Flight Centre Travel Group is planning to launch its Stage and Screen TMC brand in the UK.
The Australian company, which already operates FCM Travel Solutions and Corporate Traveller in the UK market, said it planned to introduce the Stage and Screen brand to the UK during the next 12 months.
Stage and Screen Travel Services, which currently operates in Australia, New Zealand and North America, specialises in providing corporate travel to those working in the entertainment, sport, film, TV, fashion and media sectors. The Travel Management Company: An agency which manages business travel for a company. was created in Australia in 1995 and was purchased by Flight Centre in 1999.
Flight Centre confirmed its intention to launch Stage and Screen in the UK in a trading update to investors. The move is part of the company’s expansion plans during its 2015/16 financial year, which begins in July. Flight Centre did not give further details.
The company also said that it planned to launch its Campus Travel corporate brand in the US and to expand its business travel services to three new US cities: Raleigh in North Carolina, Orange County in California and “possibly” Minneapolis or Detroit.
Flight Centre is also planning to introduce instore travel clinics in its UK leisure travel agencies with the first one due to open imminently at its hyperstore in Kensington, London. The clinics will provide travel-related medical and vaccination advice.