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It’s Time for a Sea Change in Maritime Crew Wellbeing

It’s Time for a Sea Change in Maritime Crew Wellbeing

Blog posts   •   Sep 24, 2020 08:46 GMT

As governments have sealed borders and imposed travel restrictions, and airlines have dramatically scaled back their operations, seafarers have been stranded for weeks or even months onboard vessels, at airports and in hotels. Vivien Miranda, Client Manager, Asia Pacific, CWT Energy, Resources & Marine (CWT ERM), believes more needs to be done to advance the wellbeing of maritime crew members.

​Keep The Change: Will business travel evolve for the better?

​Keep The Change: Will business travel evolve for the better?

Blog posts   •   Sep 23, 2020 10:31 GMT

The question facing many global businesses now is how travel will change. 9/11 changed the airline industry, the 2008 recession changed spending mindsets. Change is inevitable, of course.

Traveler Experience & Customer Leadership Team Appointments

Traveler Experience & Customer Leadership Team Appointments

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2020 07:00 GMT

CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces the strategic aims and leadership team for its newly created Traveler Experience & Customer business unit.

Commercial & RoomIt Leadership Team Appointments

Commercial & RoomIt Leadership Team Appointments

Press releases   •   Sep 21, 2020 14:00 GMT

Minneapolis, 21 September, 2020: CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces the strategic aims and leadership team for its newly created Commercial & RoomIt business unit.

​Armchair Traveler: 3 ways to reap the benefits of travel, from home

​Armchair Traveler: 3 ways to reap the benefits of travel, from home

Blog posts   •   Sep 18, 2020 13:24 GMT

When you have a busy travel schedule, you never know who you might meet, what connections you might make, or what new opportunities await. There’s a reason why a study by Oxford Economics reveals that for every dollar invested in business travel, companies realize $12.50 in incremental value.

​Half and Half: How to transition from a remote to hybrid workplace

​Half and Half: How to transition from a remote to hybrid workplace

Blog posts   •   Sep 17, 2020 12:48 GMT

Half and half means different things to different people. In Denmark, it’s a mixture of dark beer and pilsner. In the United States, it’s a light cream that’s not quite as fun as the full-fat version but necessary for your health, akin to the workplace arrangements at many companies these days.

CWT Solutions Group creates new responsible travel consulting framework to help companies build more balanced travel programs

CWT Solutions Group creates new responsible travel consulting framework to help companies build more balanced travel programs

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 07:01 GMT

Minneapolis, 16 September 2020: CWT Solutions Group, the consulting arm of CWT , the B2B4E travel management platform, has created a new responsible travel consulting framework to help companies look beyond compliance and cost management, and build more balanced travel programs that also align with other important objectives.

Strategy & Transformation Leadership Team Appointments

Strategy & Transformation Leadership Team Appointments

Press releases   •   Sep 15, 2020 07:02 GMT

​Minneapolis, 15 September, 2020: CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces the leadership team and strategic priorities for its newly created Strategy & Transformation business unit.

Meeting Expectations: 5 things Australian planners should consider as meetings & events resume

Meeting Expectations: 5 things Australian planners should consider as meetings & events resume

Blog posts   •   Sep 08, 2020 12:31 GMT

Between the devastating bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic, it has been a difficult year for meetings and events in Australia so far. Companies have had to adapt by moving some meetings online – but virtual interactions aren’t a perfect substitute for face-to-face meetings.

​3 ways to help boost the confidence of your traveling employees

​3 ways to help boost the confidence of your traveling employees

Blog posts   •   Sep 04, 2020 14:08 GMT

Leading a team – especially during a crisis – takes patience and fortitude. When your direct reports express confusion, it’s important to support them. Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve navigated the changes in our industry by engaging with experts within CWT and the wider business travel and meetings & events industries.

Unclouded Vision: Here's what to expect on your next flight

Unclouded Vision: Here's what to expect on your next flight

Blog posts   •   Sep 03, 2020 10:02 GMT

With the aviation industry experiencing a slow return to travel, airlines around the world have introduced measures and protocols to provide passengers with assurance to fly again.

CWT announces new operating structure

CWT announces new operating structure

Press releases   •   Sep 02, 2020 07:00 GMT

​Minneapolis, 2 September 2020: CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces a new operating structure aimed to accelerate innovation, transformation, and growth.

​Home Sweet Home: A WFH Charter to boost well-being

​Home Sweet Home: A WFH Charter to boost well-being

Blog posts   •   Aug 27, 2020 14:13 GMT

If you’re more productive working alone than in an open-plan office, you wish that you didn’t have to spend time and money on long commutes, you’re a carer or the parent of a school-age child, you probably groaned as companies that were once staunchly anti-remote working moved their employees home overnight.

​The 3 p’s of traveling during Covid

​The 3 p’s of traveling during Covid

Blog posts   •   Aug 25, 2020 17:43 GMT

Concerns about business travel have left many scanning news headlines and feeling none the wiser. While travelers are increasingly confident that hotels, ride-sharing companies, and ​airports have safety and security measures in place, we don’t always know what to consider and how to prepare for a trip.

​Ready to Fly: What to expect at the airport

​Ready to Fly: What to expect at the airport

Blog posts   •   Aug 21, 2020 11:23 GMT

If you haven’t stepped foot in an airport since before Covid-19 restrictions were introduced, it can be hard to know what to expect, especially as measures change constantly, such as the increasing adoption of ​test-on-arrival facilities.

Carlson Travel, Inc. Announces Final Results of Exchange Offer

Press releases   •   Aug 20, 2020 12:38 GMT

Minneapolis, MN 20 August 2020 – Carlson Travel, Inc. (“CTI” or “Company”) today announced the expiration and final results with respect to its offer to exchange.

Post-Lockdown Lingo: 7 words for a return to travel

Post-Lockdown Lingo: 7 words for a return to travel

Blog posts   •   Aug 20, 2020 09:15 GMT

​We’ve learned a lot in recent months. We’ve discovered that we’ll never take hairdressers for granted, that teachers should probably be paid more than top-tier athletes and that we’ll never bake our own bread again now that shops are open. We’ve also discovered that humor is healing.

Into the Unknown: Weighing up the risks of travel

Into the Unknown: Weighing up the risks of travel

Blog posts   •   Aug 14, 2020 11:06 GMT

​I wasn’t able to say goodbye to my wife and young daughters inside the airport terminal recently, as I normally do at this time of year, as they head off to spend their summer in France.

CWT expands messaging capabilities with Microsoft Teams

Press releases   •   Aug 11, 2020 06:43 GMT

Minneapolis, 11 August 2020 – CWT, the business-to-business-for-employees (B2B4E) travel management platform today announced the expansion of its messaging, chat-style service with the integration of Microsoft Teams into its channel roster.

​Five things to consider when consolidating your travel program