3Sixty News

Lesley's Column

29th June 2015

Sustainability in business travel

From a sustainability point of view, business travel is a complex issue. It’s important for building relationships, and in many

Lesley's Column

22nd June 2015

Airline innovation in question

Who says no one cares about the traveller? Here are two recent developments that are prioritising the needs of the

Lesley's Column

15th June 2015

The fallout of direct distribution

Last week I commented on the Lufthansa announcement that starting in September it would charge passengers a fee for tickets

Lesley's Column

8th June 2015

The Lufthansa conundrum

Announced this week, the Lufthansa group’s new distribution structure leaves corporate travel buyers two options: pay the new ‘DCC’ fee

Lesley's Column

1st June 2015

Monitoring supplier performance

Monitoring the performance of your suppliers is key, but it can easily be neglected. When performance monitoring is undertaken, the

Lesley's Column

1st June 2015

When private jets are cheaper

Flying on our own private jet seems like a dream for most of us and would only happen if we

Lesley's Column

18th May 2015

Ryanair’s pricing habits

I read an interesting article last week about Ryanair and the shameless way they charge UK travellers more than passengers

Lesley's Column

11th May 2015

‘Squatter rates’ infiltrate the airline business

Back in February I wrote about some of the challenges faced when changing airline suppliers, including the impact of frequent

Lesley's Column

5th May 2015

Demographic dilemmas

An interesting session at the recent Institute of Travel Management (ITM) Conference in Scotland highlighted global ‘mega trends’ covering issues

Lesley's Column

27th April 2015

What women want

I was recently thinking about the increasing number of lone female business travellers and if their requirements differ to that

Lesley's Column

20th April 2015

The role of videoconferencing

Increasingly, as companies work to optimise their travel policy and compliance, they are also evaluating the reasons why business trips

Lesley's Column

13th April 2015

The future is intuitive

Your online booking tool will have been designed to display all available travel options that meet your travel search criteria,

Lesley's Column

27th March 2015

Successful airline sourcing

In order to achieve a successful airline programme it’s important to have a good, honest, relationship with the airline representative

Lesley's Column

20th March 2015

The sticky subject of oil

The price of oil has dropped dramatically, but why aren’t airlines following suit with their surcharges? Virgin Atlantic recently reported

Press Release

17th March 2015

The Business Travel Magazine March 2015

Read what everyone, including Lesley, is talking about…….! http://content.yudu.com/htmlReader/A3h4k1/TBTMMARCH2015/reader.html?page=11

Press Release

13th March 2015

Budget Hotels: The Business Travel Magazine March 2015

Offering low rates and cutting else style, a new wave of budget hotel brands is spearheading growth in the cheap

Lesley's Column

13th March 2015

Watch out for the small print in hotel contracts

The hotel market seems particularly bullish at the moment, with PwC now forecasting that London will have its highest occupancy

Lesley's Column

6th March 2015

The key to auditing your TMC’s Performance

A prerequisite of any managed travel programme is the ability to monitor and measure success, but are you auditing your

Lesley's Column

27th February 2015

Why BSP matters to travel managers

BSP is the central point through which data and funds flow between travel agents and airlines, and it is the

#360thinking

27th February 2015

‘Auditing travel management companies must start at RFP stage’

Measuring the success of a travel management company (TMC) must start at the request for proposal (RFP) stage, a conference

Lesley's Column

13th February 2015

Staying connected in the air

In 2014, The European Aviation Safety Agency determined that electronic devices such as mobile phones do not pose a safety

#360thinking

8th February 2015

See you at the Business Travel Show

Come to the Business Travel Show on 25 February to hear Chris Reynolds’ take on the best way to audit

Lesley's Column

6th February 2015

Can Airbnb crack the corporate market?

I have been keeping a close eye on the meteoric rise of Airbnb, the community-driven hospitality company and part of

Lesley's Column

30th January 2015

The lure of frequent flyer cards

Changing preferred airline suppliers, especially after a lengthy period of stability, needs good communication and, more importantly, a strong will…

#360thinking

28th January 2015

Travel trends that will change your life for the better!

Ours is a different kind of travel consulting company – one that is forward thinking, taking the best of the

Press Release

13th March 2013

Smart Mobility Management Article – March 2013

Case Studies – International Baccalaureate Organisation Lesley Turvey, Senior Partner 3Sixty Global, shares her experience of sourcing and implementing a global

Press Release

2nd September 2011

The Business Travel Magazine – September 2011

A DEADLINE WILL DRIVE CARBON REDUCTION Chris answers a reader’s query over additional ways of reducing a company’s carbon footprint. See

Press Release

24th August 2011

AstraZeneca Finds A Remedy In Outsourcing

The 3SIXTY team played a vital part in managing transition for this important outsourcing project; http://www.businesstravelnews.com/Strategic-Sourcing/AstraZeneca-Finds-A-Remedy-In-Outsourcing/?a=proc