Leading travel management company BCD Travel and Spain’s top-ranked travel group Ávoris reinforce partnership agreement
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, October 5, 2021 – 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.
“As a globally trusted leader in corporate travel management, we rely on experienced partners across our entire network,” said Greg O’Neil, BCD Travel’s president for Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Global Network. “Our long-standing partnership with Ávoris is a reflection of the great results driven by their entrepreneurial mindset and focus on long-term growth which matches BCD’s own priorities.”
Juan Carlos González, Distribution Division Managing Director at Ávoris, says: “Strong partnerships are key to addressing rapidly evolving markets, technologies and customer needs. We look forward to deepening our cooperation and continuing our mutual focus on powering our customers’ business success and providing excellent and consistent service to their travelers.”
Ávoris also represents BCD Meetings & Events in Spain, including BCD Sports, a division that designs and executes athletic immersion experiences for corporate hospitality and coordinates team travel for professional, collegiate and youth teams. Ávoris works closely with BCD Media & Entertainment, providing high-touch, white-glove services for leading artists, labels and media, and production companies.
As businesses return to travel, BCD is well positioned to provide comprehensive, digital solutions across travel and meetings for clients, including its proprietary intelligence and analytics platform DecisionSource® and its award-winning traveler engagement platform TripSource®. BCD’s Global Network offers partner agencies a global presence, personal attention, and access to a comprehensive set of programs, products and services that provide tangible benefits for both partners and clients.
About BCD Travel
BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. We give travelers innovative tools that keep them safe and productive, and help them make good choices on the road. We partner with travel and procurement leaders to simplify the complexities of business travel, drive savings and satisfaction, and move whole companies toward their goals. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in 109 countries with a global client retention rate of 98%, the highest in the industry. For more information, visit www.bcdtravel.com.
About Ávoris Business Corporation
Ávoris Business Corporation is a vertically integrated tourism group specializing in the commercialization of travel, leisure, and holidays. Created from the merger of the travel divisions of the Barceló and Globalia groups, its team is made up of more than 6,000 professionals and has more than 1,500 direct points of sale and more than 40 brands that work in five areas, retail, wholesale, airline, incoming services, and gift boxes to offer travelers a unique experience adapted to their preferences and needs. For more information, visit www.avoristravel.uk.
About BCD Group
BCD Group is a market leader in the travel industry. The privately-owned company was founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen and consists of BCD Travel (global corporate travel management and its subsidiary BCD Meetings & Events, global meetings and events agency), Park ‘N Fly (off-airport parking) and Airtrade (consolidation and fulfillment). For more information, visit www.bcdgroup.com.