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Carlson Wagonlit Travel recently polled 250 Minnesotans for their recommendations on local restaurants, attractions and activities for visitors coming to Minnesota for Super Bowl LII.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, has appointed David Falter as President of RoomIt, the company’s hotel distribution division, effective 18 December. Based in RoomIt’s Chicago office, he will report to Kurt Ekert, President & CEO of CWT. Scott Brennan, who led the launch phase of the business, will become Chief Growth Officer of RoomIt.
Millennials are much more sociable than older business travelers, and are also most concerned about their personal safety, according to data released today from the CWT Connected Traveler Study, a multi-generational survey of more than 1,900 travelers from 16 countries.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced a new preferred partnership with Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the United States. This agreement delivers on-demand ground transportation travel to CWT’s business travelers within the United States.
According to the CWT Connected Traveler Study, half of business travelers from the Americas contact their families when on business trips, more than those from other regions. Only one-third (31%) of travelers from Asia Pacific (APAC) and around a quarter (27%) of Europeans touch base with their families while on the road.
Recently conducted research by Carlson Wagonlit Travel found that while more than one-third (37%) of European travelers are concerned about safety and security, their counterparts from other regions worry more. Travelers from the Americas say that they worry about safety and security nearly half of the time (47%), while Asia Pacific travelers worry the most (56%).
RoomIt by CWT, the new hotel distribution division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the leading global travel management company, today announces a new agreement with Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), a brand within the Expedia group. This agreement will make rates and availabilities for EAN supply available to RoomIt and CWT clients, giving travelers access to 197,000 properties including 36,000 unique properties across the globe.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced a multi-year distribution agreement with British Airways (BA) and Iberia Airlines (IB), enabling CWT customers to avoid the airlines' proposed surcharge on bookings created within participating global distribution systems (GDS) that agree to these terms with IAG.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has won the coveted “Africa's Leading Business Travel Agency 2017” award at the prestigious World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony, in Kigali, Rwanda.
Airfares and hotel rates in key locations for the Energy, Resources and Marine (ERM) sectors are expected to rise in 2018 - according to CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the specialist division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel.
MeetingsNet, a digital magazine and website dedicated to the meetings, incentives and events industry, named CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E) to its 2017 CMI 25 list, the meeting industry’s only comprehensive report on the 25 largest meeting and incentive management companies focused on the U.S. corporate market.
The overall cost per attendee per day for meetings and events around the globe increased in 2017 and is expected to continue rising next year, according to the 2018 Meetings and Events Future Trends report. Released today by CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the report shows the regional differences and cost projections as well as the latest industry trends and top destinations.
A survey of more than 1,900 business travelers found that a business traveler on average carries four different types of technology (mobile phone, tablet, laptop, etc.), with the smartphone being the one “travel tool they can’t live without,” as more than 80 percent of travelers across the globe rely on their phone to conduct business.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has announced Bindu Bhatia will become the new Managing Director, Asia Pacific, effective 1 September.
According to the 4th annual 2018 Global Travel Forecast, travel prices are expected to rise sharply in the coming year, reaching nearly 4% increases in some sectors. Released today by Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, and the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, The 2018 Global Travel Forecast shows global airfares are expected to rise 3.5% in 2018
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the leading global travel management company, today announced the formal launch of its new business division wholly dedicated to hotel distribution – RoomIt by CWT|TM. The new division is completely focused on expanding access and providing greater variety to customer accommodations around the world.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Michael Ryan as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. Ryan will lead a team of nearly 280 people across six locations in Australia and New Zealand, and will be responsible for client satisfaction, client retention and new business.
CWT Solutions Group, the consulting division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, today published research that shows a 5 percent gap between the perceived and actual value of Last Room Availability rates. For a company that spends US$ 20 million with their preferred hotels, that could amount to US$1 million.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has appointed Vishal Sinha as Chief Executive Officer of CWT India. He will be based in CWT India’s head office in Gurgaon.
