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​Only Half of Global Leaders in the Oil and Gas Sector Say Their Companies Have Traveler Health and Safety Programs in Place

​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.

Nearly Nine out of Ten Travelers Have no Control over Trip Cancellations

Nearly Nine out of Ten Travelers Have no Control over Trip Cancellations

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.

Business Travelers Sentiment Remains Strong with Most Frequent Travelers Wanting Even More Travel

Business Travelers Sentiment Remains Strong with Most Frequent Travelers Wanting Even More Travel

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™.

​Homelife deterioration and putting pressure on colleagues are the two biggest pain points of business travel

​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.

RoomIt by CWT Further Bolsters Customer Experience and Product Innovation Strategy with Two Key Appointments

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.

​CWT Expands Finance Leadership Team with Two Appointments: Senior Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis

​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.

CWT collaborates with Amadeus and American Airlines to issue live NDC booking in production

CWT collaborates with Amadeus and American Airlines to issue live NDC booking in production

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.

CWT appoints John Pelant as Chief Technology Officer

CWT appoints John Pelant as Chief Technology Officer

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.

CWT Meetings & Events Says Sustainability Is Key for Events in 2020
​RoomIt by CWT Expands Hotel Distribution with New, Strategic Global Partnerships

​RoomIt by CWT Expands Hotel Distribution with New, Strategic Global Partnerships

Press releases   •   Oct 10, 2019 12:00 GMT

RoomIt by CWT™, the global hotel distribution division of CWT, announces new strategic partnerships with multiple global hotel guest acquisition platforms. SiteMinder and Vertical Booking are now joined by RateGain and RateTiger by eRevMax as part of RoomIt’s growing channel manager program.

CWT Research Reveals Positives Significantly Outweigh Negatives at Work and at Home When Traveling for Business

CWT Research Reveals Positives Significantly Outweigh Negatives at Work and at Home When Traveling for Business

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2019 06:09 GMT

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that business travelers feel that positives outweigh negatives at work (92%) and at home (82%) when traveling for business. Travelers from the Americas are the most enthusiastic at 94% and 86% respectively, followed by travelers from Asia Pacific at 93% and 84%, and Europe at 89% and 77%.

CWT and Carlson Family Foundation Host Minnesota Hackathon to Fight Online Child Trafficking in Partnership with Thorn
CWT Expands NDC Team with New VP, Air Distribution Partnerships Appointment
​CWT Solutions Group Expands Successful Outsourcing Offer

​CWT Solutions Group Expands Successful Outsourcing Offer

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2019 05:57 GMT

CWT Solutions Group, the consulting arm of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, is expanding its travel services outsourcing offering, following the positive reception from its first 26 clients across a variety of industries.

CWT Meetings & Events Projects 8% Growth in 2020 Despite Gathering Headwinds

CWT Meetings & Events Projects 8% Growth in 2020 Despite Gathering Headwinds

Press releases   •   Sep 10, 2019 13:00 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, says the $840 billion industry is poised for an 8% growth in 2020 despite looming geopolitical and economic headwinds, according to its 2020 Future Trends Report, published today.

CWT Meetings & Events Appoints Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations

CWT Meetings & Events Appoints Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 06:00 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today announced the appointment of Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations. She will report to Derek Sharp, CWT Meetings & Events’ Senior Vice President and Managing Director, and will be based in Southlake, Texas.

CWT Meetings & Events Named to CMI 25 List for 10th Year in a Row
London Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in EMEA in 2020

London Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in EMEA in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:04 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in 2020, with London holding on to the coveted number one spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

​New York Snags Top Spot for Meetings & Events in North America in 2020

​New York Snags Top Spot for Meetings & Events in North America in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:04 GMT

Minneapolis, 04 September 2019: CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in North America in 2020, with New York claiming the number one spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.