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Hallmark Hotels continues its £6M investment - improving the guest experience.

In 2017, Hallmark Hotels embarked on a significant and exciting investment programme across all of their hotels to the value of £6million, designed to maximise guest comfort and enjoyment. The investment has continued throughout 2018, and included Hallmark Hotel Preston Leyland (Pictured above) which has undergone an extensive refurbishment after achieving its highest ever revenue results and an increase in social banqueting.

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Pitch Perfect - Traveleads sponsors local children's football club

Traveleads is the largest provider of travel services to governing bodies of sport in the UK. We work with some of the biggest names in the business, and look after travel in association with various world championship competitions, including the Commonwealth Games and the Olympics.

When we were recently approached by a local junior football club, and asked if we would sponsor their under 7’s teams, we were delighted to get involved.

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Traveleads & The World's Greatest Living Explorer

(Pictured L-R:  Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Gary Mcleod, Will Helsby)

The Business Travel Conference 2018 took place last week at the Hilton London Bankside.
The event featured a series of seminars delivered by some of the travel industry’s best speakers, including our very own Gary Mcleod (Traveleads Managing Director) who co-hosted ‘Do Behave!’ an insightful look at how businesses can ensure travellers comply with corporate travel policies. 

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Tips for lone traveller safety

As heightened duty of care considerations are being introduced to corporate travel policies Travelodge hotels have rolled out their Lone Traveller initiative for single travellers staying at their hotels. Travelodge have put measures in place at all of their hotels to ensure guests have a safe and comfortable stay.

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The World is on Sale - The British Airways Sale ON NOW

The world is on sale with British Airways!

Enjoy great discounts on a wide range of flights to all corners of the globe from London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW) when you book by midnight on 25th September 2018.

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Win with Traveleads and Air Canada

Air Canada Signature Service is a new end-to-end premium travel experience featuring the Air Canada Signature Class cabin.
It is offered exclusively when flying to and from Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and South America on board their mainline Boeing 787, 777 and 767 aircraft and their Airbus A330 aircraft.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park Hotel. New Deluxe Guestroom Extension NOW OPEN!

NEWS!! The DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park is delighted to announce that their new Deluxe Guestroom Extension is NOW OPEN!
The opening of a £3.2m extension to the DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park Hotel has provided an additional 36 brand new deluxe guestrooms, increasing the Hotel to 131 guestrooms. It includes three King Deluxe Accessible Guestrooms with en-suite Wet Rooms, and nine King Deluxe Family Guestrooms with fold-out Sofa-Beds.

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Find out which European city is the latest hit with British travellers

Amsterdam has been usurped by Krakow in Poland as Britain’s favourite city-break destination according to a recent survey carried out by a well-known online comparison site.
It cited Krakow as the third cheapest city-break destination, behind the Slovakian capital Bratislava, followed by Lithuanian capital Vilnius - which holds the top spot for the cheapest city-break.  By comparison Dubrovnik and Helsinki came out as the two most expensive destinations, with prices coming in at almost three times as much as Vilinus.

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Five ways to get better deals on airfares

Earlier this month we shared the story of how 300 passengers were scammed by an online airline that didnt exist. As the lure of a cheap flight, or a quick saving continues to entice travellers the number of fraudulent companies trading online is set to rise. With this in mind we are looking at the ways you can legitimatley and securely pick up a low airfare - without ending up stranded and out of pocket! 

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Traveleads and Jason Donovan together - especially for you

When our Edinburgh office decided to raise funds and awareness for ‘Support in Mind Scotland’ earlier this week, they had hoped the sun would come out for what was to be the beginning of the 100 Streets Challenge. Little did they know that the stars would come out too! You can imagine their surprise when none other than Mr. Jason Donovan himself decided to get in on the action, happily posing for pictures, he certainly put a smile on the faces of two of our ladies.

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