Industry Vet Hood Named BCD President for Americas

BCD Travel, the Dutch-owned corporate travel agency, has hired Danny Hood, former president of WorldTravel BTI, as president of the Americas. Hood is credited with helping pioneer direct connect technologies, Web-based booking engines and online e-fulfillment centers for travel agencies. As president of BCD's Americas region, he will oversee all travel management operations in North America and South America and the BCD Travel Affiliates program.BCD also announced the promotion of Louise Miller, currently president of the eastern U.S. division, to the new position of executive vice president for global business solutions, sales and marketing. Both she and Hood will begin their new jobs in January. Last month, BCD named Joop Drechsel CEO and John Snyder global president and COO. (AO)

Suggested Articles:

United Airlines has partnered with Smartvel to offer airline customers an interactive map that shows updated travel destination restrictions.

Avoya Travel has launched a new Marketing Resource Center with turn-key, customizable marketing pieces for independent agencies in the network.

The "ILTM World Tour – access all areas" will take place across three consecutive days, over three consecutive weeks, reaching three buyer regions.