After a pause of business travel, FCM and GBTA felt it was time to assess the state of technology used in travel programmes to see how, if at all, needs have changed. In a joint piece of research, we surveyed travel managers across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific to explore how technology has changed the travel manager’s role and the travel programme-to-TMC relationship.
Travel is back with earnest. With COVID travel restrictions rapidly disappearing around the world, it wasn’t long until travellers returned in their droves to airports and hotels. However, with inflation at a high, some borders opening later than others and employment constraints across the travel industry, the recovery hasn’t been without its challenges.
With Asian markets gradually easing restrictions and reopening borders, the analysts at FCM Consulting have drilled into the data to help you gain a broader understanding of what is happening in the business travel marketplace and how it can affect you.
With safety and security of employees high on the agenda for many travel programmes, we’ve created this Travel Risk Review 2021 - 2022 to summarise the risks in 2021 and what security risk levels look like for 2022.
What's next for business travel? While there is no one-size-fits-all approach, we want to remove the confusion and guesswork from your travel programme decisions. That’s why we have collated this guide full of information and advice from our experts.
Download our guide to learn more about the developments within the NDC space and its impact on your travel programme.
Safety and Risk playbook for travel managers in 2021. Make a complex landscape simple again.
Last year, we conducted our State of the Market Report which surveyed 1,600 business travel managers, bookers and travellers to gauge their feelings on the outlook of business travel. Now, we’re taking a look back to see how these stats held up.
Understanding how modern airline distribution can take off in a unique travel market like China is not straightforward, with its fair share of challenges and opportunities, collaborators and contenders, regulations and loopholes. Download FCM's white paper, 'What will it take for NDC to fly in China' to gain a better perspective of NDC in China
Business travel is growing again as a new generation of travellers and travel buyers comes to the fore. One of the main factors in this growth has been the sector’s adoption of technology. To assess whether your travel technology meets the needs of your organisation, start by asking yourself these questions...
Many companies underestimate the task and end up spending way too much time, money, or both. Read on for 3 tell-tale signs that you should consider outsourcing your business travel management.