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WELCOME TO

SMARTER THINKING

save an average of 22% and achieve greater duty of care on your business travel programme

OUR PROCESS

We are with you every step of the journey…

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Step One

Collating and consolidating data to calculate baseline

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Step Two

Assess against up to 28 KPIs to produce gap analysis

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Step Three

Implement realistic changes to your programme, saving on average 22%

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Step Four

Continuous improvement through reporting

INTRODUCING

AMAN POURKARIMI

Aman heads up Gray Dawes Consulting – an impartial team of experienced travel data experts. We combine over 90 years of experience, market-leading tools and insightful analytics to drive corporate travel booking efficiencies, cost savings and traveller satisfaction.

We are the first travel management consultancy to offer a unique service specialising in the SME / Mid Market space.

FREE CONSULTATION

Optimise your travel programme for a return to business travel. Book your FREE 45 minute review with our Consulting Manager.

WHY WE ARE DIFFERENT

Our approach is to fully understand a client’s organisation, its culture, employees and business objectives to help us make informed, realistic, achievable and measurable recommendations about enhancing your travel programme.

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SAVINGS

On average, we deliver up to 22% in savings by looking at 28 individual KPIs surrounding costs. So, if driving value is your goal then our holistic approach is designed to assess and measure efficiencies at every step of the booking process.

We cover every eventuality to ensure your travel programme operates more efficiently through change.

GREATER

DUTY OF CARE

It’s important to show employees that they are supported by their company when travelling on its behalf. Travellers, whether international or national, can be faced with unfamiliar situations and environments that have different risk profiles.

We’ll help you comply with your legal and ethical obligations to ISO 31030 level.

FREE QUARTERLY REPORTS & RESEARCH PAPERS

Insight and analysis from the best in the business…

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Travel Trends in the Corporate Sector: what businesses now need to know and do

Analysing the Travel Trends and real-world data of Gray Dawes clients, this report is timed to facilitate the discussions travel managers are, or should be, having in planning how best facilitate the company’s wider objectives with their travel programme.

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Zooming Into The Post-Covid Era: Analysing the false economy of digital conferencing

In this unmissable Research Paper, Gray Dawes Consulting Manager – Aman Pourkarimi – reveals how travel managers have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to positively impact their entire company beyond just covid savings.

Autumn Report

We review the unprecedented year that was 2020 and look ahead at what to expect in 2021

An insightful report into the status of business travel, with data trends and commercial analysis to help inform policy and behaviour. The report measures the health of travel via the confidence of four segments: governments, suppliers, businesses and travellers.

Autumn Report

A look into the impact of COVID-19 on global aviation and international hotel capacity

Focussing on the Air and Hotel markets, this insightful free publication examines the current status of business travel in the UK, using data trends and commercial analysis to help inform corporate policy and business travel behaviour.

BUSINESS TRAVEL BITESIZE

Our Consulting Manager, Aman Pourkarimi, shares his pearls of wisdom…

TOP TRAVEL STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW

ZOOMING INTO THE POST-COVID ERA

DIGITAL HEALTH PASSPORTS

COVID-19 ONBOARD FLIGHT CHANGES

dO I NEED more time at the airport?

WHAT SHOULD I TAKE ON MY FLIGHT?

What IS OPEN at Heathrow AIRPORT?

 

TOP TIPS FOR BUSINESS TRAVELLERS

TRAVEL CONFIDENCE DURING A PANDEMIC

2020 REVIEW & 2021 OUTLOOK

This insightful video provides analysis on the past, present and future of business travel.

Do You Need Our Help?

Take this 1 minute quiz to find out....

Have you changed your policy since COVID 19
Have you implemented a new approval workflow?
Does your pre authorisation process consider risk?
Do you actively identify and measure risk?
Have you identified your top travellers?
Have you surveyed your top travellers to understand their sentiment towards travelling again?
Have you adopted their profiles to reflect their needs?
Does your company's sustainability goals impact on travel?
Have you renegotiated your supplier deals since COVID 19?
Did you benchmark your deals against peer group?

LATEST FROM THE BLOG

Explore our most recent articles, covering the latest topics from the best in the business…

In The Know – August 2021

In The Know – August 2021

We identify the most pertinent news stories from the corporate travel press and offer our analysis of what this means for businesses. Think of it as your travel cheat-sheet for staying in the know!

In The Know – July 2021

In The Know – July 2021

The most pertinent news stories from the business travel press and our analysis of what this means for businesses. Think of it as your travel cheat-sheet for staying in the know! Check out four news stories which grabbed our attention this month.

In The Know – June 2021

In The Know – June 2021

We regularly identify the most pertinent news stories from the business travel press and offer our analysis of what this means for businesses. Here are five articles recent articles that could affect your travel programme.

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TAKE THE FINAL

STEP TO BETTER TRAVEL TODAY

Phone

0844 855 3700
0120 671 6111 (international)

Email

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