read More

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Tried and Tested – WHISTLER, CANADA

Whistler became a globally recognised destination when it was chosen to host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, although it is now just as famous for its world-class hotels and the guests who stay there as it is for its... Read More

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Tried and Tested – The Nadler Kensington, London, UK

About Nadler Hotels Nadler hotels opened their first hotel over ten years ago and are an originator of the affordable luxury hotel concept. Their priority is to provide guests with stylish, contemporary design rooms... Read More

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Tried and tested – Verona, Italy

Thanks to three plays by William Shakespeare, Verona was famous long before it became a UNESCO world heritage site. The Taming of the Shrew, Two Gentlemen of Verona, and possibly the most famous of all … Romeo &... Read More

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Tried and tested – Stockholm

We asked members of the Traveleads team to tell us about some of the destinations they have recently visited. This week Angela Gaunt (Business Travel Consultant) shares her trip to Stockholm with us: Without doubt one... Read More

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Tried and tested – Montpellier

As businesses continue to expand, travel has become an almost essential part of that growth cycle. Gone are the days of meetings taking place only in capital cities, or the sprawling expanse of a major... Read More

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Tried and Tested – This week Redworth Hall

With summer almost over, unavoidable shorter days and darker nights are creeping over the horizon. With this in mind we asked our well-travelled team for personal recommendations to add to our 'Tried and Tested' series.... Read More

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Tried and Tested – Road Trip USA (Memphis)

When it comes to road trips in the USA there are countless great options to choose from, the famous golden triangle includes Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco and remains one of the most popular.  For those with... Read More

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Exploding the 3 most common myths surrounding self-book travel solutions

Travel technology has come on in leaps and bounds over the last five years, enabling travel companies to develop various reliable self-booking options for their clients.  Traveleads has always charted ahead of the curve,... Read More

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Traveleads launches TravAssist – our new multi-function mobile app and duty of care solution

Excellent service standards and innovative technical solutions have long differentiated Traveleads from its competitors, and we are delighted to have recently added another component to our outstanding list of customer... Read More

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Helping to raise awareness through partnerships

Henderson Insurance Brokers in association with Breast Cancer Awareness recently arranged a charity luncheon to help draw attention to the fact that breast cancer is still the most common type of cancer in the UK. Regular... Read More

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Traveleads at the Annual Sport & Recreation Alliance Leadership Convention

Traveleads has just spent two days in the company of senior figures from across the UK’s sporting and recreational community – with organisations as diverse as the Football Association and Cerebral Palsy Sport being... Read More

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Mission Christmas helping to put a smile on a child’s face this Christmas day

Every year Traveleads take part in Cash for Kids Mission Christmas campaign to buy an extra present for a disadvantaged local child. This great charity and cause aims to provide gifts to disadvantaged children and young... Read More

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Traveleads – Raising money to support disabled children and young people

Last week we shared the news that our Edinburgh team had volunteered to spend some time putting their fabulous culinary skills to good use. Maggie Monteith (Traveleads Director of Sales) said “When we heard local... Read More

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Etihad to operate their flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Manchester. Enter our Competition Here:

Etihad Airways is to operate its flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Abu Dhabi – Manchester route, effective 01 November 2018. The two-class aircraft, featuring 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats, will... Read More

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‘Walk Around the World’ charity challenge. This week we have reached…

Last week saw our group of volunteers leaving Lausanne in Switzerland with absolutely no idea where they would end up. What an incredible week they have had. Over 1,400 miles later our team arrived in Moscow. Moscow is... Read More

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Traveleads Walk Around the World challenge. This week we have reached…

Today we are celebrating the incredible news that our team of charity walkers - who set off on foot from the UK back in April - have covered (as of this morning) a staggering 17,291 miles! Some big numbers were needed to... Read More

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Traveleads Walk Around the World Challenge. This week We’ve reached…

Our tireless team of walking warriors have not let the grass grow beneath their feet this week. After a short whistle-stop tour of Kazakhstan last week it was onwards and eastwards for our team. Setting off once... Read More

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Traveleads Walk Around the World Challenge. This week we’ve reached…

Last time we made contact with our team of intrepid explores they were enjoying a slower pace of life on the beautiful island of Vanuatu. They now face the difficult challenge of crossing the Pacific Ocean, the largest... Read More

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Traveleads ‘ Walk Around the World Challenge’ this week we’ve reached…

