Research publicised earlier this year from the accounting group UHY Hacker Young underlined the extent of the European oil capital’s ability to sail through and indeed flourish during what was arguably the worst period of the global recession triggered by the 2007 banking crisis. Aberdeen was the UK’s only major city to grow its economy during what many think (and hope) was the height of the financial crisis, generating a 1.1 per cent rise in Gross Value Added per person between 2008 and 2009.
Corporate travel logistics specialists, Colpitts World Travel, has been named as a partner to the new OrphanReach alliance, set up to service the growing demand in delivering global drug trials within the pharmaceutical sector.
“OrphanReach is a strategic alliance that pools the vast experience, heritage, and capabilities of its member firms including global Contract Research Organisation QED Clinical Services and Europe’s leading provider of home-based healthcare and patient support, Healthcare at Home.”
Over the last few weeks, I have been asked the same question by a multitude of clients, friends, colleagues and fellow students at a two-day sales management training. That question, surprisingly to me was, “…with all the airlines merging, will they stop frequent flyer programs?” Having worked for major airlines and travel management companies, I am used to and enjoy talking about travel. In my friends’ minds, the four major airlines, post mergers, would have no reason to offer traveler incentives. I foresee the exact opposite. Not only will frequent flyer programs at Delta, United, Southwest and the new America continue, they will be enhanced. Here’s my reasoning:
Leaving home without your mobile phone will soon be as bad as being caught without a passport when setting off on international travels. The pile of paper documents that we associate with air travel, including boarding passes, transfer arrangements and hotel bookings, are quickly becoming obsolete, replaced by new, mainly mobile phone-focused, technology.
DEDHAM, MASS. – In keeping with the tradition of giving back, Colpitts World Travel on Monday, Sept. 23, hosted its 24th Annual Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament at Charter Oak Country Club in Hudson.
The global travel company organized the event, which raised in excess of $50,000 for the Jimmy Fund. All proceeds support groundbreaking cancer research and patient care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Colpitts World Travel has been the established leader in providing global travel management services for more than 120 years. Headquartered in Dedham, Massachusetts, today the company operates 25 offices throughout the United States with additional offices across the globe, including international headquarters in Toronto and Edinburgh. With more than a century of xperience, Colpitts World Travel is uniquely positioned to…