The business case for bleisure travel

THE BUSINESS CASE FOR BLEISURE TRAVEL

Holger Schmeding, BCD Travel Germany Bleisure trips, combining business travel with leisure time, is a growing trend with mutual benefits...

Cast your vote for business travel's next big idea

CAST YOUR VOTE FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL'S NEXT BIG IDEA

BCD Travel's Irina Matz will serve as one of the judges in a Shark Tank-style competition sponsored by BCD. Travel industry professionals...

 
 
 
Around the world in six weeks with BCD Travel interns

AROUND THE WORLD IN SIX WEEKS WITH BCD TRAVEL INTERNS

Three recent college graduates will embark on a multi-city global tour and internship experience with BCD Travel this summer. Serena...

Ask a concierge: Shanghai

ASK A CONCIERGE: SHANGHAI

At the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, concierge John Yin guides visitors on the best things to see, do and eat in this seaside...

 
 
 
ProcureCon Travel 2019: BCD sourcing expert Menkes on the future of business travel

PROCURECON TRAVEL 2019: BCD SOURCING EXPERT MENKES ON THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS TRAVEL

Procurement professionals and business travel professionals will meet May 14-15 in Las Vegas for ProcureCon Travel 2019 , a conference...

Market monitor: Japan at a glance

MARKET MONITOR: JAPAN AT A GLANCE

Inbound international travelers drive growth in Japanese business travel market. Companies spent US$87 billion on travel to, from and...

 
 
 
How facing the English Channel turned a BCD employee into a CSR champion

HOW FACING THE ENGLISH CHANNEL TURNED A BCD EMPLOYEE INTO A CSR CHAMPION

When open water swimmer and BCD employee Ross Paterson swam the English Channel in 2018, he was challenged by more than waves during...

City guide: Dubai

CITY GUIDE: DUBAI

Dubai is the largest of the United Arab Emirates' city-states. Its location on the Persian Gulf has aided its development as a center...

 
 
 

BCD TRAVEL'S NEWEST JOINT VENTURE GROWS MARINE TRAVEL SERVICES OFFERING

Maritime solutions leader Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement has joined BCD Travel in a new joint venture to create a highly responsive...

Are your travelers booking around?

ARE YOUR TRAVELERS BOOKING AROUND?

Only half of business travelers who book a flight through their corporate program match it with an in-program hotel booking, according...

 
 
 

BCD TRAVEL SURVEY: TRAVEL PROGRAMS MISSING THE MARK ON TRAVELER WELLNESS

Traveler wellbeing is a Top 3 priority for corporate travel managers, behind savings and duty of care, but their programs don't reflect...

2019 Industry Forecast Update: Global airfares rise

2019 INDUSTRY FORECAST UPDATE: GLOBAL AIRFARES RISE

Business-class airfares for regional travel will increase 2% during 2019, while fares in other segments rise by 1%, according to adjusted...

 
 
 

WHITE PAPER: THE FUTURE OF VIRTUAL PAYMENTS

Traditional payment methods for business trips are complex and time-consuming. Companies spend 40 hours a month, on average, reconciling...

TRAVEL FLASH: AI IS THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS TRAVEL INNOVATION

Ask how BCD Travel's SolutionSource partners are using innovations like AI, bots and chatbots to help companies create tailored travel...

 
 
 

BCD M&E EXPANDS THROUGH PARTNERSHIP, INNOVATION AND ACQUISITION

Three years after launching a growth plan, BCD Meetings & Events continues to expand its business, most recently by adding a Taiwanese...

FORBES NAMES BCD TRAVEL ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST MIDSIZE EMPLOYERS

BCD Travel ranks 366 on Forbes' 2019 list of America's Best Midsize Employers. The well-known business news outlet partnered with research...

 
 
 

SOLUTIONSOURCE SUCCESS VIDEO: HOW YAPTA DRIVES SAVINGS FOR BLOOMBERG NEWS

SolutionSource® partner Yapta has helped Bloomberg News drive significant travel savings for both airfare and hotels. In a video interview,...

BCD PARTNERS WITH ERM CLIENT ON EXTREME COMMUTES TO MONGOLIAN MINE

Getting to one of the world's most remote copper and gold mines is no ordinary business trip. But crews do it every day. About 200...

 
 
 
Recently opened Istanbul Airport is the world's meeting point

RECENTLY OPENED ISTANBUL AIRPORT IS THE WORLD'S MEETING POINT

Istanbul Airport, the world's newest aviation center and home to Turkish Airlines, operates flights from Turkey to more than 350 destinations...

Market monitor: Italy at a glance

MARKET MONITOR: ITALY AT A GLANCE

Economic woes weigh on air and hotel suppliers as business travel spending slows. The market for business travel to, from and within...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

25 Delicious Places to Eat in NYC

25 Delicious Places to Eat in NYC

Updated : 05/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 New York City has been my home for close to three years, though I've been coming to the city since I was 16. (Little known nerd fact: My... Read more ...

Sunday's Best Deals: Instant Pot, GreenWorks Gold Box, an Air Fryer, and More

Sunday's Best Deals: Instant Pot, GreenWorks Gold Box, an Air Fryer, and More

A $55 Instant Pot , GreenWorks Gold Box , and an air fryer lead off Sunday's best deals from around the web. Read more ...

The tourism industry of Game of Thrones will exist on far past the series' end

The tourism industry of Game of Thrones will exist on far past the series' end

“All men must die,” as the show's mantra goes, however the tourism industry of Game of Thrones will exist on far past the series' end. The popular show over its eight-season... Read more ...

The Best Tour Companies in Europe in 2019

The Best Tour Companies in Europe in 2019

Posted : 05/18/2019 | May 18th, 2019 Europe is one of the most popular destinations in the world. While I love solo travel as much as the next person - and think Europe is one... Read more ...

Jamaica to host 65th UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas meeting

Jamaica to host 65th UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas meeting

The 65th UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas meeting will be held in Jamaica. This was revealed during the recently held 64th meeting held in Guatemala from 15 to 16... Read more ...

Berlin startup picks $484 million through its tourism activity app

Berlin startup picks $484 million through its tourism activity app

GetYourGuide - a Berlin startup that has built a popular marketplace for people for discovering and booking sightseeing tours, tickets for attractions and other experiences... Read more ...

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways plans to operate Taiwan-Ha Long Bay direct flight

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways plans to operate Taiwan-Ha Long Bay direct flight

It was announced by the country's fifth airline that it has plans of boosting tourists from from Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan to the UNESCO heritage site of Ha Long Bay. Read more ...

France welcomed 89.4 million tourists in 2018; tourist spending was €56.2...

France welcomed 89.4 million tourists in 2018; tourist spending was €56.2 billion

France welcomed a total of 89.4 million visitors which is a rise of three per cent from that of 2017. It is now targeting 100 million foreign tourists for 2020. Government's... Read more ...

16 must-haves for your Memorial Day beach weekend getaway

16 must-haves for your Memorial Day beach weekend getaway

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Fernando Alonso and McLaren Did Not Qualify For The Indy 500

Fernando Alonso and McLaren Did Not Qualify For The Indy 500

After struggling to make time in top-30 qualifying yesterday, Fernando Alonso and his McLaren team borrowed setup notes from Penske and negotiated shock absorbers from Andretti... Read more ...