The new trend of Corporate trips Borders between work and personal time continue blurring, and so do borders between business and leisure trips. High tech nomads working from sea front rooms in Marrakech, cooperate with white collar businessmen in Manhattan. No one can tell when it is exactly business or exactly leisure. Because it is never the one or the other exclusively. Bleisure travel, the new trend of corporate trips.… Read More »Bleisure Travel
How should your corporation travel during COVID19? Some borders are closed. Many flights schedules have been slashed. A lot of us are postponing the trips we’d been looking forward to. Safety is the first priority. But should corporate trips stop? Certainly not. When important, they should be done but always strictly controlled and certainly limited. Safe corporate trips during COVID19 is an objective. Avoiding (but certainly not stopping) trips until… Read More »Safe Corporate Trips during COVID19
2020 was a rather challenging year for the whole planet. We faced unprecedented situations that no one could predict. And the main victim were human lives. What can be worse than that? It made us all reconsider the fundamentals of life. It made us think what really matters and what is our role. What should we pay attention to and what are the moments that are really precious. 2021 begins… Read More »Christmas wishes from Figame.com CEO
Selecting a Corporate travel agency is the most important 3rd party selection you have to do for your company. Corporate travel (T&E) is the second largest controllable expense after payroll*. It is not an easy decision to make. A large number of companies conduct travel RFPs every one or two years. Corporate travel agency is not just any travel agency. It is not leisure tourism. Corporate travel management companies need… Read More »In 10 steps – How to select the next travel management agency for your company…
From booking flights, to payroll and insurance programs for employees, there is a lot to consider when making the next years budget. It is then when you realize (again) that more than 10% of your company’s expenses are corporate trips *. That means that there is plenty that can slip through the net.“Can’t we just buy online from the carriers’ site? Can’t we buy hotels from Booking.com and get rid… Read More »Why should YOU use a Corporate Travel Agency?
18 month will be needed for the full return of Corporate Trips volume in Greece and Cyprus! Corporate travel is confronted with the nightmarish consequences of COVID-19 Companies have stopped their business trips almost completely, for about 3 months now and the industry is suffering. Huge cuts are foreseen and a large contraction of Greek travel companies in the field of corporate travel. The damage has already been done. It… Read More »When will corporate trips restart?
Greece conducted more that 6,500 tests for Covid-19 at airports across the country on the first day it re-opened its borders to travelers on Wednesday, with the first 250 samples coming out negative, airport and health authorities said on Thursday. But what happens if you do come down with Covid-19 while you are on holiday in Greece? According to guidelines issued by the National Public Health Organization (EODY) and the health ministry the following applies: – Once a visitor feels unwell… Read More »What Happens If I Get Covid-19 on My Holidays in Greece?