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The number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. Hosted by Kyle Daniels, this fortnightly podcast features the biggest topics affecting travel and business in general. From duty of care, nightmare travel scenarios and the importance of the right luggage, to equality in the workplace and how to survive 40 years in business, Absolute Clarity has it all. Every two weeks, we welcome some of the biggest names in business into the studio to discuss a topic of their choosing, followed by their first, worst and best travel segment. Don't forget, you can be part of the conversation on twitter @Clarity_BT or using the hashtag #AbsoluteClarity If you would like to be part of the show, please email podcast@claritybt.com. For more information about Clarity and how they can help your business with it's travel, please visit www.claritybusinesstravel.com

The number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. Hosted by Kyle Daniels, this fortnightly podcast features the biggest topics affecting travel and business in general. From duty of care, nightmare travel scenarios and the importance of the right luggage, to equality in the workplace and how to survive 40 years in business, Absolute Clarity has it all. Every two weeks, we welcome some of the biggest names in business into the studio to discuss a topic of their choosing, followed by their first, worst and best travel segment. Don't forget, you can be part of the conversation on twitter @Clarity_BT or using the hashtag #AbsoluteClarity If you would like to be part of the show, please email podcast@claritybt.com. For more information about Clarity and how they can help your business with it's travel, please visit www.claritybusinesstravel.com

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United Kingdom

Description:

The number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. Hosted by Kyle Daniels, this fortnightly podcast features the biggest topics affecting travel and business in general. From duty of care, nightmare travel scenarios and the importance of the right luggage, to equality in the workplace and how to survive 40 years in business, Absolute Clarity has it all. Every two weeks, we welcome some of the biggest names in business into the studio to discuss a topic of their choosing, followed by their first, worst and best travel segment. Don't forget, you can be part of the conversation on twitter @Clarity_BT or using the hashtag #AbsoluteClarity If you would like to be part of the show, please email podcast@claritybt.com. For more information about Clarity and how they can help your business with it's travel, please visit www.claritybusinesstravel.com

Twitter:

@clarity_tm

Language:

English


Episodes

Communication failure | 411

10/7/2020
On the season finale of the number one travel management podcast, we welcome Sue Chapman as we deep dive into season 4 of Absolute Clarity. From how suppliers have navigated lockdown and furlough to the best ways you can protect your mental health while working from home, this season has featured something for travellers and home workers alike. We then debate the effectiveness of communication from suppliers and the Government, discussing what worked, what didn't, and how it could have been...

Duration:00:43:03

Protecting your mental health | 410

9/23/2020
Thank you for joining us on this remote season of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. On today's show, we're joined by Dr. Lucy Rattrie a Psychologist, Wellness & Mind-set Trainer & Executive Coach for Expatriates, Relocations & Business Travel. Dr. Lucy teaches us how to slow down and take the best care of our mental health to ensure that we all get through the coming months in good shape. As always, you can get...

Duration:00:32:19

Room on the 3rd floor | 409

9/16/2020
Thank you for joining us on this remote season of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. On today's show, we're joined by Chris Orme, Sales Director at Travelodge, as we discuss how they have navigated the recent pandemic and managed to come out on the other side. From balancing the books to looking after some of the most vulnerable in our society, Travelodge has been busy these past few months. This is their story....

Duration:00:28:13

West Coast, Best Coast with Avanti | 408

9/9/2020
Thank you for joining us on this remote season of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. On today's show, we're joined by Anna Doran, Sales and Distribution Director at Avanti West Coast, to talk about how they are instilling confidence in passengers aboard their services. We also talk about what the future holds for train travel and why digital services will shape the way we book our journeys. As always, you can...

Duration:00:29:54

The culture at Enterprise | 407

9/2/2020
Thank you for joining us on this remote season of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. On today's show, we're joined by Oliver Moore, Head of Travel Agency Sales, as he gives us an update on how Enterprise is keeping its customers safe in uncertain times. We then talk about the culture at Enterprise and how employee loyalty can make all the difference. As always, you can get involved in the show by tweeting...

Duration:00:31:09

The Godfather of Travel | 406

8/26/2020
Thank you for joining us on this remote season of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. On today's show, we're joined by Clive Wratten, Chief Executive of the BTA, to discuss how big of an impact the recent pandemic has had on travel and what they are doing to support the industry going forward. As always, you can get involved in the show by tweeting @Clarity_BT and using the hashtag #AbsoluteClarity or emailing us...

Duration:00:31:11

CIBT Visas | 405

8/19/2020
Thank you for joining us on this remote season of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. From the global pandemic to Brexit, travel has changed for millions, so what happens next for those that still need to travel for work? In this episode, we're joined by Carlos Claro, managing director of CIBT Visas, as he gives us an update on the many changes’ travellers face with the new travel restrictions when it comes to...

Duration:00:22:28

International Location Safety | 404

8/12/2020
Thank you for joining us on this remote season of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. In this episode, we're joined by George Shaw, co-founder of International Location Safety to discuss how travel risk has adapted in the wake of the recent pandemic. From a duty of care bolt on to an essential piece of the travel puzzle, risk management has never been more important for travellers. Join us to hear how the...

Duration:00:25:05

LNER | 403

8/5/2020
Thank you for joining us on this remote season of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, your business travel experts. In this episode, we're joined by Mark Plowright to discuss how LNER has been impacted by the recent pandemic and how they are adapting to the new normal for business travel and beyond. As always, you can get involved in the show by tweeting @Clarity_BT and using the hashtag #AbsoluteClarity or emailing us via...

