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Brexit - UK and EU Flag

Brexit – what’s the impact for your business travel?

With October 31st the date on everyone’s lips and the UK’s withdrawal from the EU a hotter (and more confusing) topic than ever, we’ve whittled down the key things you need to know about how your business travel may... Read More

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Manchester Airport to offer luggage collection through Airportr

Passengers will have the chance to have luggage collected and checked in before their date of departure. It is the first time Airportr has collaborated with an airport to create a fully integrated baggage... Read More

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Cornwall

Loganair – New Flights to Cornwall Airport Newquay

Scottish carrier Loganair is spreading its wings to establish four new routes from Cornwall airport Newquay. The services to Newcastle, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Norwich commence in spring 2020, and will transform... Read More

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Our team grows even stronger… Introducing Paul Priest

We believe in investing in our people to give our customers the best possible experience. Our people are Traveleads after all. We’ve recently welcomed Paul Priest who joins us as a sports fanatic with a heap of... Read More

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United Polaris Lounge New York

Win a Luxury Hamper with United Airlines

United Airlines, changing the premium travel experience from London to New York. United Airlines now offers more United Polaris business class seats and United Premium Plus seats on every flight between London and New... Read More

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Double your companies BlueBiz Credits

Give your BlueBiz account a boost with DOUBLE Blue credits on the entire global network.  Make every flight count twice with the double blue credits campaign, BlueBiz are giving double points on every booking made... Read More

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Texas

KLM Launching Flights to Austin in 2020

As of 4 May 2020, KLM will start operating three weekly flights on Monday, Thursday and Saturday to Austin, Texas USA until 24 October 2020. Travel from one of KLM’s 16 UK departure points and connect in Amsterdam to... Read More

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Leonardo Hotel - Rena Spa

Leonardo Hotels launches Rena spa brand in UK

Leonardo Hotels continues its expansion in to the UK market with announcements of its new spa brand Rena which will launch in select Leonardo Royal properties from September. This includes: Leonardo Royal London... Read More

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Leeds Station

Renovations and Transformations at Leeds Station

If you have visited us at Traveleads HQ recently you may have travelled through Leeds Station and wondered what on earth was going on. The station is not looking it's best at the moment however patience is key as the... Read More

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Traveleads Hiring

Traveleads are hiring – apply today!

Due to continued levels of growth and expansion we are currently hiring. We have two exciting opportunities for a full time Online Support Consultant and onboarding support to join our existing team in our Leeds... Read More

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Loganair Spreads its Wings with Announcement for Six New Routes

Loganair continues to expand its network after unveiling size routes to commence in 2020 - including new destinations and additional connections linking airports across its extensive route map. The airline has... Read More

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Virgin Atlantic – New Sustainable and Stylish Amenity Kits

Virgin Atlantic takes customer experience to a new level with sustainable and stylish products Virgin Atlantic launch new amenity kits, ‘Goodie Bags’ packed with sustainable products New ‘Loungewear’... Read More

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LNER simpler and smarter eTickets have arrived

In September LNER are switching to much simpler and smarter eTickets.  What are the benefits of eTickets?   There’s greater flexibility on how you collect your ticket You no longer need to activate your... Read More

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Radisson Red London Greenwich to open next year

Radisson Hotel Group is delighted to announce the signing of the Radisson RED London Greenwich in the UK. It will be the first property to bring the group’s upscale, lifestyle select-service hotel brand to the English... Read More

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United Mileage Plus miles no longer expire

United Airlines announced that effective immediately, MileagePlus award miles never expire, giving members a lifetime to use miles on flights, experiences, hotels and more. "We want to demonstrate to our members... Read More

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Business Travel Conference on the 17th – 18th September

Will you be attending The Business Travel Conference on the 17th - 18th September at Hilton London Bankside? The Business Travel Conference is a key fixture in the business travel world and is open to everyone with... Read More

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PA HUB (Liverpool) – Tuesday 10th September

Traveleads are delighted to be exhibiting at the PA Hub Liverpool taking place at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Spa on September 10th. This is a special evening designed for assistants to meet the venues and... Read More

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Win a £100 Harrods Voucher with Etihad Airways

ETIHAD AIRWAYS REDUCES CARBON FOOTPRINT Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, continues to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by implementing fuel saving... Read More

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Charity Climb - Snowdon

Traveleads’ Snowdon Charity Climb Success for Reuben’s Retreat!

