Last year, BCD Travel CEO John Snyder described his travel management company's growth strategy as "aggressive." Achieving this ambition apparently means expanding into niche verticals like U.S. government travel, a sector in which BCD already had some exposure but is redoubling its efforts.
At first blush, it may come as a surprise that the owner of BCD Group and the single largest shareholder of Hogg Robinson would let HRG fall into the arms of BCD Travel rival American Express Global Business Travel. But the time was right for BCD Group founder and owner John Fentener van Vlissingen to cash out.
Voting is still open to help us determine one keynote speaker at The Beat Live and select the recipients of our annual Readers' Choice awards.
Well-known industry veteran and The Beat Live's long-serving master of ceremonies Dave Hilfman is bound to retire at the end of the year from his post as United Airlines SVP of worldwide sales.
The Beat Live kicks off in less than two weeks.
We are proud to present the agenda for this year's The Beat Live, taking place Oct. 3-5 in Atlanta.
Don't miss your chance to grab a front-row seat at The Beat Live before our discounted early-bird rate expires this Friday, Aug. 31.
In keeping with tradition, The Beat Live event will feature a keynote speaker chosen by readers. Next Friday, June 29, will be the last chance to submit your pitch.