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Eastern Promise - How to manage your hotel program in Asia-Pacific

Eastern Promise - How to manage your hotel program in Asia-Pacific

Blog posts   •   Jun 13, 2019 09:13 GMT

We all know that Asia Pacific (APAC) is the fastest growing region in the world. Incredibly it accounts for two-thirds of total global growth, which means many companies will be increasing their travel to and within the region. The problem is that managing travel in APAC is probably more complicated than in any other region in the world.

La Dolce Vita - Do you need to be young and Italian for travel to make you more creative and productive?

La Dolce Vita - Do you need to be young and Italian for travel to make you more creative and productive?

Blog posts   •   Jun 11, 2019 05:51 GMT

​Despite the fact that sometimes it can be tiring – especially the older you get – traveling is a mind-expanding thing to do. As Aldous Huxley said, “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” What happens when we travel for work? Do we feel all the joy that leisure travel brings?

CWT Research Reveals Business Travel Stimulates Creativity and Productivity, Especially Among Millennials

CWT Research Reveals Business Travel Stimulates Creativity and Productivity, Especially Among Millennials

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2019 05:51 GMT

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that six in ten travelers feel more creative and productive when traveling for business. Millennial travelers are more likely to say that they are more creative and productive when traveling for business.

​Ninja Traveler – 10 tips so the unexpected doesn’t catch you by surprise

​Ninja Traveler – 10 tips so the unexpected doesn’t catch you by surprise

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2019 06:59 GMT

Fortunately, most trips run smoothly and travelers are able to conduct business and enjoy their stay without any drama. However, if you have been traveling for a while – especially to remote destinations – you will know that the unexpected can be waiting for you at every corner.

​World Environment Day: 6 tips to #BeatAirPollution

​World Environment Day: 6 tips to #BeatAirPollution

Blog posts   •   Jun 05, 2019 06:18 GMT

Did you know that 92% of people do not breathe clean air? Did you know that air pollution costs the global economy $5 trillion every year in welfare costs? Did you know approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific?

RoomIt by CWT™ Appoints Shannon Hyland Senior Vice President of Global Supply

RoomIt by CWT™ Appoints Shannon Hyland Senior Vice President of Global Supply

Press releases   •   Jun 05, 2019 06:04 GMT

RoomIt by CWT™, the global hotel distribution division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announced the appointment of Shannon Hyland as Senior Vice President of Global Supply. In this role, Hyland will provide overall leadership and execution of the supplier strategy and effectiveness, and market management.

Travel with Pride – 6 steps to support your LGBTQ travelers

Travel with Pride – 6 steps to support your LGBTQ travelers

Blog posts   •   Jun 03, 2019 05:56 GMT

Sexual orientation goes beyond travel policies and programs. It is an organization’s Duty of Care to adequately prepare its workforce for foreseeable medical and travel security risks including the specific risks faced by its mobile LGBTQ members.

CWT Appoints Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing

CWT Appoints Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2019 05:45 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing. In this role, she is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of CWT’s EMEA marketing strategy.

 CWT awarded jobs creation grant driven by M&E double-digit growth

CWT awarded jobs creation grant driven by M&E double-digit growth

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2019 13:51 GMT

Major client wins and scoring more business from existing clients have fueled a hiring spree at CWT Meetings & Events, which saw M&E add 50 people in the past seven months alone.

Latin Flair - Manage your hotel program in LATAM like an insider

Latin Flair - Manage your hotel program in LATAM like an insider

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2019 16:59 GMT

The hospitality industry in Latin America (LATAM) grew in 2018 and is expected to continue to grow through 2019. Expansion in the region includes an estimated 800+ new hotel projects. We put together tips to help you navigate the unique aspects of managing corporate travel in the region.

CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy Partner to Create MICE Career Opportunities for Students

CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy Partner to Create MICE Career Opportunities for Students

Press releases   •   May 27, 2019 05:40 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (KHEA), part of Kaplan in Singapore, a leading private education institution, have signed an agreement to enhance employment opportunities for students in the hospitality & MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events) industries.

​Time Travel - Three big tech trends that will shape the future

​Time Travel - Three big tech trends that will shape the future

Blog posts   •   May 23, 2019 10:32 GMT

The travel industry has embraced new tech and trends with gusto in recent years. You name it, it’s been trialled: artificial intelligence, virtual reality, the internet of things, robots, augmented reality, chatbots, recognition tech, personalization…you get the idea.

 CWT M&E chosen As Partner of FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021

CWT M&E chosen As Partner of FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021

Press releases   •   May 22, 2019 08:20 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, has been selected as the partner for the Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, during which ski champions from 70 countries will be competing over the course of 14 days.

In Human vs. Machine, CWT Study Finds Two-Thirds of Travelers Prefer Machines When Booking Air Travel

In Human vs. Machine, CWT Study Finds Two-Thirds of Travelers Prefer Machines When Booking Air Travel

Press releases   •   May 21, 2019 05:48 GMT

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that travelers prefer to manage their travel transactions digitally, via an app or browser.

CWT appoints David Zimmer as Head of Channel Evolution

CWT appoints David Zimmer as Head of Channel Evolution

Press releases   •   May 16, 2019 12:02 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announced the appointment of David Zimmer as Head of Channel Evolution. In this newly created role, he will ensure CWT continues to deliver industry-leading options for the way travelers want to interact with the company.

​Best Laid Plans: Meet senior meeting planner Meghan Likes

​Best Laid Plans: Meet senior meeting planner Meghan Likes

Blog posts   •   May 16, 2019 11:47 GMT

Meet Meghan Likes, Senior Meeting Planner, at CWT Meetings & Events and one of seven industry pros that Minnesota Meetings + Events selected to honor in the magazine’s Hall of Fame.

Face Time – Would you rather have WiFi or chat to your neighbor?

Face Time – Would you rather have WiFi or chat to your neighbor?

Blog posts   •   May 15, 2019 12:35 GMT

Ponder this question: When you're on a plane, do you prefer to have no access to the internet or have to sit next to a talkative stranger? In an era where we spend most of our time glued to our screens and not having internet connection can make most of us break into a cold sweat, the answer seems obvious. But is it really? How many of us favor hours of conversation over online connectivity?

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine Appoints Robert Pietro as Senior Director, Global Program Management, Americas

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine Appoints Robert Pietro as Senior Director, Global Program Management, Americas

Press releases   •   May 14, 2019 07:01 GMT

​CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the global leader in providing integrated travel and mobility services to companies in the oil & gas, renewable energies, mining and marine sectors and a unit of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has further strengthened its client management team with the appointment of Robert Pietro as its Senior Director of Global Program Management for the Americas.

​River Cruises and Massage Stands: Is “festivalization” gaining momentum?

​River Cruises and Massage Stands: Is “festivalization” gaining momentum?

Blog posts   •   May 10, 2019 08:42 GMT

In the world of meetings and events, the familiar, staid scenario of days in a ballroom or a conference facility is slowly dissolving, yielding to the growing trend of festivalization, an immersive experience that gives a business event a relaxed, consumer ambiance.

The Green Tide – Working towards a more sustainable maritime transport system

The Green Tide – Working towards a more sustainable maritime transport system

Blog posts   •   May 07, 2019 09:17 GMT

​ Over 90% of global trade is carried by ships. Our way of life and access to products and services would be forever changed without shipping, intercontinental trade, the transport of raw materials, and the import/export of affordable food and manufactured goods.