BASF, the global chemical company, has chosen CWT Meetings & Events to run its meetings and events programs in the UK & Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today publishes a white paper on The Virtues of Virtual Payment. The paper analyzes the shifting requirements of digitalized travel as business and government travelers increasingly turn to virtual payment.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management group, has further strengthened its leadership in responsible business and is revealing significant progress in its June 2017 report. Through demonstrating continuous and substantial evolution and engagement in responsible business, CWT achieved the EcoVadis Gold rating in 2017, making it to the top 1% of all companies worldwide for responsible business practices.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management group, has won an “Excellence in Employee Engagement” award at the JiveWorld17 conference in Las Vegas, recognizing the fast, successful rollout its internal communications platform.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management group, today unveiled a complete refresh of its branding, and launched a new global marketing campaign, which revolves around the tag line of “Make the world work for you.”
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announced that it has been rated among the top 1% of all companies for its responsible business practices by EcoVadis, the environmental and social performance rating agency. CWT was awarded the Gold Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating up from the previous Silver rating.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Green Arrow Tours (GAT) as its new partner in Jordan.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Simon Nowroz as Chief Marketing Officer, with immediate effect. Reporting to Patrick Andersen, Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer, he will be based in Minneapolis.
CWT Meetings & Events, a division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, is today launching the only global corporate meetings and events service to include International SOS services as part of its core customer offering.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announced that Vipservice, the leading local travel company in Russia, will be appointed to join CWT’s Global Partner Network. It is expected that Vipservice will join the CWT Global Partner Network later this month, once the proposed sale of CWT’s wholly owned Russian subsidiary to Vipservice is complete.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announces its sponsorship of Team Endeavour, a four-strong endurance cycling team taking part in the 34th Race Across America in June 2017. Team Endeavour is raising money for ECPAT International, a global network of civil society organisations campaigning to end the sexual exploitation of children.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has won the tender to provide services to leading global engineering and technology powerhouse Siemens. The agreement covers the European region, encompassing 32 countries.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, today reported strong results for 2016, highlighted by US$2 billion in sales attributable to new business.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Jared Anderson as its new Vice President of Customer Experience. Joining from Sears, he will work closely with the Customer, Technology, and Traveler Services teams.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, is appointing Sophie Hulgard as Vice President, Global Program Management, EMEA. She is based in Paris, where she will manage the relationship with CWT’s global clients based in Europe.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that Kathy Orner has been appointed to the role of Chief Risk Officer. Orner will focus on ensuring global business continuity including responsibility for client privacy, disaster recovery and crisis management. She will also oversee CWT’s risk governance strategy while continuing to lead enterprise risk management and the global security organization.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Brad Hall as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. Reporting to Kurt Ekert, President & CEO, Hall will be based in Minneapolis.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Julian Walker as Head of Market Communications and PR. Based in London, and reporting into the Strategy and Commerce organization, Julian will have responsibility for market communications, communications strategy and public relations.
Recent research by Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) Solutions Group found that corporations could reduce travel over-spend by up to 15 percent by enforcing existing corporate travel policies.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel announced today that Carlson Travel, Inc. (the “Issuer”) intends to offer $750 million (equivalent) of dollar-denominated fixed rate senior secured notes and euro-denominated floating rate senior secured notes due 2023 and $275 million of senior notes due 2024 (together, the “Notes”).
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine and IBS Software Services today launched a report showing how companies can cut their travel spend by up to 15 percent and reduce overall travel arrangement times by up to 75 percent. The white paper: Mining for Savings in Travel & Logistics explores the opportunities and challenges of consolidating logistics and corporate travel, a growing trend in the energy, resources and marine industry.
“We created the Hotel distribution division with the goal of becoming the global leader in hotel bookings for business travelers,” said Scott Brennan, President CWT Hotels. “The two Matt’s (O’Keefe and Brennan) bring 40 years of experience to CWT, which will help us reach that goal.
