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Travel Management

 May 23, 2011
FCm Strengthens Presence In Asia With New Korean Partner

 Global travel and expense management consultancy FCm Travel Solutions continues to grow its service capabilities in Asia with a new partner agreement in Korea. FCm has announced a new partnership with Sharp Travel, a major corporate travel and event management specialist that is headquartered in Seoul.

Established in 1992 as a subsidiary of Sharp Inc, Sharp Travel offers corporate clients an end-to-end business travel solution and is regarded as one of Asia's most experienced and well connected travel companies.

Sharp Travel is a meetings, incentives, conference and event services (MICE) specialist and has extensive experience in managing incentive travel for large multinational companies to a host of international destinations.

FCm's general manager Asia, Suyin Lee said she was delighted to welcome Sharp Travel to the growing FCm network.

"The addition of Sharp Travel to FCm's global network will significantly strengthen our service capabilities with a team of travel industry professionals that are well trained in providing efficient and responsive business travel services from ticketing and reservations to account management, reporting, airfare routing expertise and MICE services," Ms Lee said.

"Sharp Travel is renowned for its professionalism and attention to detail with services such as VIP executive and meet and greet airport services all part of their dedicated business travel experience they offer to clients."

Ms Lee said Sharp Travel brought to the network a team of more than 65 employees across 12 cities in Korea as well as a large portfolio of multinational clients including KPMG, Nu Skin, Chrysler, Mon Avie, Mary Kay, Haagen Dazs and MCI Verizon.

FCm's new partner is also contracted to provide full corporate and leisure travel services to the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and U.S. State Department in Korea.

"Sharp Travel has many operational and service synergies with FCm. Their strong track record of successfully servicing multinational companies and retaining major government contracts means FCm's existing clients stand to benefit from the expert business travel capabilities Sharp Travel brings to this new union," she said.