BCD Travel employee named Operations Manager of the Year

BCD Travel employee named ‘Operations Manager of the Year’ at The People Awards 2014

LONDON, 29 May 2014 – BCD Travel’s Justin Isaacs was named ‘Operations Manager of the Year’ at The People Awards 2014, which took place in London last week.

The awards recognise excellence in the corporate travel industry, and the ‘Operations Manager of the Year’ award in particular is given to an exceptional individual that has demonstrated ‘excellent customer service using an innovative, practical and strategic approach across operational management.’

Justin received the award in front of his industry peers during a special ceremony held at the Park Plaza Victoria Hotel in London on Friday, 23rd May 2014.

Justin joined BCD Travel in 2006 as Branch Manager of its Kingston upon Hull office in the north of England. His leadership qualities, expertise and outstanding commitment to customer service saw him promoted to Divisional Operations Manager for the north of England in December 2010.

Justin currently manages over 100 business travel consultants across BCD Travel’s offices in Kingston upon Hull, Manchester and Liverpool – delivering a cohesive, seamless and agile travel management service to leading corporations in a number of sectors including: energy, food industry, and professional consulting services.

Commenting on Justin’s win, Christian Dahl, BCD Travel’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Talent Management & Global Human Resources, said: “We are immensely proud of Justin and his team, and congratulate him on his well-deserved award.”

Adding: “Justin is highly knowledgeable, capable, professional and personable – qualities we are passionate about encouraging and developing in all of our staff.”

The People Awards recognise outstanding individuals and teams within and across all aspects of corporate business travel management whose professionalism and business excellence make them stand out from their industry peers.

About BCD Travel
BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. For travelers, this means keeping them safe and productive, and equipping them to make good choices on the road. For travel and procurement managers, it means advising them on how to grow the value of their travel program. For executives, we ensure that the travel program supports company objectives. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in nearly 100 countries with 11,000 creative, committed and experienced people. And it’s how we maintain an industry-leading client-retention rate of more than 95%, with 2013 sales of US$22.4 billion. For more information, visit www.bcdtravel.com.

About BCD Group
BCD Group is a market leader in the travel industry. The privately owned company was founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen and consists of BCD Travel (global corporate travel management), Travix (online travel: CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir, Flugladen and Vayama), Park ‘N Fly (off-airport parking), Parkmobile International (mobile parking and traffic applications) and joint venture Airtrade (consolidating and fulfillment). BCD Group employs over 12,000 people and operates in almost 100 countries with total sales, including US$9.2 billion partner sales, of US$24 billion. For more information, visit www.bcdgroup.com.