NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Rocketrip, the leading behavioral change platform for reducing corporate travel costs, together with BCD Travel, a global market leader in business travel, today announced a joint partnership. BCD and Rocketrip will collaborate to introduce Incentivized Behavioral Change to its clients’ corporate travel programs in order to enhance spend-reduction initiatives.
BCD clients will unlock significant cost savings by leveraging the Rocketrip platform to provide their employees with dynamic budgets and recommend more cost-effective travel options. By incentivizing employees to spend less on their flights, hotels, trains, and rental cars, BCD clients can save over $200 on the average business trip.
“We’re hyper-focused on delivering innovative technology to our clients, and partnering with Rocketrip helps us to fulfill that mission,” said Yannis Karmis, Senior Vice President of Product Planning and Development at BCD Travel. “Through our partnership with Rocketrip, we will be able to provide our clients with an industry-first solution that simultaneously delivers on both cost management and employee engagement.”
“BCD Travel is at the forefront of innovation and recognizes the value of human-centric business travel,” said Dan Ruch, CEO at Rocketrip. “We’re excited to partner with them to make business travel better for employees at the world’s leading organizations.”
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 108 countries with almost 13,000 creative, committed and experienced people. And it’s how we maintain the industry’s most consistent client retention rate (95% over the past 10 years), with 2016 sales of US$24.6 billion. For more information, visit www.bcdtravel.com.
Rocketrip reduces business travel costs by aligning employee and employer interests. The platform produces custom trip budgets for employees and motivates them to spend less by letting them keep half of what they save. As the global leader in Incentivized Behavioral Change, Rocketrip inspires thoughtful spending by giving employees a stake in their company’s bottom line. It’s a win-win approach trusted by clients including Pandora, ServiceNow, and Twitter.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in New York City, Rocketrip’s investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, Canaan Partners, Genacast Ventures, and Y Combinator. For more information, visit www.rocketrip.com.
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