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BCD Travel

10,000 - 25,000 employees  |  

BCD Travel was founded on January 3, 2006, when BCD Holdings N.V. announced its decision to purchase TQ3 Travel Solutions Management Holding GmbH and a majority interest in The Travel Company.These two companies were combined with WorldTravel BTI under one ownership to form BCD Travel.

About BCD Travel

As a leading provider of global corporate travel management, BCD Travel simplifies and streamlines the business of travel. This benefits our client’s organization on every level: from the bottom-line to the business traveler. BCD Travel operates in more than 90 countries on six continents, with US$14 billion in total sales and a combined worldwide workforce in excess of 13,000. BCD Travel is a BCD Holdings N.V. company. For more information, visit

About BCD Holdings N.V.

BCD Holdings N.V., a family-owned company founded in 1975 by John Fentener van Vlissingen, is a market leader in the travel industry. The BCD Holdings’ companies are: BCD Travel (global corporate travel management), Park ‘N Fly (off-airport parking), TRX (travel transaction processing and data integration services) and Airtrade (leisure travel). Thecompany employs approximately 15,000 people and operates in more than 90 countries with total sales, including franchising, of US$15.6 billion (2008). For more information visit:


BCD Travel was founded on Jan. 3, 2006, when BCD Holdings N.V. announced its decision to purchase TQ3 Travel Solutions Management Holding GmbH as well as a majority interest in The Travel Company, and to unite these two companies with WorldTravel BTI under one ownership and management structure. The company formally began trading under its new brand on March 31, 2006.

Our Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission, Vision & Values

BCD Travel’s Mission, Vision and Values recognize that our constantly changing industry is both a challenge and an opportunity. We see our potential not just to react to those changes, but to anticipate them.
We become our clients’ indispensable allies by uniting our people and our technology to understand what our clients need – even before they need it.

Our Mission

Simplifying and streamlining the business of travel.

Our Vision

To anticipate and act upon the evolving needs of our customers and partners, responding to them with excellence in our people, processes and technologies.

Our Values


We look beyond the horizon to anticipate change.


We believe interactions with our customers, partners and employees must always be open, fair, respectful and honest.


We provide our customers with personal attention, quality work and maximum value.


We encourage thinking beyond conventional wisdom.


We work together to produce extraordinary results.


We value our sole ownership as the provider of family tradition and the vision of building for the next generation.

Company Profile

The expert in travel for a growing global work force, BCD Travel is the world’s third largest corporate travel management company. Our integrated and global technology infrastructure provides intelligent analysis of travel data, allowing corporations to set foundations for efficiency and return on travel investment. Our consistent service delivery provides travelers with a broad range of resources to help them stay satisfied, productive and focused on their business objectives. BCD Travel is a privately held company of BCD Holdings N.V.

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