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Helloworld for Business interactive educational session

What a fantastic engaging group of travel professionals. We ran our 'fast and furious' 30 minute traveller experience situation session. Check out the enthusiasm, sharing and smiling environment. For details on how we can run this or similar workshops for your business, whether you are a travel manager, procurement manager, travel agency owner or for a client / supplier event contact us today

Qantas joins the NDC bandwagon

Qantas announced today that they are ready to launch their platform based on the New Distribution Capability (NDC) which is an IATA standard. Full details from Qantas can be found here. We have been discussing the NDC for over 18 months as other airlines including Lufthansa, British Airways and American Airlines have already embraced this new marketing solution. Locally in Australia Qantas has advised that Travelport, Serko and CTM are early adopters of this platform with others to follow. If your travel company, business, suppliers or procurement team need impartial advice on how NDC could change how you access, view and purchase airline content contact us

Time for a career reset in the travel industry

We can get so caught up with our day to day work and life in general we don't get the opportunity to review where our career is going. You probably can't discuss this with your boss or your partner. This is where our mentor process comes in - 100% unbiased, travel industry professional and completely confidential. We are offering a two hour Career Reset session for the special price of $200 plus GST. The face-to-face meeting can take place after work or at weekend to suit your busy calendar. Our mentor will help you review your career to date, passions, plans and ideas so you can reset where your career is heading. For more information send us an email for a totally confidential chat.

Hey procurement, who manages the event & meeting spend?

From our many years experience of working with businesses around their travel spend it has generally been a grey area - events and meetings spend. Don't get us wrong, there are many companies with a procurement strategy, preferred suppliers and a 'reasonable' handle on their spend. However a significant number of companies allow the EA's, managers and sometimes the interns arrange off-site meetings, client events and important meetings. Not only is this a very serious loss of negotiation spend, security risk and waste of time it is also could lack the WOW factor the event needs. We've come across a tremendous partner that could help you overcome all these areas. Venuemob. This company is an

What a week

We have had a fantastic week involved in two great conferences. On Tuesday & Wednesday we facilitated very informative sessions around ground transportation at the btTB-GBTA conference. Panelists from Uber, Diners, Skybus & Live Group gave their views on how we can improve the travel programme for business travellers. Then on Thursday we ran our 'modern traveller & travel policy' interactive workshop at the Helloworld for Business conference in Adelaide. Over 120 engaged participants were involved, engaged and fast-thinking!! We have a similar session confirmed for the GBTA conference in San Diego in August. If you are procurement manager, travel manager, TMC manager or someone looking for a

btTB-GBTA conference Sydney

Looking forward to conference, learning, discussions and networking on 8th and 9th May. Also we will be moderating the session on the following subject; Getting around on the ground The panel will consist of Michael Sewards Co-CEO and Director of the AATS Group of Companies, Trading as SkyBus , Reuven Barukh CEO, Live group , Frank Hanna Head of Client Management, Diners Club Australia , Georgia Foster Head of Uber for Business, Australia and NZ, Uber. Often the forgotten or unsexy part of the travel programme, but important nonetheless. With ground transportation costs comprising a significant portion of the travel budget and more and more options available to travellers how do you develop

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