CWT Meetings & Events, launched its 2017 Forecast today. CWT uses data and insights about all aspects of the industry to provide meeting planners essential information they need to successfully plan and budget for the coming year.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has been named the 2016 Most Admired Travel Management Company by readers of The Beat, a leading online business travel publication.
Driven by the combination of only slight growth in oil prices, minimal growth in both mature and emerging economies, and increases in alternative and renewable energy resources 2017 will be a volatile year for travel in the energy, resources and marine sector.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) Vacations today announced its partnership with Beekman 1802 – a lifestyle brand inspired by the Beekman 1802 Farm in Sharon Springs, N.Y. – to host a 10-day “Trip of a Lifetime” to India’s Golden Triangle in March 2017. The trip is available to travelers from North America and promises an enriching, hands-on experience emphasizing tradition and local customs.
While more than half of travel managers have endorsed a mobile app in the past year, almost 70 percent indicate their travel program does not have a mobile strategy in place, reported a recent study conducted by the GBTA Foundation in partnership with Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and the Carlson Family Foundation. Of the travel programs that have not adopted one, almost half will do so in the next two years, according to the travel managers surveyed.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s Solutions Group has today introduced four new proprietary products to help corporate travel managers both cut costs and engage their travelers in new ways.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global travel management company, today revealed that its U.S.-based customers are now saving an average of $305 per trip by tracking airfare and hotel price fluctuations and rebooking when a lower available rate becomes available. The company’s fare tracking solution – powered by Yapta’s FareIQ – has delivered customers an average airfare savings of $170 per ticket. Meanwhile, its hotel rate tracking solution – powered by Yapta’s RoomIQ – has delivered an average savings of $135 per hotel stay.
New research out today highlights six key risks heading into 2017 that could impact both travel industry prices and the global economy as a whole. They are emerging market performance, financial market turbulence, geopolitical risks, uncertainty surrounding Brexit, potentially fluctuating U.S. interest rates and oil prices.
Adding some leisure time to a business trip might seem like a new phenomenon. But Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s Solutions Group’s analysis of 29 million business trips, the results of which are released today, shows the amount of bleisure has remained the same for the past five years.
Companies that have implemented a program for the strategic management of meetings say their programs are successful, though they also say there is still more work to do. The key benefits of an SMM program are greater transparency of spend, cost reductions, improved compliance, risk mitigation and, ultimately, improved effectiveness of their meetings and events. This is according to a new global study, released today by Carlson Wagonlit Travel and The BTN Group.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) is realigning its organization to better drive innovation and differentiation. Kurt Ekert, CWT’s new President & CEO, explains, “Our primary focus is on delivering a great user experience and increased value to our customers. I am excited to embark on the digital journey ahead with our leadership team and all of our colleagues across the world.”
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a confirmed responsible business leader in the travel industry, today released its fourth annual Responsible Business Report. The report shows how CWT is leading as an ethical and socially responsible company. It also highlights unique and personal stories from employees around the world, showing how they are bringing responsible business to life inside the company.
Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood is set to change the hotel industry significantly. Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) latest white paper, launched today, shows corporate travel buyers need to start thinking about the implications now and start planning how it will change their travel programs.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of 32 members to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, including Kurt Ekert, president and chief executive officer of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT).
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has today announced that Kurt Ekert is replacing Douglas Anderson as President and CEO, with immediate effect. In this role, Kurt will report directly to the Carlson Board of Directors.
In the first year of the mobile hotel booking functionality on CWT To Go, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) travel app, bookings have grown in excess of 20 per cent each month*. CWT’s launch of mobile hotel booking has been heralded a major success by clients.
Women book their flights 1.9 days earlier than their male counterparts, according to Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) analysis of 6.4 million air booking transactions. They therefore pay an average of around two percent less for their tickets than men.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that Andrew Jordan will join as Chief Technology Officer, effective 4 April, 2016. Reporting to Douglas Anderson, CWT’s president & CEO, Jordan will become a member of CWT’s global executive team and will be based in CWT’s Canary Wharf office in London.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that Matt Beatty will join the global executive team as Executive Vice President, Traveler Services. Nick Vournakis is succeeding Beatty as President, US Military & Government Markets, reporting to Patrick Andersen President, Americas.
