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​Travel etiquette: 9 tips that will make you a popular travel buddy

​Travel etiquette: 9 tips that will make you a popular travel buddy

Blog posts   •   Mar 03, 2020 07:00 GMT

Traveling for most of us, is an exciting experience that broadens the mind. That said, it is true that some trips can become a headache if you encounter inconsiderate travelers along the way. We share here nine travel etiquette tips from our in-house experts, to observe local customs and help avoid faux pas that might offend other travelers.

​All that we share: Standing for zero discrimination

​All that we share: Standing for zero discrimination

Blog posts   •   Mar 01, 2020 08:00 GMT

You may already know that, according to the Boston Consulting Group, companies with a more diverse management team have 19% higher revenue, or that McKinseyresearch shows that racially and ethnically diverse companies outperform industry norms by 35%.

Navigating China’s payment systems

Navigating China’s payment systems

Blog posts   •   Feb 27, 2020 07:00 GMT

Despite coronavirus, which has all but isolated China from business travelers around the globe, it is inevitable that organisations will resume their contacts with the world’s second-largest economy in the near future. When that happens, travelers will again be faced with a payment system that can potentially confuse and frustrate them – unless they prepare in advance.

​Promoting sustainable travel - Everyone’s business

​Promoting sustainable travel - Everyone’s business

Blog posts   •   Feb 26, 2020 07:00 GMT

​Are you familiar with the term ‘flysgskam’? Maybe not, but if I tell you it is the Swedish neologism that describes the shame we ought to feel about flying, I am sure you will immediately know what I am talking about.

​CWT and GBTA Report: Drivers, Opportunities and Constraints to improve sustainability in the travel industry

​CWT and GBTA Report: Drivers, Opportunities and Constraints to improve sustainability in the travel industry

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2020 07:00 GMT

CWT and GBTA have published today ‘The Big Idea: How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable?’. The report’s findings stem from a large-scale brainstorm session on this topic, hosted during the GBTA Conference 2019 Munich.

​What are our biggest travel gripes and can technology solve them?

​What are our biggest travel gripes and can technology solve them?

Blog posts   •   Feb 25, 2020 11:16 GMT

If you asked people thirty years ago for the most unlikely inventions in travel, they might say driverless cars, facial recognition technology or robots. All of these things are here already.

CWT partners with Timeshifter to offer jet lag solution for traveling employees

CWT partners with Timeshifter to offer jet lag solution for traveling employees

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2020 06:55 GMT

​CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, announces partnership with Timeshifter® – The Jet Lag App®. Timeshifter gives business travelers the ability to create their own personalized jet lag avoidance plans based on sleep pattern, chronotype*, itinerary, and personal preferences - such as pre-travel adjustment, or the use of melatonin for even faster adaptation.

​Future of Payments: Could expense reports be on the way out?

​Future of Payments: Could expense reports be on the way out?

Blog posts   •   Feb 20, 2020 10:06 GMT

Buying things is pleasurable. Unless it’s for work. Hoarding receipts for coffee and lunch; the finance team picking their way through them and making sure everything squares up at the end of the month: There are no winners when it comes to filing expense reports.

​CWT appoints Linda Creighton as VP, Customer Business Finance

​CWT appoints Linda Creighton as VP, Customer Business Finance

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2020 07:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Linda Creighton as Vice President, Business Finance for its Customer Organization. In her newly expanded role, Linda and her team will be responsible for driving improvements not only to CWT’s business support activities, but also in the elevation and improvement of pricing and profitability analysis work.

​Rules and rewards: Is there a business opportunity in GDPR?

​Rules and rewards: Is there a business opportunity in GDPR?

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2020 07:05 GMT

GDPR (the European General Data Protection Regulation) has given rise to a transformational shift in the way companies deal with online privacy, but to some, it is still seen as a regulatory burden. The initial impulse to design and implement GDPR programs has, for a large part, been driven by the fear of massive fines.

