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. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in nearly 100 countries with 12,000 creative, committed and experienced people. And it’s how we maintain an industry-leading client-retention rate of more than 95%, with 2012 sales of US$21.2 billion.
In early 2017, nine BCD Travel “ambassadors” visited L`Ecole de Choix, the School of Choice, in Mirebalais to paint buildings and gather impressions for colleagues back home. BCD's Haiti Project supports L`Ecole de Choix. Pictured: Sherron Burgess and Kathy Jackson play basketball with the children during a break. Last year, employees across the globe raised US$50,000 for the school, a portion of the US$750,000 the BCD Travel Foundation has pledged over five years to help fund operations.
BCD Travel won the Innovation Award at the 2017 TM Travel Awards in Luxembourg for creating a new way to book hotels using the TripSource® solution. The peer-voted award was presented by industry publication Travel Magazine. Clockwise from back left: Francisco Alvarez, Fred Kirchner, Gaëlle Chrétien, Michel Vilmin, Véronique Vilmin, Marion Didier, Gary Coppers, Valérie Balis and Kenny Borms. In 2016, Travel Magazine also recognized BCD as “Best TMC” in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Employees pose for a photo after a zip-line outing at BCD Travel's Circle of Excellence in Cancun, Mexico, in May 2016. The annual event recognizes and celebrates achievements of employees from around the globe.
BCD Travel employee Homer McEwen puts his passion about technology to music. McEwen, aka KillaDBA (the DBA stands for database administrator), writes and records songs about Microsoft's SQL Server. In April 2017 he performed at a convention at Microsoft's headquarters campus in Redmond, Washington.