We've got all the latest industry news from the business travel sector, including airline and hotel news, government updates and all the latest tech developments that impact the world of corporate travel.
The UK Department of Transport has confirmed that all international arrivals to England, including UK nationals, are required to present a negative COVID-19 test result from 11 January 2021.
Finding the right TMC for your business is crucial for your travel programme’s success. But once the selection process is complete, how do you ensure a smooth transition between your incumbent and your new TMC, whilst ensuring minimal impact on your travellers?
Some of the biggest names in air travel are offering full refunds on any tickets booked with them over the coming months. We’ve rounded up some of the most flexible airlines below to help you book your next business trip with confidence.
Insightful reporting that is accompanied by expert analysis also mitigates common travel pain points around traveller visibility; travel risk management; ability to demonstrate ROI; and booking leakage. Here are the five hallmarks of great travel reporting.
What (and how) should I budget for 2021? 2020 has had a huge impact on so many areas, and finance has not been immune to it. Businesses of all sizes have had immense pressure to continually reforecast budgets with each major announcement made as a result of COVID-19.
Nervous trepidations or confidently excited? What’s going on inside the mind of your travellers right now. Now that some borders are opening up, businesses have started to test the water of business travel – but how are travellers feeling about returning to the skies and roads?
At FCM, our duty of care offering is a blend of cutting edge technology built with your traveller’s safety in mind, backed by the expertise of our people. From before you’ve booked a trip to after you’ve returned home we’re there to support you every step of the way.
As lockdowns start to lift and companies begin their journey back to business, what does the future of travel risk management look like? And how can Travel Managers ensure the foundations are in place for a safe return to business travel?
Rethinking how travel technology will help drive post-Covid recovery is more important than ever before. FCM is working closely with industry partners like Amadeus, one of the world’s largest travel technology companies, to develop solutions that will support the changing travel needs of businesses.
If you’re planning to take public transport in England, you’ll now need to make sure you’ve got a face covering ready. For those continuing to use public transport, we’ve collated the below FAQs to answer any questions you may have.
This morning our Chief Executive Marcus Ekland spoke with Dominic O'Connell on Radio 4's today programme regarding the impact of the governments proposed 14 day quarantine on travellers returning to the UK.
There has been a call recently from certain travel industry bodies to eliminate Hotel RFPs for a year or more. This approach would see 2021 rates mirror those set for 2020, and no new negotiations until the 2022 season. FCM, together with 4th Dimension Consulting provide some perspectives on the topic.