GEBTA has actually 2 Allied Members, which are large pan-European Travel Management Companies:
| * BCD Travel
BCD Travel was founded on Jan. 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.
The company formally began trading under its new brand on March 31, 2006.
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 95 countries, with US $20.8 billion in total sales and a combined worldwide workforce of 11,000. BCD Travel is a BCD Holdings N.V. company.
About BCD Holdings N.V.
BCD Holdings N.V., a Dutch 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), Travix (online travel: CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir and Vayama), Park 'N Fly (off-airport parking), TRX (travel transaction processing and data integration), Airtrade (consolidating), VakantieXperts (leisure) and Parkmobile International (mobile parking and traffic applications). BCD Holdings employs approximately 13,000 people and operates in more than 90 countries.
| * HRG Worldwide
HRG is the international corporate services provider specialising in travel, expense and data management underpinned by proprietary technology. Our worldwide network comprises over 120 countries, providing unparalleled global expertise and local knowledge.
Established in 1845 as an insurance firm in London, the business grew into other areas including transport, shipping and overseas agencies. In 1945 a travel office was created and as this service evolved it attracted a growing number of business clients. By 1990 corporate travel had become Hogg Robinson’s core business.
Today the HRG network extends to more than 120 countries and a team of 12,000. With established links and knowledge on a truly global basis, HRG is in the impressive position of being able to offer a complete travel solution, safely, securely and cost effectively.