Corporate Travel

Business Travel  

Business travel is a necessity in today’s global economy and when you’re a business traveler it’s essential to make the most of your time. Our professional services will offer every company/ business traveler the convenience of a dedicated and well-coordinated service team delivery, – both locally and internationally, ensuring that your trip is a success.

This cover everything from visa guidelines and visa applications, hotel bookings, tickets, conference invitations, travel insurance, and safe travel guidelines.
All our services are available to business travelers from anywhere in East Africa.
Our Approach
Making arrangements for your planned business trip to the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, or even within Africa can be very demanding especially when juggling between work, home, kids, and making sure that everything goes as planned. Getting everything right means you need the right planner by your side. Whether your trip is purely business or attending a conference/event or just out there prospecting, our corporate travel solutions will take care of everything smoothly.

  • Where to start- where do I begin? That’s usually the giant in a room.
  • Visas- dedicate visa application team
  • Airlines –get only the best rates
  • Bags – how to handle your luggage
  • Hotels – the best hotel accommodation during your entire trip
  • Moving around – consultancy on how to make your stay comfortable
  • Airport transfers – pick-up and drop arrangements
  • Budget and Currency – smart money advice
  • We have experienced and dedicated team locally and internatioaly working roundthe clock to provide comprehensive business travel arrangements for corporate travel. Business travel is a necessity in today’s global economy and when you’re a business traveler it’s essential to make the most of your time. Our reservation center offers every business traveler the convenience of a dedicated agent team trained on and familiar with your company’s travel policy and guidelines.
  • All our travel consultants are available to business travelers from anywhere in the East Africa region.
  • With us, your staff/ business travellers will be accorded a dedicate support by some of the most knowledgeable and experienced personnel in the travel industry— all of our domestic, international, and VIP- consultants are highly tenured and experienced and offer unsurpassed customer service.

Travel Management  

Business travel is a necessity in today’s global economy and when you’re a business traveler it’s essential to make the most of your time. Our professional services will offer every company/business traveler the convenience of a dedicated and well-coordinated service team delivery, – both locally and internationally,  ensuring that your trip is a success. This cover everything from visa guidelines and visa applications, hotel bookings, tickets, conference invitations, travel insurance, and safe travel guidelines. All our services are available to business travelers from anywhere in East Africa.

With us, your staff/ business travelers will be accorded dedicate support by some of the most knowledgeable and experienced personnel in the travel industry— all of our domestic, international, and VIP-  consultants are highly tenured and experienced and offer unsurpassed customer service.

OVERVIEW

OUR APPROACH

Making arrangements for your planned business trip to the US, Canada, Europe, Middle East, China, or even within Africa can be very demanding especially when juggling between work, home, kids, and making sure that everything goes as planned. Getting everything right means you need the right planner by your side. Once our dedicated team has taken over the preparation, we will give you personalized corporate travel services.

Our approach to individual travel management combines the right people, processes, and technology to successfully support the unique needs that each travel program has

We take the time to get to know your travel needs from the very start, and we formulate a program that’s effective and reliable.

Whether your trip is purely business or attending a conference/event or just out there prospecting, our corporate travel solutions will take care of everything smoothly.

  • Where to start- where do I begin? That’s usually the giant in a room.
  • Visas- dedicate visa application team
  • Airlines –get only the best rates
  • Bags – how to handle your luggage
  • Hotels – the best hotel accommodation during your entire trip
  • Moving around – consultancy on how to make your stay comfortable
  • Airport transfers – pick-up and drop arrangements
  • Budget and Currency – smart money advice

What can La Mara Tourism do for your corporate travel program?