CWT appoints Erica Antony as Chief Product Officer

CWT appoints Erica Antony as Chief Product Officer

Press releases   •   Feb 17, 2020 07:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, announces the appointment of Erica Antony as Chief Product Officer. In this newly created role, Erica will provide dedicated leadership and focus to drive CWT’s product strategy and offerings in the market. She will report to Patrick Andersen, US EVP & Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer at CWT.

​Love is in the air - When tech became stronger than arrows

​Love is in the air - When tech became stronger than arrows

Blog posts   •   Feb 14, 2020 07:00 GMT

We might think business trips are not the most ideal scenario for romantic encounters with stress, fatigue, and jet lag pumping through our veins, but let’s not underestimate the power of love. Dating apps are seeking to connect people in all places and, when it comes to love, the sky is not the limit.

The power of predictive thinking in driving program compliance

The power of predictive thinking in driving program compliance

Blog posts   •   Feb 13, 2020 07:00 GMT

The power of being able to predict traveler preferences and forecast prices have a much greater impact on what you do with that (fore)knowledge.

​‘We don’t talk anymore, like we used to do’ - 4 reasons why messaging is such a popular way of communication

​‘We don’t talk anymore, like we used to do’ - 4 reasons why messaging is such a popular way of communication

Blog posts   •   Feb 12, 2020 11:00 GMT

Technology is changing our life - from how we work to how we shop. It is even defining the way we interact with each other and build our personal relationships. Take Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez as an example. It seems they don’t talk anymore, like they used to do. Is it maybe because now they message each other? Jokes aside, messaging is becoming a popular way of communication nowadays.

​CWT Appoints Laura Watterson as Senior Vice President, Talent & Rewards

​CWT Appoints Laura Watterson as Senior Vice President, Talent & Rewards

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2020 06:42 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Laura Watterson as Senior Vice President, Global Talent & Rewards. In this newly created role, Laura and her team will provide enterprise-wide thought leadership and counsel to senior executives on talent acquisition, talent management, learning and development, as well as compensation and benefits.

​Hyper-Personal: The road to a highly-customized experience

​Hyper-Personal: The road to a highly-customized experience

Blog posts   •   Feb 06, 2020 07:05 GMT

One of the top priorities in our quest to strengthen our position as a truly B2B4E platform is to keep improving the personalization of our services so our clients and their traveling employees can benefit from a seamless experience.

CWT unveils its messaging service to the market after an initial launch with over 20 clients

CWT unveils its messaging service to the market after an initial launch with over 20 clients

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2020 06:39 GMT

​CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has announced the launch of a messaging service on the myCWT platform. This new, text-based channel allows clients’ employees to quickly and conveniently reach a CWT counselor 24/7 from their desktop, mobile device or other third-party client approved messaging app.

CWT appoints Nick Vournakis to head-up newly expanded Global Customer Group

CWT appoints Nick Vournakis to head-up newly expanded Global Customer Group

Press releases   •   Feb 04, 2020 14:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the appointment of Nick Vournakis as head of the CWT Global Customer Group. This newly expanded position will encompass his existing responsibilities as President of CWT Sato Travel, CWT’s military and government division, as well as assuming responsibility for all of CWT’s global customer accounts.

The Deed Is Done: What's next after Brexit?

The Deed Is Done: What's next after Brexit?

Blog posts   •   Feb 03, 2020 12:01 GMT

The deed is done. Brexit is begun. The United Kingdom is no longer a member state of the European Union (EU). And how did we recognize this historic moment? With the false chiming of Big Ben.

CWT M&E shifts to total meetings management under Kari Wendel; Hires new leader for SMM strategy

CWT M&E shifts to total meetings management under Kari Wendel; Hires new leader for SMM strategy

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2020 14:00 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events, the global M&E division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has created a specialized team focused on strategic customers within its new global operating model.