CWT Meetings & Events Research: Chinese cities to dominate Asia Pacific destinations for corporate meetings and events in 2019
Press Releases • Sep 19, 2018 08:07 GMT
CWT Meetings & Events unveils its predictions for the top ten Asia Pacific cities for M&E in 2019, as well as expected changes in meeting costs and group sizes next year.
Press Releases • Sep 12, 2018 15:33 GMT
MeetingsNet, a digital magazine and website dedicated to the meetings and incentives industry, has named CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel, to its 2018 CMI 25 list of the largest full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the U.S. corporate market.
Press Releases • Sep 12, 2018 06:55 GMT
Companies in the Energy. Resources and Marine sectors (ERM) are rebounding as oil and commodity prices continue to rise and global GDP growth is projected to increase 3.4% in 2019. Travel activity is also on the up, with air prices expected to climb 2.6% globally next year, according to the 2019 Energy, Resources & Marine Travel Forecast, published today.
Press Releases • Aug 12, 2018 18:40 GMT
According to research commissioned by CWT, the global travel management company, only 35% of global business travelers feel very confident about not compromising their employer’s data safety when traveling. Travelers from the Americas are significantly more confident (46%) than those in Asia Pacific (28%), or Europe (27%).
CWT Meetings & Events and JTB Communication Design Join Forces to Bring Strategic Meetings Management Expertise to Japan
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2018 05:01 GMT
CWT Meetings & Events, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s meeting & events division, has partnered with JTB Communication Design Co., Ltd. (JCD), the meeting & events arm of the JTB Group, to provide Strategic Meetings Management services to companies in Japan.
Sydney Domestic Airfares to Most Capital Cities Up More Than 5%, Hotel Rates Also Climb: CWT/CAPA Report
Press Releases • Aug 01, 2018 02:34 GMT
Airfares on several key routes from Sydney continue their relatively steep rise as the fare wars seen a few years ago subside into the background and the major airlines focus on profitability. Meanwhile, hotel occupancy in the city remains well over 80%, resulting in an increase in average daily rates (ADRs) and last room availability (LRA) rates.
Press Releases • Jul 31, 2018 07:00 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has launched CWT Travel Consolidator, an analytics tool that captures every part of an organization’s travel and expense spend, helping travel managers make the right decisions, and saving clients money.
Press Releases • Jul 24, 2018 08:07 GMT
Travel prices are expected to rise sharply in 2019, with hotels going up 3.7%, and flights 2.6%, driven by a growing global economy and rising oil prices, according to the fifth annual Global Travel Forecast, published today by GBTA and CWT with the support of the Carlson Family Foundation.
Press Releases • Jul 12, 2018 07:05 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, is rolling out Price Tracking worldwide, following a successful trial that delivered savings of up to 2% of total travel spend. The Price Tracking technology continually monitors prices for flights and hotel rooms, checking them against existing bookings. Whenever it identifies savings, CWT cancels and re-books for less.
Perth International Airfares Continue to Rise, While Hotel Occupancy and Rates Fall: CWT/CAPA Report
Press Releases • Jul 04, 2018 03:02 GMT
Airfares on key business routes from Perth have been increasing. Meanwhile, hotel occupancy and average daily rates (ADRs) in the Australian city continue to fall. These findings are published in the latest Business Travel Pulse report produced by CWT Solutions Group and CAPA – Centre for Aviation.
Press Releases • Jul 03, 2018 09:01 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Rachel O’Brien as its new VP and Chief Technology Transformation Officer, effective immediately.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Research: Business travelers feel 50% safer at airports than at train or subway stations
Press Releases • Jun 28, 2018 07:02 GMT
Global business travelers feel more nervous at train or subway stations than at airports, according to research commissioned by Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company.
Press Releases • Jun 26, 2018 07:15 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global digital travel management company, today published its latest Annual Responsible Business Report, showing significant progress towards its 2020 objectives. This latest report has reached the UN Global Compact Advanced Level, recognizing the success of CWT’s Corporate Social Responsibility program.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Niklas Andréen as Chief Traveler Experience Officer effective September 2018
Press Releases • Jun 25, 2018 12:08 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Niklas Andréen as Executive Vice President and Chief Traveler Experience Officer, effective September 2018. Based in London, Niklas will report to Kurt Ekert, President & CEO of CWT, and serve as a member of the CWT Executive Leadership Team.
Press Releases • Jun 19, 2018 06:13 GMT
Research conducted by Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and Travelport shows that premium economy is the fastest growing cabin segment for business travelers in Singapore. Interestingly, the steady increase in premium economy bookings between 2015-2017 seems to have resulted mostly from travelers moving up from economy class, rather than down from business class.
Press Releases • May 31, 2018 07:01 GMT
Globally, three in ten business travelers are happy to sacrifice safety for hotel loyalty and rewards incentives, according to research commissioned by Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company. Travelers in the Americas are likeliest to do so (39%), followed by Europeans (34%) and travelers from Asia Pacific (28%).
Press Releases • May 24, 2018 05:15 GMT
CWT Solutions Group and CAPA – Centre for Aviation have published the latest edition of their Business Travel Pulse report, focusing on Melbourne, Australia. The report highlights that airfares on key domestic and international business routes from Melbourne have been rising sharply. At the same time, hotel occupancy and rates in the city have also increased, owing to strong demand.
Press Releases • May 09, 2018 13:35 GMT
RoomIt by CWT, the hotel distribution division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the leading global travel management company, has appointed Jack Staehler as its new Chief Technology Officer. Staehler will be based in RoomIt’s Chicago headquarters and join both CWT’s Product & Technology and RoomIt leadership teams.
Press Releases • Apr 26, 2018 12:14 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, today reported a strong performance in 2017, the first full year of its digital transformation strategy, CWT 3.0.
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2018 15:55 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announced the appointment of Susan Thompson to Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. Susan will have global management responsibility for legal team members in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Susan will report to Lauren Aste, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel, and will be based in Minneapolis.