UTRECHT, The Netherlands—Sept. 17, 2019—Global hotel rates will increase by 1% to 3% and airfares by 1% to 2% in 2020, according to leading business travel management company BCD Travel’s newly released 2020 Industry Forecast.
UTRECHT, Sept. 12, 2019 – Global business travel management company BCD Travel today announced that it has been designated NDC-Certified Level 3 by IATA (International Air Transport Association), the organization that launched the New Distribution Capability (NDC) data transmission standard.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Aug. 5, 2019 – BCD Travel today announced it has acquired Milwaukee, Wis.,-based Adelman Travel Group. Ranked by Travel Weekly at number 23 globally, Adelman is one of the largest full-service travel management companies in North America.
ATLANTA, July 30, 2019 – Leading global travel management company BCD Travel today announced a significant expansion in the number of offerings in its SolutionSource platform. With recent additions, SolutionSource customers now have access to 19 innovative third-party technology providers—adding six new options since the year began. Over 300 clients have implemented one or more SolutionSource technology partners into their program.
UTRECHT, July 25, 2019 – Leading global business travel management company BCD Travel today announced the promotion of Thane Jackson to Senior Vice President of Global Distribution Strategy, and Lesley O’Bryan to Senior Vice President of Advito. Both assume their new roles effective immediately.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, July 15, 2019 – BCD Travel has signed an agreement with Qantas Airways to participate in the Qantas Channel. The agreement applies to all individual global distribution system bookings, and BCD now is finalizing required agreements with individual GDSs.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, July 10, 2019 – Global travel management company BCD Travel will launch a new version of its industry leading mobile app, TripSource, in July 2019. Built from the ground up, the entirely new TripSource app leverages the latest mobile technology to deliver a rich and intuitive user interface. TripSource allows travelers to securely shop, book and manage all aspects of their trip experience directly from their mobile device.
UTRECHT, July 2, 2019 – BCD Travel has signed an agreement to take a majority ownership in Japan. The agreement gives BCD controlling interest in their operations in Japan, one of the Asia-Pacific region’s most important markets for corporate travel.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands – June 13, 2019 – In response to changing industry dynamics, leading global travel management company BCD Travel today unveiled a dramatically new approach to managing hotel programs—Stay by BCD Travel™. The company has created a dedicated global hotel division, headed by April Bridgeman, recently appointed BCD’s Senior Vice President, Hotel Solutions…
Utrecht, the Netherlands, May 15, 2019 – Leading global travel management company BCD Travel today named three candidates selected from hundreds of applicants to participate in the Management Associate Program (MAP), an international business travel immersion program developed in partnership with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE)…
Utrecht, the Netherlands, May 7, 2019 – Leading travel management company BCD Travel and integrated maritime solutions leader Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), today announced a new joint venture to create a specialised, dynamic and highly responsive global marine travel services offering. The joint venture bolsters BCD’s expansion of its global Energy, Resources & Marine practice, adding specialized services for the marine sector.
Utrecht, the Netherlands, April 25, 2019 –Traditional payment methods for business trips are fraught with shortcomings. Companies spend 40 hours a month, on average, reconciling travel expenses and payment data according to a GBTA Foundation study. A white paper released today by leading business travel management company BCD Travel focuses on how payment automation enabled by virtual credit cards improves security, efficiency and data collection that leads to corporate travel program insights.
Utrecht, Netherlands, April 18, 2019 – Despite the United Kingdom’s Brexit plans, the country’s capital remained the leading international destination last year for U.S. business travelers, according to global travel management company BCD Travel.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, April 4, 2019 – A new study by leading travel management company BCD Travel shows that half of the most visited business travel destinations worldwide have dangerous levels of air pollution. At a regional level, only North America and Southwest Pacific can be considered relatively safe. All other regions have cities with air pollution levels ranging from moderate (Europe) to hazardous (Asia) or extremely hazardous (Middle East).
Utrecht, the Netherlands, March 14, 2019 – Those commuting to offices in the most congested cities in the world such as Los Angeles, Moscow and Sao Paulo have it easy compared to the typical worker in the Energy, Resources and Marine sectors. Getting to his “office,” a typical ERM worker might hop two planes before catching a helicopter to an offshore rig in the North Sea miles from the coast of Norway. It can take a full day to get to work.