Entries by Natalie


We like to celebrate businesses who, like Global Travel Management, have offices in Woking. So, every week, we promote businesses that are based – or have offices – in Woking. We simply choose one company each week and tweet a link to the Twitter account of that business, with the hashtag #WOKINGWednesday. In this way, […]

“SAA continues operations as normal”

MONDAY, 20 JANUARY 2020: Following media reports that South African Airways will cease operations, the airline has issued a media release. The media release states the following: South African Airways (SAA) wishes to assure its customers and stakeholders that flights to all its destinations continue as normal.The airline is aware of media reports suggesting that […]

Important advice for Flybe passengers

UPDATE: 11:25 15 January 2019 Following an intervention by Cabinet ministers Grant Shapps (Transport Secretary), Andrea Leadsom (Business Secretary) and Sajid Javid (Chancellor), the Government has confirmed a package of measures aimed at ensuring the continued service of all Flybe routes and flights. As a result of this deal, Global Travel Management can confirm that […]

Luis Gallego to succeed retiring Willie Walsh as CEO of IAG in March

International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced that Willie Walsh has decided to retire as chief executive. He will stand down from the role and from the Board of IAG on 26 March 2020 and will retire on 30 June 2020. Luis Gallego, currently Iberia chief executive, will succeed Walsh. Antonio Vázquez, IAG chairman, said: Willie […]

Uber partnership with Hyundai takes off

Uber and Hyundai Motor Company have announced a new partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for a future aerial ride share network and unveiled a new full-scale aircraft concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Hyundai is the first automotive company to join the Uber Elevate initiative, bringing automotive-scale manufacturing capability and a track record […]

Heathrow to finalise airport expansion proposals

Heathrow has announced it will launch an eight-week public consultation to finalise its proposals for airport expansion following the recent decision by the UK’s aviation regulator, the CAA, to cap early spending on the project. Capping spending has prolonged the construction period of a new third runway and means Heathrow will need to undertake refreshed […]

British Airways trials robots to guide passengers through the airport

British Airways has announced that from this year it will trial AI-powered autonomous robots at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5 to help customers navigate through the airport, freeing up the airlines’ hosts to help customers with more complex queries. The cutting-edge robots from tech company BotsAndUs are programmed to interact with passengers  in multiple different […]

British Airways reunites family for a very special occasion

As its centenary year drew to a close, British Airways waved its magic wand for the 100th time to take a very deserving customer on the trip of a lifetime to Australia to surprise her uncle on his wedding day. Cheryl Lawley, 36 from Nuneaton, contacted the airline in early 2019 to share her story. […]

GTM launches third beer

Global Travel Management has produced its third in a series of limited edition, specially-crafted beers, celebrating aspects of business travel. Route Beer is the latest ale created by independent brewery Thurstons Brewery, based in the village of Horsell, close to Global Travel Management’s headquarters in Woking, Surrey. Route Beer has been brewed to celebrate Global […]