The BCD Travel Research and Intelligence team has published its 2024 outlook for economic prospects, key risks, projected prices for air, hotel, and car rental, sustainable travel trends, and more.
The Chinese flag carrier operates an extensive network between Europe and China, with excellent transfer conditions to domestic destinations and major cities all throughout Asia, rounded off by comprehensive premium services.
BCD is partnering with Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) to provide workforce development experiences to highly skilled and educated transitioning service members, veterans, military spouses and caregivers in the U.S. military community. Hiring Our Heroes connects participants with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce.
As the leading life sciences travel management and meetings company, BCD’s Life Science Center of Excellence (LSCOE) services over 100 organizations in this sector across travel, meetings and consulting, including 90% of the top 20 pharmas in the world. Get to know the team.
One major barrier to clinical trial participation is economic stability. Many people, especially those experiencing health crises, simply do not have the financial means to participate in the trials. The BCD Travel Life Sciences Center of Excellence (LSCOE) works with organizations to remove financial barriers to patient access, helping increase participation and decrease trial attrition.
Jonathan Kao, the current Managing Director for Greater China, will assume an expanded role as the Managing Director for North Asia, effective January 1, 2024. Kao will oversee BCD Travel's operations in China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Nationals from the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) will be first to benefit from the United Kingdom (UK) Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) scheme. Applications are now open for Qatari nationals.
Sustainability isn’t just climate concerns and carbon actions. To be sustainable, you need to focus on people. And people are at the heart of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategies. BCD Senior Vice President of DE&I Yvette Bryant shares how Sustainability and DE&I work together, with insight into BCD’s journey.
BCD Senior Vice President Kathy Bedell and BCD TV host Chad Lemon met at GBTA Convention 2023 in Dallas to discuss protecting the LGBTQ+ mobile workforce. Kathy Bedell's take: Information is power when it comes to pre-, during and post-trip preparation and feedback from travelers.
The A21 Walk For Freedom took place across the world on Saturday, Oct. 14. The annual event raises awareness and funds to end human trafficking. This year, BCD Travel staffers across the regions were among the tens of thousands of participants. The walk took place in over 425 communities in more than 56 countries and reached nearly 800 million people through media. Here’s what some of our people had to say about their experience.
GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 – Hamburg is the place to be Nov. 14-16. If you’re planning to attend the show, please book an appointment with the BCD team and add our sessions to your show agenda.
In this episode of BCD TV, our Global COO and CCO Mike Janssen talks about heading into to the end of the year with a positive outlook as economic growth, client wins and employee retention all trend up.
For the fourth consecutive year, BCD Travel has received a Platinum rating from EcoVadis, the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings. With this Platinum rating, we maintain our position in the top 1% of the 100,000+ companies assessed by EcoVadis. As part of the assessment, BCD has been rated as ‘Advanced’ in EcoVadis’ Carbon Action Module. The module is a comprehensive carbon management solution integrated with EcoVadis ratings to engage suppliers and drive decarbonization across the supply chain.
The GBTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), recently announced their 2023 WINiT Top 50 lists for outstanding women professionals in travel. BCD’s Alexandria “Ali” Prejean Smith, Director, Marketing & Communications, was named a WINiT Rising Female Leader. Teri Miller, Executive Vice President, was recognized in the FollowHER Legends and Mentors category.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation recently announced World of Hyatt is celebrating the changing seasons by encouraging travelers to take advantage of a new global promotion for memorable getaways.
Reduce weight and fly more sustainably with a new aircraft paint job? Find out here how this works and why, for example, the weight of a Lufthansa Boeing 747 can be reduced by up to 750 kilograms (1654lbs).
Lufthansa Allegris is the new travel experience on long-haul routes that puts travelers at the forefront. Starting in early 2024, Lufthansa is taking travel to a new level across all classes, by rethinking seats, cabins, and services from the ground up.