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Carlson Wagonlit Travel rated Gold for the second consecutive year by EcoVadis for its responsible business program

Carlson Wagonlit Travel rated Gold for the second consecutive year by EcoVadis for its responsible business program

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 07:15 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a leading global digital travel management company, today announced that its responsible business practices have been rated Gold for the second successive year by EcoVadis, an independent and internationally recognized corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency.

CWT Meetings & Events appoints Sam Lay as Senior Director for Asia Pacific

CWT Meetings & Events appoints Sam Lay as Senior Director for Asia Pacific

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2018 03:20 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s meeting & events division, has appointed Sam Lay as Senior Director for Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Sam will lead a team of meetings and events specialists across key markets in the region. He will report to Cindy Fisher, Senior Vice President and Global Head, CWT Meetings & Events.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Catherine Maguire-Vielle as Chief Human Resources Officer

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Catherine Maguire-Vielle as Chief Human Resources Officer

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2018 14:00 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (‘CWT’), the global travel management company, today announced the appointment of Catherine Maguire-Vielle as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (‘CHRO’). Former CHRO David Moran has decided to leave the company and will do so in early April.

CWT Meetings & Events awarded World Figure Skating Championships 2018

CWT Meetings & Events awarded World Figure Skating Championships 2018

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2018 14:16 GMT

CWT Meetings and Events, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s meetings and events division, has been selected by the International Skating Union (ISU) and the Italian Ice Sports Federation (FISG) to run the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018, which takes place at Milan’s Mediolanum Forum di Assago on 21-25 March.

RoomIt by CWT Announces New Loyalty Booster Program

RoomIt by CWT Announces New Loyalty Booster Program

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.

Red Cow, Fishing and an Ice Palace: Minnesotans' advice for Super Bowl attendees on local favorites

Red Cow, Fishing and an Ice Palace: Minnesotans' advice for Super Bowl attendees on local favorites

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.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints David Falter as President of RoomIt

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints David Falter as President of RoomIt

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.

CWT Research: Millennials like to travel in groups – and are the most security-conscious

CWT Research: Millennials like to travel in groups – and are the most security-conscious

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

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.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Research: European travelers least worried about safety and security

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Research: European travelers least worried about safety and security

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

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.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel announces multi-year distribution agreement with British Airways and Iberia

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.

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.