For eight years in a row FCM Travel Solutions has been named the World’s Leading Travel Management Company at the World Travel Awards.
Hosted by Sky Sports presenter Ela Clark, this year’s prestigious Grand Final Gala Ceremony was held at the unrivalled Pátio da Galé in Lisbon. Competition was fierce, with FCM up against the likes of American Express Global Business Travel, BCD Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Corporate Travel Management who were all contending for the title ‘World’s leading Travel Management Company’.
Scott Alboni, FCM’s Global Marketing Manager, attended the prestigious evening event to accept the award on behalf of the 97 countries that make up the FCM travel Solutions network. The award recognises the commitment to excellence FCM has demonstrated over the past 12 months.
Marcus Ekland, Global Managing Director, FCM commented “I am extremely proud of the collective contributions of all FCM colleagues in this achievement. The passion and commitment of our people is at the heart of what makes us a successful organisation.” Adding “It is no small feat in achieving this award and shows FCM’s continued commitment in delivering exemplary services to our clients."
In Asia, FCM continues to grow its presence, with offices in 18 countries across the region. Focused on driving business and digital transformation, the business reported a 540% revenue increase in this region at the end of FY2017. The company also saw a 25% increase in customer acquisition. “We are proud to be recognised as the Word’s Leading Travel Management Company for the eighth year running. This award is a true testament to the the hard work and commitment of our teams across the globe,” said Bertrand Saillet, Managing Director of FCM Travel Solutions Asia. “We are also humbled by the recognition given by our clients, our peers and our partners. We will continue to strive for service excellence, innovate and transform our travel programs through leading technology to deliver exemplary services to our clients.”
The World Travel Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry and is acknowledged as the ultimate travel accolade. Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide.