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General Manager FCM, Melissa Elf recently travelled from Brisbane to Adelaide to see first hand what it’s like to fly during COVID-19. Check out how FCM's technology suite provided that extra comfort and reassurance along each stage of their journey.
Have you ever wondered how you would cope with Hotel Quarantine? It’s not something Flight Centre Travel Group’s Sales and Customer Experience Manager Deena Shanahan had thought of until she and her family were facing that exact scenario when moving interstate in August this year.
We booked General Manager FCM Australia Melissa Elf a plane ticket from Brisbane to Adelaide and got her to film the trip so you can have a front-row seat and experience what it’s like to fly in a COVID-19 world.
What (and how) should I budget for 2021? 2020 has had a huge impact on so many areas, and finance has not been immune to it. Businesses of all sizes have had immense pressure to continually reforecast budgets with each major announcement made as a result of COVID-19.
Nervous trepidations or confidently excited? What’s going on inside the mind of your travellers right now. Now that some borders are opening up, businesses have started to test the water of business travel – but how are travellers feeling about returning to the skies and roads?
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.