Those of you who have been following our journey will know we last caught caught up with our team in the fast-paced, action-packed, city of New York. This week the skyline of concrete and sky-scrapers has been replaced by... Read More

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Traveleads Walk Around The World Challenge – this week we’ve reached…

Our last update saw our team leaving Taiwan and heading towards Indonesia, we were hopeful they would reach Brunei, perhaps even Borneo this week - so you can imagine how surprised we were to find them already in... Read More

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Traveleads ‘Walk Around the World Challenge’. This week we’ve reached…

After an arduous journey across Mongolia, our team of volunteers ‘Walking Around the World’ (raising money for two fantastic charities) managed to clock up another 1,284miles this week! They set off from... Read More

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Traveleads Walk Around the World Challenge. This week we’ve reached…

This week has really taken its toll on our team of charity walkers, we’re not sure if the terrain got tougher, or if the recent sunshine prompted a slower pace, but we really felt it this week! A big push was needed... Read More

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Traveleads Walk Around the World Challenge. This week we’ve reached…

It’s been a couple of weeks since we last caught up with our team of charity walkers, so you can imagine how excited we were to check in with them this week. We waited with anticipation to discover which new destination... Read More

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Traveleads ‘Walk Around the World’ charity challenge. This week we have reached…

Last week saw our group of volunteers leaving Lausanne in Switzerland with absolutely no idea where they would end up. What an incredible week they have had. Over 1,400 miles later our team arrived in Moscow. Moscow is... Read More

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Traveleads ‘Walk Around the World Challenge’ – this week we’ve reached…

When we set off on our first ever attempt to ‘Walk Around the World’ back in April, we had no idea how long it would take us, of if we would even be able to complete the 24,000 mile challenge. Our journey has taken... Read More

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Latest News Traveleads Walk Around the World challenge. This week we have reached…..

This week our volunteers have really stepped it up, clocking up the highest number of miles since our challenge to Walk Around the World began. Heading in an easterly direction out of Moscow, our teams crossed the border... Read More

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Traveleads – Our Part for Support in Mind Scotland

During 2018 our Edinburgh based team has been fund raising for their chosen charity of the year, Support in Mind Scotland, a fabulous charity which seeks to support and empower all of those affected by mental illness,... Read More

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Traveleads supports World Mental Health Day

October 10th is recognised by the World Health Organisation as World Mental Health Day.  The day provides a platform for all those working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done... Read More

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Making a Difference – One Step at a Time!

A couple of weeks ago Jan Telford (Traveleads Business Administration Manager) announced her ambitious decision to walk across the bay in aid of Reubens Retreat. Today we catch up with her to find out if she managed to... Read More

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‘Shaking it’ to save lives!

Last Saturday saw two of our fantastic Traveleads ladies taking part in a Zumbathon, in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. To give you an idea of what the Yorkshire Air Ambulance does, it serves a population of almost... Read More

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Creating memories and rebuilding lives – Reuben’s Retreat

This week it was our pleasure to present a cheque to Reuben’s Retreat for a whopping £2,703.05 raised thanks to the generosity of our Leeds office.  We have been inspired and amazed by the lengths people have gone to... Read More

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Happy Christmas Jumper Day!

As today is National Christmas Jumper Day we decided to jump on the festive band wagon and use the opportunity to support our chosen charity the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Some of our team decided to brighten up the office... Read More

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100 Streets …and still smiling!

When we last checked in with our team of charity volunteers in Edinburgh they had been rubbing shoulders with 80s heart-throb Jason Donovan, and were well on their way to completing the 100 Street Challenge in aid of... Read More

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Raising funds and raising children’s spirits

Last year our Edinburgh office announced their support for local charity TheYard. The charity offers disabled children and young people, and their siblings, the chance to experience creative, adventurous indoor and... Read More

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Reubens Retreat to Renovate Main Building

We were delighted to hear the news that Reuben's Retreat is to start its next phase of building work early next year at its premises in Glossop, Derbyshire. The charity was founded six years ago by Nicola and Mike... Read More

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Traveleads – we support Reuben’s Retreat …and need your help!

Reuben’s story: Reuben had been ill for 3 weeks on and off and despite several Doctors visits, nobody was unduly worried. He would be sick in the morning then recover within minutes and be fine for the rest of the... Read More

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Traveleads – Supporting children in Scotland

As frequent visitors to our site will have noticed, our wonderful team of people in Edinburgh have recently supported several events in aid of local children's charity 'the Yard'. After witnessing first hand the huge... Read More

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Traveleads and Jason Donovan together – especially for you

When our Edinburgh office decided to raise funds and awareness for ‘Support in Mind Scotland’ earlier this week, they had hoped the sun would come out for what was to be the beginning of the 100 Streets Challenge.... Read More

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5 Great airport hotels – perfect for stopovers!

