BCD Travel named ‘Travel Management Company of the Year’
UTRECHT, Netherlands, Sept. 9, 2016 – BCD Travel has been named Travel Management Company of the Year at the Business Travel & Mobility Conference. BCD received the prize this afternoon at the Sheraton Hotel Schiphol from publisher Reismedia and network organization Glomex, founders of the award for best business travel company in the Netherlands.
A professional jury, comprised of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, KLM, British Airways, ANVR (Dutch Association of Travel Agencies) and the Europeesche Verzekeringen (insurance company) chose BCD out of six nominees as the winning travel management company (TMC).
“It’s an honor to receive this award. Our industry is constantly changing, and we do everything we can to maintain our flexibility and innovative mindset. A strong partnership with our customers and good contact with our travelers are very important. This recognition from both customers and industry parties confirms that our ambitions are on the right track,” said Diederik Banken, Vice President Commercial Benelux at BCD Travel.
BCD Travel has previously been named best TMC, including several times at the Travel Magazine Awards in Belgium and Luxemburg and at the tourism trade fair IFTM Top Resa in Paris. In the United States, readers of The Beat chose BCD Travel as Most Admired Travel Management Company for three consecutive years.
The Business Travel & Mobility Conference is organized by publisher Reismedia and network organization Glomex. The conference is a one-day networking and knowledge event, meant for business travelers to acquire knowledge and to meet professionals in the business travel and mobility industry.
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.