FCM Connect: Connected Business Traveller

| October 6, 2017

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HUB enhances the online experience by providing resources and quick links designed to suit business travellers. Travellers can seek pre-trip approval, view their confirmed bookings and travel requests, receive alert notifications, check in online and view their itinerary whilst on the go using their Mobile plus process their expense claims in their spare time while travelling.

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Travel Factor

Travel Factor was founded in 2006 when a group of young urban professionals realized the need for an organization dedicated to promoting and providing affordable trips for fellow city slickers and urbanites. From a humble beginning of small surf trips to San Juan, La Union, the same group has explored and is continuously combing the Philippines for alternative destinations. Today, Travel Factor (TF) has grown to be one of the biggest adventure tour providers in the country.

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6 tips & tricks for planning business travel

Article | February 25, 2020

There are many hints out there for how to get the most out of your business travel, thousands if not millions of tips and tricks. That’s why this condensed list of 6 is what we’ve found most useful when planning your first, second, hundredth or with the way society is now, millionth business trip….think about the carbon footprint for that though.

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Impact of coronavirus on the travel industry

Article | February 29, 2020

Since first being identified in late-2019 in the Wuhan region of China, coronavirus COVID-19 has spread to dozens of countries around the world. The virus primarily passes from one person to others during coughing or sneezing. The time between exposure and the onset of symptoms is around five days. There is currently no vaccine or treatment. The outbreak is inevitably having an enormous impact on the travel industry, ranging from hotel and cruise ship quarantines to airlines halting flights in some regions.

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The best guess for the future of travel is just a guess

Article | April 16, 2020

Over the past few days, I've looked at a few dozen travel industry predictor graphs, from a number of very credible sources. Below, I've compiled them all onto one graph to create the last predictor you need to understand for the next few weeks. I can say with almost certainty that one, or a combination of these is going to be quite accurate. What’s the point here? The point here is that there is no point. Nobody knows what will happen next week, never mind three years from now.

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Here’s What Will Happen Next to Corporate Airfares

Article | April 7, 2020

To paint a picture of what corporate airfares will look like once planes return to the skies is becoming more difficult by the day — if not impossible. Airlines, for one, have more pressing matters to deal with as they fight for survival during the ongoing crisis. Most in the U.S. will be working through the fine print of the $2 trillion U.S. stimulus package that throws them a lifeline of $50 billion in grants and loans. Other carriers, particularly in Europe and Asia, have already downsized and furloughed most of their workforce and are now turning to refinancing. Cases in point include Air France-KLM, which is now looking for $6.5 billion in state-backed loans, while last week Singapore Airlines revealed it had secured $13 billion in new funding.

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Travel Factor

Travel Factor was founded in 2006 when a group of young urban professionals realized the need for an organization dedicated to promoting and providing affordable trips for fellow city slickers and urbanites. From a humble beginning of small surf trips to San Juan, La Union, the same group has explored and is continuously combing the Philippines for alternative destinations. Today, Travel Factor (TF) has grown to be one of the biggest adventure tour providers in the country.

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