A global leader specializing in business travel management

Carlson Wagonlit Travel South Africa is a subsidiary of BidTravel, the travel services division of BidVest, the largest, and one of South Africa's most respected, industrial companies quoted on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, BidTravel has over 30% market share in South Africa, giving us unparalleled negotiating power with all travel suppliers.


CWT South Africa is the second largest travel company in the BidTravel group.


BidTravel's purchasing leverage, combined with the group's vast resources in terms of people and product development, ensures that CWT South Africa remains the market leader in the South African corporate travel industry, delivering a highly professional and personalised service which is continuously expanding to embrace new products, systems and ideas to benefit our customers.

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