Premier Inn Business News

Welcome to Premier Inn Business News, where we’ll be sharing insights into business travel, top tips and articles. Find out how to get more from your business trip, with advice on saving money on hotel booking plus travel hacks and city guides to ensure your business is set up for success.

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The best and worst of business jargon

We polled the British public to discover which office lingo they hate most. From “no brainer” to “game-changer”, the nation has decided the 33 most cringe-inducing phrases they hear at work.

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Owning our sites

At Whitbread, owning the majority of our hotels and restaurants has given us a significant competitive advantage.

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Don’t lose sleep over lack of control

When it comes to running a successful travel programme, transparency is key. Which is why at Premier Inn, we pride ourselves on keeping our prices, policies, and information crystal clear for customers.

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Location, location, location

We know that location is key when it comes to business travel, and while recent technology trends have enabled companies to conduct meetings digitally, they haven’t entirely replaced the need for face-to-face interactions.

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Business Booker

Business Booker is our great new online tool that makes booking hotel rooms quicker and easier.
You’ll enjoy exclusive access to our Business Flex rates. To find out more, watch our video.

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Common office personalities

Research by Premier Inn and business psychologist, Dr Lynda Shaw, reveals the personalities you’re most likely to encounter in the office environment – and ways to work well together.

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Corporate responsibility

At Whitbread, we've always been about people, so it makes sense that our sustainability programme is about people too.
It’s called Force for Good, and it’s about helping everyone, from our customers, team members to suppliers, to live and work well. 

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Travel hacks

Our travel hacks will help you pack smarter and get the most out of your business trips.

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Stay powered

Stay powered

Need to charge your phone on the train but aren’t close to a plug socket? Always carry an external charger for those emergency moments. There are pocket-sized ones that are ideal for people on the go.

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Look the business

Look the business

When you’re packing for a trip, try rolling your shirts instead of folding them to avoid unsightly creases. But, if you do end up with a few unexpected ones, hang the shirts in the shower and the steam will get rid of them instantly.

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Pack smart - work smarter

Pack smart - work smarter

For a crisp looking shirt, coil your belt around your shirt collar to keep it looking straight and stiff when you wear it. It will save you space too so you’ll have a spot for that extra pair of socks or phone charger.

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Take more for less

Take more for less

Try finding a cabin-sized travel bag that already comes with a laptop compartment so that you don’t have to carry two separate bags. You’ll also have an extra hand to carry your takeaway coffee, fuss-free.

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Local guides

Benefit from Premier Inn insider knowledge and local recommendations to get the most from your next business trip.

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Guide to Glasgow

Our Glasgow city guide will show you the best of this architecturally rich destination.
After a work trip, spend your spare time experiencing everything there is to do and even use our guide to plan public transport and travelling from the airport.

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Guide to Manchester

Manchester is one of the most exciting UK cities and is the capital of the North West.
There's a huge choice of places to meet after a busy working day.

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Guide to Birmingham

Birmingham was named the UK’s top destination for business tourism outside of London, in the annual British Meetings & Events Industry Survey.
With an array of places to eat and view iconic buildings, our guide will have the spare time in your next business trip sorted.

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