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Latest carbon filter technology on many flights of the Lufthansa Group Airlines

To further improve the air quality on board, all A320 aircraft of the Lufthansa Group airlines will be equipped with the best carbon filter technology currently available.

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Summer 2024 – new Lufthansa destinations for A380

North America and India – New destinations for Lufthansa’s Airbus A380.

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Internet access for all Lufthansa Group passengers in the future

Lufthansa Group equips more than 150 additional short and medium-haul aircraft with broadband Internet access.

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Have times really changed for women in business travel?

International Women’s Day 2024 is an occasion for us all to #InspireInclusion in our personal and work spaces. The “Connections with BCD Travel” podcast is celebrating the movement with a special episode featuring Carolyn Pearson, CEO of inclusive travel safety organization Maiden Voyage, and BCD’s Miriam Moscovici, Simone Gray and Hazel Smith. Our guests and co-hosts together challenge the question: Have times really changed for women in business travel?

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Spotlight on technology, business travel and saving the planet

Corporate actions and personal accountability will be transformational in the campaign to protect our planet. And technology will be pivotal to efforts.

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Emerging travel trends in China

The business of mobility: China’s emerging corporate travel trends

Corporate travel will play a vital role in China’s return to economic normalcy and healthy commercial activity. In a country where the pace of economic evolution is matched by pioneering advancements in transportation and technology, China’s return to corporate travel is an emphatic reminder that personal connections matter, too. Our latest report, ”Emerging travel trends in China,” lends broader context to what’s unfolding in the region.

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Are women better listeners than men?

We don’t actually know. What we do know is you all should be listening to the new 2024 episodes of Connections with BCD Travel podcast. Co-hosts Miriam Moscovici and Chad Lemon are back for their “sophomore season” with an amazing lineup, including new segments, compelling topics, and unexpected guests.

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How an Italian tech firm grew its business and still saved big on travel

After multiple expansions and acquisitions, process optimization led to increased online booking tool adoption and better rates for hotel and rail.

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What you need to know for your Zürich business trip

Zürich, the financial hub of Switzerland, blends centuries-old charm with modern sensibilities. Known as one of the world’s most livable places, the city sprawls along the banks of the River Limmat, which is fed by the famous Lake Zürich. Easily navigable by car, train, bike and walking, Zürich is a top 10 destination for BCD clients.

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Valentine’s Day is over – but we’re still showing love to the BCD marketplace

Have you been looking for the perfect partner to help solve your business travel program challenges? Meet your match in the BCD marketplace.

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Business travel and sustainability: It’s getting hotter – and that’s not cool.

Getting to a sustainable future requires action, new ways of thinking and deep commitment. BCD Travel's VP Sustainability Olivia Ruggles-Brise wants to help our industry make sense of it so we can all do our part.

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Enroll in Hilton Honors and get instant Silver Status through April 29

Register today to receive Instant Silver Status with Hilton Honors, plus stay 8 Nights to Earn Gold!

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February events: Neurodiversity, AI and risk in business travel

Managing the unique needs of different traveler groups is a common thread at the conferences BCD is attending this February.

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BCD appoints 42 DE&I champions to its internal council

BCD has appointed a 2024 BCD Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Council. The council is composed of employees from every region, with a cross-section of roles and levels in the company. They are tasked with providing recommendations for our global DE&I strategy.

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Business travelers don’t give a beep about electric cars

When it comes to electric cars, lots of business travelers don’t rent them.

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Ticket showing the wrong name? Here’s how to get on the plane.

Imagine trying to check in for a flight only to be stopped because your name is wrong on the ticket. A small oversight – like a missing letter or using a preferred name instead of a legal name – could cause big delays with airline agents and security personnel. When you find an error, take action immediately. Here’s some advice.

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Heading to Dubai on business? Check this out.

With its thrilling skyline, reputation for luxury, and thriving economy, Dubai is a top-rated destination for business and leisure travel. Though it’s often mistaken as a country, Dubai is a city and is the most populated of the seven United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dubai mixes modernity with culture and history while offering visitors a jaw-dropping array of adventures, shopping and entertainment.

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Why train travel makes business sense with Avanti West Coast

It’s not just a case of ‘no plane, no pain’ – though there’s a lot to be said for avoiding the hassle of airport security.

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Success story: BCD rescues high tech firm from low OBT adoption

A global IT & Technology company aimed to increase adoption of their online booking tool (OBT) Concur among employees in India. While other Asia-Pacific Japan (APJ) markets showed high online adoption rates, India’s adoption remained low five years after the OBT was introduced. The company wanted to improve the booking experience for travelers and save costs. The tech company’s air travel is 80% domestic point to point travel, with 70% booked on low-cost carriers. Although travelers were able to use Concur to book flights, they were reluctant to do so.

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BCD rounds out top dozen companies to watch for remote work in 2024

FlexJobs® has ranked BCD Travel 12th on its list of Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2024. The 11th annual list is based on an analysis of approximately 60,000 companies and their remote job posting histories in the FlexJobs database between January 1, 2023, and December 31, 2023. BCD has appeared on this list nine times.

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Qatar Airways for a sustainable future

Qatar Airways remains as committed to protecting the environment as it is to serving its passengers.

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Qatar Airways at Hamad International Airport

Your gateway to the world, offering comfort, convenience and choice. These are the things that matter most to today’s traveler, and they can be found at Hamad International Airport, home and hub of Qatar Airways.

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Experience award-winning excellence from Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is the World’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards.

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Qatar Airways is continuing to expand the global network

Qatar Airways continues to grow its network, entering new partnerships and creating offers that add value to clients’ travel.

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