Virtual payments could be a winner for travellers and businesses alike; wider industry is becoming increasingly receptive to using ‘progressive’ payment methods

We know that traditional payment methods for business trips are fraught with shortcomings and a GBTA Foundation study highlighted that with the statistic that companies…..

BCD Travel study discovers potentially dangerous levels of air pollution in almost half of the 100 most visited business travel cities

A new study by leading travel management company BCD Travel shows that half of the most visited business travel destinations worldwide have dangerous levels of…..

Traveller satisfaction makes it to the top of travel managers’ priority lists – well, maybe not yet?

Corporate travel managers’ priority lists are getting longer, as new technologies and industry standards lead to irreversible shifts in the corporate travel landscape. Topics such…..

Traveller wellness ranks high in yet another travel manager survey, but businesses are still failing to make it a priority

Businesses need to be more aware and take increasing action to support staff wellness when they are travelling, another industry survey has discovered. Traveller wellness…..

Talking tech – new opportunities to drive travel programme compliance thanks to machine learning, blockchain and chabot automation

The influence of machine learning, blockchain, and chatbots can provide corporate travel managers powerful communication tools for driving travel programme compliance, according to the latest…..

BCD Travel says, “Move over, pig: 2019 is the year of the business traveller”

2019 is the year of the pig in the Chinese zodiac—but it’s also the year of the business traveller, says global travel management company BCD…..

BCD releases M&E 2019 report: What’s trending in meetings and events

Global demand for meetings and events will remain strong in 2019, but the availability of meeting space could fluctuate by region, according to BCD Meetings…..

BCD Travel sees a small rise in global airfares and hotel accommodation for 2019, but there remains clear sector, class and regional variations

Global hotel rates will increase around the world by between +1% and +3% in 2019 and air fares by between +1%  and +2% in most…..

BCD Travel examines the implications of technology on sourcing in the corporate travel industry with release of first ‘Inform’ series paper

Blockchain, chatbots, machine learning, virtual reality (VR) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are among the emerging technologies capturing the imagination of the business travel…..

A visual representation of the business impact of corporate travel

Think your travel programme doesn’t really affect other areas of the business? BCD Travel disagrees. Have a look at this new infographic proving the impact travel…..

United Kingdom retains its attraction to European business travellers and millennials despite Brexit

European business travellers visited the United Kingdom in record numbers last year, despite the political uncertainty sparked by Great Britain’s planned exit from the European…..