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FCM has a solid global footprint. This means a home ground advantage in over 95 countries worldwide. We give local knowledge; on-the-ground support from dedicated travel managers; and after-hours assistance wherever you find yourself in the world.
Speaking with FCM Travel’s Global Safety & Risk Product Leader, Matthew DeMaris, we dive into some key developments happening in the travel risk management space, as well as some best practices companies can implement to ensure their risk management approach is built for the future.
FCM is on a mission to tackle corporate travel’s taboos. To get the industry talking about the areas of travel management that are a little prickly and usually avoided. And it just so happens that FESTIVE ROAD are too – that’s why we asked them to help us.
We’ve all been anxiously watching business travel trends and patterns for signs of recovery or a “return to normal.” However, as it’s been posited countless times before, we’re not going back to how it was…we’re going somewhere different.
Travel has always been a risky business. Especially if you have ever had to navigate international incidents, industrial action or adverse weather. Not surprising then that risk management and duty of care is so important.
How we communicate with each other has come a long way since email and SMS. And we’re not just talking about Zoom and Teams, but the way that we support and lift each other especially in times of a crisis.
As companies start to return to travel again, many will be thinking about how to limit the amount of business travel or have some visibility over who is travelling where.
Business travellers are at risk for mental health problems due to lack of sleep and poor diet, according to a global travel risk management company. International SOS reports that 30 percent of business travellers admit to suffering from these problems, and data shows the more flights and nights they are away from home, the more likely they are to quit their job within two years.
Travel managers across the world have shared their views on travel technology with GBTA and FCM. Among all the data that’s come from the research, it’s clear that travel technology has evolved and its role in travel programmes has changed.
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