Resources

Featured articles

What you need to know reports

COVID-19 and travel bans

To control the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, governments around the world recommend against all but essential travel to certain countries, quarantining citizens returning from affected areas and restricting non-resident arrivals.

While some countries are beginning to ease lockdown measures, including a relaxation of travel restrictions, others are re-imposing restrictions, often with little notice.

Read more »
What you need to know reports

Brexit: What it means for business travel

Since the U.K.’s exit from the EU (European Union), rules affecting business travel between the U.K. and EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland (collectively referred to in this report as Europe) have changed, largely as a result of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

Read more »
featured image airline seat capaicity
What you need to know reports

COVID-19: Airline seat capacity policy

As part of their efforts to keep travelers safe, some airlines are social distancing passengers by keeping a number of seats free on flights; typically, the middle seat is kept free. This report details what airlines are doing and includes information on those that have not announced the adoption of such measures.

Read more »
What you need to know reports

Hotel cleanliness and hygiene programs

In an effort to reassure both employees and travelers that they are doing what they can to protect them against COVID-19, hotels are implementing new and improved cleanliness and hygiene processes. This report summarizes what hotel companies around the world are doing and planning.

Read more »
What you need to know reports

Airport COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 testing is seen as a way to safely open up both international and domestic travel, particularly as more destinations make the presentation of a negative result a condition of arrival. Such a result may reduce or even eliminate quarantine in some destinations.

As testing develops, it is being made available both pre-departure and on-arrival, as airports cater for each destination’s differing regulations and entry conditions

Read more »
What you need to know reports

COVID-19: Airline mask policy

As part of their efforts to keep travelers and employees safe, almost all airlines around the world now require passengers to wear a face covering of some sort for the duration of a trip.

However, there can be some differences between airlines. These reports detail what airlines currently require.

Read more »

Videos

Videos

Fast Forward with TripSource

We’ve enhanced our award-winning TripSource® mobile app with a newly-redesigned user experience.

You’ll love the improved navigation, new self-service features, pre-trip planning & booking – and the convenience of having it all at your fingertips!

Read more »

Top blog posts

Press releases

BCD Travel launches global Life Sciences Center of Excellence

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, Feb. 3, 2021 – BCD Travel today announced the establishment of a Life Sciences Center of Excellence. With longstanding expertise in the sector, bolstered by the success of BCD Meetings & Events’ existing Life Sciences Center of Excellence, BCD harnesses best practices across travel, meetings and consultancy to solve this industry’s unique and complex requirements. The launch further strengthens BCD’s ability to provide cohesive, integrated, and compelling offerings specific to the life sciences sector.

read more »

Comdetur, leading Paraguayan travel company, joins BCD Travel’s Global Network

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, December 17, 2020 – BCD Travel announced today that Comdetur has joined its Global Network. Headquartered in Paraguay’s capital, Asunción, Comdetur is one of the country’s leading travel companies. In business since 1986, Comdetur boasts key strengths in corporate travel, meetings, incentives, congresses and events, and educational/sports travel.

read more »