EcoVadis has recognized Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) responsible businesses practices with a 2016 silver rating and top marks in all EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) pillars. This rating confirms CWT’s leadership position for the second year in a row among travel management companies, as well as more widely in the travel industry, including travel agencies, tour operators and reservation services.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has announced a new collaboration with Plug and Play, a leading startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley. The travel management company will help select the most promising startups working on the next generation of travel & hospitality products and services. CWT is an anchor member of Plug and Play Travel & Hospitality.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today reported solid financial results for 2015 despite a continued challenging economic climate.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has announced three key appointments to its executive team.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has further strengthened its global network by partnering with Laos-based travel booking company Trans-Express Co., Ltd.
The latest research from Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) suggests 2016 will be the year of the traveler, as companies embrace new technologies and ways of working to improve traveler satisfaction.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has released the latest version of its award-winning app, CWT To Go. Additions to version 11.0 of the app include new functionality to make it easier for assistants to monitor their travelers’ trips, enhanced airport maps and an extension of the click-to-call service, making it even easier for travelers to get in touch with a counselor.
In September 2015, Lufthansa implemented an additional fee for distribution through the GDSs, which is applied directly to tickets at the point of sale.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its subsidiary, Havas Voyages, to the Marietton Group.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today launched a new strategic framework, the T&E Decision Tree, designed to help clients understand and analyze their travel and expense (T&E) spend.
CWT Meetings & Events, the award-winning meetings and events agency, today announced that Cindy Fisher will lead the business globally. Formerly vice president, Global Sales Americas for Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), Fisher has been appointed vice president, CWT Meetings & Events, and will report to David Moran, executive vice president, CWT.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global leading travel management company (TMC), and Siegel+Gale, a leading brand strategy and design firm, have teamed up to explore what personalization could mean for business travel in the future.
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the specialist energy, resource and marine division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), is working with IBS, the leading global logistics software provider, to create a one-stop solution to manage both commercial travel and the unique logistical travel often required for the energy, resources and marine industry.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has further strengthened its partner network by partnering with Horn Air Travel in Djibouti.
Today heralds the phased launch of CWT AnalytIQs, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) new, proprietary business intelligence tool. Designed for and piloted by travel managers, the new product will be used by over 5,000 travel managers once the global rollout is complete in December 2015.
CWT Meetings & Events, the award-winning meetings and events agency, has released its 2016 Meetings and Events Forecast (“Forecast”). It predicts positive growth for the industry in the coming 12 months.
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, a division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has today released its third annual forecast into travel trends in the energy, resources & marine industry, the 2016 Energy, Resources and Marine Forecast. The findings, which provide travel buyers with comprehensive data to plan and budget for the coming year, show the industry’s travel will be affected by changing oil prices, and reduced air and hotel traffic in key locations.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has announced that it will continue managing the travel program for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. CWT has held the contract for IHG’s global business travel since 2009 and will continue to do so until at least 2017.
With a simple, eye-catching design and a dashboard that can be customized and populated with data in near real-time*, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) new reporting tool is set to transform corporate travel reporting for good. Thirty of CWT’s clients are eagerly participating in the CWT AnalytIQs pilot which will be rolled out to all customers later this year.
New research identifies six hot spots – India, China, Colombia, Mexico, Singapore and Australia — where increased business travel demand is driving significant air price increases. This is despite global air travel prices displaying signs that they will be essentially flat in 2016.
Business travelers are continuing to adopt new tools and apps inspired by the leisure travel and retail sectors, while catching on to widespread trends such as the sharing economy. Key innovations such as Big Data, virtual credit cards and social media are all paving the way for further “markets of one” customization - a term coined for a level of personal preferences and service which makes customers feel they are being treated exclusively.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) announced the acquisition of Ormès, an agency specialized in corporate meetings and events. By bringing together CWT Meetings & Events and Ormès, CWT confirms its ambitious strategy in the meetings and events market and creates a leading organization in corporate events.
