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The hidden costs of DIY travel bookings

When managing your own travel programme, there are a number of invisible costs such as the time taken to process the order, the payment system and perhaps even the expense management processes incurred.  Speaking with SME organisations who have taken a DIY approach to booking travel, they usually do so without fully realising the true […]

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Clarity Events: Tips for a successful supplier partnership

These days, event organisers are expecting much more from their suppliers. They are no longer looking for orders-takers but are seeking partners who aim to achieve the same objectives or work towards a shared goal. Suppliers play a major role when organising any event. Here at Clarity, our in-house team have the skills and experience to […]

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Absolute clarity: Does cutting costs really save you money?

In this episode, we welcome AirSwift's procurement manager, James Lloyd, and Clarity's maestro of data and MI, Darren Williams on to the show to discuss the benefits of using a travel management company and why cutting costs doesn't always equal savings, following their recent implementation of a travel management company, AirSwift are still finding their feet […]

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Go2Insight: Making the impossible, possible.

Earlier this year, at the Business Travel Show, we unveiled a new product, aimed at changing the way Clarity utilise data. Alongside the usual reporting we wanted to add something more, something substantial that hadn’t been seen in the travel management arena before.  That was the task at hand for Clarity’s head of data and […]

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New Chinese Visa Requirements

We recently received a notice from CIBT, our visa application service, regarding a change to Chinese visa applications:  The Chinese Embassy will shortly be introducing fingerprints collection for all visa applicants. The new process will be similar to what is currently in place for Russia, CIBT will still check and prepare the application documents. Fingerprint Collection The […]

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Clarity shortlisted for four Business Travel Awards

The Business Travel Awards completed their first round of judging and last week the much anticipated list of finalists was finally released. We are pleased to announce that Clarity has been shortlisted for four awards:  Best new travel technology product - Go2Insight Go2Insight+ is not just another MI dashboard. It is a revolutionary way of […]

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Absolute Clarity: That's Travelogical

Absolute Clarity Season 2 episode 6 has launched today. In this episode, we welcome the head of key accounts at Travelodge, Sophie Lemm, into the studio to give us the inside track on Travelodge and why they are adapting their offering to business travellers. You may have already caught Sophie on an episode of Clarity Presents […]

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Absolute Clarity: There's no 'I' in team

It's that time of the week, episode seven of Absolute Clarity Season 2 is now live. In this episode, we welcome Jane Harrington and Steve Riley, the respective directors of HR and operations at Clarity alongside founding manager at recruitment consultancy firm Marmion Recruitment, Mohsin Hanif into the studio to discover how to get the […]

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Jurys Inn Sheffield unveil £2.65m transformation

Jurys Inn Sheffield has unveiled a £2.65M transformation of its bedrooms, bar, restaurant and lobby. Situated in the heart of the city just a 10 minute walk from Sheffield train station and 35 minutes from Doncaster Airport, the hotel is ideally located for those visiting the area. Bright and inviting, each of the 259 newly-designed […]

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Apprentice Sydney Howard shortlisted as a finalist for the IBM IX everywoman in Travel Awards

Earlier this week the finalists in the 2018 IBM iX everywoman in Travel Awards finalists were announced online.  From young apprentices starting their career journey, to well-established entrepreneurs inspiring other ambitious individuals to join the industry, the 29 finalists are the role models whose success stories will encourage the next generation of travel stars.    This year’s […]

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