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Carlson Wagonlit Travel reports strong 2017 performance

Carlson Wagonlit Travel reports strong 2017 performance

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.

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.

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One Giant Leap: How to bridge the gap between travelers and travel buyers

One Giant Leap: How to bridge the gap between travelers and travel buyers

Blog posts   •   Jan 17, 2019 12:31 GMT

​There's a gap between what travel buyers believe travelers want from overnight stays and what travelers actually seek. RoomIt and GBTA recently launched a ​survey to identify what is making up this gap, and why it doesn’t seem to be going away. Unsurprisingly, many of the misunderstandings identified in the survey were about how to improve compliance and traveler satisfaction.

​Travelese for Beginners – Decoding the language of corporate travel

​Travelese for Beginners – Decoding the language of corporate travel

Blog posts   •   Dec 27, 2018 09:21 GMT

If you just started a career as a procurement manager or your company’s travel budget was assigned to you for 2019, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the baffling amount of acronyms synonymous with the business travel industry.

Up in the Air – 7 essentials for an enjoyable journey

Up in the Air – 7 essentials for an enjoyable journey

Blog posts   •   Dec 14, 2018 13:43 GMT

​If, like George Clooney in Up In the Air, you spend a significant chunk of your time at work riding the clouds (hopefully not doing so to fire people), I am quite sure any improvement that airlines do to pump up their services is music to your ears.

Room with a (long-term) View: ​When to book extended-stay

Room with a (long-term) View: ​When to book extended-stay

Blog posts   •   Nov 30, 2018 10:45 GMT

Extended-stay properties are sprouting up with increased regularity. It feels as if sharing economy and apartment properties receive daily attention, and traveler demand appears to be keeping pace. Travel buyers have certainly taken notice too, as 94% believe they will have to allow more flexibility, or maintain current levels of flexibility for extended-stays and for alternative lodgings.

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CAPA Asia Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit | Singapore

CAPA Asia Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit | Singapore

Events   •   Oct 18, 2018 01:53 GMT

Join us at the CAPA Asia Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit in Singapore and be the first to receive the Business Travel Pulse – Singapore 2018 report. Brought to you by CWT and CAPA – Centre for Aviation, the report provides a year-on-year comparison of airfares departing Singapore, the newest flight routes, recommendations for hotel sourcing and latest hotel openings. Find out more about ...

Nov 08 - Nov 09

Capella Singapore

ACTE Paris Global Summit & Corporate Lodging Forum

ACTE Paris Global Summit & Corporate Lodging Forum

Events   •   Sep 25, 2018 15:54 GMT

FULL AGENDA Monday, 15th October 10:30-11:00 A.M. Presentation in the Insights Lab (InterACTE) Innovation at work for you and your travelers Join us to see how our investment and approach to innovation is shaping some new and exciting offerings that can improve your travelers’ experience while also helping you meet your company goals. What’s new and what’s about to launch at CWT is ready...

Oct 14 - Oct 16

Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center

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Kurt Ekert, President & Chief Executive Officer

Kurt Ekert, President & C...

Kurt Ekert was appointed President & CEO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel in April 2016. He has more than twenty years’ experience in glob...

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