The Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) is urging travellers to reconsider all non-essential travel to China as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak.
Flight Centre Travel Group notes South African Airways’ cancellation of certain domestic and international flights on 21 January 2020.
The economic growth forecast for South Africa remains uncertain as we have weak investor sentiment and lingering policy uncertainty.
In 2019, we have seen technology flooding the market with a great number of technology companies entering the corporate travel market and a lot of TMC’s merging to try to combat the impact.
Eliminating wasteful expenditure is a key focus for most companies today. Many consider paying a travel expert to book a flight as unnecessary expenditure when it can be done online.
As a travel booker or business owner, it is your duty to ensure that these travellers don’t experience traveller friction when travelling for business and that if they do encounter these, that their travel insurance covers them for any issues that arise.
In this changing world, travel bookers need to make it a priority to keep up with the times to remain relevant. One of the challenges faced by travel bookers is ensuring that companies maximize their investment on business travel while, at the same time, ensuring the wellbeing of travellers on the road.
Technology is essential in making booking corporate travel more exciting and rewarding. Road warriors are looking for consumer technologies that are not just on a par with the technology they use for personal travel, but that surpasses it.
There has been no shortage of predictions about how advances in artificial intelligence and robotics will replace humans in all kinds of jobs.
Companies that spend heavily on business travel could see profits soar by as much as 47%. That is according to new research by the Harvard Business Review.
Smartphones and tablets travel with us everywhere and are an essential part of everyday life and with the growing trend towards workplace flexibly, businesses need mobile apps.
Oz Desai, GM Corporate Traveller, shares five of the questions most travel bookers have always wanted ask, and which could easily be answered by requesting the right report from your TMC.