The Future of Business Travel and the Millennial Traveller

At the recent Assist Travel event we were lucky to have Tae Lee, the founder and CEO of Travo talk to our delegates about the future of business travel and the millennial traveller. He covered a lot of interesting points and I thought it would be useful to share his video with you today. I just want to give you a bit more of an introduction to the video.. .here is what Tae covered in his session:

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So, Assist Travel happened… again!

On Friday 9th September we held our second Assist Travel event at The Grange Tower Bridge and from the feedback we received it looks like everyone had a thoroughly good day. After spending quite a bit of time shaping the programme and finding the right speakers I was really pleased with the content which gave lots of practical support for assistants booking business travel. I thought the exhibition space worked well with lots of great suppliers who all contributed to the sessions during the day. The speakers were great and really informative. For those of you that couldn’t make it, here are some of the slides from the morning sessions… I will post the slides from the afternoon later this week!

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8 Easy Contract Changes to Make for More Sustainable Events

8 Easy Contract Changes to Make for More Sustainable Events

It is our responsibility to make the changes we can to be more sustainable but naturally we cannot all chain ourselves to an oil rig and declare to stop flying places. We can however use the events industry to make small but significant changes. We can review our venue contracts and make conscious decisions to ask the questions about waste and sustainable resources.

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Tech of the week: Seat Guru

What is Seat Guru

In October 2001, frequent flyer Matthew Daimler launched with a single colour-coded interactive airplane seating chart. Having experienced firsthand the vast differences between airline seats, he was determined to collect this useful information and share it with other travellers.  In 2007, SeatGuru was purchased by TripAdvisor, and they now have seating charts for practically every airline. Seat Guru is a website and you can also download their app.

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Practically Perfect PA Giveaway: 10 Assist Travel tickets!

Thanks to our wonderful partners at Travo, we have a very special giveaway for Practically Perfect PA readers this month.

We are offering ten lucky readers the chance to attend Assist Travel for free. Yes, that is right – a whole day of fantastic training specifically for assistants – completely for free! The conference is taking place on Friday 9th September in London. More information on the programme and the speakers can be found on the Assist Travel website.

To enter the competition please complete the Travo survey. Remember to add your contact details so that we can get in touch with the winners. We will announce the winners on the 26th August 2016.

Practically Perfect PA GIveaway: Assist Travel tickets!

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