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.

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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.

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BCD Travel voted ‘Most Admired TMC’ by The Beat readers for the 8th time

The BTN Group yesterday recognized BCD Travel as the 2020 Most Admired Travel Management Company for the fourth consecutive year. The designation was bestowed by readers of The Beat, a widely read business travel newsletter and website. It’s the eighth time since 2009 that BCD has been named Most Admired TMC by The Beat’s readers.

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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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