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A new rail industry report published today outlines the need for greater competition on the UK rail network through the expansion of Open Access operations. Open Access rail operators are not subject to franchising, and instead purchase individual slots from a rail infrastructure company delivering the benefits of greater competition to users.
The GTMC, the most influential travel management business community in the UK, has lobbied government for some years on the urgent need for additional air capacity in the South East. The organisation has responded to the publication of the Davies Commission interim report; chief executive Paul Wait said:
THE GTMC (Guild of Travel Management Companies), the UK’s leading professional industry body for travel management companies, will be introducing a GTMC Pavilion at the 2014 Business Travel Show. For the first time GTMC members and partners will exhibit alongside each other, together with GTMC management
Sees the train firmly on track with the business traveller
The GTMC, the UK’s most influential travel management business community, has welcomed its fifth new member this year - Incorporate Travel Management. The new Manchester based company has been set up by well known, very senior, experienced business travel people Paula Cullen and Mike Crotty.
Graham Evans MP speaking in support of HS2 and Generation Y expert Simon Walker
The Guild of Travel Management Companies (GTMC), the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has announced that its chief executive Paul Wait has been appointed to the advisory board of Runways UK – a one day event examining the future of the UK aviation sector. Runways UK takes place in London on 16th January 2014 –timely to examine the Airports Commission’s Interim Report on the need for additional airport capacity, which will be published at the end of 2013.
Proving business travel does drive economic growth
Re-affirming its position on short terms capacity increase
The Guild of Travel Management Companies (GTMC), the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has published its second Quarterly Review of 2013, showing that business travel does drive economic growth with exports to non-EU markets up as a result of increased business travel.