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ACE Travel Management in the Press

Here you will find snippets and links to various news articles ACE Travel Management have been featured in.

London Business Matters - February 2019

ACE Travel Management at the Business Travel Show 2019

ACE are delighted to launch their new management and branding at the Business Travel Show.

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Business Travel Show - February 2019

ACE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT TO EXHIBIT AT THE BUSINESS TRAVEL SHOW FOR THE FIRST TIME

ACE Travel Management www.acetravel.co.uk is exhibiting at the Business Travel Show for the first time in 2019 and will use the event as a platform to launch its new company branding and recent change in ownership.  

ACE focuses on synergising the unique personal service that you can expect from an independent travel management company with the latest innovative technology to enhance both the travel booking experience in addition to the travelling experience.

ACE is now owned and led by its very first employee Sarah Wilson – occupying the role as CEO after 27 years of service. 

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Buying Business Travel - February 2019

Business Travel Show 2019: Ones to watch

With doors opening for Business Travel Show in just two weeks, we present a round-up of some of the exhibitor launches and news to watch out for.

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FairFX - February 2019

5 common and costly travel policy mistakes to avoid

Stressed and frustrated employees, overspending on expenses and even expenses fraud. These are all risks you face if you don’t get your company travel policy right.

Without a carefully-honed policy, your employees won’t know how much to spend on what, nor to use any travel providers you might favour. Ultimately, it’ll be harder to plan your business budgets if you don’t control how much people are spending.

On the other hand, a clear, up-to-date and well-structured policy – that everyone in the business knows about – will help your bottom-line. And remember, business travel is already complicated and stressful enough, so a well-formed travel policy should help alleviate travellers’ pain, rather than add to it.

Here are some common travel policy mistakes to avoid:

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Business Travel Magazine - February 2019

SPEED MERCHANTS

No one doubts the massive dependence that travel management companies and their corporate clients have on technology, but their needs differ greatly.

Automation has already made TMCs more efficient and cost effective in both back office and front office processes, enabling them to focus on offline. But the huge and constant capital investment needed to keep abreast of technological change has forced some to consolidate, merge, acquire or exit the game altogether.

Corporates, meanwhile, have to juggle the needs of those managing their travel programmes and of the business travellers themselves.

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Grapevine Magazine - January 2019

ACE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT LONG SERVICE AWARDS

ACE Travel is pleased to announce long service awards for employee’s that have reached the milestones of 10 years and 20 years of completed service. Employees include Emily Henning – Operations Manager and Angela Murphy – Accounts Manager completing 10 years’ service and Martine Holland-Robinson completing 20 years’ service. ACE Travel is proud of their experienced team and are committed to training new employees within the business travel industry as evidenced by the recent appointment of Joe Hume as Business Travel Apprentice and Billie Modeste as Business Development Support Apprentice.

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Grapevine Magazine - December 2018

ACE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCE CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP

ACE Travel Management are delighted to announce their recent change in ownership, with Sarah Wilson now occupying the role as C.E.O. Sarah has been working with ACE Travel since it started in 1992 and will continue with the success of ACE – who have been providing a professional and personal corporate travel service since 1992, whilst utilising the latest innovative travel technology to support clients corporate travel, group and luxury leisure requirements.

To mark this occasion ACE have recently revealed new company branding, and their experienced team are looking forward to the next chapter at ACE.

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London Chamber of Commerce - December 18

ACE Travel Management Long Service Awards

ACE Travel is pleased to announce long service awards for employee’s that have reached the milestones of 10 years and 20 years of completed service. Employees include Emily Henning – Operations Manager and Angela Murphy – Accounts Manager completing 10 years’ service and Martine Holland- Robinson completing 20 years’ service. ACE Travel is proud of their experienced team and are committed to training new employees within the business travel industry as evidenced by the recent appointment of Joe Hume as Business Travel Apprentice.

London Business Matters - October 2018

An offer for London Chamber Of Commerce and Industry members on luxury escapes to Sandals and Beaches resorts.

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London Chamber of Commerce - August 18

HOTEL SAFETY TIPS

ACE Travel is an independent, award winning business travel agency. In addition to looking after their clients corporate travel arrangements, ACE support clients duty of care obligations through travel safety training and proposing security risk management solutions. Take a look at their latest blog article concerning Hotel Safety and find out why it is advisable to pack a small door stop in your luggage.

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Grapevine Magazine - February 2018

IMPLEMENTING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS TRAVEL POLICY

When your travel policy is well crafted, effectively communicated and supported by both the travellers and executives – it serves as an ideal tool in helping your organisation meet the strategic objectives of travel expenditure – savings, service and safety.

Having a strong policy that balances the needs of both the company and the traveller will allow your organisation to strive and achieve the right balance between the corporate needs for cost control and the traveller’s desires for comfort and convenience.

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i-Leader August18

TRAVELLING TO SWITZERLAND ON BUSINESS?

ACE Travel Management have put together a  Business Guide which covers traveller safety, business etiquette and local advice, their experienced consultants would be happy to provide further assistance with organising  your  travel arrangements. 

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Grapevine Magazine - August 2018

HOTEL SAFETY TIPS - WHY SHOULD YOU PACK A SMALL DOOR STOP IN YOUR LUGGAGE…?

When searching for a hotel the guests main concerns are generally how expensive the hotel is, if the hotel is in the correct location and what facilities does the hotel offer. These are indeed important factors in addition to assessing the hotels safety features and how safe the hotel is in an event of an attack, fire or disaster.

In this article we would like to recommend some ‘Hotel Safety Tips’ for the traveller to execute whilst travelling. Many of the tips are location dependant and some destinations will have a higher exposure risk to prevailing threats but they are always worth bearing in mind when staying in hotels.