CWT Meetings & Events, the meetings and events division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has been awarded two titles – Best Incentive (public vote) and Best Incentive (jury vote) – at the prestigious Grands Prix KRéA 2015.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has further strengthened its partner network in EMEA by partnering with Spirit Travel in Albania.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that it has appointed Harel Mallac Travel & Leisure to its Global Partners Network in Mauritius, further strengthening CWT’s presence in Africa and the Indian Ocean.
EcoVadis has credited Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) with recognition for its responsible business practices. Of the businesses EcoVadis rates worldwide, CWT is responsible business leader in the travel management industry and among the top 11 percent of all companies, moving up this year to a stronger silver rating.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced strong financial results for 2014. CWT recorded new business sales of US$1.6 billion in 2014. Overall sales volume increased by 1.6 percent to US$27.3 billion, reflecting the continuing variable global economic climate.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced it is one of the founding members of Welcome City Lab. Created in 2013 by Paris&co with the support of the City of Paris, BpiFrance and the Tourist and Congresses Bureau of Paris, Welcome City Lab is the world’s first incubator dedicated to travel.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced the official opening of its new facility in Manila, Philippines, at a ceremony attended by Mr. Monchito Ibrahim, Deputy Executive Director of the Information and Communications Technology Office of the Department of Science and Technology, and Ms. Ma. Corazon Jorda-Apo, Director for the Market Development Group of the Department of Tourism.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today released its seventh Travel Management Priorities report, the second in a two-part analysis of CWT’s annual travel manager survey.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that it will continue to manage travel for EDF, a global leader in the energy industry with 167,000 employees across 25 countries, for the next four years, following an extensive RFP process.
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the specialist division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today released its invalid link: http://www.carlsonwagonlit.com/en/global/insights/global-forecast-2015/2015 Energy, Resources and Marine Forecast. The report shows that optimizing travel programs and safety & security will remain top of mind for their clients.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT)’s annual travel manager survey* shows that data security and mobile technology will have the highest impact on travel programs in 2015. Completed by over 1,100 travel managers, the survey also included key trends such as the sharing economy and travel behavior of the millennial generation.
For the second consecutive year, Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has won the prestigious “World’s Leading Business Travel Agency” award at the World Travel AwardsTM, voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide. This award recognizes the continued commitment to excellence CWT has demonstrated in the last 12 months.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has collaborated with Osmotion to offer a one-stop, fully-integrated booking solution for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers that allows companies to manage the complexity of remote site travel management.
CWT Solutions Group, the consulting arm of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today revealed its latest research into the return on investment (ROI) of business travel.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel's (CWT's) partnership with Orient Travel, the UAE-based travel management company, was yesterday marked with an official inauguration event for clients, suppliers and partners and was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalid Al Qassemi, His Excellency Sheikh Saud Bin Khalid Al Qassemi and Sheikh Faisal Bin Khalid Al Qassemi, President of Orient Travel.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced a new, dedicated team to further drive and develop its company-wide culture of innovation. The innovation team, named ‘Corp-i’, will be headed up by Vincent Lebunetel, vice president, Corporate Innovation.
WorldMate Inc., a Carlson Wagonlit Travel company, secured the Most Innovative Established Company Award at the PhoCusWright Travel Innovation Summit, beating out dozens of highly regarded companies. This accolade recognizes WorldMate’s Hotel Price Alerts and Counter Offers as the most innovative and potentially disruptive travel technology of 2014.
More than 850 travel-related companies sign up for tool that delivers contextual and personalized travel services to customers
CWT Meetings & Events, the award-winning meetings & events agency, today released its 2015 Meetings & Events Forecast, which suggests compliance will remain top of the agenda for next year.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and KDS today revealed some of the new benefits available to clients following joint investment in CWT Online, powered by KDS, the popular door-to-door booking product that helps customers easily search for, book and manage travel and expenses in one easy-to-use tool.
