Our MD for FCM Asia recently spoke with Web in Travel on our competitive edge in business travel, and how we are blending the best of online and offline by investing in new tech to enhance our travellers' experience. Read on for an excerpt of the interview.
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.
Travel managers needs the systems and analytics to mine the available data and translate those insights into actions that will drive savings. It’s the data that enables the travel manager to see the bigger picture. But how do you turn the insight the data can provide into actual savings? Read on for more...
Both TMCs and businesses with large hotel spends face the challenge to gather their figures and data to secure the best possible accommodation for their travellers and rates for their employers. But buying is no longer just about negotiating corporate rates with hotels. Here are some trends to look out for.
Technology and innovation now rank fourth in Travel managers’ biggest challenges for 2019. So, what are the essential technology tools in a travel management programme? Read on to find out more.
At this point in time all travellers and members of the FCM community have been marked safe; but we are continuing to monitor whereabouts and the safety of our travellers, our staff and our partners in the area.
Step-by-Step Guide included! The shift in traveller priorities alone is justification for travel policies to adapt and become more flexible. Building greater flexibility into the range of products available to travellers can actually increase compliance.
Most travel management programs in Asia are designed for large corporations. So, in theory, SMEs are missing out. Or are they? Read on to find out how SMEs can approach business travel management to make the most out of it.
Essentially, Artificial Intelligence performs computing tasks that previously required human assistance, enabling computers to make relevant responses to specific questions or requests.
There have been a few changes to the previous version and there are now restrictions on citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen from entering the US.
Although new research has found that 93% of travellers find work-related travel to be a positive overall, with 80% saying it boosted their productivity, it’s another matter altogether when the gremlins show up. They also say you can’t teach an old dog (or in this case a regular business traveller) new tricks, but we’re going to have a go nonetheless.
Frequent business travellers simply don’t have enough time to adjust before they are on the way again. Luckily, there a few ways to manage jet lag, allowing you to feel better and get on with business sooner...