BCD Travel named ‘Most Admired TMC’ by The Beat readers
ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2013 – Readers of The Beat, a widely popular business travel newsletter published by the BTN Group, have chosen BCD Travel as the 2013 Most Admired Travel Management Company. The publisher also owns Business Travel News and Travel Procurement.The award was based on a poll conducted this summer that asked readers to choose the company they “most admire for its policies, management style and service for business clients.” Participants could not vote for their own employers. They picked their favorites in six supplier categories: airline, hotel, car rental, TMC, tech provider and payment system.The Beat’s readers include travel executives from corporations, TMCs, airlines, hotels, global distribution systems, technology providers, car rental firms, payment systems, consultants, financial analysts and media.
“This is the second time in five years that The Beat’s readers have selected us as their most admired TMC. We first won the honor in 2009.,” said John Snyder, global president and COO. “Our recognition among these groups suggests that the travel community as a whole holds us in the highest regard. Naturally, we’re proud to capture that kind of accolade.”
About BCD Travel
BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. We give travelers innovative tools that keep them safe and productive, and help them make good choices on the road. We partner with travel and procurement leaders to simplify the complexities of business travel, drive savings and satisfaction, and move whole companies toward their goals. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in 109 countries with almost 14,900 creative, committed and experienced people. And it’s how we maintain the industry’s most consistent client retention rate, with 2019 sales of US$27.5 billion. For more information, visit www.bcdtravel.com.
About BCD Group
BCD Group is a market leader in the travel industry. The privately-owned company was founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen and consists of BCD Travel (global corporate travel management and its subsidiary BCD Meetings & Events, global meetings and events agency), Park ‘N Fly (off-airport parking) and Airtrade (consolidation and fulfillment). BCD Group employs over 15,900 people and operates in 109 countries with total sales of US$30 billion in 2019, including US$10.9 billion partner sales. For more information, visit www.bcdgroup.com.