Our May Monthly Wrap-Up

Our May Monthly Wrap-Up

If, like 60% of our survey respondents, you’re setting aside more budget for business travel this year, you need a travel management company that can cater to your every need and exceed your expectations. Catch up on all the exciting developments from Travel Counsellors for Business over the past four weeks and see how we can transform your business travel programme.  

Our survey reveals over half of SMEs are planning to spend more on overseas travel in the next year 

According to our new research, SMEs across the UK are expecting to increase their spend on overseas travel in the next 12 months – with 60% planning to spend more than they did last year. Discover what else our Travel Trends Report has unveiled about business travel behaviours.  

We’ve added to our trophy cabinet! 

We’re thrilled to have been named ‘Top Business Travel Agency’ at the TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies of 2024 Awards. The accolade cements our reputation as one of the UK’s leading travel management companies. With our commitment to redefining care in corporate travel through our concierge-style service, we go above and beyond for our business clients – providing world-class service they won’t find anywhere else. Learn more about the latest addition to our trophy cabinet.  

And we’ve received some more exciting nominations! 

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in not one, but two categories in the Business Travel People Awards 2024.

Our Corporate Travel Support Team has been recognised in the ‘Business Travel Team of the Year’ category, while our Corporate Travel Business Development Team is up for the ‘Sales & Business Development Team of the Year’ accolade. 

These nominations are a testament to the dedication, passion, and knowledge of our Support Hub colleagues, who help our Travel Counsellors go above and beyond for their business clients. 

Mel Quinn promoted to Director of Corporate  

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Mel Quinn to Director of Corporate. Mel joined the team almost 12 months ago, and in that time she’s propelled Travel Counsellors for Business forwards – driving the delivery of new technology and growing our community of Business Travel Counsellors and support colleagues. Congratulations Mel!  

In case you missed our latest product launches 

Over the last few weeks, we’ve launched two innovative new products – myTC Online and myTC Insights. MyTC Online is an intuitive self-booking tool that allows you to book simple trips yourself – freeing up your Travel Counsellor’s time to focus on your more complex itineraries. Don’t worry – you’ll still experience our caring approach, as your Travel Counsellor will still be on-hand to help you should anything go wrong with a trip you’ve booked yourself. 

Meanwhile, myTC Insights provides an extensive suite of reporting features, empowering clients with unparalleled and on-demand control over their travel management reporting, including evergreen reports, customisable reporting options, data downloads, and thrust carbon integration.  

Come and meet us at the BTN Business Travel Show Europe 

We’ll be exhibiting at the BTN Business Travel Show Europe at ExCeL London on the 19th and 20th of June. Come and meet the team on stand H25 and see how we can help you with all your business travel needs. We’ll also be showcasing myTC Online and myTC Insights, so if you’d like to book a demo, please email businesstravel@travelcounsellors.com. We hope to see you there!  

Help us grow our YouTube channel 

We’ve recently set up a brand-new YouTube channel to help you stay up to date on everything happening in the world of Travel Counsellors for Business. We’re working hard to build up the content, but in the meantime, we’d love it if you could give our channel a follow so we can start building up our audience. Follow us on YouTube here 

On the lookout for a new business travel provider?  

Whether you’re looking to enlist the help of a Travel Management Company or are becoming unimpressed with your current provider, here are some things you should research when considering which company is going to be right for your business. 

Ready to experience business travel with a personal touch? Get in touch to find out how Travel Counsellors for Business can support with all your corporate travel needs.  


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