Flight Centre Business Travel adds first tech tools

Buying Business Travel | October 17, 2019

Flight Centre Business Travel adds first tech tools
Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT) has released a new online solution for booking and managing work trips that reflects the experience of a leisure booking platform.HelloFCBT has been developed to meet increasing demand from the company’s 2,000 SME-spend clients across the UK. Until now, customers were serviced purely offline via phone and email by local consultants at 20 offices nationwide.According to FCBT, the new digital platform complements its offline service offering, particularly for complex bookings or those clients who prefer to continue arranging travel via their dedicated consultant.

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Medical tourism has been gaining an important place in the globalized healthcare market. That of this research are to discover the possible methods in medical tourists to Joint Commission (JCI) accredited hospitals in Saudi Arabia and to measure the usefulness of mix on Saudi Arabian Medical tourism. The Non-probability purposive sampling technique was used in the study with 180 valid data samples are considered for analysis with 87.37% response rate.