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BCD shares open letter on NDC readiness

Driving NDC collaboration through innovation

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BCD’s sustainability leader gets right to work saving the planet

Oliva Ruggles-Brise isn’t a fan of waste – or wasting time. In her first 100 days as BCD Travel’s Vice President of Sustainability, Ruggles-Brise has mapped a path to grow BCD’s accountability across the entire sustainability program. In a Q&A, Ruggles-Brise shares her plans to make BCD the world’s most sustainable TMC. Spoiler alert: communication is key.

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In the news: Taking the sting out of payment and expense

Ajay Singh, vice president, digital payment and expense product development at BCD Travel, was featured in a Skift article covering payment and expense trends in business travel. He weighed in on how digital payment solutions can boost program efficiency, reduce costs and improve employee satisfaction.

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A case study on reducing the travel burden for patient ambassadors. From BCD Travel Life Sciences Center of Excellence. Powered by Centricity.

Centricity powered by BCD: Reducing the travel burden
for patient ambassadors

How a global pharmaceutical customer raises the patient centricity bar with dedicated end-to-end service

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BCD earns second honor from Women Impact Tech for efforts to grow grow equity in technology spaces

BCD named to 2023 Women Impact Tech list

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day 2023 with a new honor from Women Impact Tech (WIT), an organization working to achieve equity in the technology industry. This is BCD Travel's second appearance on the list of 100 companies with noteworthy diversity, equity and inclusion practices.

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Luxair introduces 2023 PRO Rewards for business travelers at small- and medium-sized companies.

Luxair PRO Company Rewards: The more you travel, the more you earn.

Designed for small- and medium-sized companies, the new Luxair PRO Company Rewards Program is the easiest and best way for business travelers to earn rewards on work trips.

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BCD Travel and Advito experts will attend several spring conferences in March, among them GBTA Mexico and SAP Concur Fusion in Houston, Texas.

BCD Travel Calendar of Events | March 2023

Here’s a list of conferences and shows BCD Travel will attend in March. Check our speaker sessions, register to attend, and follow some of our BCD experts on social media.

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A purposeful travel approach considers how to address traveler well-being, sustainability, and travel costs to best support traveler needs and company objectives.

Taking a purposeful approach to business travel

Travel managers are under pressure to juggle multiple travel program priorities, including traveler well-being, sustainability, and travel costs. Rather than looking at these areas in a silo, a purposeful travel approach brings them together to best support traveler needs and company objectives. Advito sustainability expert Shelley Fletcher-Bryant explains how purpose can transform business travel programs.

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BCD and Amadeus announced plans to continue as partners in February 2023. Goals: Capitalize on new opportunities and initiatives aimed at growth, productivity improvement, and technological innovation.

Amadeus and BCD Travel expand global technology partnership

We’ve expanded our agreement with travel technology company Amadeus to capitalize on new opportunities and initiatives aimed at growth, productivity improvement, and technological innovation.

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The future of air travel relies on sustainability, BCD report says

Report: Sustainability and the future of air travel

The aviation industry is emerging from a rough couple of years with a focus on stability and sustainability. “Air Travel – A Sustainable Future,” a new paper from BCD Travel, maps how the industry should move forward in delivering purposeful services that maximize value (for airlines and travelers), while also minimizing impact on our world.

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Faster and greener than cars, rail is considered the “greenest” way to travel and is favored for increased productivity time, competitive pricing and convenience in certain markets.

BCD supports VDR project to grow sustainability

BCD Travel supports the "LIFT Climate" sustainability project of the German Travel Management Association (VDR) mainly with its expertise and through direct exchanges with corporate clients. Specifically, the LIFT Climate project aims to motivate companies to implement sustainability through a structured, digitized process.

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BCD Travel successfully integrates automated trip approvals into client's security process.

Automated trip approvals are best defense for Safran security team

The security team of an international aerospace and defense firm relied on an outmoded spreadsheet to track travel bookings to high-risk countries. Here’s how BCD Travel remedied the manual trip approval process.

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