The home for all your global travel content needs
MarketPlace is how we give you unlimited access to our virtual world of specially-negotiated, aggregated and exclusive travel content from across the FCM global network. In an ever-changing landscape of air, hotel, car and rail fares, it can become overwhelming to navigate your options. That is why we have focused on making the complex, simple.
With such a wide variety of content available from multiple sources, there are never-ending options that best suit your business and your people, meaning you can always feel confident that you are seeing full availability.
MarketPlace is the solution that connects this complex world of travel content and applies some logic to it through streamlined technology which curates the most relevant options for your travel programme. MarketPlace leverages the greatest asset of our business, our people!
White Paper: Get with the programme
Rich content is at the core of any successful travel programme. It correlates directly to personalisation, traveller satisfaction, friction-less travel, compliance, and therefore ultimately cost savings.
Today’s evolving corporate travel landscape sees the sources of content fragmenting more than ever before. While in the first instance this appeals from the point of view of greater choice, the dangers of diminished visibility of total travel spend, lack of compliance and an inability to effectively support duty of care.
Our white paper ‘Get with the programme’ explores how to maintain control over your travel programme; facilitate a better travel experience for your employees while ensuring you tap into dynamic content sourcing for choice, flexibility and cost savings.
Why you need MarketPlace
Navigating multiple sources to find the travel content that is right for you can be time consuming and complex, that’s why we have created MarketPlace:
- A single place that aggregates all the content you could need or want
- MarketPlace makes it simple to search, book and pay your options
- Delivers the widest choice of globally negotiated fares from across our network giving unparalleled savings
- MarketPlace is supported by our content team and expert account managers to optimise this to your travel programme
What makes MarketPlace so different?
The Power of Negotiation
Our people are our strength
With one of the largest content teams in the industry, each member with at least 10 years experience on average within travel. Our experts’ sole purpose is to ensure you get the best savings for your business and the best experience for your people. The longer you are partnered with us the more we can get to know you and the needs of your business.
This means we are able to provide you with tailored content to your company’s key requirements, outcomes and demands. This personalised approach will drive savings across your travel programme and ensure happy travellers to increase booking compliance.
The Widest Choice
Options are integral to our offering
We offer you access to a worldwide network of airfares, hotels, car hire and rail meaning your business travel and stay options are unparalleled. We have seven ways of booking airfares along with adjustable thresholds to give you confidence that your booked travel is truly flexible. So there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to find the flights you need. Our hotel offering covers over 20 million hotel rates and access to our SmartSTAY programme. SmartSTAY brings over 3,000 specifically-chosen properties offering complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi and one additional value add as well as discounts on the best available rates. Car hire and rail are covered too with hundreds of flexible and integrated options.
The opportunities are endless
MarketPlace gives you unlimited access to our great content.
You will benefit from having the widest choice in the market with rates available in hundreds of destinations across the world and our aim is to make every seat and room available to you no matter where you are. With a team of 500+ travel experts, we constantly check and monitor these fares to ensure you are always ahead of the content curve.
Our NDC team is leading the way in future distribution and sit on several industry bodies to help shape the ways you can access content. We are at the forefront of new content decisions and this ensures we constantly evolve our content offering.