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The Myth of Buying Power in Business Travel

In most other businesses, going to the biggest supplier of the product you want to buy can fetch you deeper discounts, because they have the biggest buying power with the suppliers of the raw materials they need. But does this theory stand true when it comes to buying travel? UNIGLOBE experts bust the myth. The […]

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The Lowdown on Frequent Flier Miles

Frequent flyer programs can offer great rewards but, unfortunately, it can be difficult to know which program to choose and how to use it to the best advantage. In this Q&A article, UNIGLOBE experts provide the inside scoop on which mileage program to join and how to earn and redeem miles effectively. Q1. My job […]

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7 Personality Traits to Look for in a Travel Management Company

We all look for certain traits or a certain personality type in our friends or partners; a TMC should be no different. It’s a relationship and yes price and quality of service will always be important but the question is “What other facets of a TMC personality should be considered and how might they overlap […]

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6 In-flight Myths Busted

It happens quite often, the moment one enters an aircraft you are pummeled with instructions: turn your phone off, put your window blind up, put your seat upright etc. How often do you stop to question why? Airlines aren’t trying to make travel painful. Airlines aren’t trying to make travel painful. There’s a good reason […]

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UNIGLOBE Travelers Will Benefit From Enhanced Service Capabilities

To break new ground in business travel services, over 50 Owners of UNIGLOBE Travel offices from across India met in Oman, early this month. Future enhancement plans for the company’s flagship product – Complete Access Online were discussed including the development of a sophisticated travel app to facilitate mobile travel research and buying for business […]

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The ‘cheap airfare’ reality or myth…

MYTH #1: Booking a last minute flight is the best way to get hold of cheap tickets. “Last minute” savings can be found as airlines do occasionally put last minute, unsold inventory on the market. But it’s more rare than people think and not really good for finding consistent savings. In fact, the data shows […]

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Where will you go this summer?

Pickup the newspaper these days and it’ll be hard to miss the deluge of advertisements offering the best vacation at the best price. Look closer, and you’ll also realize among the many advertisements lies a striking similarity – don’t they all look really similar … similar destinations, similar prices? Dig deeper and you might even […]

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Have you met a true travel professional lately?

With an almost endless supply of constantly changing options now presented in thousands of websites, the challenge is knowing what to buy, where to buy it and how to ensure the trip is “as expected”. And that’s where todays true travel professionals have the edge. They have invested in the technology, tools and training that […]

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The curious case of the airline seat

Let’s start by evaluating things a bit, shall we? Is there really a best seat in the house? Not really – the “best” seat is a flight-by-flight choice based on flight length, aircraft type, time of day, services offered and, of course, client preference. “We track our clients preferences through a secure “preferences profiling system” […]

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Costs and Benefits of Airline Loyalty Programs

Almost every airline has either their own loyalty program or belongs to an alliance of airlines. Travelers should ask themselves if it’s worthwhile to join based on the frequency and type of travel purchased. Cost is either complimentary or minimal and the joining process is simple. There are benefits to be had, but they can […]

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