TBA Corporate | Corporate Travel, Business Travel and Travel Management Specialists | TBA Corporate
TBA Corporate is market leader in corporate travel, business travel and travel management.
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Travel Management Services

DUTY OF CARE

We encourage our clients, through their Travel Policy, to meet duty of care requirements for all their staff travelling for business. We provide expert advice on duty of care processes, traveller tracking technology and specialist third party suppliers to ensure a complete travel risk management plan. We can track all travellers globally at all times – including the ability to communicate with these travellers in an emergency, via phone, email or SMS. We provide a 24 hour service, real-time security information and having the ability to react immediately and appropriately during any emergency.

FLIGHTS

The cost of business flights can account for up to 70% of your company’s business travel expenditure. Our experienced business travel team of experts coordinate flight bookings for your employees – saving you time, money and effort.

As TBA Corporate is a proud affiliate member of the XL Travel Group , we have access to deals with various airlines, discounting air fares between 5 -30 %,which makes us competitive and gives you peace of mind, knowing you are always getting a great deal.

We have also invested heavily in the technology and tools needed to quickly identify and secure the very best fares and availability. Our bespoke travel management systems ensure it is easy to access the widest selection of suitable flights available for any given itinerary – alongside the lowest prices.

We check multiple sources to ensure the cheapest and most appropriate fares are being secured.

  • A choice of online or offline booking 24/7
  • Access unique, volume deals with your preferred airlines
  • Benefit from global fares, regardless of origin
  • Gain maximum benefit from airline loyalty reward schemes
  • Flexible payment policy
  • Comprehensive management information and reporting
  • Flight tracking facility

CAR HIRE

We can source car rental, van rental and chauffeur drive at any destination, locally and internationally.

Using our preferred deals from XL Travel Group, we access the best rates to suit your needs. We also provide the service of negotiating exclusive deals on your behalf with a range of car rental companies.

The rates we secure always reflect generous discounts and can include additional benefits such as pre-paid terms, free upgrades, all-inclusive insurance, fuel and unlimited mileage.

We book with leading vehicle rental brands such as Avis and Bidvest and First, a local reputable company, offering excellent value for money and a more personalised service, with Show as You Go deals, meaning no queues , no paperwork with easy accessibility to your car.

We offer you:

  • Highly competitive deals with reputable car rental suppliers
  • One way rentals available if required
  • Airport drop off and collection or any other location drop off and pickup
  • Bookings charged to a credited account as required – bill back
  • Comprehensive management information and reporting

TECHNOLOGY

Technology is prevalent throughout our business, from the tools we utilise to maximise efficiency and value, to the technology we provide to empower those clients who wish to take control of their business travel arrangements. In an increasingly smartphone-led communications world, we are committed to improving customers’ travel experiences with sophisticated mobile solutions that exploits expertise and experience.

ACCOMMODATION

Why not let us help you achieve greater value for money from your company’s accommodation budget?

As a truly customer-focused and service driven travel partner, you can rely on us to secure the best rates across the widest range of accommodation. From independent hotels and small B&B’s, to large international hotel chains and wonderfully unique five star luxury hotels: quite simply, we offer all types of accommodation for all budgets and tastes. We manage the booking and reconciliation process end-to-end, so you don’t have to.

We have access to the largest worldwide hotel programme and the best rates. This is great news for you when it comes to choice as well as budget. Our user-friendly technology also means it’s quick and easy to identify the best priced hotels available for a chosen location.

We know that policy compliance is vital if you are to achieve the most from your business travel budget, so we work with you to pre-define preferences and put robust checks in place. We can include the standard of accommodation, room types and evening meal allowances, for example, as well as setting budget caps to ensure bookings do not exceed specified amounts.

  • Facility to charge bookings to a credit account – bill back
  • Choice of online or offline booking 24/7
  • Access unique, volume deals with your preferred hotels
  • Gain maximum benefit from loyalty reward schemes
  • Charge bookings to a credited account as required
  • Comprehensive management information and reporting

DEDICATED TRAVEL TEAM 24hrs 

We have a highly qualified, dedicated and motivated team of consultants, who pay attention to every aspect of your individual travel requirements all with a minimum of 6 years of corporate travel experience.

TBA specialises in airfares, both domestic and international, to offer the most extensive product range with the best rates globally. Our people are highly trained, so our customers will always receive quality and personalised service.

Your travel expert has the following skills:

• Proficient in multiple travel reservation systems
• Professional air, hotel and car hire management
• Complex itinerary construction
• Travel policy development and management
• Transfers, travel insurance and visa management
• Reporting and analysis
• Expense management
• Corporate & Leisure travel expertise

We believe our corporate negotiating power gives us the edge over other travel companies and can result in significant savings for your business. We do this, not by reducing your actual travel, but by finding more cost effective ways to manage your spend.

