What you need to know: 5G and flight disruptions in the U.S.

The rollout of 5G mobile services across the United States has raised concern in the aviation and travel industry that the signals could interfere with sensitive aircraft instruments. A “What you need to know” report from BCD Travel Research & Innovation considers the issues surrounding 5G deployment in the U.S. and its potential interference with airport communication tools.

Watch now: Keep travelers safe with BCD Alert

Keeping travelers safe is a 24/7 job but you don’t have to do it alone. Watch the recording of our December 2021 online event to learn how BCD Alert can help keep your travelers safe and informed. Anytime. Anywhere.

Do you track total trip cost?

Coming out of a sustained period with little or no travel, companies are now closely reviewing the value of sending employees on business trips. Measuring total trip cost can help employers make informed decisions and better define their business travel strategies. This past fall, BCD Travel’s Research & Innovation team asked 106 buyers if they tracked total trip cost (TTC) in business travel. More than half said they don’t currently track TTC but would like to do so in the future.

In the news: How COVID may affect China’s Spring Festival

China’s travel volume for Spring Festival and the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing won’t match previous years’ numbers, but people will still travel, predicted Jonathan Kao, Managing Director, Greater China for BCD Travel.

Take back travel with savings up to 20% off plus 3x all Reward points

It’s time to take back travel! This winter, rebook your cancelled trips or plan anew, dust off your luggage and get packing! Whether traveling for business or leisure, to the turquoise beaches of Miami or the snowy Rocky Mountains, have complete confidence at our Accor hotels.

Travelers beware: Business trips are coming back – and so are fraudsters

Fraud is one thing the pandemic didn’t shut down. Information security expert Frank Schuchard reminds travel teams and travelers to stay on top of protecting their data as travel resumes. Check out this Q&A for what Schuchard says travel teams and travelers need to know about fraud.

What you need to know: Omicron and travel restrictions

The emergence of the COVID-19 omicron variant has prompted countries around the world to implement or reimpose travel restrictions. A new report from BCD Travel Research & Innovation provides a snapshot of some of the recent changes in Europe and North America.

Stories from the SolutionSource Marketplace: International SOS

The International SOS Group of Companies is in the business of saving lives and protecting global workforces from health and security threats. Wherever you are, International SOS delivers customized health and security risk management and wellbeing solutions to fuel growth and productivity.

6 hotel features that business travelers really care about

Svenja Ullrich’s nearly 30 years in business travel taught her one sure thing about hotels: “Above all, business travelers just want to focus on their visit.” Ullrich, a senior manager for BCD Travel’s hotel programs in EMEA, offers insights into what business travelers really care about when they’re booking hotels.

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