BCD Travel

BCD Travel survey reveals growing importance of travel and expense spend management

Results of a BCD Travel survey of 106 travel buyers in October stresses the relative importance of travel and expense spend management in the pandemic recovery. On the list of programme priorities, 76% of travel buyers consider payment and expense ‘very’ to ‘extremely’ important, an increase of 8 points compared to 68% in the previous survey in April. The top three prioriti...

BCD Travel and Spain’s Ávoris travel group reinforce partnership

Spanish travel group Ávoris and travel management company, BCD Travel have announced a strengthening of their partnership with Ávoris becoming the exclusive official representative of BCD in Spain. Part of the Barceló Group, Ávoris merged with Globalia’s outbound travel and tourism division earlier this year. “As a globally trusted leader in corporate travel management, we rely on experience...

BCD Travel’s new expense management system takes off

BCD Travel, the corporate travel management company based in Utrecht, Netherlands, announced, 16 September, their latest development, BCD Pay™. It aims to create solutions that use artificial intelligence, machine learning and open APIs to simplify corporate travel payment, reconciliation and invoice management for clients. BCD Travel hopes to fulfil the demand for simplicity by travellers through...

BCD Travel survey finds travellers looking for control, ease and simplicity

Business travellers are looking for control, ease and simplicity, according to a recent survey of 738 business travellers worldwide by travel management company, BCD Travel, conducted, 6-20 July. While virtual meetings and remote work are here to stay, business travel and face-to-face meetings remain extremely important. 76% of survey respondents said business travel helps them perform their work ...

BCD Travel remains Platinum for sustainability

For a second year, corporate travel management company BCD Travel has earned the special distinction of Platinum from EcoVadis, a sustainability ratings provider. The rating was gained via an independent sustainability assessment and the Platinum rating, maintains BCD’s position in the top 1% of the 75,000 companies currently assessed by EcoVadis. Sharon Dirks, director of sustainability at BCD, s...

Delta and BCD Travel sign industry-first sustainable fuel agreement

Delta Air Lines and BCD Travel USA LLC have signed the first ever sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) agreement for a travel management company. The agreement helps address emissions from BCD employee travel and, as one of the largest travel management agencies in the world, bolsters the future of sustainability in the travel industry. Amelia DeLuca, Delta’s managing director of sustainability, said: ...

BCD Travel joins UN’s climate target initiative

BCD Travel, a global travel management company, has joined the UN’s Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). The SBTi is a climate initiative which aims to help the corporate sector reach the goals set out in the Paris Agreement. An emissions-reduction target is deemed ‘science based’ if it’s designed to keep global warming below 2°C (35.6°F) from pre-industrial levels. The move comes ...

BCD Travel launches global Life Sciences Center of Excellence

BCD Travel, 3 February, announced the establishment of a Life Sciences Center of Excellence. The group has  expertise in the sector, and BCD Meetings & Events has an existing Life Sciences Center of Excellence. The company says its new launch will strengthen BCD’s ability to provide integrated offerings specific to the life sciences sector. BCD says it provides agency services to 90% of the to...