On the 23rd of August, two of our Traveleads stars, Jan Telford and Heidi Campbell rose to the challenge of trekking to the summit of Snowdon for charity. Their climb began at 2am, with only torches to light the way.... Read More

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Loganair teams up with Wideroe to open up Norway

Loganair (LM/LOG) has entered into an agreement with Norwegian regional airline Widerøe to offer seamless connectivity across Norway for Loganair passengers. Among those targeted by the partnerships are workers in the... Read More

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UK Autumn Strikes: BA, Ryanair, Rail, London Tube

Industrial action across airlines, rail and the Tube are set to continue into the autumn. British Airways  BA pilots announce three days of strikes - taking place on 9, 10 and 27 September - in a dispute over... Read More

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All major UK airports to have 3D baggage scanners by 2022

The equipment will provide security personnel with better images of cabin baggage and could mean in future passengers may be able to keep liquids and electrical equipment, like laptops, in their cabin baggage while it is... Read More

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citizenM unveils plans for fourth London property

Dutch hotel group Citizen M has acquired a property in Victoria where it plans to open a fourth London hotel in 2021. The 226-room hotel will comprise basement and ground floor levels, with ten upper... Read More

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SPE Offshore Event – Tuesday 3rd – 6th September

SPE Offshore Europe is recognised by offshore E&P professionals as Europe’s leading E&P event. Attending will ensure you are up to date with the most significant technologies and can connect with a global... Read More

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GBEXPO19 Event – Thursday September 12th

The countdown is officially ON – only a few weeks remaining until GBExpo19! Our area sales manager, Lisbeth Griffiths comments: "I'm excited to be part of this fab event from Chamber International – the first of... Read More

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Radisson Blu Joins London Resort Theme Park

Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with The London Resort, a global entertainment destination due to open in 2024. Radisson Hotel Group will... Read More

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Traveleads’ Technology can Provide BIG benefits to sports clubs and organisations

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

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London King’s Cross Closure 24-25th August Bank Holiday

What work is being carried out? While the station itself was modernised in 2012, the existing track and signalling layout has not been improved since it was installed over 40 years ago. Network Rail are renewing the... Read More

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Ryanair’s UK Pilots Announce Strike Dates

UK pilots employed by Ryanair are planning a series of strikes this month as part of a row over pay. Pilots' union Balpa reported that members had backed walkouts by a majority of 80% on a turnout of 72%. The pilots... Read More

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British Airways facing Worldwide delays after IT failures

Passengers due to fly with British Airways are facing delays and problems checking in online, with the airline saying system failures are to blame. At Heathrow, 81 flights have been cancelled while BA have cancelled 10... Read More

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Gatwick Airport Launches Facebook Messenger Chatbot

Gatwick Airport has launched a 'Gatwick chatbot' (referred to as Gail) on Facebook Messenger to provide passengers with easy access to flight information, flight specific notifications, and information on airport shops,... Read More

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Win a £50 M&S Voucher with British Airways

INTRODUCING THE NEW BRITISH AIRWAYS CLUB SUITE BA are proud to unveil the luxurious new Club Suite. Business class upgraded and re-imagined for the modern traveller needs. NEW LEVELS OF COMFORT The new Club... Read More

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Traveleads opens sales office in Aberdeen

We are delighted to officially announce the opening of a new sales office in Aberdeen. The Granite City centre base is now the home to our newly appointed, local dynamic and experienced sales and business development... Read More

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Berlin Brandenburg Airport ‘on track’ to Open in October 2020

After several years of delays, the controversial Berlin-Brandenburg Airport (BER) will open next fall following a last series technical tests, said its CEO Lütke Daldrup. The new airport for the German capital was... Read More

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British Airways Showcases A350 Aircraft at Heathrow

  British Airways’ first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The aircraft is the... Read More

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New Rail Link Between Manchester and Leeds Announced

The MAG (Manchester Airports Group), the owner of Manchester , Stansted and Midlands airports were among those to welcome the Prime Ministers pledge to build a new high-speed rail line between Manchester and... Read More

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Loganair Back in Profit in First Full Year as an Independent Airline

Loganair today reported a pre-tax profit of £1.01m for the 12 months ended March 31 2019 - its first full year of operation under its own brand as Scotland's Airline. There was record turnover of £119.85m, up 8.3% on... Read More

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Commuters Disrupted by UK Heatwave

