Hosted by Sky Sports presenter Ela Clark, this year’s prestigious Grand Final Gala Ceremony was held at the unrivalled Pátio da Galé in Lisbon. Competition was fierce, with FCM up against the likes of American Express Global Business Travel, BCD Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Corporate Travel Management who were all contending for the title ‘World’s leading Travel Management Company’.
Marcus Eklund, FCM’s Global Managing Director said, “I am extremely proud of the collective contribution of all FCM colleagues in this achievement. The passion and commitment of our people is at the heart of what makes us a successful organisation.”
General Manager for FCM Travel Solutions Australia Melissa Elf thanked her team and their customers, and said FCM Australia was thrilled to retain the award for another year.
“Firstly I would like to thank our people for a year of hard work and dedication, and I would also like to thank all of our customers for their business. Our partnerships with them are highly valued,” Melissa said. “To hold onto this award for eight years running is a massive achievement. For FCM Australia this award comes on the back of a solid year of growth, commitment to client servicing, as well as significant time and resources that have been put into technology development and innovation.
“FCM Australia has been focusing on looking at new and innovative technology solutions for clients that have bespoke travel needs. We’re seeing some excellent outcomes, so it’s wonderful to have received this accolade as recognition for another year of achievement.
The World Travel Awards celebrates and rewards excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry and is acknowledged as the ultimate travel accolade. Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, which have recognised the commitment to excellence FCM has demonstrated over the past 12 months.