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Get BCD’s expert help with your Life Sciences pain points

Make an appointment with BCD's Life Sciences team to solve the pain points of guest travel, clinical trial diversity and patient travel solutions.

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Lost in relocation: How BCD solved confusing global mobility process for pharma giant

For a global business, managing employee relocations efficiently is crucial. When a leading pharmaceutical company found itself with a convoluted relocation travel process, they turned to BCD for a solution.

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BCD survey finds disconnect between travel policy and compliance

Knowing about the company travel policy doesn’t necessarily mean travelers will follow it.

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Streamlining global travel for De Nora: A BCD success story

De Nora, a leading Italian multinational company, partnered with BCD Travel to streamline its global booking processes, enhancing operational efficiency and improving travel management.

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A glimpse into APAC business travel trends

Find out where business travelers go most often for work-related trips in the Asia-Pacific region.

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An Adelman rising star will present winning AI pitch at GBTA Atlanta 2024

The winning team of mentees from this year's Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Ladders program will pitch an AI-powered idea during the GBTA Convention 2024 in Atlanta. One member of the winning team is Sena Williams, Client Success Manager at Adelman Travel, a BCD Travel company.

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Flying with Evie: A Disability Pride Month story

Disability Pride Month is celebrated each July to honor the history, struggles, achievements and life experiences of people with apparent and non-apparent disabilities. BCD is taking this opportunity to help broadcast the message that there’s more we can each do to foster greater inclusion and advocate for change.

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BCD Travel is the Inclusive Talent & Recruitment Company of the Year

We have been named the Inclusive Talent & Recruitment Company of the Year by the International Women in Travel & Tourism Forum (IWTTF). This prestigious award highlights BCD’s commitment to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace that empowers every employee to thrive.

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BCD podcast: What’s happening with corporate travel?

Senior Vice President of Global Sales Rossana Martin returns to the “Connections with BCD Travel” podcast to break down the current landscape of the global travel industry. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding the forces shaping corporate travel today.

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Visiting Atlanta: A business traveler’s guide to Georgia’s capital city

Home to 71 different streets that bear the name “Peachtree,” Atlanta, Georgia, is a bustling city and premier destination for business travelers. Known for its deep and complex history, diverse culture, and vibrant economy, Atlanta has much to offer business and leisure travelers. Our resident “ATLien” Shemika Britt contributed to this Atlanta city guide.

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Marine travel: Remote sites, extreme conditions, tight deadlines. BCD can do it.

In a guest blog, Vivien Miranda, BCD’s vice president for Marine in Asia Pacific, dives into the question: What is marine travel and how is it different from business travel? He explains why maritime shore companies partner with BCD for our specialized marine travel services instead of attempting to manage crew travel for themselves.

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Avanti West Coast adds more seats with summer timetable change

More seats and brand new trains introduced on the West Coast as part of June 2024 timetable.

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BCD Travel at GBTA Convention 2024 | Sessions and speakers

Join BCD Travel at the 2024 GBTA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, happening July 22-24. Speakers from BCD, Advito and Adelman Travel will cover topics like travel management basics, optimizing the RFP process, NDC, the potential of carbon-based air contracts, and travel risk management. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights and network with our team.

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BCD named an inspiring workplace for a culture of employee happiness and well-being

First place feels good. BCD Travel has earned six awards from The Inspiring Workplaces™ Group, an organization that believes in recognizing "people first" companies.

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Survey: What do travel buyers care about now? It’s not payments.

A BCD Travel study of 200+ travel buyers uncovered surprising shifts in priorities related to modern corporate travel policies. It turns out that safety and compliance rank higher in priority than payments, compared to past years.

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Meetings & Events planning: What makes meetings work?

In a Q&A, BCD M&E's Jenna Baker explores key trends, challenges, and innovations shaping the future of meetings and events, including AI advancements, sustainability efforts, and the rise of in-person and hybrid events. She explains how creative strategies and new technologies are driving success in 2024 and beyond.

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Risk reimagined: Personalizing safety in business travel

Risk management traditionally has focused on destination-based risk, like avoiding war zones or hostile environments. But, it's time to rethink that approach and include individual-based risk assessments.

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Gay and traveling: Safety, inclusivity and awareness in managed travel programs

In the latest episode of the “Connections with BCD Travel” podcast, the hosts linked up with two BCD colleagues to talk safety, accessibility and inclusivity for LGBTQIA+ business travelers. The discussion emphasizes why diversity, equity and inclusion for all traveler groups must be crucial considerations in managed travel programs.

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Report: Carbon credits aren’t enough. They never were.

A recent report from marketplace partner goodcarbon and BCD Travel explains how managed travel programs can carry out climate actions that make an actual difference to the climate crisis. The report, “Taking real climate action,” urges companies to find the right balance between projects that genuinely reduce emissions and offsetting with carbon credits.

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Groupize: Managing meetings includes duty of care and risk mitigation

Groupize, a BCD marketplace partner, offers a comprehensive suite of solutions for managing meetings from Small to Strategic and everything in between. It is one solution for internal and external meetings and small and large events and is ideal for both occasional and professional planners.

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June agenda: What teams and crews need from lodging companies

On stage in June: BCD experts tackle the pros and cons of RFPS, how to make duty of care personal, and the lodging needs for teams and crews. Meet us at these conferences in Denver, Houston and NYC.

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Introduce new employees to the travel program ASAP

When is the best time to introduce new employees to the managed travel program? From the very beginning. That may not mean day one (let’s face it, they’ll probably spend most of that time trying to set up their new inbox). But the onboarding process is the best opportunity to present the managed travel program to new employees.

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BCD wins BTN awards for helping protect the planet

BCD received the “Achievement in Sustainability – TMC” recognition at the 2024 Business Travel Sustainability Awards & Summit for Europe and the Americas. The awards were announced May 8 and May 14 at BTN events in New York City and London.

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Hyatt Regency strengthens guest offering with personal training platform, Future

Exciting news for World of Hyatt members and Hyatt Regency guests, who will have access to 130 complimentary guided workouts across 26 participating Hyatt Regency properties. These workouts are custom-designed for all fitness levels, and are tailor-made to leverage the participating hotel’s fitness equipment and activities.

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