BCD Travel named ‘Travel Management Company of the Year’
Utrecht, The Netherlands, 9 September 2016 – BCD Travel has been named Travel Management Company of the Year at the Business Travel & Mobility Conference. BCD received the prize this afternoon at the Sheraton Hotel Schiphol from publisher Reismedia and network organization Glomex, founders of the award for best business travel company in the Netherlands.
A professional jury, comprised of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, KLM, British Airways, ANVR (Dutch Association of Travel Agencies) and the Europeesche Verzekeringen (insurance company) chose BCD out of 6 nominees as the winning travel management company (TMC).
Flexibility and innovative mindset
“It’s an honor to receive this award. Our industry is constantly changing, and we do everything we can to maintain our flexibility and innovative mindset. A strong partnership with our customers and good contact with our travelers are very important. This recognition from both customers and industry parties confirms that our ambitions are on the right track,” said Diederik Banken, Vice President Commercial Benelux at BCD Travel.
BCD Travel has previously been named best TMC, including several times at the Travel Magazine Awards in Belgium and Luxemburg and at the tourism trade fair IFTM Top Resa in Paris. In the United States, readers of The Beat chose BCD Travel as Most Admired Travel Management Company for 3 consecutive years.
Reismedia and Glomex
The Business Travel & Mobility Conference is organized by publisher Reismedia and network organization Glomex. The conference is a one-day networking and knowledge event, meant for business travelers to acquire knowledge and to meet professionals in the business travel and mobility industry.
About BCD Travel
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. We make this happen in more than 100 countries with more than 12,000 creative, committed and experienced people. And it’s how we maintain an industry-leading client-retention rate of 97%, with 2015 sales of US$ 23.8 billion. More about BCD Travel »
About BCD Group
BCD Group is a market leader in the travel industry. The privately owned company was founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen and consists of BCD Travel (global corporate travel management), Travix (online travel: CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir, Flugladen and Vayama), Park ‘N Fly (off-airport parking) and joint ventures Parkmobile International (mobile parking applications) and AERTrade International (consolidating and fulfillment). BCD Group employs over 13,000 people and operates in 100+ countries with total sales of US $25.4 billion, including US$ 10 billion partner sales.