Domino’s leverages the power of BCD Travel’s DecisionSource®, TripSource® and SolutionSource® platforms to keep travelers safe. They now have a single view of essential employee information, making it easier to find and help its people when a crisis happens.
Pharmaceutical company Grünenthal chose BCD Travel as its global managed travel provider, after working with BCD successfully in Germany for 10 years.
Following Concorde’s retirement in 2003, it’s been more than 15 years since a supersonic passenger aircraft last operated a commercial service. And yet travelers and travel companies continue to dream of supersonic travel.
Aerospace firms are working together to tackle the industry’s growing contribution to greenhouse gas emissions. One solution is to power aircraft using electric engines. A prototype of the world’s first commercial all-electric passenger aircraft is already flying.
NASA’s Space Shuttle completed its last mission in 2011, but the appetite for space travel hasn’t disappeared. The race for space has continued among private enterprise. Passengers could be traveling into space as soon as 2020.
Robots can help deliver a personalized experience to travelers. While travelers are happy to use automated technology, they’re less sure about interacting with robots. Deploying robot services in airports and hotels improves customer service and lowers costs.
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.
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.
This report takes a closer look at how emerging technologies like machine learning, chatbots et al can make performance management – the activities travel managers should already be undertaking to improve their travel programs – more powerful. Download report These technologies are already delivering better and faster business intelligence. But they can do even more. …
Danfoss wanted all of its travelers to have the same high-quality business trip experiences, so the Danish manufacturer changed to serving employees worldwide with one global travel management company, BCD Travel, and SAP Concur’s online booking tool. The result: Savings, compliance, traveler satisfaction and travel team efficiency all improved. The strategy continues to add value. …
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.
Travel managers collaborate widely with stakeholders – sharing data and technology to improve traveler safety and well-being, and create value for their company. This research in collaboration with GBTA suggests several steps that travel programs can take to better engage stakeholders.
Make digital moves that empower evolution Business travel is undergoing a technology transformation that’s changing every aspect of the traveler’s journey. In this short video, travel leaders from Kearney, Finastra, Mondelēz International and RELX describe how BCD Travel helps them navigate digital change, make the most of their data and embrace evolution. “We don’t drive …
See what’s possible when you erase complexity The pace of business travel change is exciting—and also can be overwhelming. In a brief video, travel leaders from Kearney, Finastra, Mondelēz International and RELX explain why they value BCD Travel’s focus on removing complexity from corporate travel. Offerings like TripSource®, which connects them to their travelers anytime, …