FCM's corporate travel white papers address the most pressing topics in managed business travel today. Written by industry experts and members of the FCM team, you'll find tips on choosing a new TMC, updating your travel policy, the latest tech and more.
When the idea was conceived back in late 2015, the brief for Sam was clear: create a mobile application for both Apple’s App Store and Google Play that will put business travellers' needs first and put all the information, documentation and advice they need in one place in a fun, friendly, informal and easy-to-use way.
Corporates’ duty of care to ensure the health, safety and well-being of their employees, wherever they work, is a legal requirement in many countries. So what should travel managers be doing to meet every-increasing duty of care obligations to mitigate travel risk?
Blockchain came into existence in 2009 as the original source code for Bitcoin. Initially associated with cryptocurrency, over the last five years businesses and industries have started to recognise the potential of blockchain technology.
Corporate buyers and bookers have long been the focus for business travel tech development - while travellers are often overlooked. Find out why mobile technology and chatbots are now crucial...
Smartphones and tablets are a necessity in the business travel space and most will have multiple travel apps downloaded on them in order to smooth their journey. Apps have filled the gap for savvy travellers to book and update travel itineraries on the move.
Today, 85% of travel and hospitality professionals already use AI in their businesses, mainly within their IT functions. By 2021, 60% plan to use it for marketing and by 2022 56% of businesses would be willing to embrace an artificial travel agent.
More data has been created in the past two years than in the entire history of the world. By 2020, about 1.7 megabytes per second of new information will be created for every human being on the planet using 50 billion connected devices.
As a new generation of travel buyers and travellers comes to the fore, business travel is adopting more technology - but does the tech meet the needs of the changing business traveller demographic?
Behavioural economics combines insights from psychology, judgement, decision making and economics to generate a more accurate understanding of human behaviour - but how does it affect business travel?
In business travel, global doesn’t always mean global. The corporate buyer has alternatives to the single TMC relationship. Not all TMCs have in-country teams like FCM. Many TMCs work with local partners or franchises in select markets.