Blog posts • Nov 28, 2019 11:07 GMT
All’s well that ends well. It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. Glory awaits you at the finish line; When facing the final month of the year, these old sayings aren’t always helpful. Some of us feel less like an Olympic sprinter and more like we’ve hit a runner’s wall.
Blog posts • Nov 22, 2019 12:05 GMT
It’s the final day of Culture Week at CWT. There have been lunches and learning sessions, community service and constant activity on our internal network ranging from a diversity and inclusion charter to votes for carbon-offsetting projects.
Only Half of Global Leaders in the Oil and Gas Sector Say Their Companies Have Traveler Health and Safety Programs in Place
Press releases • Nov 20, 2019 21:30 GMT
CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, and its Energy, Resources and Marine (ERM) division, found through independent research that only 52% of C-suite and senior executives say their organizations have traveler health and safety programs in place. While only 32% say their organizations measure and report on the impact of traveler well-being, according to CWT ERM’s annual report.
Blog posts • Nov 20, 2019 09:54 GMT
Imagine a world where there is no place for individuality. Everybody looks the same and has the same thoughts and beliefs. Scary, right? Fortunately, the cultural diversity of our world prevents this dreadful scenario becoming real and it is a driving force of financial, intellectual, emotional, moral, and spiritual development.
Blog posts • Nov 15, 2019 15:39 GMT
A move away from seeing return-on-investment from a savings and compliance perspective, towards understanding the value that employees bring, is emerging more often. Savvy companies are putting their employees well-being at the core of their travel program
Blog posts • Nov 14, 2019 11:53 GMT
Next week, from 19 - 21 November, companies from around the world will gather in Munich at Europe’s largest business travel event. The GBTA Conference 2019 is an opportunity for organizations to showcase their latest products and services, share their insights, and get in touch with colleagues, suppliers, clients, and prospects.
Press releases • Nov 14, 2019 06:40 GMT
According to CWT, the vast majority of business trip cancellations escape business travelers’ control. Travelers mainly abort their trips because their appointments have been rescheduled (42%). Meeting cancellations (13%), weather issues (11%), safety concerns (9%), and flight cancellations or delays (9%) are other external causes. Personal issues only account for 14% of cancellations.
Press releases • Nov 13, 2019 17:19 GMT
Business travelers remain optimistic and sentiment remains strong despite economic headwinds in some parts of the world. Senior-level business travelers including senior/executive management (74%) and directors (77%) agree the health of the economy is excellent, according to the second wave of research out today from the GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ in partnership with RoomIt by CWT™.
Blog posts • Nov 08, 2019 15:47 GMT
If you’re part of a couple with one or more dependents – be they human, fur baby or plant- you’ll recognize the irritation that can arise when your partner returns from a work trip after you’ve been at home juggling a job, care duties and planning a dinner you committed to host and now regret.
Homelife deterioration and putting pressure on colleagues are the two biggest pain points of business travel
Press releases • Nov 07, 2019 07:00 GMT
Independent research commissioned by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has revealed the two biggest worries that affect frequent business travelers across the world are homelife deterioration and putting pressure on colleagues.
Blog posts • Nov 06, 2019 10:37 GMT
Throughout the world, organizations are undergoing seismic shifts in their travel programs as they respond to technological advances, developments in the supply chain and evolving traveler expectations.
RoomIt by CWT Further Bolsters Customer Experience and Product Innovation Strategy with Two Key Appointments
Press releases • Oct 31, 2019 12:00 GMT
RoomIt by CWT™, the global hotel distribution division of CWT (the B2B4E travel management platform), announces the appointments of Jeff Zidell as Senior Vice President and Customer Experience Officer, and Ellen Zfaney, as Vice President, Supply Strategy and Innovation.
Blog posts • Oct 31, 2019 10:45 GMT
In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) has become one of the most talked about trends in corporate travel. But while travel managers are showing increased interest and curiosity in AI, there is still much confusion about what the term actually means and how it can be applied to business travel.
Blog posts • Oct 25, 2019 14:45 GMT
Few things boost employee morale like recognition, except perhaps rewarding them to the trip of a lifetime. Our research reveals that 33% of travelers cite visiting a new destination as the top reason they believe that the positives outweigh the negatives when travelling for work.
CWT Expands Finance Leadership Team with Two Appointments: Senior Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis
Press releases • Oct 24, 2019 07:00 GMT
CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Robyn Arnell Brenden as Senior Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer and Fernanda Petto as Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis, to its dedicated Finance Leadership team. Both will report into Michelle Frymire, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer who joined the business in January.
Blog posts • Oct 23, 2019 13:39 GMT
To an outsider, traveling for work can seem like a glamorous whirlwind of big deals made in boardrooms or winding down at iconic rooftop bars. But for anyone who travels regularly, the reality of business travel can be more sallow complexions and attending your child’s birthday party via FaceTime.
Press releases • Oct 22, 2019 05:58 GMT
CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces its first successful live NDC booking through Amadeus Selling Platform Connect, a Level-4 NDC-certified solution that has the capability to shop, book, pay, cancel, refund, void and exchange tickets.
Blog posts • Oct 17, 2019 15:54 GMT
Whether you favor older wisdom like the Serenity Prayer or a daily dose of Instagram inspiration, some version of “control the controllable" offers solace in strange times. Humans aren’t built for extreme uncertainty and there’s a lot of it around between climate change, trade wars, Brexit upheaval and rising oil prices.
Press releases • Oct 16, 2019 06:02 GMT
CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the appointment of John Pelant as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, with effect from 1 November 2019. Based in Minneapolis, John will report to Kurt Ekert, President & CEO of CWT, and serve as a member of the CWT Executive Leadership Team.