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Fifty percent of organizations have begun traveling again, but with stipulations, according to the third phase of a global ‘State of the Market’ survey by Flight Centre Travel Group’s corporate brands.
Flight Centre Travel Group’s (FCTG) corporate business has delivered a record amount of new accounts during a challenging period for the travel industry.
At FCM Travel Solutions, equal rights are central to the way we operate. We are committed to having a diverse workforce and as a global player in the travel industry, we have the opportunity to lead the way and help bring about change to this sector.
The World’s Leading Travel Management Company Award rounds off a year that has been enormously challenging for the business travel sector due to the impact of Covid-19. However, FCM has still remained committed to winning and implementing new customers, as well as investing in new technology solutions and enhancing duty of care support for clients throughout the crisis.
I wanted to share with you the news that FCM Travel Solution’s parent company, Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), has secured AUD $900 million in additional funding (through a capital raising and new debt facilities) to further strengthen its balance sheet and liquidity position and prepare for further growth once the prevailing business climate improves.
Corporate travel startup, Shep, is helping address the Coronavirus COVID-19 challenge by giving their emergency notification service, Shep Notify, away for free.
Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) Americas has announced that FCTG Mexico President Manuel Viñas will be retiring at the end of July 2020. Current Head of FCM Latin America, Maren Hanschke has been appointed to succeed him and will assume his responsibilities effective March 1, 2020. Viñas will continue to collaborate and assist with the transitioning, and various projects through to his departure on July 31st.
FCM Travel has made a minority investment in Shep, the award-winning browser extension technology that assists companies with better management of travel purchased outside of their corporate travel policies.
FCM Travel Solutions and parent company Flight Centre Travel Group have become the first global travel management company to achieve NDC Level 4 certification by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), currently the highest level of IATA’s NDC certification program.
FCM Travel Solutions is one of the first major global travel management companies to achieve the coveted TMC Elite level within the SAP Concur Partner Program for TMCs. TMC Elite partner level reflects FCM’s continued focus on delivering the best possible levels of service and experience across the industry’s leading solutions.
Approximately 18% of the world’s population has no access to electricity - which equates to 1.4 billion people living in the dark. Our latest initiative is to partner with Solar Buddy, a charity dedicated to illuminating the future of those living in energy poverty.
FCM Travel Solutions’ friendly and intuitive chatbot travel app, Sam, has been awarded for the ‘best user experience’ at the 2019 Mumbrella Travel Marketing Awards in Sydney.