20/05/2019 - A recap from the BATM Educational Forum of March 29, 2019
Whether you missed this Educational Forum or you attended, here there is a recap of the event.
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10/05/2019 - Digital IQ in Managed Travel Programs - A BATM research
The level of "digital" maturity of Managed Travel Programs in the Belgian market
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25/02/2019 - A recap from the ACTE/BATM Educational Forum of January 31, 2019
Whether you missed this Educational Forum or you attended, here there is a recap of the event. 
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22/02/2019 - Insight Travel Payment Programs - A BATM research
Insight today's Company Travel Payment programs and the Impact of the new EU regulations (PSD1 and PSD2).
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10/12/2018 - Travel Professional of the Year 2018
Ann-Sofie Van Wonterghem voted BATM s Travel Professional of the Year

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20/11/2018 - A recap from our Educational Forum of October 19, 2018
Whether you missed this Educational Forum or you attended, here there is a recap of the event.

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29/06/2018 - Big Data for Managed Travel Professionals - A BATM market research
BATM deep dived into the state of the potential of Big Data for Managed Travel Professionals in the Belgian Market and their travel programs.
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13/06/2018 - Summary and key findings from the BATM Educational Forum “Making Travel Data Smarter: Where are we now?”
Travel managers are using more data sources than ever to gain visbility into their programs.
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16/05/2018 - BATM Press Release - Lufthansa Credit Card fees are unacceptable!
Toeslag voor betaling met kredietkaart bij Lufthansa Group onaanvaardbaar !!
BATM trekt van leer tegen extra kosten die Lufthansa Group zakenreizigers en bedrijven oplegt
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La surcharge du Groupe Lufthansa sur les paiements par carte de crédit est inacceptable !!
La BATM s’attaque aux surcoûts imposés par le groupe Lufthansa aux voyageurs d'affaires et aux entreprises
Poursuivre lecture
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16/05/2018 - BATM Press Release
The Lufthansa Group Credit Card surcharges are unacceptable !!

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13/04/2018 - BATM compliance to new EU General Data Protection Regulation
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on 25 May 2018. It is replacing the Belgian privacy law, giving you more say about the way organisation use your personal data.

Fundamentally there are no substantial changes to the legal ground and goals BATM has in processing your personal data (for more information on this please visit the BATM Privacy policy available on the BATM web site at

You have the right to review, adjust or delete your personal data, at any time. You can review or adjust your personal data by yourself from your “personal profile” settings on the BATM web site. To do so, first you need to login with your credentials to the BATM web site “member” area and then select the option “modify your profile”. If you want to delete your personal data or to limit or object to the way them being processed, please contact us at 
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01/12/2017 - Travel Professional of the Year 2017
Vincent Jamoulle - Global Travel Manager and Sourcing Specialist - Ion Bean Applications (IBA) has received the Travel Professional of the Year Award 2017

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22/09/2017 - BATM and AirPlus International invite you to an interactive afternoon session about disruption in business travel.

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02/12/2016 - Travel Professional of the Year 2016
Pierre-Philippe Van Besien - Bridgestone - awarded as Travel Professional of the Year 2016
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24/10/2016 - Traveler Centricity. Are we ready? A BATM white paper about traveler centricity and the overall sentiment of the local market towards this topic.

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19/10/2015 - BATM Press release - DCC survey results
Etude BATM: La surcharge du groupe Lufthansa perturbe la gestion du voyage d’affaires.
La nouvelle stratégie commerciale du groupe Lufthansa est fortement critiquée par une majorité des sondés.

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04/06/2015 - BATM Press Release
Lufthansa Groep in de aanval tegen zakenreiziger !!

Le groupe Lufthansa s'en prend au voyageur d’affaires !!

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22/04/2015 - The Corporate Traveller - BATM and AFTM Colloboration
BATM and AFTM are joining forces on European Travel Management.
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23/01/2015 - ENACT and BATM insist with Airline companies on the lowering of Fuel Surcharges
Over the last years, Airlines have systematically increased the price of flights by increasing fuel surcharges.
This fuel surcharge was originally created for airlines to cope with increased fuel prices during periods of large and unexpected fuel price increases.