We know that most business travellers prefer direct flights, after all time is money! When direct flights aren't available the next best thing is an indirect flight, with the shortest valid connection. Sometimes,... Read More

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5 Great Business Travel Gadgets

We recently shared with you the latest list of must-have travel apps, and introduced innovative smart-luggage to help you get the most out of your business trips. This week we’re looking at those nifty little travel... Read More

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5 Ways You Could Fly For Less

This week we bring you five simple tips to help you save money and get more out of your international air travel: One Many travellers still believe that waiting until last minute means cheap, cheaper, cheapest!... Read More

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5 Top Tips to Save on Rail Travel

UK rail fares may have gone up again but for Evolvi users the average cost of a ticket actually went down in 2017. Intelligent purchasing made possible by access to the best fares, policy setting and industry-leading... Read More

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5 Ways to Improve Your Airport Experience

The travel industry is full of inspirational quotes: ‘Life is not a destination, it’s a journey!’  ‘Not all who wander are lost!’ Lao Tzu wrote:  ‘A journey of a thousand miles must start with a single... Read More

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Join Traveleads at the Business Travel Conference next week (04-05 July 2016)

The Business Travel Conference is open to everyone responsible for booking, buying, arranging or managing business travel at companies large and small. From PAs, secretaries, receptionists, travel administrators, event... Read More

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Traveleads announces partnership with the Welsh Sports Association

Traveleads is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Welsh Sports Association.  The alliance will provide members of the WSA access to a dedicated travel service, complete with expert sports travel consultants,... Read More

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5 Ways to beat the cyber criminal when you travel

As cybercrime continues to go through the roof, it’s no longer enough to simply password protect your documents in case your mobile device is stolen.  Today’s hi-tech criminals are much harder to detect and no longer... Read More

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If you are a travel manager…

We’ll be your strongest ally.   When you are faced with sometimes hundreds of choices, each with dynamic pricing and subtle differences in their pro’s and con’s, it can be a minefield to try and arrange... Read More

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Quality, Sustainability, CSR & Modern Slavery Act (2015)

Quality Traveleads is certified to ISO91001 (Quality Management Systems) and we are committed to maintaining high standards of operation and to always seek improvements and efficiencies. We welcome feedback, suggestions... Read More

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EMERGENCY ! What would you do next ?

In the event of a national or international emergency would your company know what to do?  Legal duty-of-care requirements say that it should and yet in recent polls only 42% of the people surveyed said they believed... Read More

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Celebrating 45 incredible years!

1971 Was the year Intel launched the microprocessor and a new digital age began. Mariner 9 became the first artificial satellite to orbit Mars and a new stock market index called the Nasdaq made its debut. Edward Heath... Read More

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Business travel is set for a space-age boost!

As technology continues to progress at eyewatering speeds, we have said goodbye to science-fiction and hello to science-future.  Science-fiction has been replaced by science-fact ...if the technology doesn't exist today,... Read More

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We’re Here To Get You There!

We’re proud to celebrate our successes in the field of Business Travel and even prouder of the fact that they haven’t happened by accident. We’ve been established for over 40 years and remain one of the few... Read More

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5 simple processes to reduce the cost of your business travel

When it comes to reducing costs and making savings on corporate travel you might think you are already demonstrating best practice.  However our research has shown that this is not necessarily always the case. So we have... Read More

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Self-book technology that saves you time AND money

Last week we asked our Online Booking Technology Manager Phil Whitney ‘Just how simple to use is our simple to use technology?’  We threw down the challenge (which he readily accepted) of showing us how a complete... Read More

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Biometrics Becoming Familiar Part Of Travel Experience

According to reports biometric technology is taking off as 77% of airports and 71% of Airlines review digital ID options such as facial recognition to streamline your experience at the airport. According to SITA, 41%... Read More

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Duty Of Care For Your Travellers

Ensuring that you know where everyone is in a crisis is vital, as is the ability to reach out to them and establish communications. Traveleads’ offices are open seven days a week, and our out of hours team is... Read More

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The Great Scottish Bake Off – In aid of childrens charity THE YARD

The Yard offers disabled children, young people, and their siblings, the chance to experience creative, adventurous indoor and outdoor play in a well-supported environment. It is a unique, safe space where children and... Read More

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…because Christmas is a time for giving!

