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The Price is Right - 5 ways to boost your travel program savings

The Price is Right - 5 ways to boost your travel program savings

Blog posts   •   Jul 03, 2019 10:42 GMT

It’s likely you’re already using a travel program solution that searches for lower rates on an already booked flight and hotel reservation. If you are, are you squeezing the most savings out of it?

Cab or app? Business travelers in Asia Pacific have mixed feelings, but corporate travel programs show openness to ride-sharing services

Cab or app? Business travelers in Asia Pacific have mixed feelings, but corporate travel programs show openness to ride-sharing services

Blog posts   •   Jul 01, 2019 02:07 GMT

Convenience, pricing transparency and cost savings are prompting many companies in Asia Pacific to permit the use of ride-sharing services for business travel.

RoomIt by CWT™ Research Reveals Key Differences in Business Traveler Hotel Preferences by Country

RoomIt by CWT™ Research Reveals Key Differences in Business Traveler Hotel Preferences by Country

Press releases   •   Jun 26, 2019 11:49 GMT

​According to research commissioned by RoomIt by CWT™, the hotel distribution division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, business travelers want different hotel experiences based on the country they are from.

​By The Book - How to create a booking experience business travelers crave

​By The Book - How to create a booking experience business travelers crave

Blog posts   •   Jun 26, 2019 08:38 GMT

To ensure traveler satisfaction is among the top five goals for travel managers, RoomIt and Best Western commissioned research to determine exactly what business travelers around the globe crave from their hotel booking experience.

Experience is king – Is your policy up to scratch?

Experience is king – Is your policy up to scratch?

Blog posts   •   Jun 25, 2019 06:48 GMT

​After several consecutive years of shrinking travel perks, organizations are reinvesting in creating a more comfortable journey for their travelers. They’re well aware of the importance of looking after their employees’ wellbeing. After all, at companies where travel is an important part of the job, travel benefits can be a determinant factor to retain and attract top talent.

We Did It Again – How our June 2019 Responsible Business report reached the United Nations Global Compact Advanced level and how your company can do it too

We Did It Again – How our June 2019 Responsible Business report reached the United Nations Global Compact Advanced level and how your company can do it too

Blog posts   •   Jun 24, 2019 07:43 GMT

If you are reading this post, the chances that you have also seen that today we are announcing the publication of our June 2019 Annual Responsible Business Report are high. The enthusiasm of all of us at CWT towards the goal of making our company a reference in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have come together in a document where we proudly capture our many achiev​ements.

​CWT’s June 2019 Responsible Business Report caps a successful year

​CWT’s June 2019 Responsible Business Report caps a successful year

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2019 07:41 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has published its June 2019 Annual Responsible Business Report, following another successful year of Corporate Social Responsibility. The company reached its third consecutive annual EcoVadis Gold rating and the United Nations Global Compact Advanced Level rating for its annual Responsible Business Report.

Making a Bundle: How Are Travel Programs in Asia Pacific Responding to the Trend of Airlines Charging for Ancillaries?

Making a Bundle: How Are Travel Programs in Asia Pacific Responding to the Trend of Airlines Charging for Ancillaries?

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2019 01:29 GMT

Window or aisle? Would you prefer quicker access to the bathroom and your baggage or to not be disturbed and have a better view? And more importantly, should the company or the employee pay for the choice? This question is becoming more of an issue for travel managers as both full-service and budget carriers bet on unbundling ancillaries as a strategy to maximise revenues.

​Spirit of Punk  - Does your travel program encourage originality?

​Spirit of Punk - Does your travel program encourage originality?

Blog posts   •   Jun 18, 2019 10:17 GMT

The Sex Pistols is an iconic band responsible for initiating one of the most important, controversial and influential movements in modern culture, Punk.

