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Change isn't easy. There's technical and human elements to consider. The technical part, a new system or process, is relatively easy to figure out. But human behaviour and habits? That's more difficult.
Remember the days before COVID? Even though we like to look at the pre-COVID era as a time of calm and stability, the truth is that even before COVID-19, the global workforce was undergoing a sea change.
The Holy Month is set to start any day now, and whilst we may be familiar with the traditions held in the UAE, it’s important to educate yourself on being a smart traveller and what to expect while travelling during Ramadan. Despite there being a reduction in traveller activity around the world currently, here are our top tips for travelling during Ramadan.
UK government introduces traffic light system for international travel during COVID-19. Travel updates from FCM Travel
Vaccinations against COVID-19 have started at a differing pace around the world. The approval and roll-out of more vaccines is largely seen as a positive step for the return of business travel but it’s only part of the story, and there is still much that we do not know.
Fifty percent of organisations have begun travelling again, but with stipulations, according to the third phase of the ‘State of the Market’ survey by global TMC, FCM Travel.
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.
Wherever it is and whoever it’s for, you need your next event to captivate. Our specialized meetings & events division, cievents, 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.
As the impact continues to spread with no quick wins in clear sight, it is important to watch, listen and learn from each other to ensure we step-up and get-out of this storm to the best of our ability.
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.
During these challenging times a company’s culture is truly put to the test. Those with a genuinely strong employee culture who ‘walk the talk’ will now see their commitment return dividends.
There is no crystal ball to tell us when exactly travel will return, or what we can definitively expect to change, but we know that heightened hygiene measures stemming from Covid-19 will be a critical part of travel moving forward.