New joint venture between BCD Travel and BSM creates leading global Marine travel services offering

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.

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Future of virtual payment explored in white paper from BCD Travel

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.

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BCD Travel study reveals alarming levels of air pollution in half of the 100 most visited business travel cities

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). BCD Travel initiated the Inform report to warn travel managers about the risks of air pollution for their business travelers, and advises them to include the issue of air quality in their travel risk management programs. 

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BCD Travel expands its global Energy, Resources and Marine practice, wins one of world’s largest oilfield services companies

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.

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BCD Travel creates Women of Distinction award to honor International Women’s Day

Leading travel management company BCD Travel awarded Kathy Jackson, Executive Vice President, Global Program Client Management & Advito, as its first recipient of the BCD Travel Women of Distinction award. The award was presented at a leadership summit last week.”With the award we want to celebrate extraordinary women in our organization,” says John Snyder, President and CEO, BCD Travel. ”We hope it will inspire people across the company by putting a spotlight on role models of achievement and innovation.”

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South Africa’s leading corporate travel company, Rennies Travel, joins BCD Travel’s Global Network

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.

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Vuosi 2019 on matkustajan vuosi (ja sian vuosi)

BCD Travel on tunnistanut kuusi trendiä, joihin matkustajien kannattaa kiinnittää huomiota vuonna 2019. Se on tehnyt myös katsauksen kolmeen asiaan, jotka nousivat ensimmäistä kertaa esiin vuoden 2018 aikana. Seuraavaksi tarkastelemme lyhyesti muutamaa niistä kuudesta asiasta, jotka suosivat liikematkustajaa tulevana vuonna.

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