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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has appointed Johan Wilson as the new Country Director for UK & Ireland. Johan will officially take over from 1 November and comes with a wealth of experience from within the travel and the financial industry.
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 programmes.
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 personalisation could mean for business travel in the future.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) UK and Travelport have together created an industry-leading global travel solution to help multinational clients benefit from highly-personalised service and the best possible deals wherever they are based.
WT Energy, Resources & Marine the specialist energy and resource services division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today announced that it has strengthened its global leadership team to support its rapidly expanding business which in 2012 experienced an annual growth of 22 percent.
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. See also our supplement: 2017 Energy, Resources & Marine Forecast
Recent technological progress has changed the way people work. Mobile and internet devices allow uninterrupted connection to the outside world and employees may switch from work to personal activities and vice versa multiple times during the day.
This global study about the drivers of success in strategic meetings management (SMM) was conducted by CWT Travel Management Institute (TMI) in partnership with the BTN Group. It provides unique insights into how to set up and grow a successful SMM program based on practical advice from experts in the field.