With only days to go before Christmas our Edinburgh team have proven once again that when it comes to charity their generosity knows no bounds. Their Christmas fundraising efforts really went into overdrive earlier... Read More

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Another successful charity fundraising campaign.

Last month, following a series of fundraising events, the incredibly generous staff at our Edinburgh office presented childrens charity 'Children1st' with a cheque for £2,500.00. Today was the turn of our Leeds team to... Read More

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Traveleads Funds Vital Charity Text Service For Reuben’s Retreat

Traveleads is delighted to announce the fund raising efforts of our Leeds based team have enabled us to cover the cost of an annual text monitoring service for Reuben’s Retreat. The charity offers help and support to... Read More

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Win An Amazon Echo With Avis

Avis are not only giving you the chance to win an Amazon Alexa they are also giving you the ability to become an Avis Preferred Member.  Perfect for the Business Traveller, Avis Preferred is a Loyalty & Speed of... Read More

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Tried and Tested – Road Trip USA (Nashville)

Last week we left behind the steaming streets of Memphis with the sound of live music still ringing in our ears.  Next stop on our journey - Lynchburg Tennessee, home of the famous Jack Daniel’s distillery.  It takes... Read More

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Tried and Tested – Abu Dhabi

Last week members of the Traveleads team flew out to Abu Dhabi courtesy of Etihad Airways to learn more about the capital and second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates. The destination takes its name from the... Read More

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Tried and Tested – Lisbon

Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Western Europe, predating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by centuries.  Unlike most capital cities, Lisbon's status as the capital of Portugal has... Read More

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Oil & Gas

Traveleads has been looking after the travel arrangements of businesses within the oil and gas sector for more than 25 years. Our consultants have extensive experience within the corporate travel sector and are ideally... Read More

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Nadler Hotels to Open Flagship Covent Garden Hotel Next Month

Located in a 1907 Edwardian property, many of the building’s original features have been restored Nadler Hotels will open its fifth property, The Nadler Covent Garden, which will be situated on the corner of Bedford... Read More

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Air France Plans to Retire ‘Joon’ Brand

Air France has announced the integration of its Joon subsidiary into its main fleet, signalling the end of a brand which new chief executive Benjamin Smith described as “difficult to understand”. Joon was launched... Read More

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Dakota Deluxe Leeds Appoints Ross Tatham as Deputy GM

Ross Tatham, 32, joins Dakota Deluxe Leeds as Deputy General Manager where he will enhance the hotel’s standards and guest expectations, as well as assume responsibility for over 130 staff. Tatham brings over 16... Read More

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Brexit – Check Your Passport Before it’s Too Late!

As Brexit approaches, the UK government recommends that travellers going to the EU after 29 March 2019 have six months left on their passport, and is also advising that any extra months which have been added to a 10... Read More

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Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group Agree Takeover of UK Regional Carrier Flybe

Virgin Atlantic and Southend airport owner Stobart Group are to rescue troubled Flybe. They have made an offer which values its equity of £2.2m, considerably below its closing market capitalisation of £36m. Along with... Read More

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Poll Findings May Result in a £2 Tourist Tax for Edinburgh

Plans to introduce a £2 tourist tax in Edinburgh have won strong support in a public consultation. Some Scottish councils, led by Edinburgh, have called for powers to set levies on tourist accommodation. Figures... Read More

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Record Breaking Year for Boeing Aircraft Deliveries in 2018

Boeing delivered 69 737 aicraft in December and set a new annual record of 806 deliveries in 2018, surpassing its previous record of 763 deliveries in 2017. Boeing Commercial Airplanes President & CEO Kevin... Read More

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Demands for Action After ‘Drone Sighting’ at Heathrow

On Tuesday the 8th January reports state that a drone was spotted shortly after 5pm which caused departures to be promptly suspended as a precaution. They were resumed an hour later and the airport was fully operational... Read More

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Virgin Atlantic Partners with Airportr at Gatwick and Heathrow

The recent launch of Virgin Atlantic and Airpotr means that passengers can now check in luggage at any central London address ahead of departures from both Gatwick and Heathrow. The service costs from: £30 for... Read More

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Rolls Royce Targets 300mph Electric Plane Record by 2020

British engineering firm Rolls-Royce has announced plans to take ACCEL, short for “Accelerating the Electrification of flight” the all-electric aircraft to the skies by 2020. The aim is to build a zero-emissions plane... Read More

