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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.