Duration:00:28:50

Virgin Atlantic | 402

7/29/2020
We're back! That's right, it's season four of the number one travel management podcast, Absolute Clarity! We've got an incredible line up of guests for this season, from some of the biggest names in the business travel industry. In this episode, we're joined by Rami El Dahshan to discuss how Virgin Atlantic have been surviving the pandemic and what they're doing to instil confidence in travel for their passengers. As always, you can get involved with the show by tweeting @Clarity_BT and...

Duration:00:32:10

We're back! | 401

7/22/2020
We're back! That's right, it's season four of the number one travel management podcast, Absolute Clarity! We've got an incredible line up of guests for this season, from some of the biggest names in the business travel industry. In this opening episode, Clarity's CEO, Pat McDonagh joins us to talk about how lockdown has been at Clarity and what the future holds for business travel. As always, you can get involved with the show by tweeting @Clarity_BT and using #AbsoluteClarity or emailing us...

Duration:00:27:05

Extra Time with Ryan Giggs! | Bonus Episode

12/18/2019
The season may be over but we’re going into extra time as we welcome Wales international manager, Ryan Giggs into the studio to celebrate the new partnership between Clarity Sports and the Welsh FA! We find out first hand just what it meant for Wales to qualify for the Euro 2020, what Ryan thinks of the spread of games across Europe and why he values young talent. Ryan then compares club travel against international travel during his playing days and why no one wanted to sit next to him and...

Duration:00:29:37

Does anyone even care about GDPR? | 316

12/11/2019
Welcome back to part two of the season finale of Absolute Clarity season three! The number one travel management podcast brought to you by Clarity, the business travel experts. Following on from our recent discussion into privacy and data, we welcome back Owen Coombes alongside Matt Gatenby and Luke Golding from Travlaw to answer the question, does anyone even care about GDPR anymore? From networking breakfasts to a rise in GDPR consultants, businesses spent months fearing those four letters...

Duration:00:56:10

Did we trade privacy for comfort? | 315

12/4/2019
“We’re in the endgame, now.” That’s right folks, we’re down to our final episodes of Absolute Clarity season three, and what a ride it has been! We’ve featured the likes of Virgin Atlantic, Air France – KLM, international best-selling author Damian Hughes, Travelodge, ITM and more! So, whether you've tuned in for one episode or the entire season, thank you. In the first of our two-part finale, we welcome Clarity’s Head of IT Compliance and Security at Clarity, Owen Coombes, and the Head of...

Duration:00:53:31

Lights, Camera, Travel | 314

11/20/2019
Welcome to the number one travel management podcast, Absolute Clarity. Today, we’re joined in the studio by actor, Liam Blundell, film director, Pete Butler and Photographer and university lecturer, Junior Lloyd, as we talk about travel in the arts. What’s it like to run a travel budget on a film set? Do actors push the boundaries with their travel? Does a British accent in America really open doors? We find out all this and more on this week’s episode. We also discuss their involvement in...

Duration:00:35:46

A winning culture with Damian Hughes | 313

11/6/2019
Welcome to the latest episode of the number one travel management podcast, Absolute Clarity. On this week’s show, we welcome international best-selling author, Damian Hughes, into the studio to talk to us about his latest book, The Barcelona Way and how something as simple as culture can make a big difference. When Pep Guardiola joined Barcelona in 2008, no one knew he would go on to be one of the greatest managers in their history, winning 14 of 19 possible trophies in his four-year stint....

Duration:01:14:44

Travelodge talks puppets and Brexit | 312

10/23/2019
Welcome to the latest episode of the number one travel management podcast, Absolute Clarity. We welcome Chris Orme, Sales Director at Travelodge, and Suzanne Barnes, Head of Land Product at Clarity, into the studio to talk all things hotels and why Travelodge aren't the biggest fans of heavy-duty machinery. From hotel programmes to ad campaigns, we get the inside story on the history of Travelodge and how they came back from near collapse. We then discuss our favourite Travelodge ad...

Duration:00:45:28

Business as usual with Thomas Cook Sport | 311

10/10/2019
Welcome to a special edition of Absolute Clarity, the number one travel management podcast! Today, we’re joined in the studio by Pat McDonagh, CEO of Clarity, and Rob Slawson, the new Director of Sports Travel at Clarity to discuss some huge news! That's right, Clarity has launched a Sports Travel division, staffed by the former Thomas Cook Sports team! Join Pat, Rob, and Clarity Sports' Business Development Manager, Andrew Boyle, as they discuss the weeks leading up to the collapse of...

Duration:00:40:23

Kate's story | 310

10/2/2019
How would you feel if you were told you had six months to live? Who would be in the room with you? What would you say? Two years ago our Head of Special Projects, Kate Wolstenholme, sat in a consultancy room and was diagnosed with stage four cancer. Luckily for Kate, a Macmillan nurse was in the room who helped put everything into perspective. On this special episode of Absolute Clarity, we welcome cancer support charity, Macmillan into the studio as we listen to Kate's story. From the...

Duration:00:53:15

Buzzword Bingo | 309

9/18/2019
On this week's episode of Absolute Clarity, Kyle is joined in the studio by Clarity's Head of Marketing, Alexandra Kington, to discuss Clarity's new Change the Game campaign. We're then joined by Creative Bid Writer, Gareth McCann, to talk to us about the bid writing process. From humble dreams of acting to a love for the written word, Gareth describes the role of a bid writer and why he’s never satisfied with the end result. We then discuss Gareth’s recent crusade against buzzwords in...

Duration:00:45:38