Today Britain faces record-breaking heat as temperatures could potentially climb to 39C. The current record is 38.5C (101.3F) from August 2003. Thousands of commuters have been hit by disruption in areas where trains... Read More

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Business Travellers Could be Hit by Strike Action Planned at London’s Heathrow Airport

Over 4,000 staff at Heathrow, the UK’s largest airport, have announced planned strikes which could cause severe delays and disruption as the union Unite announces a series of staff strikes at the airport’s five... Read More

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Cornwall

Travelodge Announces it’s Expanding its Coastal Network

Travelodge, the UK’s first budget hotel brand celebrates 20 years of trading at UK seaside resorts this summer. The hotel chain opened its first seaside hotel in Brighton in 1999 and has opened its 36th seaside resort... Read More

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Edinburgh Airport has busiest June on Record

A record total of 1,413,612 passengers travelled through Edinburgh Airport last month - making it the busiest June ever as families headed off on their summer holidays. In a strong start to the busy summer season,... Read More

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London Named the Top Meetings Destination for the Fifth Year

For the fifth consecutive year, London retained its number one ranking as the most popular destination for business meetings and events. Three other UK cities also made the 2019 edition of the Top 25 Meeting... Read More

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Rome

Increasing Trend: More Countries Implementing Tourist Tax

Tourists and holidaymakers are often now accustomed to the notion of paying a tourist tax in many destinations across the world. Generally, the fee will be incorporated within your overall total cost, for instance in an... Read More

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Dubai

Dubai Airport Moves Towards a Solar-Powered Future

Dubai Airports and Etihad Energy Services Company have announced the successful installation of a solar energy system comprising 15,000 photovoltaic panels at Dubai International’s Terminal 2 – the largest at any... Read More

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The 4 Key Areas of Business Traveller Wellbeing

As smarter working practices continue and employee wellbeing remains one of the biggest factors in the decision making process for individuals leaving or accepting new jobs, there is growing pressure on organisations to... Read More

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Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Opens A350 Bookings to JFK

Customers are now able to book transAtlantic flights on the new Airbus A350, named Red Velvet. The aircrafts first commercial service is expected to take off on September 10th from Heathrow to New York JFK. The new... Read More

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TransPennine Express Welcomes Brand New Nova 1 Trains

TransPennine Express has hailed a “major milestone” for rail travel in the North and Scotland as it welcomed the first of its new Nova 1 trains last week. The trains have been build by Hitachi Rail and financed by... Read More

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Gatwick Airport Station to Receive £150 million Revamps

The UK government has announced that £150 million will be used in order to perform ‘vital’ upgrades on the rail station at Gatwick Airport in which millions of commuters will benefit from faster journeys and with the... Read More

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British Airways Fined £183m over Passenger Data Breach

The ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen as users of British Airways' website and app were diverted to a fraudulent site where their customers details were harvested by the hackers. This included... Read More

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Stansted Airport Opens First Multi-Storey Car Parking

A new six-storey car park with 2,700 spaces had recently opened boosting the number of short-stay car parking from 4,000 to just over 7,000 spaces. The airport has the highest use of public transport in Europe, and now... Read More

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Traveleads at the PA Show Manchester 2019

Traveleads would like to thank everyone who took the time to visit and share their travel stories with us over the last two days at the PA Show 2019 Manchester. [caption id="attachment_4065" align="alignright"... Read More

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Carlisle Airport Ready for Take Off

For the first time since 1993, Carlisle Airport is finally ready for passenger flights to take off to three destinations across the UK. The airport was originally due to open on June 2018, however experienced a series... Read More

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Improve your Employee Productivity with Corporate Travel

Travelling in any context is one of the best ways to experience new things and explore new skills. This is why business travel is essential to many businesses as part of their core strategy, not only to attract new... Read More

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Temporary Closure of the LNER First Class Lounge at London King’s Cross Station

The LNER first class lounge will be undergoing refurbishment at London King's Cross Station from Monday 1st July.  The lounge will re-open on Monday 8th July. During this period, LNER have informed us that alternative... Read More

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Lego Expands its Empire by Acquiring Merlin Entertainments

The Danish billionaire family that controls the Lego toy firm, with private investor Blackstone, is paying £4.8bn for Merlin. Kirkbi Invest says it has the money and experience to "realise the company's potential to... Read More

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Isle of Wight Awarded Unesco Biosphere Reserve Status

