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Articles tagged “flight centre”

Coronavirus

Travel Firms Owe $2.7 Billion Worth of UK Covid Loans

The ongoing publication by the Bank of England of a list of companies with outstanding debts is a reminder of how deeply impacted the travel industry has been by coronavirus.

Travel Firms Owe $2.7 Billion Worth of UK Covid Loans

Business Travel

Comparing Corporate Travel’s Biggest Agencies Before and After the Pandemic

New shapes and sizes for 2022, certainly, but more importantly a new set of priorities that may be a cause for concern for the smaller agencies left on the playing field.

Comparing Corporate Travel’s Biggest Agencies Before and After the Pandemic

Business Travel

Amex GBT Breaks Out of Its Partnership With Lola

The pandemic has taken its toll on many businesses, but relationships also falter in times of stress.

Amex GBT Breaks Out of Its Partnership With Lola

Business Travel

Culture Coaches Being Hired to Help Remote Workers in Dispersed Locales

Yet another business risk that wasn’t really present before the pandemic: the challenge of bridging the gap between so many different nationalities.

Culture Coaches Being Hired to Help Remote Workers in Dispersed Locales

Business Travel

Corporate Travel Agencies Restructure to Gain Edge for Recovery

Agencies are getting back on their feet, but can they prove to corporate customers they’ve still got what it takes to reboot their travel programs?

Corporate Travel Agencies Restructure to Gain Edge for Recovery

Business Travel

Saudi Arabia Businesses May Finally Adopt Digital Travel Booking Due to Pandemic

You can't change culture overnight, but there could be opportunities for corporate travel agencies to make their mark — if they're willing to take the kingdom's ambitious modernization plan seriously.

Saudi Arabia Businesses May Finally Adopt Digital Travel Booking Due to Pandemic

Business Travel

Marketing Overseas Business Trips Is Proving to Be an Interminably Hard Sell

You can't fault FCM Travel for testing the waters with a promotion at this point in the pandemic, but this attempt doesn't look like it will take off.

Marketing Overseas Business Trips Is Proving to Be an Interminably Hard Sell

Business Travel

Amex GBT Pushes Ahead Into Automated Bookings With a Chatbot Acquisition

This deal makes sense. With fewer consultants on the horizon, use some tried-and-tested artificial intelligence to take the strain and help employees book their own tickets.

Amex GBT Pushes Ahead Into Automated Bookings With a Chatbot Acquisition

Business Travel

Are Amex GBT’s UK Layoffs the Start of Much Larger Cuts Across Corp Travel Agencies?

These eventual cuts will be as good an indicator as any of the pandemic's impact on corporate travel volumes for 2021. Other agencies, in other regions with less strict employment legislation, may not be that far behind.

Are Amex GBT’s UK Layoffs the Start of Much Larger Cuts Across Corp Travel Agencies?

Business Travel

Travel Agencies Scoop Up Laid-Off Agents With New Consulting Divisions

Corporate travel agencies spot a potentially lucrative side hustle by utilizing displaced agents. And why not?

Travel Agencies Scoop Up Laid-Off Agents With New Consulting Divisions