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Join the Air France KLM Flying Blue Petroleum Club

Flying Blue Petroleum is an exclusive service for oil and gas industry professionals. The Flying Blue Petroleum Card allows you to take advantage of Flying Blue Petroleum services and benefits with Air France, KLM and... Read More

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Top 5 Hotels for the British Oil & Gas Industry

Oil & Gas UK, chief executive Deirdre Michie met earlier this month with Greg Clark MP, secretary of state for the newly formed department for business, energy and industrial strategy. The meeting took place in... Read More

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The Offshore Technology Conference 2018

The Offshore Technology Conference is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources. Attending the conference gives you access to... Read More

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Latest News Are you planning to visit the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2018 ?

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where the world’s energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. OTC... Read More

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Just how effective is your corporate travel policy?

Most organisations have corporate travel policies in place. The giants of the business world have had them locked down for years, but surprisingly not all of them are effective, and many are not being enforced properly. ... Read More

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Air France Partners with 7 Michelin-Starred Chefs for 2019

In 2019, Air France is entrusting its La Première and Business menus to 7 Michelin-starred chefs on departure from Paris. They will “help design menus, choose products and create the recipes” La... Read More

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Abu Dhabi International Airport Incorporates ‘Super-Fi’

Super-Fi internet access, which is among the fastest airport Wi-Fi services in the world, has been installed and tested throughout all three terminals. It will now provide millions of travellers with improved online... Read More

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Forestcar Car Sharing Service Offers Free Parking at Manchester Airport

Car-sharing service provider Forestcar is set to launch operations at Manchester airport on 14 January in partnership with Airport Parking and Hotels (APH). It allows travellers to make money from renting out their... Read More

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Tried & Tested: Raithwaite Hall Whitby

Traveleads Operations Director Carol Newton recently stayed at Raithwaite Hall in Whitby. She was so impressed by their attention to detail and wonderful hospitality that she just had to share her experience with... Read More

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Tried & Tested: The New Bath Hotel (Matlock)

Over the years Matlock has attracted esteemed visitors from far and wide. Located in the beautiful Peak District, the town is easily accessible thanks to the A6 which provides access to the M1 motorway, making Matlock... Read More

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Tried and Tested – Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia is just a couple of hours flying time from the UK but a world away in terms of scenic beauty, fascinating culture, wine and gastronomy.  The sea, especially on the northern coast, is crystal clear.   Last week... Read More

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Find Out Why Were Celebrating And Win Magnum Champagne

The festive period is upon us, but it isn’t only Christmas and the New Year we are celebrating.  2018 has been yet another hugely successful year for Traveleads - and we have even bigger plans for 2019. Our new... Read More

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Charity begins at …Arnside!

Traveleads recently announced plans to support registered charity Reuben’s Retreat through a series of fundraising events. Not one to let the grass grow under her feet our fabulous Business Administration Manager –... Read More

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Traveleads Charity Golf Outing in Aid of Children 1st

Traveleads held their charity golf outing in aid of Children 1st at Glencorse Golf Club on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Friday the 18th of September. The day was a huge success and we are pleased to announce that we... Read More

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THANK YOU – we couldn’t have done this without your help!

Last year Traveleads embarked on an adventure that saw our staff complete a virtual journey around the world. Ours was a sponsored walk like no other! Our goal was to cover more than 24,000 miles, recording each step we... Read More

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Self-book technology that saves you time AND money

Last week we asked our Online Booking Technology Manager Phil Whitney ‘Just how simple to use is our simple to use technology?’  We threw down the challenge (which he readily accepted) of showing us how a complete... Read More

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Just how simple to use is our simple to use technology?

Buying Business Travel Magazine reported this month that 61% of travel managers are asking for improved technology to manage the travel procurement process.  We have invested heavily over the last five years to bring you... Read More

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5 Risks facing business travellers today

Travelling to any new or unfamiliar destination carries a degree of uncertainty.  As companies continue expanding into global markets corporate travellers are finding themselves coming face to face with the unexpected on... Read More

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Booking Technology

As well as being a premium service provider via our experienced and friendly travel consultant teams, at Traveleads we recognise that booking technology has a large place to play in today’s world, and we are able to... Read More

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Does your company have a detailed emergency plan in place?

Did you know that safety and security is fast becoming the primary concern of business travellers? Recent research has found that 37 per cent of travel buyers have faced higher levels of traveller safety enquiries since... Read More

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