BCD Travel appoints leaders for new European region, Global Network

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, September 22, 2020 – BCD Travel today announced two structural changes that reinforce the travel management company’s longstanding philosophy of providing expertise, partnership and innovation to customers at the global, regional and local levels, helping them navigate complexity and nuances across markets.

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BCD Travel leads with new solutions to inform COVID-19-era travel

The “Informed Traveler” initiative provides dynamic trip-related information to agents, travelers and travel managers across channels. With travel risks and requirements seemingly changing by the minute, real-time information is a must-have for confident decision-making. That’s why, as part of its ongoing commitment to duty of care and traveler confidence, BCD Travel has introduced the Informed Traveler, a wide-ranging global initiative aimed at helping travelers, travel managers and agents make smart decisions amid a landscape of constantly changing rules, laws and procedures.

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BCD Travel launches Back to Travel guide

Strategic advice, checklists and solutions for travel managers to prepare for the return of travel. The industry is entering a new stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries and states are opening up, corporate travel programs are in the spotlight and the pressure on travel managers is increasing. The new Back to Travel digital guide, published by leading travel management company BCD Travel, is a strategic resource for travel managers to rethink their program’s return to active travel.

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BCD Travel achieves highest-possible sustainability rating

BCD Travel has earned the highest-possible rating in a prestigious, independent assessment measuring sustainability performance. It marks the fifth straight year BCD has maintained its position among the top 1% of all suppliers assessed by EcoVadis, the world’s leading platform for corporate social responsibility audits.

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BCD Travel appoints Lisa McKenzie as new SVP Sales EMEA

UTRECHT, The Netherlands – March 3, 2020 – Global business travel management company BCD Travel announced that Lisa McKenzie has been appointed Senior Vice President Sales EMEA. In this role, she reports directly to Jorge Cruz, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing.

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BCD Travel Names Teri Miller Executive Vice President of Global Client Team

UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Feb. 27, 2020 – Leading global business travel management company BCD Travel has appointed Teri Miller to Executive Vice President of Global Client Team, responsible for its largest global customers. Miller joins BCD’s global executive team, reporting directly to Mike Janssen, Global Chief Operating Officer & Chief Commercial Officer.

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BCD Travel 2019 Cities and trends report

Utrecht, Netherlands, 25 February 2020 – According to the BCD Travel 2019 Cities & Trends Report London and New York remain the most-visited cities for European business travelers in 2019.

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Financial results add momentum to leading travel management company BCD Travel’s strategic growth plan

UTRECHT, February 20, 2020 — Leading travel management company BCD Travel today announced its financial results for 2019. Sales totaled US$27.5 billion in 2019, including US$10.9 billion in partner sales. Sales grew by 1% over 2018 despite the global economic uncertainty and political unrest in many parts of the world. New sales again surpassed the US$1 billion mark.

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BCD Travel acquires the business travel and meetings & events activities of its partner in Italy as part of continuing global growth strategy

UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Feb. 4, 2020 – Leading global travel management company BCD Travel has acquired the business travel and meetings & events activities of its long-time Milan-based partner in Italy, Ventura Spa. The acquisition results in a newly formed company, BCD Travel Italy, offering corporate travel, meetings & events and travel consolidation services.

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BCD Travel among best companies in 2019 for corporate culture, women and diversity

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, December 17, 2019 — BCD Travel has joined some of the most celebrated U.S. brands — including Apple, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft and Southwest Airlines — that can boast of being one of the Best Companies in the opinion of its employees. As a multiple-category winner of Comparably’s 3rd Annual Best Company Awards, BCD received among the highest ratings in the U.S. for culture, women and diversity.

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New report explores how to travel green for business in 2020 and beyond

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, December 12, 2019 — There’s no universal dress code for business travel, but BCD Travel predicts an increasing preference for green. That’s green, as in traveling more sustainably and striving for climate-neutral journeys. In its new online report, How to Travel Beyond 2020, BCD identifies the sustainability and mobility trends for 2020 and beyond.

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John Snyder named among top 25 most influential executives in business travel

UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Dec. 3, 2019 – Business Travel News (BTN) has named BCD Travel President and CEO John Snyder one of the 25 Most Influential Executives in the business travel industry at the publication’s Business Travel Trends & Forecasts event in New York. This is the second time that Snyder has been named to the list.

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Quality Management in Business Travel Programs Hampered by Clouded Metrics

UTRECHT, The Netherlands — Nov. 21, 2019 — Travel buyers are always working to improve the travel experience for their organizations and employees, but a new study published today by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) in collaboration with BCD Travel, “Quality Management in Business Travel 2.0,” finds that the metrics best suited for evaluating the success of the holistic travel experience remain misunderstood and, as a result, crucially underutilized.

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Survey Reveals Broad Sphere of Influence of Travel Departments Across Their Organizations

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Nov. 20, 2019 – Travel managers widely collaborate with their corporate stakeholders, according to research from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with BCD Travel. Most travel managers work together with stakeholders from finance/accounting (79 percent), human resources (66 percent), security/risk management (63 percent), C-level (61 percent), and legal/compliance (59 percent).

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