BCD Travel

BCD Travel partners with Airbus in four European markets

BCD Travel has partnered with Airbus in its four European home markets: France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. These markets have joined BCD’s existing Airbus partnerships in Canada, China, India, and the United States.  The company has reported that it will be providing Airbus with a digital service in four languages through a virtual service platform. The service will consist of a team o...

Traveller wellbeing tops priorities for corporate travel programmes, says BCD survey

Results of a BCD Travel survey of 118 travel buyers in March 2022 state that buyers feel that traveller satisfaction and wellbeing is the second most important travel programme priority after duty of care. While 92% of survey respondents listed the topic as extremely or very important, only 62% of the travel buyers surveyed said their companies provided traveller wellbeing support and only 14% sai...

Survey reveals stress factors of business travel

Results of a BCD Travel survey of 875 global business travellers show that while 89% say employee wellbeing is a priority at their company, only 51% feel that their company provides traveller wellbeing support. Mike Janssen, global chief operating officer and chief commercial officer at BCD, commented: “Air transaction levels are currently at over 50% of pre-Covid-19 levels and they continue to ri...

Business travel trends for 2022

Travel management company BCD Travel has identified eight trends that aims to resonate with travel managers and travellers in 2022 and compiled them in a new report ‘Business Travel Trends for 2022’. The value of business travel is a moving target Coming out of a sustained period with little or no travel, companies are reviewing the value of sending employees on business trips. Employe...

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 ...