Yesterday AFTA unveiled the full list of finalists for the 2016 National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA), with a total of 38 categories, including the new People's Choice award voted by consumers.
In the category of Best National Travel Management Company, FCM Travel Solutions has been announced as a finalist alongside American Express Global Business Travel, BCD Australia, Corporate Travel Management and QBT.
FCM are hoping to secure a back to back win after taking home the award in 2015.
There were a record number of votes made in the 2016 shortlist selection process.
AFTA CEO Jayson Westbury said 2016 set a new benchmark for the number of votes cast, with the finalists in the judged categories set to make their presentations to the panel between Monday 16 May and Tuesday 24 May at the AFTA offices in Sydney.
The overall winners will be announced at the industry night of nights, the 2016 NTIA Gala Dinner which takes place on Saturday 16 July in Sydney.
The full list of finalists for the 2016 National Travel Industry Awards is now live at www.afta.com.au.