Informative tips and guidance to help simplify your business travel.
With safety and security of employees high on the agenda for many travel programs, we’ve created this Travel Risk Review 2020 2021 to summarize the risks in 2020 and what security risk levels look like for 2021
Innovation and efficiencies remain a top priority for FCM as we continue adapt to the new ways of business travel during COVID-19. Check out some of FCM’s technology tools and resources that are designed to deliver savings to your program.
It’s a new year, and a new opportunity to assess the status of your business travel program. Though there are still many unknowns surrounding COVID-19, it’s important to continue to identify opportunities for enhancement within your program so that when travel resumes, you’re ready.
It’s likely you have implemented an interim travel policy to cope with the disruption of COVID-19, however as the travel landscape starts to find a new sense of ‘normal’, it’s a good time to review and work on a revised version for 2021 and beyond. Discover how to refine your Travel Policy in 4 Simple Steps.
Finding the right TMC for your business is crucial for your travel program’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 travelers?
Wherever it is and whoever it’s for, you need your next event to captivate. Our specialized meetings & events division, FCM Meeting & Events, has lived the world of virtual events over the past few months and has picked up a couple of key tips to keep in mind when planning your next virtual gathering.
If you or your travelers are planning travel overseas, specifically to the EU, you may have concerns about Brexit. Brexit refers to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community. Check out our Brexit reference guide to familiarize yourself with what’s changed, what hasn’t, and what to expect when planning any upcoming business travel trips in this region.
COVID-19 made a tremendous impact in the meetings and events space in 2020, leaving many companies shuffling to quickly turn their live event into a virtual one. Now with 2021 in full swing, our specialized meetings & events division, cievents, is taking learnings over the past year and preparing for the shift into the world of hybrid events.
We’re committed to evaluating your specific travel trends, company culture, unique challenges and strengths, and other features of your program so that we can design and implement the most effective strategies to achieve your goals – ensuring all your savings opportunities have been explored.
FCM has partnered with corporate travel startup, Shep, to deliver health and safety messages across more than 1000 different booking sites, informing travelers about their company’s travel restrictions, health alerts and more.
A lot has happened in a short span of time in 2020 since the COVID-19 global pandemic began. As people were forced to stay in and companies forced to halt operations worldwide, their attitude towards consuming travel also changed. Here is a look at how the buying behavior of organizations is likely to change.
Airlines are taking great strides to adapt to the current environment and implement more stringent cleaning measures. Most North American airlines have CDC-approved cleaning policies in place, including disinfecting and cleaning surfaces in between each flight. Review the latest information here.