We help you achieve substantial savings by providing:

• The best travel rates due to the negotiating strength of our parent company, XL Travel Group
• Advance purchasing tool
• Real time reporting to track travel patterns and average ticket prices
• Flexible payment options such as lodge cards
• A travel expert for personal service at all times
• Access to free 24/7 support, any time any place

IMPLEMENTATION

Our relationship begins with a thorough consultation and implementation process, starting with the company travel policy. Depending on your current approach, we either provide advice and guidance on creating a new policy that meets your business objectives, or we work with you to suggest enhancements to your existing policy.

Once agreed, we then set up the seamless processes and support needed to implement and control your business travel policy consistently and effectively. This includes collecting data on your travellers and their preferences. We also set up your preferred management information reports so you can see exactly how we are performing for you.

We will assist you with our Dedicated Account Managers, providing comprehensive support:

  • Understanding the company preferences
  • Taking into account the needs and privileges of individual travellers
  • Benefits accessible via loyalty membership schemes (for the company and individuals)
  • Open book financial account set up
  • Data collection and data management
  • Reporting and management information

REAL TIME REPORTING & MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

Our management reports reveal exactly how much your company is spending on business travel and accommodation, enabling you to quickly and easily analyse data on travel arrangements, modes of transport, individual or departmental activities, time periods etc. Information accessibility and flexibility is fundamental for analysing trends, controlling expenditure and identifying cost saving opportunities.

Through our enhanced technology system called Approver, you can access all your reports real time and live at any time.

We will work with you to discuss management reporting capabilities and how we can tailor it to support your business needs.

  • Where do our staff travel to most of all?
  • Which airlines are most cost effective for us?
  • How much have we spent over a specific time period?
  • Which hotels have provided the best deals?
  • Where can cost savings be made?
  • Where should we invest additional budget to improve the traveller experience?
  • How does our business travel budget break down by department?
  • Can we afford to upgrade middle managers to first class travel?

ACCOUNT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Our management reports reveal exactly how much your company is spending on business travel and accommodation, enabling you to quickly and easily analyse data on travel arrangements, modes of transport, individual or departmental activities, time periods etc. Information accessibility and flexibility is fundamental for analysing trends, controlling expenditure and identifying cost saving opportunities.

Through our enhanced technology system called Approver, you can access all your reports real time and live at any time.

We will work with you to discuss management reporting capabilities and how we can tailor it to support your business needs.

  • Where do our staff travel to most of all?
  • Which airlines are most cost effective for us?
  • How much have we spent over a specific time period?
  • Which hotels have provided the best deals?
  • Where can cost savings be made?
  • Where should we invest additional budget to improve the traveller experience?
  • How does our business travel budget break down by department?
  • Can we afford to upgrade middle managers to first class travel?

GROUPS, CONFERENCES, INCENTIVES & MEETINGS

We know that planning and organising conferences, meetings and dealing with groups of various sizes, is vitally important to you!We ensure that your needs and objectives as well as your company culture is understood and with our amazing team to guide you through the entire process, our aim is to achieve the best results for you.

Globally or locally, our experienced, passionate and highly motivated team will take you through the entire process from the planning phase to the final phase.

GLOBAL TRAVEL MANAGEMENT

As proud partners of Egencia Global Alliance, we form part of a vast worldwide travel network. Our partners share the same passion for customer service as we do so as to guarantee you and your business total continuity of care. Egencia puts travellers at the heart of business travel. They operate in multiple countries throughout Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

TBA CORPORATE IS AN ASATA REGISTERED COMPANY.

What does this mean for You?

Entrusting your travel to an ASATA member, you are assured that you are working with a professional Travel Management Company or Travel Agent that is not only bound by a strict code of conduct, but also believes in ethical and professional provision of travel services. Our members have signed the ASATA Charter, a philosophical commitment and promise, to continue delivering fair and transparent business practices, the highest ethical standards to further the industry’s professionalism, providing high-quality service, and confronting inappropriate behaviour and practices when dealing with customers and partners, among other commitments, thus endorsing the Association of Southern African Travel Agents as the benchmark of professionalism in the region’s travel industry

This is what you can expect when you book with an ASATA Member:

Professional Service

A credible, specialist advisor who will give you value-for-money, offering you end-to-end solutions that will exceed expectations and treat you as an individual.

Ethical Conduct

A professional travel company that complies with South African laws and the ASATA Code of Conduct and Constitution, and provides the products and services for which you asked. You can expect to pay a fair and equitable amount for what you are getting.

Trustworthy Behaviour

A commitment to transparency in all dealings as it relates to product and price. A commitment to striving for a travel experience that is painless and pleasant, and the full delivery on what was promised.

Market Leadership

A knowledgeable consultant prepared to listen to your needs, give the best advice, consider your viewpoint and act on them, as well as empathize with your current context and tailor the experience to meet your needs through consistently good service.

TBA Corporate is an Affiliate member of the XL Travel Group. XL Travel Group ensures that the Group’s procurement benefits, integrated with the entrepreneurial flair of its owner managed operations, provides both the leisure and corporate clients with the very best in service delivery and price.