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On 9 June's Travel Meet Asia session on 'Travel Managers' New Priorities', we explore some of the ways we see travel managers’ priorities shifting post-COVID.
Apps which were once optional has now become a necessity. Amongst the sea of apps out there, many altruistic ones have also emerged from the pandemic and gained traction; move over Zoom and Tik Tok, here are our top picks among these do-good apps.
As an extension of FCM’s continued commitment in the Duty of Care space in 2021 in readying travellers to get back on the runway, we have kicked off the year with two strategic partnerships with the goal to provide end-to-end integrated service capabilities to customers.
Vaccinations against COVID-19 have started at a differing pace around the world. The approval and roll-out of more vaccines is largely seen as a positive step for the return of business travel but it’s only part of the story, and there is still much that we do not know.
Effective travel management lies in knowing when to use the various tools at your disposal – when to ‘do it yourself’, when to use an Online Booking Tool (OBT) and when to turn to your trusted Travel Management Company (TMC).
Although the primary function of a TMC is to arrange business travel, the value of working with a TMC goes far beyond the functional. A TMC can provide the same level of knowledge and expertise as a lawyer or accountant does in their professional field.
As business travel represents a significant cost for companies, making sure it’s effective and productive increasingly means investing in your traveller’s wellbeing.
The value of working with a TMC can be quantified in many ways, from cost savings, user satisfaction and traveller safety to time-saving processes, greater visibility of spend and even employee engagement. So where does the TMC fit in, and how can travel managers ensure they leverage maximum value from its TMC relationship? Read on for 5 tips to ensure those outcomes.
We know that a web interface will not always be the way a client wants to access their data. Not all of our customers in the future will want to log into a reporting platform to see their data.
Business travel programme data is not only about your hotel bookings, flight tickets and transfer journeys.
The advantage of having the highest quality clean data is that you have instant access to quick actionable elements of your programme to better shape your travel spend.
There is no point having copious amounts of data if you can’t check it continuously and whenever the need arises.