Read the latest travel industry news and updates from around the globe
Most companies will only resume business travel if their organisation deems it safe to do so, according to the second poll in a multi-national ‘State of the Market’ study by Flight Centre Travel Group’s corporate travel division. The majority will also revamp their travel policies to reflect increased duty of care considerations post Covid-19.
As airlines start to prepare for increased capacity and borders open up, FCM customers are in safe hands thanks to its advanced travel technology solutions.
A lot has happened in a short span of time in 2020 since the COVID-19 global pandemic began. As people were forced to stay in and companies forced to halt operations worldwide, their attitude towards consuming travel also changed. Here is a look at how the buying behaviour of organisations is likely to change.
Travel program leakage is the bane of any travel program manager the world over. Before COVID-19 hit, businesses were seeing dollars and productivity hour’s march out the door as employees chose to book outside of the travel policy and expense claim back at a later date.
We sat down with Etihad’s Manager Ground Service Policy, Daniel Hards to chat about how Etihad is responding to the challenges of COVID-19, and how technology will play a part in the future airport experience for passengers.
We want you to feel confident that you have access to the latest COVID-19 information from suppliers, as well as reassurance that health and hygiene processes are in place. Our suite of award-winning online booking tools and apps are optimised to help you return to safe travel in the coming months.
Qantas and Jetstar will roll out a series of wellbeing improvements to give peace-of-mind in preparation for domestic travel restrictions easing. The ‘Fly Well’ program will be rolled out from 12 June.
Making sense of airline policies on booking changes and what's happening with credits is a challenge so we have summarised the current policies for the main Australian domestic carriers regarding credits on hold.
Our Lessons Learned from COVID-19 webinar saw hundreds of questions submitted. Some of the questions we can't answer just yet due to the fast-changing landscape, however where we can offer advice we are. Our primary focus right now is to start to prepare you and your business for when the skies open up for travel again!
We sat down (virtually of course) with MateCheck’s CEO Elise Hogan to learn more about how companies with a fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) or drive-in-drive-out (DIDO) workforce can help their employees stay connected during COVID-19.
There has been a call recently from certain travel industry bodies to eliminate Hotel RFPs for a year or more. This approach would see 2021 rates mirror those set for 2020, and no new negotiations until the 2022 season. FCM, together with 4th Dimension Consulting provide some perspectives on the topic.
As the impact continues to spread with no quick wins in clear sight, it is important to watch, listen and learn from each other to ensure we step-up and get-out of this storm to the best of our ability.