BCD Travel earns EcoVadis Platinum sustainability rating
For the third year, BCD has received the Platinum rating from EcoVadis, the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings.
BCD Travel earns EcoVadis Platinum sustainability rating
Travel management company BCD Travel announced today that they will leverage FairFly’s market-leading technology and artificial intelligence to power their Air Price Assurance (APA) solution. With FairFly’s global automated GDS coverage, BCD will be able to offer their APA solution to its entire customer base. The technology will allow BCD to maximize automated savings on air spend for clients.
Leading travel management company BCD Travel announced the appointment of Michèle Lawley to the role of President, Europe, effective August 31.
Lawley will take over complete operational and financial responsibility for BCD’s activities in Europe, focusing on creating and capitalizing on opportunities to ensure long-term, sustainable growth in the region.
In a move to further strengthen its midmarket presence, BCD Travel has appointed David Mitchell as president of BCD Travel Midmarket in North America.
Starting July 1, BCD Travel began servicing Airbus in its four European home markets: France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. BCD already has existing partnerships with Airbus in Canada, China, India, and the United States.
Travel buyers feel that traveler satisfaction and wellbeing is the second most important travel program priority after duty of care, according to a recent BCD Travel survey in March of 118 travel buyers worldwide, with 92% of survey respondents listing the topic as extremely or very important.
As travel resumes, there will be a broader set of risks to be faced, beyond those associated with the pandemic, according to BCD Travel’s just released Travel Risk Outlook report. This new report provides travel managers, purchasing managers and corporate travel arrangers with essential information to set priorities and adjust their corporate travel programs in times of high uncertainty and constant change.
While 89% of business travelers say employee wellbeing is a priority at their company, only 51% feel that their company provides traveler wellbeing support, according to a recent BCD Travel survey of 875 business travelers worldwide.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted business travel to refocus its priorities. Leading travel management company BCD Travel identified eight trends that will resonate with travel managers and travelers in 2022 and compiled them in a new report, Business Travel Trends for 2022.
A cross section of corporate travel industry professionals surveyed by industry news publication The Beat has selected BCD Travel as the Most Admired Travel Management Company for the ninth time, The Beat announced yesterday.
As business travel bounces back, so has the relative importance of travel and expense spend management, according to a recent survey of 106 travel buyers responsible for T&E spend around the globe. Leading travel management company BCD Travel conducted the survey from Oct. 12-26.
In response to the heightened focus on traveler risk as global travel volumes increase, BCD Travel today introduced BCD Alert™ to its suite of traveler security solutions. The mobile app, developed specifically for travel and security managers, provides 24/7 coverage of active travelers against destination risk and incidents, allowing managers to monitor and respond remotely.
Meyn Food Processing Technology, leading global specialist in poultry processing solutions, has chosen BCD Travel as its single provider to manage its global business travel. Meyn is headquartered in the Netherlands, with thirteen branches worldwide.
BCD’s Life Sciences Center of Excellence today announced the launch of Centricity powered by BCD, a specialized offering that provides concierge patient travel, logistics, payment, special-needs facilitation and engagement strategies to life sciences companies.
BCD Travel France is pleased to announce the addition of corporate travel industry veteran Jean-Christian Fuentes to the global travel management company.
Spain’s leading travel group Ávoris and BCD Travel have strengthened their partnership agreement. As the exclusive official representative of BCD in Spain and a member of BCD’s Global Network, Ávoris manages and provides travel services for global and local BCD clients in Spain. Part of the prestigious Barceló Group, Ávoris achieved Spain’s no. 1 travel and tourism ranking after merging with Globalia’s outbound travel and tourism division this year.
Leading travel management company BCD Travel announced the appointment of Wes Bergstrom to the role of Senior Vice President, Supplier Relations, Americas and Global Hotel, effective October 1.
As part of its ongoing commitment to the transformation of travel and expense (T&E) spend management, BCD Travel today announced BCD Pay™, a suite of solutions that use artificial intelligence, machine learning and open APIs to simplify, digitize and automate corporate travel payment, reconciliation and invoice management for clients. The result is a frictionless, digital payment experience from trip booking and payment through reconciliation.
BCD Travel survey: Business travelers pinpoint shortcomings of virtual meetings and want decision-making power UTRECHT, The Netherlands, August 19, 2021 – Business travelers are raising concerns about the reliance on screen-based interaction as their primary meeting method. Now more than ever, they are also looking for control, ease and simplicity, according to a recent survey of 738 business travelers worldwide. Leading travel management company BCD Travel conducted the survey from July 6-20. While virtual meetings and remote work are here to stay, business travel and face-to-face meetings remain extremely important. Seventy-six percent of survey respondents said business travel helps them … Read more
BCD Travel once again achieves top sustainability rating UTRECHT, The Netherlands, July 21, 2021 – For the second year, BCD Travel has earned the special Platinum distinction from EcoVadis, for the highest-performing companies in an independent sustainability assessment. EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings. With this Platinum rating, BCD maintains its position in the top 1% of the currently 75,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis. “Our second Platinum rating is a distinction that not only confirms the importance we place on sustainability within our own operations, but ensures we are the supplier of choice … Read more