BCD Travel leads with new solutions to inform COVID-19-era travel

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.

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BCD Travel launches Back to Travel guide

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.

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BCD Travel achieves highest-possible sustainability rating

BCD Travel has earned the highest-possible rating in a prestigious, independent assessment measuring sustainability performance. It marks the fifth straight year BCD has maintained its position among the top 1% of all suppliers assessed by EcoVadis, the world’s leading platform for corporate social responsibility audits.

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BCD Travel appoints Lisa McKenzie as new SVP Sales EMEA

Global business travel management company BCD Travel announced that Lisa McKenzie has been appointed Senior Vice President Sales EMEA. In this role, she reports directly to Jorge Cruz, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing.

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BCD Travel names Teri Miller Executive Vice President of Global Client Team

Leading global business travel management company BCD Travel has appointed Teri Miller to Executive Vice President of Global Client Team, responsible for its largest global customers. Miller joins BCD’s global executive team, reporting directly to Mike Janssen, Global Chief Operating Officer & Chief Commercial Officer.

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BCD Travel acquires the business travel and meetings & events activities of its partner in Italy as part of continuing global growth strategy

Leading global travel management company BCD Travel has acquired the business travel and meetings & events activities of its long-time Milan-based partner in Italy, Ventura Spa. The acquisition results in a newly formed company, BCD Travel Italy, offering corporate travel, meetings & events and travel consolidation services.

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BCD Travel among best companies in 2019 for corporate culture, women and diversity

BCD Travel has joined some of the most celebrated U.S. brands — including Apple, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft and Southwest Airlines — that can boast of being one of the Best Companies in the opinion of its employees. As a multiple-category winner of Comparably’s 3rd Annual Best Company Awards, BCD received among the highest ratings in the U.S. for culture, women and diversity.

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New report explores how to travel green for business in 2020 and beyond

There’s no universal dress code for business travel, but BCD Travel predicts an increasing preference for green. That’s green, as in traveling more sustainably and striving for climate-neutral journeys. In its new online report, How to Travel Beyond 2020, BCD identifies the sustainability and mobility trends for 2020 and beyond.

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Quality management in business travel programs hampered by clouded metrics

Travel buyers are always working to improve the travel experience for their organizations and employees, but a new study published today by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) in collaboration with BCD Travel, “Quality Management in Business Travel 2.0,” finds that the metrics best suited for evaluating the success of the holistic travel experience remain misunderstood and, as a result, crucially underutilized.

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Survey Reveals Broad Sphere of Influence of Travel Departments Across Their Organizations

Travel managers widely collaborate with their corporate stakeholders, according to research from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with BCD Travel. Most travel managers work together with stakeholders from finance/accounting (79 percent), human resources (66 percent), security/risk management (63 percent), C-level (61 percent), and legal/compliance (59 percent).

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BCD Travel becomes largest global travel management company to earn TMC Elite partner level with SAP Concur

Leading travel management company BCD Travel has become the first of the Big 3 TMCs to earn TMC Elite partner status with SAP Concur, the world’s leading brand for integrated travel, expense, and invoice management solutions, BCD announced today. Prior to achieving TMC Elite partner status, BCD already was one of SAP Concur’s biggest reseller partners and one of its earliest partners with a relationship dating back to 2001.

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