Just off the coast of Hampshire harbors the natural beauty of Volcanoes and game reserves which may not have sprung to mind when visiting the Isle of Wight but the island now ranks alongside the iconic landscapes of Mount... Read More

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Delta: the new upgraded travel experience

For the first time, customers can book Delta Premium Select, Delta’s new premium economy product, on select routes from London Heathrow departing November onwards. Delta Premium Select will be available on Delta’s... Read More

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The Story So Far – Traveleads’ Charity Success 2018/19

It has given us great pleasure over the past year to have been in partnership with Support in Mind Scotland as the Edinburgh teams chosen charity of 2018/19. During the course of the year we held fundraising activities... Read More

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Join Traveleads at the PA Show 2019

With less than two weeks to go until the PA Show 2019 in Manchester we're starting to get excited! We work with many Personal Assistants who refer to us as the PA’s PA when it comes to travel – they simply tell us... Read More

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What is working for Traveleads really like?

Georgia Pickard recently joined our online support team as part of an 18 month apprenticeship programme. Today we are asking her what she has learned and if she would encourage other young people to consider applying for... Read More

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How to prevent overspending on sports & group travel

When it comes to travel, trying to find the best options for your club or organisation can often be like trying to find the proverbial needle in the haystack. With so many online and offline channels available – all... Read More

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UBER takes another bites out of the big apple

Hailing a taxi in new York might become a thing of the past soon as ride-sharing app Uber has announced they are adding helicopter transfers for the first time in New York. Trips between JFK airport and Lower Manhattan... Read More

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Corporate Travel that is out of this world!

Space agency NASA says it will start offering overnight stays on the space station from as early as next year. NASA said it would open the orbiting station to tourism and other commercial ventures, which could include... Read More

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Eurostar Increases Daily Frequency to Amsterdam

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is launching a third direct daily service from London to Amsterdam on 11 June. To mark the introduction of the additional service and... Read More

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Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels Named Best Hotel Group at CHS Awards 2019

Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland is thrilled to announce the brand has been awarded Best Hotel Group at the Conference and Hospitality Show (CHS) Awards 2019. The fifth annual CHS Awards recognise the best... Read More

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Reduce the cost of your business travel

When it comes to travel, trying to find the best available options can often be like trying to find the proverbial needle in the haystack. With so many online and offline channels available – all claiming to be the... Read More

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Strike Action at Scottish Airports

The owner of Aberdeen and Glasgow airports has reassured passengers that it has “robust contingency plans” in place to ensure the hubs remain operational during a staff strike today and Monday. Members of the Unite... Read More

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Heathrow Scanners Mean Liquids can Stay in Bags

Passengers at Heathrow airport will be able to keep their liquids and laptops inside their carry-on bags, once new security equipment is installed. The airport is investing £50m in the computer tomography (CT) security... Read More

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The May Fair, a London Icon, Joins Radisson Collection

The launch coincides with Radisson Collection’s first anniversary since its introduction to the Radisson Hotel Group brand architecture Edwardian Hotels London and Radisson Hotel Group are also announcing their... Read More

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A New Era for Earning BlueBiz is Here!

Virgin Atlantic have some brilliant news! Together with their partners Air France - KLM and Delta they are to enhance the bluebiz small and medium-sized enterprise corporate loyalty programme in the UK. Bluebiz is easy... Read More

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Date set for new Edinburgh to London LNER trains to make east Coast Debut

New trains are to make their debut on the Edinburgh to London east coast line on August 1. Route operator LNER says the rolling stock built by Azuma will have more seats and be more comfortable with extra leg room,... Read More

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Cambridge Airport to Close

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, has said in a statement that it is to close Cambridge Airport by 2030 and turn the site into a 12,000 home housing estate. Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group employs more than... Read More

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Win a Magnum of Champagne with Air France!

Enhance your travel experience with Air France Business Class Air France Business passengers are treated to extra comfort and personalised service throughout their travel experience. At the airport As soon as... Read More

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New Edinburgh to Boston Delta Service Takes Off

Delta Airlines commences its new service from Edinburgh to Boston today – its second direct service between the Scottish capital and the United States. The new service will operate daily this upcoming summer and... Read More

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Filming Locations in Germany

Germany offers a range of cosmopolitan cities and historic sites as part of its production hub offerings in Europe. International producers from around the world have used Germany’s filming locations for decades.... Read More

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Corporate Travel in the Hedge Fund and Financial Sector