Eastern Promise - How to manage your hotel program in Asia-Pacific

Eastern Promise - How to manage your hotel program in Asia-Pacific

Blog posts   •   Jun 13, 2019 09:13 GMT

We all know that Asia Pacific (APAC) is the fastest growing region in the world. Incredibly it accounts for two-thirds of total global growth, which means many companies will be increasing their travel to and within the region. The problem is that managing travel in APAC is probably more complicated than in any other region in the world.

La Dolce Vita - Do you need to be young and Italian for travel to make you more creative and productive?

La Dolce Vita - Do you need to be young and Italian for travel to make you more creative and productive?

Blog posts   •   Jun 11, 2019 05:51 GMT

​Despite the fact that sometimes it can be tiring – especially the older you get – traveling is a mind-expanding thing to do. As Aldous Huxley said, “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” What happens when we travel for work? Do we feel all the joy that leisure travel brings?

CWT Research Reveals Business Travel Stimulates Creativity and Productivity, Especially Among Millennials

CWT Research Reveals Business Travel Stimulates Creativity and Productivity, Especially Among Millennials

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2019 05:51 GMT

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that six in ten travelers feel more creative and productive when traveling for business. Millennial travelers are more likely to say that they are more creative and productive when traveling for business.

​Ninja Traveler – 10 tips so the unexpected doesn’t catch you by surprise

​Ninja Traveler – 10 tips so the unexpected doesn’t catch you by surprise

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2019 06:59 GMT

Fortunately, most trips run smoothly and travelers are able to conduct business and enjoy their stay without any drama. However, if you have been traveling for a while – especially to remote destinations – you will know that the unexpected can be waiting for you at every corner.

​World Environment Day: 6 tips to #BeatAirPollution

​World Environment Day: 6 tips to #BeatAirPollution

Blog posts   •   Jun 05, 2019 06:18 GMT

Did you know that 92% of people do not breathe clean air? Did you know that air pollution costs the global economy $5 trillion every year in welfare costs? Did you know approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific?

RoomIt by CWT™ Appoints Shannon Hyland Senior Vice President of Global Supply

RoomIt by CWT™ Appoints Shannon Hyland Senior Vice President of Global Supply

Press releases   •   Jun 05, 2019 06:04 GMT

RoomIt by CWT™, the global hotel distribution division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announced the appointment of Shannon Hyland as Senior Vice President of Global Supply. In this role, Hyland will provide overall leadership and execution of the supplier strategy and effectiveness, and market management.

Travel with Pride – 6 steps to support your LGBTQ travelers

Travel with Pride – 6 steps to support your LGBTQ travelers

Blog posts   •   Jun 03, 2019 05:56 GMT

Sexual orientation goes beyond travel policies and programs. It is an organization’s Duty of Care to adequately prepare its workforce for foreseeable medical and travel security risks including the specific risks faced by its mobile LGBTQ members.

CWT Appoints Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing

CWT Appoints Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2019 05:45 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing. In this role, she is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of CWT’s EMEA marketing strategy.

 CWT awarded jobs creation grant driven by M&E double-digit growth

CWT awarded jobs creation grant driven by M&E double-digit growth

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2019 13:51 GMT

Major client wins and scoring more business from existing clients have fueled a hiring spree at CWT Meetings & Events, which saw M&E add 50 people in the past seven months alone.

Latin Flair - Manage your hotel program in LATAM like an insider

Latin Flair - Manage your hotel program in LATAM like an insider

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2019 16:59 GMT

The hospitality industry in Latin America (LATAM) grew in 2018 and is expected to continue to grow through 2019. Expansion in the region includes an estimated 800+ new hotel projects. We put together tips to help you navigate the unique aspects of managing corporate travel in the region.

CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy Partner to Create MICE Career Opportunities for Students

CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy Partner to Create MICE Career Opportunities for Students

Press releases   •   May 27, 2019 05:40 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (KHEA), part of Kaplan in Singapore, a leading private education institution, have signed an agreement to enhance employment opportunities for students in the hospitality & MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events) industries.