Please read the attached Press Release and further ENACT-BATM actions
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12/01/2015 - Credit Card differentiation
ENACT and BATM applaud the decision of the European Council
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05/12/2014 - Travel Professional of the Year 2014
Brussels 3 December 2014 . BATM (Belgian Association of Travel Managers) has rewarded the best Travel Professional of the Year in Belgium with a price. This year Pierre Meert, Spend Manager for BNP Fortis Parisbas,has been choosen by his peers as the best professional during a festive lunch at the NH Hotel du Grand Sablon.
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14/07/2014 - ACTE conference in Copenhagen
The ACTE and BATM partnership makes it possible for Corporate buyers to attend the ACTE  global conference in Copenhagen from 19-21 October 2014.
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02/06/2014 - Amadeus launches Corporate Suite
Amadeus launches Corporate Suite to optimise business meetings.

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10/10/2013 - Canal Z - Trends - Knack - Special Business Travel
Kanaal Z - Canal Z, in collaboration with Trends Tendances and Knack, have put Business Travel under the spotlight in a mini serie and have interviewed several key players in the Belgian market.
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25/09/2013 - Press Release - 23sep13
BATM is joining forces with AFTM and other European Travel Manager Associations.
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05/12/2012 - L'echo de la Bourse - 5 December 2012
Please read the attached article recently published in L'echo de la Bourse.
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08/11/2012 - BATM 10 Years - Travel Express - November 2012
Please read here the Travel Express article - November 2012
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20/04/2012 - Around the World in 80 hours
Experience the World of Global Business Travel Management in Europe
Around the World in 80 Hours is a certified, hands-on, global immersion training and development program focused exclusively on global business travel management

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03/04/2012 - Le Soir article - 29 March 2012
There are more and more different fee types to a given price, resulting in a confusing lack of transparency.
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10/02/2012 - BATM supports CREATETALENT -

CREATETALENT provides mentoring services for students and a platform for academic institutions (universities/business schools) as well as corporations to interact, attract and retain top talent in the travel industry

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10/10/2011 - BATM Press Release - Credit Card Fees
As you know, the supplement for any payment by credit card is already applicable on all on-line  reservations,  and as from 01 November 2011 also applicable on all off-line transactions via TMC’s.

BATM represents the interests of the Corporate Travel Professionals and invites therefore all participating Airlines to a greater transparency in the cost structure of air tickets.

Attached please  find the BATM Press Releases.
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30/10/2010 - Travel Manager of the Year 2010
Brussels 29 October 2010. For the fourth consecutive year, BATM (Belgian Association of Travel Managers) has rewarded the best Travel Manager of the Year in Belgium with a price. This year Josiane Allain, Travel Manager for Techspace Aero,has been choosen as  the great winner during a festive night at the Bloom Hotel in Brussels.
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07/09/2010 - L'echo - 03sep10
The figures of 2007 and 2008 were not caught up with yet ...
Business Travel is taking off slowly in 2010... more about his in the attached article of L'ECHO of 3 September 2010
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04/11/2009 - ACTE rewards BATM in Prague
ACTE Honors The BATM with Global Industry Awards At the Global Education Conference in Prague.
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14/09/2009 - Travel Manager 2009
BATM is proud to announce the Travel Manager of the Year 2009 is Mr Yves Galimidi, Global Travel Purchaser and Deputy Category Manager for, IKEA
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29/07/2009 - Travel Express
In collaboration with Travel Express Magazine, please read the articles published about the Travel Manager's job, challenges and expectations.
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26/05/2009 - White Paper on Travel Management in the economic recession
ACTE and AirPlus partnered to commission research
and asked Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC) to conduct
a combination of primary and secondary research
to explore local market requirements for corporate
travel payment solutions. Seven markets within
Europe were evaluated within this research: France,
Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands
and the UK. 
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30/01/2009 - L'echo
BATM and Pascal Struyve in l'Echo of 29 January 2009.
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22/09/2008 - NEWSLETTER 3 Quarter 2008

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  • AirPlus International
  • BCD Travel
  • Brussels Airlines
  • ACTE
  • Thalys International
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Amadeus
  • HRS - Hotel Reservation Services
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