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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.

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.

CWT Names Richard Thompson as Vice President, Global Internal Communication & Culture

CWT Names Richard Thompson as Vice President, Global Internal Communication & Culture

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2020 07:03 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Richard Thompson Vice President, Global Internal Communication & Culture. In his newly expanded role, Richard and his team will be responsible for development of CWT culture, employee engagement, people strategy and HR analytics, in addition to continuing his charge of global internal communication.

CWT Simplifies its EMEA Operations to Accelerate its Customer Service proposition

CWT Simplifies its EMEA Operations to Accelerate its Customer Service proposition

Press releases   •   Jan 22, 2020 07:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, announces plans to simplify its EMEA operating model. Following the successful move from a country to a cross-functional EMEA operating model across several major markets last year, CWT is to move its Greece, Morocco, Eastern Europe & Baltic local market management this month into cross-functional Market Management Teams.

CWT Launches Business Travel On the Fly – a new monthly podcast aimed at business travelers on the road

CWT Launches Business Travel On the Fly – a new monthly podcast aimed at business travelers on the road

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2020 12:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the launch of its inaugural monthly podcast, Business Travel On the Fly, that speaks to industry topics and issues affecting business travelers.

CWT Names Scott Hace as VP for Enterprise Strategy

CWT Names Scott Hace as VP for Enterprise Strategy

Press releases   •   Jan 16, 2020 12:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Scott Hace Vice President, Enterprise Strategy. In his new role, Scott and his team will be responsible for developing and delivering key strategic projects, as well as providing material support to CWT’s board.

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine Enters into Partnership with The Visa Team to Help Clients Simplify Visa Management For Crew Travel

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine Enters into Partnership with The Visa Team to Help Clients Simplify Visa Management For Crew Travel

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2020 07:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, and its Energy, Resources and Marine (ERM) division, have signed a preferred global agreement with The Visa Team, a specialist in visa-handling services for the oil and gas, mining, and marine industries.

CWT launches first open API-based global travel management platform for China

CWT launches first open API-based global travel management platform for China

Press releases   •   Jan 13, 2020 08:03 GMT

myCWT to deliver an innovative, user-friendly, digital experience designed specifically for the traveling employee

CWT Appoints Dale Eastlund to VP, Supply Chain Partners

CWT Appoints Dale Eastlund to VP, Supply Chain Partners

Press releases   •   Jan 09, 2020 12:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has named Dale Eastlund Vice President, Supply Chain Partners. A 20-year veteran of CWT, Dale oversees CWT’s strategy and commercial relationships with supply chain partners. He reports to Vincent Chirico, SVP, Global Supply Chain Partners, at CWT.

CWTSatoTravel Partners with US Defense Department’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP)

CWTSatoTravel Partners with US Defense Department’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP)

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2020 12:00 GMT

CWTSatoTravel, the military and government division of B2B4E travel management platform, CWT, today announces the company’s induction into the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP), an organization within the US Department of Defense that connects military spouses with hundreds of partner employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote, and retain military spouses.

CWT Expands NDC-Dedicated Team with New Appointment

CWT Expands NDC-Dedicated Team with New Appointment

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2019 12:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the appointment of Charlie Sullivan as Head of Product of its dedicated Air Distribution team.

CWT Meetings & Events announces the appointment of divisional leaders for new global operating model

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2019 12:00 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events (M&E), the global meetings and events division of CWT (the B2B4E travel management platform), announces the restructuring of its leadership team under Derek Sharp, with six global positions to match and deliver its new global operating model for customers.

​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.