Singapore, 28 April 2016 - FCM Travel Solutions, a leading corporate travel management company, has appointed Ying Communications as its PR agency for Singapore and Malaysia. The retainer commenced on 1 April 2016.
FCM Travel Solutions is the flagship corporate travel business of the publicly listed and globally iconic travel group Flight Centre Travel Group which employs more than 20,000 globally and a total turnover of $17.6 Billion.
Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, the FCM Travel Solutions brand was launched to market in June 2004. Today FCM Travel Solutions is a top 5 global travel management company operating a global network in more than 90 countries and managing the travel programs for some of the world’s leading corporate brands. Our portfolio of clients includes a broad selection of multi-national, national, regional and local companies across every industry and specialisation.
As an award-winning travel management company, FCM is transforming the business of travel through their empowered and accountable people who deliver a high level of service. Complementing this is a comprehensive technology suite bringing a wide range of solutions for Duty of Care, data reporting and traveller’s security.
FCM has been in Singapore since 2005 via a partner network, and in 2007, became a wholly owned entity. FCM has also been present in Malaysia since 2005, and became a wholly managed entity since 2015. It currently uses Singapore as its regional hub into the rest of the region. Over the last three years, it has grown its team to more than 220 employees today.
“FCM is delighted to partner Ying Communications, a leading B2B agency in Singapore. As a top travel management agency in the world, FCM prides itself for the personalised service and customised solutions we deliver to our customers, locally, regionally and globally. We recognise that Ying Communications shares the same business ethos and we are very much looking forward to tapping their expertise and network to grow our mindshare in this exciting market,” said Bertrand Saillet, General Manager, FCM Travel Solutions – Southeast Asia.
By 2025, 32 per cent of all world airline traffic is expected to originate from Asia. Strong economic growth will continue to act as a major stimulus for airline demand in Asia, as business and leisure travellers respond to fast-growing economic activity and income levels. Passenger flows within Asia will experience the fastest rate of growth in the world, with routes between major European economies and Asia to generate substantive expansion.
“The corporate travel management market in Asia is growing fast and there is a definite need for professional corporate travel management services. We are thrilled to be working with FCM to bring our B2B communications capabilities to bear towards their aim of becoming the leading corporate management travel company in Asia,” said Naeema Ismail, General Manager, Ying PR.
About Ying Communications
Ying Communications – which comprises of Ying PR and Ying Marketing – was founded by Allan Tan and Yeap Yin Ching, a husband-and-wife team with combined marketing and PR expertise gained from in-house roles at Singapore Airlines, IBM and Shell Eastern Petroleum. They started Ying Communications in May 2001 to provide integrated B2B communications services to companies in highly technical industries.
The company has a team of 35 today who are defined by their love of all things B2B. Ying Communications’ PR retainer clients include industry giants and growing companies including Airbus, BENEO, Cargill, Cognizant, Commvault, CyberSource, and Tableau, among others. Visit: www.yingcomms.com.
Ying Communications is owned by Ying Pte Ltd, which also owns sister agency, True Worth Consultants, another B2B communications consultancy. True Worth’s PR and marketing clients include Dassault Systèmes, EMC, Oracle and Red Hat. Visit: www.trueworth.com.sg.
FCM Marketing and Public Relations Contact
Tel: +65 6593 4452
For more information, please contact Ying Communications:
Jeremy Foo, Tel: +65 9786 5584
Fatin Filzah, Tel: +65 9833 4803