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ITE Hong Kong 2021
ITE HONG KONG 2021
June 17-20, 2021
ITE HONG KONG 2021 is Hong Kong's premier exhibition and trade show, an arrangement allowing the organizer launching separate campaigns attracting more quality trade and public visitors in parallel! ITE HONG KONG 2021 will be held from 17-20 June 2021 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centr...

2021 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace
2021 USTOA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & MARKETPLACE
December 07-11, 2021
Since USTOA's inception in 1972, the USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace has distinguished itself for being the only travel industry event in the United States that brings together the leading North American travel companies with tourism suppliers and destinations from around the globe in ...

BCD Travel

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BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. For travelers, this means keeping them safe and productive, and equipping them to make good choices on the road. For travel and procurement managers, it means advising them on how to grow the value of their travel program. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more.
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BCD Travel has acquired the business travel and meetings and events activities of its long-time Milan-based Italian partner Ventura Spa. As a result of the purchase, Ventura Spa will operate as a newly-formed company called BCD Travel Italy, which will offer corporate travel, meetings and events and travel consolidation services. Founded in 1977, Ventura Spa became a BCD partner in 2006. With annual sales of around US$400 million and 380 staff, the new company will maintain its offices in Milan,...
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Consultancy Advito has launched a new sustainability offering that aims to help clients reduce travel demand and mitigate the environmental impact of business travel. Operating under the name of Sustainable Collaboration, the new services have been designed to help Advito and parent company BCD Travel’s customers carry out a number of tasks to limit the impact of their company’s travel activity, including setting up carbon offset programmes, measuring their firm’s environmental...
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Business Travel Direct and BCD Travel have each gained TMC Elite status in the SAP Concur Partner Programme, becoming two of three companies headquartered outside of the US to earn the accreditation. SAP Concur has recently revamped its  Partner Programme into a multi-levelled system, with partners now classified in one of three accreditations – Partner, Select, or Elite. Business Travel Direct said it has been working closely with the firm, having held TMC Certified and Preferred Par...
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BCD Travel has earned a gold rating in an independent assessment measuring its sustainability performance for the fourth consecutive year. With the rating, the TMC. says it is in the top 1 per cent of all suppliers assessed by EcoVadis, a platform for CSR audits for global supply chains. BCD uses this assessment to demonstrate its transparency as a supplier partner and to enhance its brand. The EcoVadis methodology examines 21 criteria across four themes of environment, fair labour practices, et...
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BCD Travel has announced its joint-venture partner in South Africa Connex Travel is merging with Rennies Travel. The combined business results in a total of 737 employees, with offices in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London, Stellenbosch and Richard’s Bay, as well as Namibia. The news follows BCD’s January announcement that Rennie’s Travel, owned by Bidvest, had joined its Global Network. Previously operating as BCD Travel South ...
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BCD Travel continues its global expansion, partnering with midsized travel management companies as a way to dominate new markets.The company announced Monday that its joint venture partner in South Africa, Connex Travel, is merging with Rennies Travel, one of the leading travel management companies in South Africa. In January, BCD Travel announced that Rennies Travel joined the BCD Travel Global Network.“We’re joining forces in a competitive business travel market that’s growin...
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BCD Travel has released Connect, a “digital engagement platform” that enables peer collaboration and provides access to training material and industry information.Connect provides the TMC’s customers with community discussion groups, as well as information on programme best practices, product updates and case studies. It also features proprietary research, industry trends, support and account details.Yannis Karmis, senior VP of product planning and innovation for BCD Travel, sa...
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Global hotel rates could increase by between 1 and 3 per cent, while air fares will go up 1 to 2 per cent, according to new predictions from BCD Travel.The TMC’s 2020 Industry Forecast shows hotel prices will be driven by solid demand keeping occupancy high in most regions. The TMCTravel Management Company: An agency which manages business travel for a company. said rate increases could be even higher in Asia (up between 2 and 4 per cent) – particularly in Japan, which will host the ...
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VATBox has announced it has partnered with travel management company BCD Travel to provide customers with an optimised VAT/GST recovery process, and analysis into total travel spend per employee, allowing companies to isolate any spend that is booked out of policy, the company said.BCD Travel said its partnership with VATBox has allowed the company to automate and optimise its own and its customers´ VAT reclaim processes, improve invoice compliance and make the traveller´s life easie...
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Travelport has partnered with IBM Services, BCD Travel and major hotel chains to develop a blockchain solution to enhance the hotel commission reconciliation process for corporates.The technology aims to optimise hotel commission processing on a distributed ledger by managing reconciliation, tracking and accounting for commission payments owed from hotel chains for services purchased by travellers via booking agencies. Travelport said it also creates an accurate and shared view of the booking st...
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EVENTS

ITE Hong Kong 2021
ITE HONG KONG 2021
June 17-20, 2021
ITE HONG KONG 2021 is Hong Kong's premier exhibition and trade show, an arrangement allowing the organizer launching separate campaigns attracting more quality trade and public visitors in parallel! ITE HONG KONG 2021 will be held from 17-20 June 2021 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centr...

2021 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace
2021 USTOA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & MARKETPLACE
December 07-11, 2021
Since USTOA's inception in 1972, the USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace has distinguished itself for being the only travel industry event in the United States that brings together the leading North American travel companies with tourism suppliers and destinations from around the globe in ...