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CWT to upgrade customer experience with Concur® Travel

Press releases   •   May 28, 2020 06:47 GMT

​Minneapolis, 28 May 2020: CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces an expanded integration with Concur Travel, the leading brand for expense, invoice, and travel management solutions. CWT clients using Concur Travel may select RoomIt by CWT™, the hotel distribution division of CWT, as their exclusive source of hotel content.

​Physically Distant, Socially Connected: How to guide a global workforce through troubling times

​Physically Distant, Socially Connected: How to guide a global workforce through troubling times

Blog posts   •   May 14, 2020 10:07 GMT

While Covid-19 reshapes industries, economies and societies in previously unimaginable ways, business leaders need to think beyond immediate survival to unite employees and define culture for the long-haul.

​CWT reports continued growth and delivery in 2019

​CWT reports continued growth and delivery in 2019

Press releases   •   May 01, 2020 15:03 GMT

Minneapolis, 1 May, 2020: CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, announces a strong performance for 2019, with increases in transaction volumes, sales, and revenues.

​ERM Travel in the Time of COVID-19: A Note of Thanks

​ERM Travel in the Time of COVID-19: A Note of Thanks

Blog posts   •   May 01, 2020 11:16 GMT

For most companies, domestic and international business travel has come to a standstill amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with virtual meetings filling the void.

The Catalyst: How innovation prevails in times of crisis

The Catalyst: How innovation prevails in times of crisis

Blog posts   •   Apr 30, 2020 15:59 GMT

​There’s no rule book for pivoting a business during a global pandemic, but when it comes to innovation, necessity is the mother of invention.

Executive Leadership Team Changes

Executive Leadership Team Changes

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2020 11:16 GMT

Minneapolis, 23 April 2020: CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the following changes within its Executive Leadership Team (ELT) – Michelle McKinney Frymire is named Chief Finance & Strategy Officer, and Patrick Andersen is named Chief Commercial Officer and President of RoomIt.

CWT awarded Platinum status for responsible business by EcoVadis – fourth consecutive year of being top-rated

CWT awarded Platinum status for responsible business by EcoVadis – fourth consecutive year of being top-rated

Press releases   •   Apr 21, 2020 12:03 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has been awarded Platinum status by EcoVadis, the independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency.

​In Times Like These: Collaboration is essential

​In Times Like These: Collaboration is essential

Blog posts   •   Apr 16, 2020 09:48 GMT

As we search for a sense of normalcy, this crisis presents an opportunity to better lead by example, better care for clients and colleagues, and change to position for the best possible future.

COVID-19:  An update from Kurt Ekert, President & CEO

COVID-19: An update from Kurt Ekert, President & CEO

Blog posts   •   Apr 09, 2020 15:01 GMT

As we continue to navigate the uncharted waters of this crisis, affecting families, business communities, and indeed the very fabric of our society, I am awed by the selfless dedication of so many people to help others less fortunate during this difficult time.

Team Spirit: 3 tips for working in a remote team

Team Spirit: 3 tips for working in a remote team

Blog posts   •   Mar 26, 2020 11:10 GMT

Due to the Coronavirus crisis, millions of us are now working from home for the forseeable future. In case you are not used to it, let me share some tips that work for my fully-remote team, with members spread across different time zones and geographies.

​Remote Control: How to stay focused while working from home

​Remote Control: How to stay focused while working from home

Blog posts   •   Mar 19, 2020 14:39 GMT

Since coronavirus has led millions of employees around the globe to work from home, some people are wondering how they’re going to cope. Many of us naturally work better away from the chatter of an open-plan office.

The Turing Test

The Turing Test

Blog posts   •   Mar 17, 2020 07:00 GMT

Whether it’s inflight internet access or the ability to check-in from your mobile phone, technology is changing the shape of travel - and aviation is at the center of much of the innovation.

​Dirty Money: The appeal of contactless payments

​Dirty Money: The appeal of contactless payments

Blog posts   •   Mar 12, 2020 10:59 GMT

There’s a lot of advice out at the moment from different governments around the world, all trying to protect their citizens from Covid-19. The key points from these pieces of advice are to avoid contact as much as possible and to keep washing your hands.

CWT launches web-based flight bookings on myCWT

CWT launches web-based flight bookings on myCWT

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2020 06:46 GMT

CWT has introduced web-based flight booking capabilities to its global B2B4E travel management platform, myCWT. In addition to using their company’s chosen online booking provider, traveling employees can now book flights and hotels through any of CWT’s servicing and booking channels, including web, mobile, email, telephone and messaging for their corporate travel.

Ken Powell Appointed to Carlson Board of Directors

Ken Powell Appointed to Carlson Board of Directors

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2020 12:00 GMT

Carlson, Inc., an international travel management company and private investment firm, announces the appointment of Ken Powell to its board of directors, effective April 1, 2020.

​The Knowledge: Why you should chat to your cab driver

​The Knowledge: Why you should chat to your cab driver

Blog posts   •   Mar 10, 2020 15:56 GMT

Passengers seem to fall into one of two categories: Those that say nothing to their taxi or ride-sharing driver and those who are unfazed by the prospect of reading out a text message from their love interest to a complete stranger. After all, who can resist a confession box on wheels?

​In Lieu of Flowers: Why are we still celebrating International Women’s Day?

​In Lieu of Flowers: Why are we still celebrating International Women’s Day?

Blog posts   •   Mar 09, 2020 12:50 GMT

For more than 100 years, March 8th has marked International Women’s Day around the world. It was officially recognized by the U.N in 1977 and has been linked to historical changes in legislation all over the world.

Travel safety tips for women (and men too)

Travel safety tips for women (and men too)

Blog posts   •   Mar 06, 2020 14:51 GMT

In preparation for International Women's Day, we have created a useful infographic with travel safety tips for women (and men too).

​3 ways to stay positive in uncertain times

​3 ways to stay positive in uncertain times

Blog posts   •   Mar 05, 2020 15:26 GMT

Two armed robbers were arrested for stealing toilet paper in Hong Kong, Europe just experienced its hottest winter on record and the sight of people riding buses with plastic storage boxes on their heads is becoming the new normal.

CWT appoints David Pitts as VP, Revenue Management

CWT appoints David Pitts as VP, Revenue Management

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 08:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, announces the appointment of David Pitts as Vice President, Revenue Management, Global Supplier Management. David reports to Brian Mogler, Senior Vice President, Global Supplier Management.