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Grapevine Magazine - June 2018

EXCITING TIMES FOR OUR LOCAL AIRPORTS

Essex residents now have the opportunity to travel long-haul from their local airport. We are already very fortunate to have both Stansted and Southend airports accessible within our county, but with the addition of long-haul routes commencing to Dubai and the United States of America – the world really is right on our doorstep.

The Emirates Stansted to Dubai flight launched on Friday 08th June, opening up worldwide connections via Dubai. Essex residents can now avoid travelling across London to reach Heathrow or Gatwick for long haul flights across the globe. Stansted passengers can connect via Dubai to worldwide destinations including Australia, New Zealand and the Indian Ocean.

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iLeader - February 2018

Travelling to Saudi Arabia on Business?

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia received hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, many entering this oil rich nation on business trips. Saudi Arabia is accessible via flights to the three main airports – Riyadh, Jeddah and Damman and travellers are strongly advised to be aware of the clear cultural differences and visa requirements that are permitted when travelling to Saudi Arabia.

ACE Travel Management have put together a Business Guide which covers traveller safety, business etiquette and local advice, their experienced consultants would be happy to provide further assistance with organising your travel arrangements.

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International Trade Leader - Autumn 2017

Travelling to the USA on Business?

Doing business in the United States of America is a popular way to boost sales for British business. The USA is easily accessible due to the abundance of flight options from the U.K, however there in fact clear cultural differences that you should be aware of to ensure you maximise your opportunities and time spent there.

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Grapevine Magazine - October 2017

ACE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT TRIUMPHS AT ADVANTAGE BIG CELEBRATION LUNCH

ACE Travel is a member of the Advantage Travel Partnership, which is the UK’S largest independent travel agent consortium. ACE Travel was honoured at a recent travel industry awards ceremony, The Advantage Big Celebration Lunch, picking up the award for Business Travel Agent of the year 2017.

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ACE Travel Triumphs at Industry Awards

ACE Travel was honoured at a recent travel industry awards ceremony, The Advantage Big Celebration Lunch, picking up the award for Business Travel Agent of the Year.

 

Sarah Wilson, Director, says "We are thrilled to have won this award and are delighted that our commitment to providing quality corporate travel services has been recognised. We would like to thank all panel members that voted for us and congratulate our team for their continued dedication and achievement in wining this award"

 

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London Business Matters - Sept 17

IMPLEMENTING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS TRAVEL POLICY

When your travel policy is well crafted, effectively communicated and supported by both the travellers and executives - it serves as an ideal tool in helping your organisation meet the strategic objectives of travel expenditure - savings service and safety.

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International Trade Leader

Travelling to Germany on Business?

Doing business in Germany is a popular way to boost sales for British business.  Germany is easily accessible due to its proximity and the abundance of flight options, however, there are clear cultural differences that you should be aware of to ensure you maximise your opportunities and time spent there.

ACE Travel Management have put together a  Business Guide which covers traveller safety, business etiquette and local advice, their experienced consultants would be happy to provide further assistance with  organising  your  travel arrangements.

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Grapevine Magazine - Essex Chambers of Commerce

HOW TO OBTAIN VISAS FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL PURPOSES

You’ve got your business meetings all set, confirmed a non changeable and non refundable flight ticket and now you have to obtain your visa ……. let’s hope that it doesn’t incur delays within the embassy or get rejected - which could be the catalyst in affecting all of your arrangements.

When it comes to visa applications – there is no room for carelessness or imprecision. All your planning and efforts in arranging important meetings with your overseas contacts can crumble if there is an error in your visa application, which results in the authorities rejecting your submission. In this months article we have included a 3 step process of things to bear in mind when preparing your visa application.

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Grapevine Magazine - Essex Chambers of Commerce

HOTEL SAFETY TIPS

Staying at a Hotel is quite often a pleasant experience for many, the leisure traveller switching off for a few days and relinquishing the thought of rest and relaxation and the business traveller finally arriving at the base which will allow them to re-charge for the impending work commitments ahead.

When searching for a hotel the guests main concerns are generally, how expensive the hotel is, if the hotel is in the correct location and what facilities does the hotel offer? These are indeed important factors in addition to assessing the hotels safety features and how safe the hotel is in an event of an attack, fire or disaster.

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London Business Matters - June 2017

Booking through hotel bed banks – what you need to know

We’ve all seen the adverts for cheap hotel rooms and the immense amount of hotel booking platforms that appear to be available to the consumer. One may think that it is easy to book a hotel room online – but what are the hidden costs and implications associated with booking through a hotel bed bank?

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Grapevine Magazine - Essex Chambers of Commerce

IMPLEMENTING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS TRAVEL POLICY

When your travel policy is well crafted, effectively communicated and supported by both the travellers and executives – it serves as an ideal tool in helping your organisation meet the strategic objectives of travel expenditure – savings, service and safety.

Having a strong policy that balances the needs of both the company and the traveller will allow your organisation to strive and achieve the right balance between the corporate needs for cost control and the traveller’s desires for comfort and convenience.

Click here to read more.

International Trade Leader

Travelling to Mexico on Business?

If you are planning a business trip to Mexico, here are some factors that you need consider before your trip, to maximise the benefits. Time spent researching the local business etiquette, travel safety advice, visa requirements and flight schedules should be part of your preparations – however this can take a lot of time in addition to the multiple arrangements that you are organising for your trip.

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Grapevine Magazine - Essex Chambers of Commerce

WHAT TO BE AWARE OF WHEN BOOKING THROUGH HOTEL BED BANKS

We’ve all seen the adverts for cheap hotel rooms and the immense amount of hotel booking platforms that appear to now be available to the consumer. One may think that it is very easy to book a hotel room online – but what are the hidden costs and implications associated with booking through a Hotel Bed Bank?

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