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Why external recognition is important for your CSR program

Why external recognition is important for your CSR program

Blog posts   •   Mar 25, 2019 07:49 GMT

If you have been following our responsible business (it is how we call CSR at CWT) efforts for a while you would have noticed that this is the fourth year in a row that we are announcing our EcoVadis rating. After a first Silver year, we have managed to keep our Gold status for the third consecutive year, proving that all of our efforts towards a first-class CSR program are paying off.

CWT rated Gold by EcoVadis for third year running

CWT rated Gold by EcoVadis for third year running

Press releases   •   Mar 25, 2019 07:44 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, announced that its responsible business practices have been rated Gold by EcoVadis, the independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency, for the third year in a row. This puts CWT among the top 1% of over 55,000 companies rated every year, across 150 countries.

How to make travelers comfortable with your hotel program

How to make travelers comfortable with your hotel program

Blog posts   •   Mar 22, 2019 11:05 GMT

For those of us who have been in the industry for a while, you’ll remember when a good night’s rest was defined by a small, somewhat hard mattress with well-tucked, flower pattern blankets. Then hotels introduced a big fluffy, white bed, and just like that basic bedding was no longer acceptable to travelers.

​Stressed? Why you should purge your mind and do nothing

​Stressed? Why you should purge your mind and do nothing

Blog posts   •   Mar 21, 2019 09:30 GMT

Raphael Pasdeloup, Global Head of CWT Energy, Resources and Marine speaks with the president of Houston-based Cohegic, a management consulting, executive and sales coaching firm, Ravi Kathuria. Ravi is also president of the Houston Strategy Forum, a who’s who of Houston CEOs. The interview is the first in a series Raphael is hosting with business leaders in Houston and in the ERM space.

The Room Is Mine – How to captivate your audience

The Room Is Mine – How to captivate your audience

Blog posts   •   Mar 15, 2019 10:02 GMT

Like it or not, at some point in our careers it is likely that we will need to deliver a speech or a presentation in front of a big audience. Whether it is a talk at a major event, a sales pitch to win a top account or a presentation for an internal audience, public speaking is a key skill to develop if you want to advance your career.

​Spoiled for Choice: How to pick the right technology for your corporate meeting program

​Spoiled for Choice: How to pick the right technology for your corporate meeting program

Blog posts   •   Mar 13, 2019 14:35 GMT

Technology has undoubtedly improved our lives, allowing us to perform tasks more quickly and efficiently, and with greater ease. But not all technology is created equal. Some types promise better functionality, others seduce us with naturally intuitive interfaces.

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine launches ERM mobility, a workforce management platform that saves time and money and helps keep employees safe

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine launches ERM mobility, a workforce management platform that saves time and money and helps keep employees safe

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2019 07:59 GMT

CWT Energy, Resources and Marine, a unit of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has launched a brand new version of ERM mobility, a powerful workforce management platform that allows companies to manage complex travel needs through one single interface, reducing complexity, speeding up processes, boosting safety, and saving money.

Average Ticket Price for Air Bookings Expected to Fall 4% by April: CWT Solutions Group

Average Ticket Price for Air Bookings Expected to Fall 4% by April: CWT Solutions Group

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 07:42 GMT

CWT Solutions Group, the consulting arm of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down just over 4% from February levels, as published fares correct from the sharp increase seen in the first two months of the year.

Celebrating women’s day all year round

Celebrating women’s day all year round

Blog posts   •   Mar 08, 2019 07:40 GMT

In the past years we have witnessed a positive change in ideas about women's equality, however the road to achieving it is still long. While governments and civil society have a key role to play, companies are a formidable force to advance gender equality by integrating women’s empowerment into corporate strategy.

Here's how to 'KonMari' your business travel

Here's how to 'KonMari' your business travel

Blog posts   •   Mar 06, 2019 10:16 GMT

Japanese organizing consultant Marie Kondo has become something of a sensation since scoring her own Netflix series. But does her methodical approach to cleaning a house hold any lessons for bleary-eyed travelers?

​6 questions to ask yourself about your travel program

​6 questions to ask yourself about your travel program

Blog posts   •   Mar 05, 2019 11:10 GMT

It's a couple of months into the New Year, a time when for many, January resolutions have started to fade. Why not revive your goal-setting spirit by bringing it into your travel program?

Zero Discrimination Day – 5 tips to fight unconscious biases at work

Zero Discrimination Day – 5 tips to fight unconscious biases at work

Blog posts   •   Mar 01, 2019 08:44 GMT

​As a global organization with people from all over the world of different age, gender, sexual orientation, origins, education, work experience, beliefs and many other forms of diversity, we maintain a zero tolerance stance to any forms of discrimination.

​The best metrics for building your hotel program

​The best metrics for building your hotel program

Blog posts   •   Feb 27, 2019 11:25 GMT

As hotel programs evolve and become more complex, it becomes more important to have the right data to improve your hotel program.

CWT Meetings & Events launches rebrand with fresh logo and new global website

CWT Meetings & Events launches rebrand with fresh logo and new global website

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2019 07:55 GMT

​Meetings & Events has launched a rebrand as part of Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s own rebrand, which last week saw it renamed simply as CWT. At the same time, CWT M&E has unveiled a dynamic new website with brand-new functionality and content, and a fresh new look.

​Empowered to Care – creating opportunities for deeper employee involvement

​Empowered to Care – creating opportunities for deeper employee involvement

Blog posts   •   Feb 20, 2019 10:03 GMT

Last October, we spoke of the values established more than 80 years ago that continue to guide us as corporate citizens tightly woven into the well-being of our communities.

3 thoughts on corporate rebrands

3 thoughts on corporate rebrands

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2019 10:19 GMT

Coke or Pepsi, Reebok or Nike, Microsoft or Apple? Why are we more loyal to one brand versus another? We choose brands because of how they make us feel, whether through nostalgia, a personal resonance, or aspiration. As author and marketer Seth Godin says, “Great marketers don’t make stuff, they make meaning.”

CWT is the New Name in Digital Business Travel, Hotel Distribution, and Meetings & Events

CWT is the New Name in Digital Business Travel, Hotel Distribution, and Meetings & Events

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2019 06:50 GMT

Announcing the new brand and identity for Carlson Wagonlit Travel

​Salmon run: How salmon gets from the wild to your plate

​Salmon run: How salmon gets from the wild to your plate

Blog posts   •   Feb 15, 2019 10:34 GMT

Every salmon season, after spending years in the North Pacific, salmon make a long and arduous journey back to Alaska’s pristine Bristol Bay—renowned as a mecca for salmon—to spawn. In parallel, there’s another journey that runs from Eastern Europe to Bristol Bay, Alaska; this time carrying the workers who’ll be fishing and preparing the coveted fish for their final destination around the world.

3 ways to love your travelers

3 ways to love your travelers

Blog posts   •   Feb 14, 2019 11:56 GMT

Oxytocin. It’s a hell of a drug. Well actually, it’s a hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter but it’s certainly addictive. Our brains release oxytocin when we get a ‘like’ on social media. It enables us to feel empathy for others. It plays a critical role in birth.

​Plane Sailing – The safest airlines for 2019

​Plane Sailing – The safest airlines for 2019

Blog posts   •   Feb 08, 2019 09:46 GMT

Safety and security are concerns for business travelers and companies alike. Duty of care ranks high on the list of priorities for any travel manager, but it is especially important for those who send their employees to remote or dangerous parts of the world. Significant effort is put into medical and evacuation plans at the destination.