FCm Travel Solutions is celebrating
|Issued by: Gillian Gamsy International|
[Johannesburg, 1 October 2014]
FCm Travel Solutions has won Africa's Leading Business Travel Agency Award for the second consecutive year at the World Travel Awards last month. And what's more, on Monday, 13 October the company will be celebrating its 10th birthday.
"What a fabulous birthday present to receive as we turn 10," says Melanie Walljee, managing director, FCm Travel Solutions South Africa. "To be nominated as the best on the continent is a pleasure and privilege that we are exceptionally proud of. By working with our industry partners over the past 10 years, we have been able to create genuine savings by customising travel programs to suit the individual needs of each and every client. Our focus is on negotiating the right deals for our client's business and providing personal service through small, dedicated teams."
Travel teams throughout FCm's global network, which spans 89 countries, are reflecting on 10 years of growth and amazing milestones. Recognised as the fifth-largest travel management company in the world, FCm is the flagship global corporate travel brand of the Flight Centre Travel Group.
During the week commencing Monday,13 October , not only will 10 successful years be celebrated by FCm but all the travel companies in the 25 countries in the Middle East and Africa region, will be convening in Cape Town for a conference.
A brief snapshot of FCm's milestones over the past decade, includes:
* Major acquisitions for FCm as part of FCTG including China Comfort Travel in Beijing, Friends Globe Travels Limited India, Bannockburn Travel Management Chicago, Garber Travel Service, Boston, Air Services International Singapore and Travelplan Corporate , Dublin
FCm's Global Leader, Gregory Lording, says he is proud to be working within a company that values its employees, is always focused on the customer, and maintains a progressive attitude to change.
"Our people and our customers are at the heart of everything we do ... and even though we have our eye on where we need to be in another 10 years, and what technology we'll need to service our customers with by 2024, it is the people who work within this company that play a major role in carrying us forward." FCm currently employs a team of over 6 500 travel industry professionals across the globe.
Additional notes: FCm Travel Solutions: www.fcmtravel.co.za
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