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Overhauling your duty of care program

Boarding the plane is often the last of many steps in the business traveller’s journey. Before travellers get to this point, ensuring their safety has become a complex process. Even before COVID-19, Duty of Care was high on the priority list for most businesses. Add to that the challenge of navigating the pandemic’s constantly changing

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Travel a year down the line

A year after the COVID-19 pandemic engulfed the world, the travel industry is slowly starting to regain momentum. While tourism to South Africa has dropped dramatically, domestic travel has reached up to 25% of pre-Covid level travel volumes – almost double that of regional and international air travel volumes, according to South African Tourism’s Road

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The future of hybrid meetings and events

Our recent Linkedin survey revealed that over 50% of travellers currently prefer to attend business meetings via a video conference rather than in-persons, and this view is supported by our global survey. Here’s what we know now, courtesy of BCD Meetings & Events. The return of face-to face meetings ‘Studies show that face-to-face conversation is

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Airline Contracting – There is a revolution afoot

COVID-19 has flipped airline contracting models on their head. In the new travel landscape volume-based models no longer exist simply because travel has been forced to a grinding halt. Add to this the fact that fares are expected to increase because fleet capacity is reduced and sustainability depends on inevitable alliances, it stands to reason that

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At home COVID testing launched

If you are planning to travel internationally, you will have to provide a certificate confirming that you have tested negative for COVID-19 and the test cannot be taken more than 72 hours before arrival at your destination. Your health comes first and that is why Rennies BCD Travel is making the experience easier for you.

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2021 Top hotel sourcing trends

Business travel programs have historically focused on controlling costs. But in the chaos, the Covid-19 virus highlighted the importance of protecting the workforce. This has resulted in a major shift to duty of care and traveller wellbeing. How does this change your preferred supplier agreements? Based on a recent BCD Travel survey, the majority of

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