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Doing business Responsibly at CWT

Doing business Responsibly at CWT

Blog posts   •   Jan 28, 2020 07:00 GMT

​Today, conducting business responsibly is an imperative. Our own employees and customers are expecting that from us. With that in mind, we are constantly working on expanding our Responsible Business program. This short video highlights some of our key Responsible Business achievements of 2019.

​Invisible Health: 3 ways to prioritize the well-being of your traveling employees

​Invisible Health: 3 ways to prioritize the well-being of your traveling employees

Blog posts   •   Jan 16, 2020 16:50 GMT

Traditionally, January is the month of wellness. With New Year resolutions at the forefront of people's minds, companies are also considering the health and productivity of their employees.

NDC: Why Consumer-Driven Content is King

NDC: Why Consumer-Driven Content is King

Blog posts   •   Jan 14, 2020 10:49 GMT

This is the second of a three-part blog series on NDC. In the first, we talked about how airlines and the industry will distribute content via New Distribution Capabilities, or NDC. In today’s offering, we’ll look at why consumer-driven content is the key to driving NDC adoption.

​Travel Light: 3 ways to turn January blues into passion

​Travel Light: 3 ways to turn January blues into passion

Blog posts   •   Jan 02, 2020 12:23 GMT

We’re back from the festive period with a jolt. The sparkly decorations have been put away, the recycling from the New Year’s Eve party taken out and resolutions that inspired you last month are beginning to feel like additions to a harrowing ‘to do’ list.

The Blog Log: Our top five posts of 2019

The Blog Log: Our top five posts of 2019

Blog posts   •   Dec 31, 2019 13:12 GMT

2019: The year that kept us glued to our screens for news of trade wars, Brexit and climate change. It was also the year that gave us incredible breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, big data and the Internet of Things, making our experience of business travel easier, more enjoyable and hopefully, productive.

Peak Squeeze: Surviving air travel in the holiday season

Peak Squeeze: Surviving air travel in the holiday season

Blog posts   •   Dec 26, 2019 09:03 GMT

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” goes the chorus of the Andy Williams holiday hit. Those lyrics may not ring true if you’re flying over the December holiday season.

Winning Streak: What a year of awards says about the future of CWT Meetings & Events

Winning Streak: What a year of awards says about the future of CWT Meetings & Events

Blog posts   •   Dec 23, 2019 11:15 GMT

“It is when we are in transition that we are most completely alive,” said author William Bridges. True to the saying, CWT Meetings & Events underwent a major change in 2019.

​Gift of Time: What the holidays can teach us about well-being

​Gift of Time: What the holidays can teach us about well-being

Blog posts   •   Dec 19, 2019 14:53 GMT

With the holiday season on the horizon, even the most ardent workaholics will be forced to slow down for a day or two. And that’s not a bad thing.

Caring: How one of our core values empowers us to make a difference

Caring: How one of our core values empowers us to make a difference

Blog posts   •   Dec 17, 2019 08:00 GMT

​When we say our people here at CWT are “engaged professionals who love to help”, we are describing much more than just their commitment to take care of the travelers that depend on us every day. Across all of our regions and within every function of CWT, our colleagues illustrate an amazing sense of caring and a strong dedication to the communities in which they work and live.

Plugged In: What do business travelers expect from their tech?

Plugged In: What do business travelers expect from their tech?

Blog posts   •   Dec 12, 2019 09:36 GMT

The most recent iteration of the GBTA Traveler Sentiment Index yielded more positive results. The latest release also yielded some interesting findings on technology. While talk of technology in business travel tends to dwell on the future, our study found that traveler sentiment today is still greatly influenced by technologies we all take for granted.

Celebrating Human Rights Day: Why SDGs should be included in all CSR strategies

Celebrating Human Rights Day: Why SDGs should be included in all CSR strategies

Blog posts   •   Dec 10, 2019 08:00 GMT

Each year, we commemorate Human Rights Day by celebrating the UN adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948, and calling for all companies to place Human Rights at the center of their CSR and sustainability programs.

​Future Ready: Three Cs of managing travel in 2020

​Future Ready: Three Cs of managing travel in 2020

Blog posts   •   Dec 06, 2019 14:16 GMT

Air, hotel and ground predictions for 2020 come with ​global uncertainties. Between the climate crisis, Brexit and trading disputes, the outlook is foggy to say the least. But challenges, they say, aren’t stop signs. They are guidelines. Here are three Cs to consider when managing travel in 2020.

Unclear and Present Danger: How organizations are responding to safety needs of women and specific employee populations

Unclear and Present Danger: How organizations are responding to safety needs of women and specific employee populations

Blog posts   •   Dec 05, 2019 14:19 GMT

​It was nearly 15 years ago, and Anne Bridgman was about to embark on her first solo trip to the West African country of Angola as a young executive for a major oil and gas company. Angola had just announced national elections in late 2006, after 27 years of civil war.

Energy Source: How to prioritize well-being in some of the most challenging work environments

Energy Source: How to prioritize well-being in some of the most challenging work environments

Blog posts   •   Nov 29, 2019 14:26 GMT

​A ​report by CWT Energy, Resources and Marine (ERM) reveals that 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. It's clear there's progress to be made.

​Head Start: How to finish the year strong

​Head Start: How to finish the year strong

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.

One Direction: 3 ways to build company culture

One Direction: 3 ways to build company culture

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.

​People First: Can you get more value from your travel spend by putting employees first?

​People First: Can you get more value from your travel spend by putting employees first?

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

​Mission Possible:  5 ways to prepare for an important work trip

​Mission Possible: 5 ways to prepare for an important work trip

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.

​Home and Away: 3 ways to make business travel easier on your family

​Home and Away: 3 ways to make business travel easier on your family

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.

​Lost in Transition: How to manage change in corporate travel programs

​Lost in Transition: How to manage change in corporate travel programs

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.