Corporate travel in the hedge fund and financial sector is often very last-minute and requires a dynamic approach to travel management. Not only should your travel provider meet your needs, they should also be able to... Read More

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LNER Azuma Trains Officially On the Tracks

LNER's Azuma Trains have been on the tracks now since the 15th May and have received bundles of positive feedback from customers. The trains prior to launch have been through rigorous testing with engineers and technical... Read More

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Work Begins on £520m Birmingham Commonwealth Games Village

As the largest provider of travel services to UK governing bodies of sport Traveleads was delighted when it was announced that construction work has begun on the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Village – the largest... Read More

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Radisson Revamps Meetings and Events Across its Seven Hotel Brands

Radisson Hotel Group has launched Radisson Meetings, its new global meetings and events offering. Available across the group’s seven hotel brands, Radisson Meetings is developed around the three core elements of... Read More

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Brand New Virgin Atlantic Flights to Mumbai

Airline is to resume Mumbai service after four years New daily route to launch from London Heathrow from October 2019 Flights go on sale from Tuesday 28th May 2019 Virgin Atlantic is relaunching flights... Read More

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UK Expands ePassport Gates to Seven More Countries

From Yesterday (Monday 20th May), visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States will be able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK. There were over ten... Read More

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The Kilimanjaro Cable Car is Trending

Tanzania is planning to boost tourism numbers by introducing cables cars on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain. Around 50,000 tourists climb Kilimanjaro annually – although the idea of cable cars hopes to... Read More

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Eurostar Launches Virtual Guide for Autistic Passengers

To help travellers with autism, Eurostar have released a virtual guide in which aims to enable a stress-free journey. The project was in collaboration with charity Ambitious about Autism which identified that people with... Read More

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Dakota Manchester To Open With Finest Suite in the City

Dakota Manchester will bring a touch of Mayfair to Manchester when it officially opens 18th May 2019, bringing with it the largest suite in Manchester, a Champagne Room and Cigar Garden. [caption id="attachment_3593"... Read More

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Delta Air Lines Trial FREE In-Flight Wi-Fi

Delta is one of the largest providers of in-flight WI-FI in the world, and with more than 1,100 enabled aircrafts, Wi-Fi access is offered on nearly all flights. Recently, the airline is preparing to run a two-week... Read More

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Win an Amazon Dot with Alexa and Connect With Zipcar

Part of Avis Budget Group, Zipcar is the world’s largest car-sharing club offering 24/7 on demand access to over 2000 vehicles in the UK. With locations in London, Oxford, Bristol and Cambridge. Zipcar offers the... Read More

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Balearic Islands Clarifies Smokeless Beach Campaign

The Balearic Islands government has introduced a new initiative encouraging town councils to contribute to a network of smoke-free beaches in the archipelago. The ministries of health and environment have welcomed the... Read More

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Introducing the newest members of our account management team

Last week we introduced you to the newest members of our sales team and this week we are saying hello to Elizabeth Kirkbright and Mark Jackson who have joined our team of account management experts, based in our Leeds and... Read More

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The Airport Security Escalator that Could Transform your Airport Experience

Industrial designers Ashish Thulkar and Charles Bombardier have shared their concept of what the future of airports could look like. The aim and purpose of the design promises to cut check-in times, security and... Read More

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Cities Across the Globe that Shut the Door on Uber

While Uber’s services are well known, they are not always welcomed; as the American giant grew and grew, the more local businesses began to retaliate to halt its invasion. Although, in Paris its presence is... Read More

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Longest Single-Use Plastic Free Flight Scheduled

Etihad Airways will be the first airline in the region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board, in a bid to raise awareness of the effects of plastic pollution, on the occasion of Earth Day. Flight... Read More

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High Risk Business Travel – everything you need to know.

The safety of our clients and their people has always been of paramount importance to Traveleads. However, as the world we live in becomes increasingly volatile it is no longer enough to just take out a good insurance... Read More

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Emirates Officially Launch Daily A380 Service to Glasgow

A crowd of local fans gathered to witness the arrival of inaugural flight EK025 as it touched down on Glaswegian soil at 19:34 last night. This will be the first regular service of the aircraft in Scotland. The plane... Read More

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Warning Issued for Strikes in Spain this Easter Holiday

British travellers to Spain face a series of airport and airline strikes covering the Easter Holiday period.  The Unión Sindical Obrera (USO) and Unión General de Trabajadores are preparing to host strikes which would... Read More

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Traveller Reviews Valued More Than the Brand

