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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leading travel management company (TMC) BCD Travel announced the appointment of Olivia Ruggles-Brise to the role of vice president, sustainability effective Nov. 14.
Sabre Corporation [NASDAQ: SABR] and BCD Travel today announced a long-term, multi-faceted strategic partnership that is expected to drive meaningful growth and advancement for both companies and across the travel ecosystem.
SNCF recognized BCD Travel among its first recipients of the ‘Ecomobility’ award. The new award was presented on Sept. 13 in Paris during the first ‘Grand Prix of Ecomobility’ organized by SNCF to face the climate challenge.
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.
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.