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.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, March 12, 2019 – Traveler wellness and satisfaction are the third-highest priority among corporate travel managers after cost control and duty of care, according to a recent survey of 53 travel managers from around the globe. The survey was conducted by the leading travel management company, BCD Travel.
Utrecht, the Netherlands, March 6, 2019 – Leading travel management company BCD Travel awarded Kathy Jackson, executive vice president, Global Program Management & Advito, as its first recipient of the BCD Travel Women of Distinction award. The award was presented at BCD’s leadership summit last week.
ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2019 – BCD Travel today announced the rollout of an enhanced government services practice to expand its travel program offerings tailored to federal agencies within the U.S. The practice is focused on making travel easier for federal employees and contractors, increasing travel program transparency for federal travel managers and bolstering savings.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands – February 13, 2019 – BCD Travel today announced plans to introduce their third-generation traveler identity management system built on the industry leading SAP Customer Data Cloud solution.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, January 31, 2019 – Leading travel management company BCD Travel today announced its financial results for 2018, including US$27.1 billion in total sales and US$10.7 billion in partner sales. Sales grew by 6% over 2017, and new sales again surpassed the US$1 billion mark.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, January 23, 2019 – The influence of machine learning, blockchain, and chatbots can provide corporate travel managers powerful communication tools for driving travel program compliance, according to an Inform series report published by leading business travel management company, BCD Travel.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, January 21, 2019 – BCD Travel today announced that Rennies Travel has joined its Global Network, present in 109 countries worldwide. Headquartered in South Africa, Rennies Travel specializes in corporate travel, incentive and group travel, leisure travel and travel technologies. Part of the Bidvest group, Rennies Travel serves clients in South Africa from six offices, in addition to serving clients around the world.
In the Chinese zodiac, 2019 is the Year of the Pig, a time of abundance and good fortune. According to global corporate travel agency BCD Travel, next year will favor the business traveler—as the rise of supportive robots, cashless trip transactions, personalized experiences and smart cities all add to the traveler experience.
BCD Travel has entered into an agreement with the Lufthansa Group airlines (Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS and Brussels Airlines) that will enable the travel management company to pilot booking the Lufthansa Group airlines’ New Distribution Capability (NDC) content. The agreement underlines BCD’s multi-source strategy for providing a seamless traveler experience that drives the booking, spend management and security processes, adding value to corporate clients’ travel programs.
BCD Travel has earned a gold rating in an independent assessment measuring its sustainability performance — the only travel management company to achieve the top rating for three consecutive years…
Today’s travelers don’t look at policy documents, can easily book outside of company guidelines and see no motive for following the rules…