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CWT wins “Africa's Leading Business Travel Agency 2017” award at the WTA Awards in Kigali, Rwanda

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.

Recovering Energy, Resources and Marine sectors means higher travel pricing in 2018

Recovering Energy, Resources and Marine sectors means higher travel pricing in 2018

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.

CWT Meetings & Events named to the 2017 MeetingsNet CMI 25 list

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.

Meetings & Events industry costs on the up, trends to watch in 2018

Meetings & Events industry costs on the up, trends to watch in 2018

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.

Business travelers find they are very productive while on the road due to more technology options

Business travelers find they are very productive while on the road due to more technology options

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.

CWT Names Bindu Bhatia as New Managing Director, Asia Pacific

CWT Names Bindu Bhatia as New Managing Director, Asia Pacific

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.

Strength in Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing in 2018

Strength in Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing in 2018

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.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel launches new division dedicated to hotels – RoomIt by CWT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel launches new division dedicated to hotels – RoomIt by CWT

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.

CWT appoints Michael Ryan as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand

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.

CWT says many companies overspend by up to 5% of their hotel cost on Last Room Availability rates

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 19:18 GMT

CWT Solutions Group, the consulting division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, today published research that shows a 5% 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.

CWT Appoints Vishal Sinha as CEO in India

CWT Appoints Vishal Sinha as CEO in India

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2017 19:19 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has appointed Vishal Sinha as Chief Executive Officer of CWT India. He will be based in CWT India’s head office in Gurgaon.

CWT Meetings & Events wins BASF as client in UK & Ireland, Nordics, and Baltics

CWT Meetings & Events wins BASF as client in UK & Ireland, Nordics, and Baltics

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2017 19:23 GMT

BASF, the global chemical company, has chosen CWT Meetings & Events to run its meetings and events programs in the UK & Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

Virtual Payment Makes Business Travel More Efficient, Compliant and Fraud-resistant

Virtual Payment Makes Business Travel More Efficient, Compliant and Fraud-resistant

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2017 19:24 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today publishes a white paper on The Virtues of Virtual Payment. The paper analyzes the shifting requirements of digitalized travel as business and government travelers increasingly turn to virtual payment.

​Fifth annual Carlson Wagonlit Travel Responsible Business report shows accelerated success

​Fifth annual Carlson Wagonlit Travel Responsible Business report shows accelerated success

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 10:08 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management group, has further strengthened its leadership in responsible business and is revealing significant progress in its June 2017 report.

​Carlson Wagonlit Travel wins Employee Engagement award at JiveWorld17

Press Releases   •   May 08, 2017 10:10 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has won an “Excellence in Employee Engagement” award at the JiveWorld17 conference in Las Vegas, recognizing the fast, successful rollout of its internal communications platform.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel reveals first brand refresh since 1994

Carlson Wagonlit Travel reveals first brand refresh since 1994

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2017 10:13 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today unveiled a complete refresh of its branding, and launched a new global marketing campaign, which revolves around the tag line of “Make the world work for you.”

​Carlson Wagonlit Travel awarded Gold level CSR rating by EcoVadis

​Carlson Wagonlit Travel awarded Gold level CSR rating by EcoVadis

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2017 10:15 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announced that it has been rated among the top 1% of all companies for its responsible business practices by EcoVadis, the environmental and social performance rating agency. CWT was awarded the Gold Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating up from the previous Silver rating.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints new partner in Jordan, now offering customers online service across Middle East

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2017 22:57 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Green Arrow Tours (GAT) as its new partner in Jordan.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Simon Nowroz as Chief Marketing Officer

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Simon Nowroz as Chief Marketing Officer

Press Releases   •   Apr 11, 2017 23:05 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Simon Nowroz as Chief Marketing Officer, with immediate effect. Reporting to Patrick Andersen, Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer, he will be based in Minneapolis.

CWT Meeting & Events launches groundbreaking offer with International SOS

CWT Meeting & Events launches groundbreaking offer with International SOS

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2017 23:14 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events, a division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, is today launching the only global corporate meetings and events service to include International SOS services as part of its core customer offering.