​Shanghai Nights: Adventures in Asia Pacific’s top city for 2019 with Sam Lay, Senior Director Meetings and Events APAC

Blog posts   •   Nov 08, 2018 11:22 GMT

“Shanghai was a waking dream where everything I could imagine had already been taken to its extreme,” said novelist JG Ballard. It’s an accurate description of a city that’s singular in its vivacity. A magnet for migrants from all over China, the nation’s biggest city is a modern powerhouse and financial hub as much as it is a historical treasure trove.

CWT appoints Courtney Mattson as new Treasurer

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 13:00 GMT

​Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Courtney Mattson as its new Treasurer. Mattson will be based in CWT’s headquarters in Minneapolis, reporting to Brad Hall, CWT’s Chief Financial Officer, and will serve as a member of CWT’s Finance Leadership Team.

Into the Deep: My day as a copper miner

Blog posts   •   Nov 05, 2018 11:39 GMT

​Simon Goldie is a global program director in the Energy, Resources and Marine sector at Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). Experiencing life as a miner has always been one of his goals. When the opportunity came to explore a copper mine in the Australian Outback, Simon was more than ready to go. Below is his first-hand account.

CWT Research: Four in Ten Business Travelers Use Company Cards for Personal Purchases

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 08:10 GMT

​According to research commissioned by CWT, the global travel management company, four in ten business travelers admit to using corporate cards for personal purchases – 46% of American and European travelers, and 38% of travelers in Asia Pacific.

​Brexit – A seismic event for the UK events industry?

Blog posts   •   Nov 02, 2018 10:19 GMT

In the fourth blog in our Brexit Impact series, we are looking at how the divorce bill could impact the meetings and events industry.

​The Journey of a Diamond - From mine to mine

Blog posts   •   Nov 01, 2018 09:49 GMT

When one thinks of diamonds, one imagines brilliant stones cut and polished to perfection, emitting cool points of light against the warmth of bare skin. They evoke romance and love, commitment and happiness.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Derek Sharp as Managing Director of its global meetings and events business

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2018 14:47 GMT

​Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Derek Sharp as Managing Director of CWT Meetings & Events. Effective 1 November, 2018, Derek will be based in London, report to Kelly Kuhn, Chief Customer Officer of CWT and serve as a member of CWT’s Customer Organization Leadership Team.

CWT Solutions Group predicts air travel prices to drop in the next two months as oil prices tumble

Blog posts   •   Oct 30, 2018 09:52 GMT

Average ticket prices (ATPs) for air are forecast to drop globally in November and December following a sell-off in oil prices in mid-to-late October, coupled with traditionally slower months for business travel around the holidays that is expected to dampen demand.

The Latin American Experience – Top tips from our local expert for unforgettable meetings and events

Blog posts   •   Oct 29, 2018 08:06 GMT

According to a recently published CWT Meetings & Events’ trends report the top destinations for 2019 in Latin America (LATAM) will be Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Bogota, Rio de Janeiro, Ocho Rios, Lima, Nassau, Cali, Curitiba, and Medellin. We interviewed Gustavo Elbaum, Latin America Senior Director at CWT Meetings & Events, to find out which is his favorite destination in the region and why.

Together We Stand – Joint efforts against human trafficking

Blog posts   •   Oct 26, 2018 14:39 GMT

Human-trafficking is a hideous practice that we, at CWT, battle every day by organizing different actions throughout the year to embed it firmly in our Responsible Business strategy. As covered in a ​previous blog post, there are different ways companies and organizations can fight it, two of them are helping those already in the battlefield and increasing employees’ awareness.

Upcoming events 5 events

14 Nov all day

Trust Conference 2018 London

Nov 14 - Nov 15
Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre | Broad Sanctuary, Westminster | London

15 Nov all day

GBTA - New Jersey - Education Day

Nov 15 00:00 GMT
Liberty House | Jersey City

18 Nov all day

ACTE Montréal Global Summit and Corporate Lodging Forum

Nov 18 - Nov 20
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth | Montréal, Quebec

27 Nov all day

GBTA Conference 2018 - Berlin

Nov 27 - Nov 29
Estrel Congress Center | Berlin

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Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected. We provide their travelers with a consumer-grade travel experience, combining innovative technology with our vast experience. Every day, we look after enough travelers to fill more than 260 Boeing 787s and 100,000 hotel rooms - and handle 105 events. We operate in around 150 countries, and in 2017 posted a total transaction volume of more than US$ 23 billion.