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Support your travelers with program advice and safety tips in BCD’s Back to Travel guide

Don’t miss the safety tips, checklists and program insights in our 2022 Back to Travel guide.

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BCD’s Moscovici named Vice President of Partnership and Research

BCD’s research and innovation expert Miriam Moscovici has been appointed the company’s Vice President of Partnership and Research. The change brings BCD’s SolutionSource® third-party marketplace under the same umbrella as the research and intelligence team that Moscovici already manages. The team of researchers and innovation experts together will identify concrete ways to solve problems in managed travel. They will continue to produce research and reports to stay abreast of the changes and trends that affect the industry and its ancillaries.

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Don’t miss BCD at Business Travel Show Europe, June 29-30

Find new ways of working and explore the global business travel marketplace with BCD Travel, inspirational speakers and other suppliers at Business Travel Show Europe, June 29-30 at ExCel London. Register via BCD to get exclusive perks.

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In the news: BCD and Advito experts on the greening of traveler choice

In the May/June edition of Business Travel Executive, experts from BCD Travel, BCD Meetings & Events and Advito contributed to a conversation about business travelers’ growing interest in who’s doing what for sustainability.

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BCD Travel is part of the push to protect and restore Earth

BCD Travel is celebrating World Environment Day for the 13th year, in support of the United Nations Environment Programme. Put simply, BCD is part of a global movement committed to environmental stewardship. There’s #OnlyOneEarth. Here’s how we’re helping take care of it.

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Travel Risk Outlook: 7 threats your business travelers might encounter

It may be hard to imagine, but the pandemic isn’t the only risk that business travelers face. Extreme weather, civil war, terrorism, and kidnapping are real dangers, and cybersecurity threats are growing. Make sure your travelers, program and policy are prepared with essential information, tactics and readiness plans.

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BCD research: Buyers say traveler wellbeing is No. 2 program priority

For travel buyers, traveler satisfaction and wellbeing is the second most important travel program priority after duty of care, according to a recent BCD Travel survey. In March, the travel management company surveyed 118 travel buyers worldwide, with 92% of survey respondents ranking the topic as extremely or very important.

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The best way to pay abroad: Credit card or debit card?

Credit card or debit card? Which one should business travelers swipe when they’re abroad? Plus: Tips for managing your cards on business trips.

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In the news: Cloud tourism and travel recovery in China

Jonathan Kao, Managing Director of Greater China at BCD Travel, appeared on China Global Television Network’s newscast to talk about virtual travel and travel recovery in the region.

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You’re never too far from a Wyndham Rewards destination

With more than 8,900 hotels around the world across brands like La Quinta, Days Inn, Wyndham Grand and Wingate by Wyndham – along with vacation club resorts and vacation rentals – you’ll never be too far from an exciting Wyndham Rewards destination.

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In the news: The pandemic didn’t stop the show for BCD Media & Entertainment

From feuding tiger keepers to beloved superheroes, film and TV productions helped keep us entertained during the lockdown months of the pandemic. Helen Williams, a Commercial Program Manager for BCD Media & Entertainment, sat down with Business Traveller magazine to recount how her team navigated COVID restrictions to help support those crews as they traveled.

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BCD research: Business travelers want to be digital nomads

BCD’s 2022 traveler wellbeing research found more than half of business travelers would likely become digital nomads if their employer’s policies allowed.

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BCD Travel Talk: Shrink your carbon footprint and get ready to travel

Our recent online BCD Travel Talks covered reducing carbon emissions and navigating a safe return to travel as restrictions ease. Check out these previously recorded webcasts, featuring experts from the sustainability and risk and security specialties.

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TripSource® earns fifth consecutive gold at American Business Awards

TripSource® from BCD Travel earned its fifth consecutive gold Stevie® in the American Business Awards® (ABA) for best Travel App & Mobile Website. BCD’s COVID-19 Information Hub won a silver Stevie for Most Valuable Technical Innovation. The American Business Awards is the premier accolade for excellence in U.S. business, honoring organizations of all sizes and industries.

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BCD Travel advances three finalists in GBTA Ladders competition

BCD Travel’s Jamie Meek (United States), Katherine Tomasi (U.S.) and Nick Dewey (United Kingdom) will compete in an intense (but friendly) competition for big ideas during the 2022 GBTA Ladders Summit May 16-18 in Nashville, Tenn. The goal: To present the best potential solution for a challenge in the business travel industry.

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8 questions with AstraZeneca’s APAC Travel Manager

AstraZeneca Regional Travel Manager Sonya Lowry is paving her path to business travel’s recovery with adaptability, creativity, and new ways of thinking about strategic program management.

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Meet BCD at GBTA Ladders, May 16-18

BCD Travel is looking forward to catching up with our business travel colleagues, partners and friends at these upcoming 2022 business travel conferences.

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Plan and execute greener meetings with BCD Meetings & Events

To discover sustainability trends and best practices in meetings and events, get your free copy of A Sustainability Guide for Meetings & Events, from BCD Meetings & Events.

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BCD is a 2022 SAP Concur Distinguished Partner

BCD Travel was named one of SAP Concur’s 20 Distinguished Partners for outstanding contributions to customer success.

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22 things business travelers can do to invest in our planet

How the business travel community can help protect and invest in our planet.

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Get back to human connections: A guide for managed travel programs

Get your travel program back to business with the strategic tips, post-pandemic advice, solutions and checklists in BCD’s Back to Travel guide. Now with new and refreshed content, insights, graphics/videos and a focus on business travel's recovery.

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BCD survey: The stress of business travel

Adding more direct flights, TSA PreCheck and extra time off may help fight business travel stress, BCD findings show. While 89% of business travelers say employee wellbeing is a priority at their company, only 51% feel that their company provides traveler wellbeing support, according to a recent BCD Travel survey of 875 business travelers worldwide.

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Environment, social, and governance: What exactly is ESG?

If you haven’t heard the acronym ESG yet, you will soon. The acronym stands for environment, social, and governance. Its growing presence in sustainability and corporate social responsibility discussions signals a shift in how companies approach these activities. Here, Advito leader April Bridgeman unpacks the definition of ESG and its implications for business travel programs.

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BCD in the news: BTN Corporate Travel Index

Business Travel News’ 2022 Corporate Travel Index reflects the per diem costs of business travel in 200 cities worldwide. In the coming year, those costs are on the rise – significantly. Some BCD Travel experts contributed to the CTI and gave their views on trends and developments in different regions.

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