Business Travel Show Europe 2023 took place June 28-29 at ExCel in London. It’s the largest exhibition and conference for the European corporate travel community. Watch BCD TV highlights from the show and hear what some of our people had to say.
Check out the lineup of BCD and Advito speakers for GBTA Convention 2023. Our experts will be on site and in education sessions, covering impactful topics for managed travel programs, including best practices and innovations in payment data; LGBTQ-specific travel risk considerations; air program negotiations and air distribution. Attend our sessions then stop by our booth for some face time with us.
Simpler processes top the wish list when it comes to payment and expense, according to BCD’s latest travel buyer survey.
Stephan Baars this week assumed the role of BCD Travel president and CEO. He worked as BCD’s global CFO for 11 years before spending six years as CEO of BORON, the private investment company of BCD founder John Fentener van Vlissingen. Baars returns with a vision of building on the company’s success.
Travel managers, are you getting every benefit from our award-winning travel management app? Here are three simple ways to check in with TripSource and make sure you’re putting it to good use!
BCD’s Lucy Norman, Senior Manager, People & Culture, is a shortlist finalist for “People Manager of the Year” in the Business Travel People Awards 2023. The category is new this year to honor an individual who has made a significant and positive impact on their organization through excellent people management skills.
BCD Travel has published two podcast episodes focusing on sustainability. Tune in to these discussions on how sustainability is more than just being green.
Bluebiz is a loyalty program designed for small and medium-sized businesses that frequently travel with KLM and partner airlines, such as Air France and Delta Air Lines.
By joining the ALL – Accor Live Limitless Loyalty Programme, business travelers get an exclusive welcome bonus and can easily access a large range of benefits.
According to a Payment and Expense survey we conducted among travelers this spring, 17% of business travelers have fallen victim to credit card fraud on a business trip, despite taking measures to stay safe. Fraud can’t always be avoided, but virtual payment solutions might help reduce the sting.
While the security environment for members of the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer) community has generally improved, travelers who identify as LGBTQ+ will continue to face unique challenges when conducting domestic or international trips or long-term deployments.
Follow BCD Travel’s YouTube channel to meet our experts, watch conference highlights, and hear our take on industry concerns like sustainability, DE&I, the future of air travel, and more. Check out a few of our recommendations below then head over to YouTube and subscribe.
The theme for World Environment Day 2023 is Solutions to Plastic Pollution. And, it couldn’t come at a better time. The single-use plastics we mindlessly waste on business trips, in hotels and elsewhere wreak havoc on humans, land and sea creatures, and our physical world in ways we have yet to fully grasp. In the lead up to the June 5 observance, we spoke to Jo Hendrickx, Founder of Travel Without Plastic, an organization that helps hotels, tour operators and travel businesses to reduce unnecessary waste and costs using the "Let's Reduce Single-Use System."
The Traveler Security Program Assessment offering from Advito, BCD Travel’s consulting arm, helps evaluate an existing travel risk management program and identify ways to enhance it and reduce risk. BCD Travel Global Crisis Management experts Christine Connolley and Lise Levesque recently completed an assessment for a valued client. Here’s their inside view.
BCD Travel’s Julie Stuckey and Anja Turner will advance as finalists in the 2023 GBTA Ladders competition to identify and solve a problem in the business travel industry. In total, 16 BCD employees – including eight mentees – participated this year.
We received awards for sustainability achievements in the Americas and Europe. The BTN Group established the Business Travel Sustainability Awards to encourage progress in all sectors of the travel industry toward a more sustainable future. Judges for the inaugural program included a mix of corporate travel managers, consultants and other sustainability experts.
After more than 30 years with BCD Travel, John Snyder will step down on July 1, handing over his responsibilities as president and CEO to current BORON CEO and former BCD Chief Financial Officer Stephan Baars.
Half of female-identifying travelers surveyed by BCD Travel say they worry about sexual harassment, assault and kidnapping when traveling for work. A Research Snapshot compiled by our Research & Intelligence and Global Crisis Management teams looks at the female perception of risks on a business trip: Where women feel the least safe, what they worry about when traveling for work and steps they take to feel safe.
We’ve opened a wholly owned Asia-Pacific Service Center (ASC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The new service center provides always-on, high-quality direct-to-client service for companies in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. With close to 200 full-time employees, the BCD ASC also supports travelers from around the world with front-line services during out of office hours in their regions.