  • A dedicated team working round the clock; 24/7/365support for business travelers
  • Complete
  • Deliver expert corporate travel services
  • Monitor every travel itinerary from start to finish to ensure its 100% smooth travel
  • Help you with a consolidated trip policy for all your global locations
  • Monitor your travel spending to ensure cost-saving and value for business
  • Deliver high-touch VIP service for your high-level Executives
  • Provide the best online self-bookingand travel expense reporting technologies
  • Manage your group, meetings and incentive travel to ensure perfection for each trip

Conferences  

Organizing a conference or a team building event from the ground up requires a tremendous amount of forethought and data gathering. The entire process can take a couple of months depending on the size of the group, and without any experience, you can lose a lot of time over-thinking each little detail while overlooking more important issues.
Leveraging the power of our System Planner and connections, our Meetings and Conference solutions program is specifically designed to simplify the planning process, provide cost and time savings, increase attendance, delight attendees, and give you the right analytical tools to prove and improve the value of your events.
Our main objective is to work closely with the event organizers in making sure that there is seamless flow of task delivery and on time. Our support spans from start ramping-up, location identification, transportations and accommodations of delegates, planning on sites details and exhibition management plans.

What we will cover

  • Settle on a theme and Design the delegate journey
  • Identify your team and set roles
  • Settle on a date, venue and budget
  • Book the right venue
  • Select the right conference technology
  • Arrange people and services
  • Book speakers
  • Plan your agenda
  • Promotion
  • Prepare the venue
  • Stay on time

After the conference

  • Gather feedback
  • Follow up on conference themes/promises
  • Keep track of interested parties for the future

Team Building

Our Corporate Team Building Activities are inspired from travel, experience, art, cooking, adventure, music, engineering, sports, construction, movie making, treasure hunt, ramp shows, racing, whodunnit and many more…
Our Team Building Games for Work are fun and specially designed by our team building experts to ensure that your entire group is engaged in the activity at any given point of time. These Team Building Exercises focus on pertinent work place issues such as Communication, Feedback, Trust, Bonding, Team work, Creativity, Innovation, Collaboration, Big picture perspective, Motivation, High performance, Precision, Problem solving, Decision making, Conflict resolution, Negotiation, Project management, Competition, Accountability, Goal orientation and more…
Just let us know your expectations and our team will be glad to take it up, model it and package it in a way that will be awesome to your outdoor experience.

  • Zipline
  • Water Sports
  • Camping
  • Rock Climbing
  • Hiking

Events Solutions

Leveraging the power of System Planner and connections, our Meetings and Events solutions program is specifically designed to simplify the planning process, provide cost and time savings, increase attendance, delight attendees, and give you the right analytical tools to prove and improve the value of your events.

– Team building                                            – Social show and Concerts

– Conferences                                                – Conventions

– Workshops/Breakouts                             – Trade shows and Sales meetings

– Executive retreats                                      –  Award Galas

Meeting and event planning has never been more advanced. Our event management technology software solutions are a key component to our management and reporting process. Host exceptional meetings and events with streamlined processes and simplified registration for your event attendees, along with robust event reporting, quick onsite check-in and attendee management, and automated hotel block management.

To ensure a seamless coordination of events we have trusted partners; in Canada The Canadian Agency for Culture and Athletic

Event management solutions

Sourcing and contract negotiation:

We listen for your meeting objectives; research your meeting history, budget, and requirements, then take action:

  • Identify venues that meet or exceed your criteria
  • Cost reporting to keep you within established budget parameters
  • Facilitate the contracting process
  • Assist with hotel sourcing and selection
  • Communicate all decisions to venues on your behalf
  • Coordinate site inspections

· Negotiate rates and concessions

Room block management:

Simplify the registration process for your attendees and minimize attrition for your room blocks. This proactive process provides you with:

  • Passkey
  • Automated messaging protocols keep attendees informed
  • Checks and balances
  • Leave no room unoccupied
  • Rooming lists (A&D lists)
  • Triggers and deadline alerts

Meeting planning: You tie business objectives to your meeting strategy and we manage the logistics. Our services range from management of the entire process to filling a gap in your existing meeting team.

Registration services: Combining event registration, flights and hotel reservations in one system gives attendees real-time access to available flights and hotels in just a few clicks, and keeps all the information in one convenient location for reporting.

Strategic Partnerships:  You benefit from our established supplier relationships and gain preferred pricing on logistics, room gifts, recognition items, team building, and more.

Group Air: Streamline the planning, coordinating, and execution of your group travel requirements. Optimize savings by getting the best possible fares and gain control over spend and maximize your savings. Our consolidated data and reporting provides you with visibility, control and Duty of Care for all meeting attendees – your most valuable resources!