Blog posts • Mar 02, 2018 08:00 GMT
Travel budgets are constantly under pressure – often severe pressure. That’s because travel is often in the top five costs. So when the CFO looks for savings, all too often, travel winds up taking the hit. How does a travel manager defend that pot?
Press releases • Feb 20, 2018 10:02 GMT
RoomIt by CWT, the hotel distribution division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the leading global travel management company, today announces the RoomIt Loyalty Booster program. Available free to all RoomIt customers, the program rewards travelers with additional points and miles, while also increasing hotel attachment rates and compliance with their company’s travel policy.
Press releases • Jan 16, 2018 00:12 GMT
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.
Press releases • Dec 14, 2017 17:45 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, has appointed David Falter as President of RoomIt, the company’s hotel distribution division, effective December 18. 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.
Press releases • Nov 29, 2017 16:17 GMT
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 and Lyft partner to deliver on-demand ground transportation to U.S. business travelers
Press releases • Nov 27, 2017 16:23 GMT
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.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Research:Business travelers from the Americas are best at staying in touch with family
Press releases • Nov 20, 2017 16:34 GMT
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.
Press releases • Oct 31, 2017 17:20 GMT
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® and Expedia Affiliate Network partner to provide hotel content for business travelers
Press releases • Oct 25, 2017 16:39 GMT
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.
Press releases • Oct 16, 2017 16:44 GMT
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.
Press releases • Oct 11, 2017 16:45 GMT
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.
Press releases • Sep 14, 2017 16:50 GMT
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.
Press releases • Sep 08, 2017 16:51 GMT
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.
Press releases • Sep 07, 2017 17:58 GMT
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.
Press releases • Aug 24, 2017 18:47 GMT
According to the CWT Connected Traveler Study, released today by Carlson Wagonlit Travel, business travelers are bringing more devices, and feel more productive as they are on the road conducting business.
Press releases • Aug 17, 2017 18:49 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has announced Bindu Bhatia will become the new Managing Director, Asia Pacific, effective 1 September. Bindu succeeds Kai Chan, who will be leaving the company on 31 August after making significant contributions during her five-year tenure.
Press releases • Jul 18, 2017 19:12 GMT
According to the fourth annual 2018 Global Travel Forecast, travel prices are expected to rise sharply in the coming year, reaching nearly 4% increases in some sectors.
Press releases • Jul 17, 2017 19:14 GMT
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. The new division is completely focused on creating and delivering a new and innovative experience to expanding access and providing greater variety to customer accommodations around the world.
Press releases • Jul 13, 2017 19:16 GMT
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.