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the specialist energy and resource services division of leading travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today announced that it will be strengthening its global leadership team. Three key leaders have been added to the team, led by industry veteran Monisa Cline, global leader and senior vice president, to support continued global growth and expansion.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced it is piloting hotel booking on its award-winning mobile app, CWT To GoTM. Recent research by CWT suggests 54 percent of travelers and 65 percent of travel managers consider on-the-go mobile booking important, and this development continues CWT’s progress toward offering tools that improve the traveler booking experience.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), one of the world’s leading travel management companies and Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $7 trillion global travel and tourism industry, have today announced an expanded multi-year, global agreement.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that it has added to its travel offering with the introduction of a virtual payment solution, powered by Conferma.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that Lauren Aste has been promoted to executive vice president & general counsel effective September 8, 2014.
CWT Meetings & Events, the award-winning meetings and events agency, today announced it has strengthened its overall client technology offering by signing an agreement with Cvent, Inc. a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced first half sales volume of US $14.4 billion*, a 2.7 percent increase compared to the same period in 2013, with transactions up 4.2 percent to 32.5 million* for the first six months of 2014.
Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, today announced the completion of the acquisition from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (“JPMC”) for the 45 percent equity interest JPMC indirectly held in Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
CWT and GBTA Release 2015 Global Travel Price Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today released a new joint 2015 Global Travel Price Outlook report with the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). The report gives an early indication of what businesses can expect in 2015, helping them plan ahead during the upcoming budgeting period.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that it will be integrating Travel Gamification into its award-winning mobile app, CWT To Go. For those companies that use a points-earned system, travelers will be able to keep track of their position on their company’s gamification leader board, which will help them make better travel decisions that support travel policy and drive savings when they are on the move.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today released Tap into mobile: managed travel in the digital economy, an investigation into the impact of mobile in the managed travel space.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that Martine Gerow has been appointed executive vice president & chief financial officer. Gerow will take up her position in September of this year.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced a global agreement with International SOS, the world’s leading medical and travel security services company, that will help CWT’s customers better protect their business travelers through enhanced medical and security assistance.
Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (“JPMC”), the 45 percent equity interest JPMC indirectly holds in Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). As a result of this acquisition, Carlson will own 100 percent of CWT. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in July 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today hosted customers at its Global Exchange event in Washington D.C. and outlined its vision to fuse the very best technology and service together to remain at the forefront of the industry in the eyes of its customers.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced CWT To Go™, its award-winning mobile app, is celebrating its first anniversary on the WorldMate platform and is now available on three new devices, making it accessible to an even wider global travel audience.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global leader in managing business travel and meetings and events, was awarded Travel Partner of the Year at the btTB Travel Management Awards last week.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced record traveler satisfaction scores for 2013, based on its award-winning global customer feedback program, CWT Listens, at the same time releasing plans to further enhance the program.
CWT Meetings & Events , the award-winning global meetings and events division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today announced its entry into China's rapidly growing meetings and events (M&E) market.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has announced that WorldMate, its mobile subsidiary, has won ‘Best Mobile Travel User Experience’ at the EyeforTravel Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards, held on March 17 in San Francisco.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced strong financial results for 2013. Key growth was recorded in CWT’s new business sales, with USD $1.9 billion posted in 2013. The company’s specialist business divisions including CWT Energy, Resources & Marine and consulting arm CWT Solutions Group also reported significant growth.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today published its sixth annual CWT Travel Management Priorities report, based on a survey* of 970 travel managers worldwide. The record number of respondents confirmed that although finding innovative ways to generate savings remains their number one priority for the next 12 months, traveler experience is also top of mind as technology and data offer new opportunities for tailored, user-friendly services that support their travel program.
Business travel innovators Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and KDS today highlighted their ongoing commitment to providing the ultimate seamless, customer-focused experience to business travelers with the news that KDS Neo Expense is now available to CWT clients in the APAC, NORAM and EMEA regions.