Wednesday, 11 January 2017

IN CONVERSATION WITH… ROSY BURNIE, LUVATA

Rosy Burnie, Travel Advisor and Former Global HQ Office Manager, Luvata is taking part in an Inside Track session at 1600 on Wednesday 22nd February at the Business Travel Show: How I handle policy, compliance and communication. To register for a free pass, please visit www.businesstravelshow.com. 


Please sum up your conference session in one sentence.
Always a refreshing insight. 

Why is it a must-attend for travel managers?
It is an excellent opportunity to network, the educational seminars are great and gives you a chance to exchange ideas. 

What is the biggest challenge facing the business travel industry this year and why?
The uncertainty of the economy and security issues. 

And what is the biggest opportunity for travel managers and why?  
Travel procurement is one of those indirect costs that has a big effect in the company's balance sheets. If you manage to secure great savings it makes a huge and satisfactory impact.  

Interrupters/sharing economy suppliers – a help or a hindrance?
Change is inevitable, especially as people travel more and incorporate their habits into business travel. Therefore, you must find a way to incorporate this into your programme 

How will Brexit affect your job?
Currently, it's business as usual. The world is bigger than Brexit. However, the uncertainty means that future investment projects go on hold. 

Why are you looking forward to speaking at/attending the Business Travel Show?
It's always great to see old faces and meet new ones. In addition, you get news on what is happening in the industry. Always lots to learn. 

How do we find you on Twitter?
@rosyburnie 



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