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31
Dec

Close the gaps on duty of care for your road warriors

By Brian Robertson Travel budgets have not escaped the scrutiny of resource companies under pressure to cut overhead costs. And while activity across the board may have slowed up to a point, there will always be a need to send staff offsite. In-house procurement specialists are trained to look for the best possible travel options […]

31
Dec

Canadian hotel room rates on the rise

With Vicki Masters, Vice-President, Corporate Operations We’re so used to hearing about the falling loonie – here’s some news about something that’s rising. Unfortunately it’s a key cost of your corporate travel budget:  hotel room rates. According to the Hotel Price Index, more travellers plus higher consumer spending and strong currency fluctuations have all contributed […]

31
Dec

6 tips to ensure your travel programme is a success in 2016

As we begin a new year, the business travel sector is full of 2016 forecasts… so to carry on that theme here are six tips the GBTA has provided on making sure your programme is a success in 2016: Make sure you have all the data To build a complete data set, you will also need the […]

30
Dec

Belgium trains: strike threat Jan 6,7 2016

Labour Unions have announced possible strikes on the Belgian railway network on Wednesday 6and Thursday 7 January 2016. Other strikes (previously announced on 21, 22 and 23 January) have been cancelled. At this moment, it would be premature to make accurate and comprehensive forecasts on the impact of these strikes on the international rail traffic, if these strikes […]

30
Dec

AC flight 70 Calgary to New Delhi turns back after flight attendant assaulted

An Alberta man is facing charges after a flight attendant was assaulted early Wednesday, forcing an Air Canada flight bound for New Delhi to return back to Toronto. Police say a 47-year-old man was arrested and charged after “assaultive and belligerent behaviour towards a flight attendant” while aboard Flight AC70. Witnesses said the disruptive passenger […]

30
Dec

Top Travel Destinations for 2016

As 2015 draws to close many of us reflect on the year that has been and set our goals for the brand new year. Typical resolutions include spending more time with family, improving health and of course our favorite here at Vision, travel!   If you are one of the many who are looking to […]