Research and advice to improve your travel program


How much will travel cost in 2019?


Now more than ever, it’s crucial to keep your travel program up to speed in an ever-changing corporate travel industry. Uncover market and economic trends, industry intelligence and price projections for the year ahead as you plan your 2019 travel program with the 5th annual Global Travel Forecast from Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).


  • Why travel pricing is expected to rise sharply in 2019
  • The technology that will shape the future – From AI and Blockchain to the start-ups shaking up corporate travel
  • Pricing predictions for air, hotel and ground transportation – sliced and diced by region.
  • Top tips and key risks for travel buyers from our experts

Our latest reports and publications

Driving hotel compliance through choice

Want business travelers to stop booking hotels outside of your travel program? Improve hotel compliance by offering travelers more choice.

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Corporate travel safety tips

From the issues around personal health and security, to understanding how to get around and interact with the locals, a travel manager needs to make sure that their employees have everything they need to stay safe and well abroad.

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Creating a business trip packing list

This handy guide explains how to pack for a business trip – giving you more time to focus on acing your meeting or that big conference you’re presenting at. Here are 10 essential items to include on your packing list for a business trip.

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Top tips on how to plan a business trip

To make the most of your business trip, effective planning is essential. Find out what you need to do to prepare in the best possible way with Carlson Wagonlit Travel, experts in business travel management.

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9 Tips on business etiquette

Business etiquette shouldn’t be an afterthought. Your grasp of business etiquette can make all the difference to winning – or losing – business. Check out this guide and make sure you’re representing your organization in the right way.

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How the CWT To Go™ travel app transformed a global workforce

Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s CWT To Go™ app keeps your travelers better connected and more informed so they stay productive on the road. Find out how our business travel app helped global consulting and research firm Analysys Mason save time on every trip.

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Measuring your corporate travel KPIs

Which KPIs should travel managers be using to measure the success of their programs? Find out in our guide to corporate travel metrics and key components.

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Top 10 tips for safe travel

CWT and International SOS teamed up to create this ‘Top 10 tips for safe travel’ infographic. These tips can be used as a guide to help you prepare for business trips effectively, stay safer and your company reduce risk.

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The 10 best ways to save money on corporate travel

Making corporate travel savings might sound like a challenge – especially if you have lots of employees flying to different locations at different times. But there are ways to keep your costs down without compromising on traveler safety or services.

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CWT statement on Sabre / SynXis

CWT was informed by Sabre that some traveler data had been viewed by an outside party due to a breach of Sabre’s Hospitality Solutions / SynXis Central Reservation system (“SHS”), which provides reservations technology and support to hotels.


SHS is not a CWT technology platform or a solution used by CWT.


CWT has proactively notified potentially impacted customers and encouraged them to visit the Sabre microsite (which includes call center details):