Travel beyond 2020 – Autonomous vehicles

Getting smoothly around a city can be just as important to business travelers as flying between cities. New business models, such as ride-hailing, are already changing the way we travel around on the ground. Technological innovations including electrification, connectivity and autonomy are poised to further transform the way we travel in and between towns and cities.

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Travel beyond 2020 – Hyperloop

The idea of passengers traveling in pods at high speed in sealed transportation tubes may seem to be straight out of a science fiction novel. It’s not. It’s an idea-turned concept inspired by technologist billionaire Elon Musk in 2012. Seven years later, Hyperloop transportation systems are nearing full-scale testing, with the first commercial operations ready perhaps within a few years.If it delivers what’s been promised, Hyperloop could transform short-haul travel, offering business travelers and their companies a sustainable travel option and untold cost and productivity savings.

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Quality Management in Business Travel 2.0.

In last year’s study, it was found that an overwhelming 80% of travel managers surveyed want standardized quality metrics in place. Metrics such as trip success, traveler friction, and traveler engagement can be nebulous, making it tricky to measure. In this year’s paper we identify the key components of each of these metrics. Correspondingly, we provide some guidance on how you can measure these metrics more effectively.

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VIDEO: Partnership makes the difference for BCD Travel clients

Having the right travel management company partner is crucial to corporate travel managers juggling program performance and traveler satisfaction. In this short video, travel leaders from A.T. Kearney, Finastra, Mondelēz International and RELX explain why they rely on BCD Travel to provide tailored services, great people, expert advice and true collaboration that enables smart spending on corporate travel and successful business trips for their employees.

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