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Group predicts more global business in Nigeria

An integrated creative company, Ogilvy Group, says digitalisation will birth emergence of more global companies in Nigeria’s business landscape. Abdussamad Abdurrahman, Media Manager, Ogilvy Nigeria, quoted Paul Donnell, the Chief Executive, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of Ogilvy Group, as saying. Ogilvy is a WPP company listed on the American Stock Market (NASDAQ:WWPGY) with 131 offices in 83 countries. […]

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Christmas Island open for business

After a tumultuous decade of playing second fiddle to national politics, Christmas Island’s tourism industry finally has the opportunity to shine again. This week, the island’s Immigration Detention Centre (IDC), which opened its doors in 2008, will scale back to ‘hot contingency’ status, which means it will be closed to detainees, and only operational should the need arise. Tourism operators […]

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FG slashes business registration fee by 50%

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday announced the Federal Government’s approval of a 90-day special window for business registration at a reduced rate of N5000 only. A statement, signed by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President in Abuja, said that Osinbajo made the announcement in Enugu. Osinbajo, who was […]

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New York on Thriving in an Ultra-Competitive Luxury Market

It can be hard to hold the attention of New York visitors for more than 15 minutes, let alone 15 years. But Mandarin Oriental, New York has managed to thrive in the city’s competitive luxury hotel sector, reinventing itself with an ever-changing mix of unique amenities, growing ties to the local neighborhood, and an ongoing commitment to top-tier service. New […]

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Turkish Airlines Plans for Growth With Business Travel at Core

Do business travelers really want one-stop service around the world? Turkish Airlines is continuing its strategy of using Istanbul as a bridge between the East and West, although a lot is riding on improvements to its business class product, whenever they emerge. The last two years have been challenging for Turkish Airlines, as geopolitical issues and a nascent economic slowdown […]

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TravelManagers’ Business Model a Recipe for Success

After eleven years in business and with more than 540 personal travel managers (PTMs) now operating within their network, TravelManagers have had plenty of time in which to refine their business model. One of their newest recruits, Sue Wright, has been with the business for just three months, and believes their formula is spot-on. Wright, who is representative for Shoal […]

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Hotelbeds Consolidates Travel Agency Business Under One Brand

After two blockbuster deals, change was to be expected. If travel agents end up getting more choice and better technology, they won’t have much to get upset about. Since buying up rivals GTA and Tourico Holidays, accommodation wholesaler Hotelbeds Group has been busy working out exactly how to operate the new enlarged business. Combining three companies into one was always […]

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Why Business Travel needs to Change

Register for our next webinar on September 12, 1-2 p.m. EST, when we’ll explore the cultural and corporate shifts that are helping create a more people-first business travel environment. During our upcoming webinar: “Putting People Before Policy: The Evolution of Business Travel,” we’ll take a closer look at the cultural and corporate shifts that are helping to encourage a more […]