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UTRECHT, The Netherlands, April 22, 2021 – As part of a long-standing commitment to sustainability, BCD Travel signed on to the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), a U.N. initiative to increase corporate participation on climate action in line with the Paris Agreement. As the first global travel management company to have joined the SBTi, BCD supports science-based targets aimed at reducing greenhouse gases. An emissions-reduction target is ‘science based’ if it’s designed to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius (35.6° F) from pre-industrial levels.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, March 17, 2021 – BCD Travel’s Life Sciences Center of Excellence today announced an enhanced approach to clinical trial patient travel aimed at shifting the paradigm from traditional service delivery. The approach offers a seamless patient experience that also reduces study team burden, increases program transparency and leverages the existing benefits of corporate travel programs.
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.
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.
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.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, October 14, 2020 – BCD Travel and Siemens are significantly expanding their partnership: The global travel management company will now support Siemens’ business travelers in an additional 38 countries totaling 64 markets in the Americas and EMEA regions.
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.
UTRECHT, The Netherlands – August 6, 2020 – BCD Travel today announced an agreement with the SAP® Concur® organization to expand integration between BCD’s proprietary hotel platform and the Custom Hotel Sourcing functionality, providing customers access to even more advanced content, booking and payment options.
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.
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.