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DRIVING NDC INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION
DRIVING NDC INNOVATION THROUGH COLLABORATION AN OPEN LETTER FROM BCD TRAVEL Positive innovation in an interconnected ecosystem requires partnership and collaboration. The corporate travel customer experience depends on multiple parties – including but not limited to airlines, travel management companies, online booking and other service and technology providers – working together to optimize delivery. Corporate customers care about what they buy, where they shop and how those choices support their programs. Forcing solutions that aren’t completely ready into the market puts customers at risk and harms the ecosystem. Successful distribution innovation requires better content (that customers want), better displays (so ... Read more
Three-quarters of travel buyers lack knowledge of the ISO 31030 guidance for travel risk management
Three-quarters of travel buyers have little to no knowledge of the ISO 31030:2021, the new international guidance specific to travel risk management (TRM) and could potentially be missing important components of their TRM program, according to a recent BCD Travel survey from January. Only 14% of buyers have actually read the ISO 31030, and 11% are somewhat familiar.
Amadeus and BCD expand global technology partnership to capitalize on opportunities in corporate travel
BCD Travel has expanded its agreement with Amadeus as the forward-looking travel management company (TMC) refines its global technology approach to best capitalize on opportunities in the new era of business travel. Under the new agreement, the two organizations will partner on multiple initiatives, each designed to provide BCD Travel with a platform for growth, productivity improvement, and technological innovation.
BCD Travel expands in Latin America with opening of new office in Panama
Leading global travel management company BCD Travel has opened a new office in Panama City, Panama. This new operation expands the company’s footprint in Latin America and enhances service in a region where business travel demand is growing.
BCD Travel streamlines spend management process with enriched collection of invoice data
As part of its ongoing commitment to the digital transformation of corporate travel and expense, travel management company BCD Travel today announced the availability of a structured set of invoice data that will streamline the spend management process for customers.
BCD Travel reports on the future of air travel
Air travel is experiencing a period of growth after a tumultuous three years due to the pandemic. It’s expected to rebound stronger than ever with an emphasis on sustainability according to a recent report by BCD Travel. The leading travel management company released the first of a two-part report detailing the future of air travel.
BCD Travel bolsters its reputation as the travel industry’s Most Admired Travel Management Company
Readers of The Beat have selected BCD Travel as the Most Admired Travel Management Company for the sixth consecutive year and tenth time in total since 2009.
Industry collaborates to solve talent crisis across business travel industry during GBTA Europe Conference
Representatives from all areas of the business travel eco- system gathered at the GBTA Europe Conference in Brussels in November during The Big Idea session, sponsored by BCD Travel. The travel management company developed the theme for the session “Travel and The Law of Attraction” to discuss the pain points and solutions that appeal to talent both in and outside of the industry.
BCD Travel expands European executive team with the addition of two new senior vice presidents
Travel management company BCD Travel welcomed Wolfgang Strasser and Joanna Greenfield as two new senior vice presidents (SVP) for the European region. Strasser began his role on September 1 and Greenfield began on December 1.
Traveler survey highlights duty of care gap for remote working and bleisure travel
More than three-quarters of business travelers say their employer treats traveler health, safety and security as a priority, but only 36% of travelers say their employer unconditionally takes care of their safety and security when working remotely and another 25% don’t know, according to a recent BCD Travel survey in August.