PANDO Corporate Travel Agency - Bussiness travel for corporate employees.
Our clients work with us to place their business travelers and relocating professionals in destinations around the world .We provide clents with access to our carefully vetted network partners, serviced apartment providers and Hotels that are available in 354 cities throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, across North & South America and Asia. Each of our partners is committed to providing quality serviced apartments or Hotels.
We are a company providing serviced apartments and corporate Accommodation . Serviced apartments are a relatively recent phenomenon. They are fully furnished flats that have similar amenities to hotel rooms and can be used for either short-term or longer-term stays, offering a more home-from-home type experience. Some of the main benefits of staying in a serviced apartment as opposed to a hotel room are that they offer on average 30% more space, more privacy, and are more cost-effective in terms of there being no extra hidden costs and fully equipped kitchens reduces meal expenses. According to The Apartment Service, serviced apartments are around 15 – 30% cheaper than hotel rooms, adding to their appeal to businesses and the discerning tourist alike. All the accommodations offered by us are thoroughly verified, detailed inspections are carried out the day before the accommodation, inspection forms are filled out, photo documentation is prepared.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES - TRANSFERS, IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE, SCHOOL SEARCH Aside from our main accommodation services we cater for all your workforce mobility needs to make your secondment process smoother. We can help you with corporate travel arrangements (including visas, work and residence permits, tenancy confirmations), family relocation, school research and more, so that you can feel at home wherever you go
THERE IS NO PLACE IN THE WORLD WHERE WE CANNOT FIND ACCOMMODATION FOR YOU We consistently provide our clients with corporate housing in even the most challenging and remote locations. Working with PANDO Corporate Travel Agency you will benefit from our trusted and verified global apartment base. We specialise in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas regions offering a wide variety of fully furnished, equipped and serviced apartments, Hotels or even houses – all depending on our client needs. When sourcing apartments, we always act in accordance with our prescribed standards of required services, equipment and safety. We go above and beyond our client’s expectations, so that the guest’s stay is safe, comfortable and stress-free. PANDO Corporate Travel Agency is a member of the European Relocation Association (EuRA) – a professional industry body for relocation providers and affiliated services.
Benefits of Serviced Apartments
Whether travelling for business or leisure, alone, with a group or with family serviced apartments can offer a lot of benefits:
Staying in a serviced apartment gives you the room to work, cook, relax and sleep and on average you can expect to enjoy 30% more space than an equivalent standard of hotel. A typical one bedroom service apartment is around twice the size of the average hotel room.
Value & Save on Longer Stays
Serviced apartment prices are typically 20% less than hotel rates of the same standard. There are no hidden extras (mini-bars, room service etc.) to be paid for either. And because the VAT reduces to 4% after 28 nights longer stays can offer further savings. Many providers also accommodate bookings for long term bookings which are required Monday to Fridays only to meet the need of corporate guests which can offer even further savings.
Location, Location Location!
Serviced apartments are situated in great locations. They can be found in every major city throughout the world. Located in the heart of many tourist destinations as well as important business districts enables serviced apartments to meet the needs of various consumer groups!
You are free to come and go as you wish, enabling you to do things to meet your own schedule. The availability of the facilities in the apartment mean you can cook whenever you wish, work whenever you need to work, and there’s the added space to entertain guests or hold business meetings all within your own private space and at times that suit. You can often find apartments with several bathrooms and bedrooms which branch off from one central living area, this can work well for families, colleagues or groups travelling together.
Cooking & Washing Facilities
Having your own kitchen is convenient, cost-effective and also great if you have special dietary requirements as you can self-cater. At the very least, serviced apartments have communal laundries, but most have their own washer and dryers giving you the option of doing your own laundry. Convenient and cost-saving!
Additional Facilities & Services
If facilities such as gyms, pools, concierge, restaurants or bars are part of your travel needs many serviced properties offer these and more, often rivalling the facilities offered by hotels. Serviced apartments make a great alternative!
Many properties offer the chance to order bespoke hampers or welcome packs for your arrival as well as the availability of shopping services where you can pre-select goods for delivery. Rather than spending lots on the in-room mini bar you can buy and keep whatever snacks and drinks you like.
Don’t dismiss apartments as being boring box rooms. There is an array of apartments available, from the budget to the luxury, with plush interiors and top quality furnishings. Apartments offer a fully equipped kitchen, high quality bed linen, towels and toiletries. First class home entertainment facilities are available with many offering Sky TV and entertainment packages.
Unlike hotels or similar accommodation types, serviced apartment providers offer free Wi-Fi to their guests as standard!
You can use the space in your apartment to host small business meetings around the dining table in your apartment. Some providers also have onsite meeting rooms or will assist you in booking external space as needed
Easy To Book
Providers offer their own online booking facilities as well as apartments being available via online booking agents.
Serviced apartments generally offer a greater degree of privacy. Apartments allow you to bypass the formalities and in many cases you simply can let yourself in and make yourself at home! A reduced maid service means your apartment can be kept clean but you can retain privacy without constant interruptions.
By their very nature, serviced apartments are private, self-contained accommodations. In addition you will find that they’re complete with 24 hour CCTV, secure entry and often around the clock security staff.
Home from home
Serviced apartments give you the home from home experience that you do not get in hotels or guest houses, you have the space, the room and the flexibility which is perfect for leisure or business travellers.
They are regulated
operator members providing serviced apartments can participate in the Quality Accreditation Programme which ensures they are compliant with core compliance of legal, health and safety requirements and good practice. It enables you to stay with confidence!