In a recent study conducted by Expedia Group guest ratings and price are more influential than brand reputation when travellers book hotels. Sites for e-commerce, catering, medical and legal services, nothing escapes... Read More

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Introducing the latest additions to our team

Traveleads are delighted to introduce the two newest members to our sales team, Pamela Yeoman and Katherine Davies. Due to our continued expansion and as a result of new business being won across the UK 2019 has seen the... Read More

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The Snowdon “Sunraise” Challenge for Reuben’s Retreat Charity

About Reuben’s Retreat Reuben’s Retreat is a charity which was born in memory of Reuben Michael Graham who tragically passed away aged 23 months. The primary goal of Reuben’s Retreat is to create a sanctuary... Read More

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Top Tips to Avoid the Hustle and Bustle at the Airport

For those who wish to have a calmer and more leisurely experience when traveling – our team here at Traveleads have some not to miss tips on how you can do just this. Avoid Peak Times – between the hours of 5am-8am... Read More

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Jurys Inn & Leonardo Hotels to Open Bristol Property

Fattal Hotel Group has announced its latest UK property, set to open in within the Glassfields development in Bristol which is situated on Temple Way, close to the city’s business district. As part of the... Read More

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The Impact of Air Pollution on Tourism in Northern Thailand

The Thai authorities have indicated that the number of tourists in northern Thailand has fallen in recent weeks, due to the smog that continues to blanket the region. Despite being long reported by residents of... Read More

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*LIMITED TIME OFFER* – GB Lions World Rugby League Supporters Packages

BOOK BY SUNDAY 7TH APRIL 2019! Please contact Michelle Dixon at mdixon@traveleads.net Great Britain return to the World Rugby League stage this Autumn for the first time since 2007 with a four-Test match programme... Read More

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The New Faces of Virgin Atlantic to Represent Modern Britain

Virgin Atlantic are saying farewell to its Flying Lady, and welcoming five new “Flying Icons” to adorn its brand new A350-1000 fleet. The high flyers are a diverse range of both men and women, representing modern... Read More

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The Significance of Business Travel Today

The 2019 edition of the European Business Travel Barometer, conducted a survey on a sample of 1,000 companies from 10 European countries to enlighten us as to where we are when it comes to business travel in today's... Read More

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Traveleads Self-book Technology – look at all of the benefits!

Travel technology has come on in leaps and bounds over the last decade, 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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The Emirates A380 is coming to Glasgow

Traveleads in association with Emirates are offering a lucky winner the chance to receive a luxury hamper to celebrate the news that Emirates will be operating their Airbus A380 aircraft from Glasgow airport from 16th... Read More

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Sunflower Assistance at LNER

In a first for a UK train company, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has introduced sunflower lanyards for passengers who may need additional assistance at stations or during their journeys. The device is becoming... Read More

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New ETA Process for New Zealand from October 2019

From the 1st of October 2019 international visitors travelling to New Zealand will need to request an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). Visitors will also be required to pay an International Visitor and Conservation... Read More

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Mallorca (Palma) to Crack Down on Bar Promotions and Outdoor Drinking

A popular destination in the Balearic Islands is about to tighten its approach towards excessive drinking. From 1 April, Palma de Mallorca will introduce new measures against bar promotions such as happy-hours and... Read More

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NYC’s Iconic Chrysler Building May Become the City’s Coolest Luxury Hotel

The Chrysler Building has been an icon of the New York City skyline for more almost 90 years. Currently, visitors can only see inside the lobby or sneak a bird’s eye view from their flight in or out of the city. This... Read More

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The Phenomenon of Over-Tourism is on the Rise

Visitor numbers have been rising steadily for decades, as anyone who lives in a popular tourist city, or who has visited certain beaches or landmarks will vouch. Currently it is reported that there are around two... Read More

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Travelodge Plans 100 New Hotel Openings in the Next Five Years

UK budget hotel chain plans to open 100 hotels by 2024 – Travelodge is the second-largest economy hotel chain in the UK behind rival Premier Inn.  Under its five-year expansion programme – the company will strive to... Read More

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Climate Change Could Wipe Out 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 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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Latest News Win a stay at Hallmark Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon The Welcombe

Surrounded by 157 acres of landscaped grounds, the Hallmark Hotel Stratford-upon-Avon The Welcombe is within close distance of William Shakespeare’s birthplace; Stratford-upon-Avon.  It’s really easy to get to the... 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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