Press releases • Jul 14, 2016 19:43 GMT
New research out today highlights six key risks heading into 2017 that could impact both travel industry prices and the global economy as a whole. They are emerging market performance, financial market turbulence, geopolitical risks, uncertainty surrounding Brexit, potentially fluctuating U.S. interest rates and oil prices.
Press releases • Jul 12, 2016 19:46 GMT
Adding some leisure time to a business trip might seem like a new phenomenon. But Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s Solutions Group’s analysis of 29 million business trips, the results of which are released today, shows the amount of bleisure has remained the same for the past five years.
Press releases • Jun 30, 2016 19:49 GMT
Companies that have implemented a program for the strategic management of meetings say their programs are successful, though they also say there is still more work to do. The key benefits of an SMM program are greater transparency of spend, cost reductions, improved compliance, risk mitigation and, ultimately, improved effectiveness of their meetings and events.
Press releases • Jun 29, 2016 19:51 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) is realigning its organization to better drive innovation and differentiation.
Press releases • Jun 28, 2016 19:55 GMT
Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood is set to change the hotel industry significantly. Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) latest white paper, launched today, shows corporate travel buyers need to start thinking about the implications now and start planning how it will change their travel programs.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s new CEO confirms his strong commitment to Responsible Business in the company’s fourth annual sustainability report
Press releases • Jun 28, 2016 19:53 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a confirmed responsible business leader in the travel industry, today released its fourth annual Responsible Business Report. The report shows how CWT is leading as an ethical and socially responsible company. It also highlights unique and personal stories from employees around the world, showing how they are bringing responsible business to life inside the company.
Press releases • Jun 10, 2016 19:58 GMT
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of 32 members to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, including Kurt Ekert, president and chief executive officer of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT).
Press releases • Apr 20, 2016 20:01 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has today announced that Kurt Ekert is replacing Douglas Anderson as President and CEO, with immediate effect. In this role, Kurt will report directly to the Carlson Board of Directors.
Press releases • Apr 14, 2016 20:03 GMT
In the first year of the mobile hotel booking functionality on CWT To Go, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) travel app, bookings have grown in excess of 20 per cent each month*. CWT’s launch of mobile hotel booking has been heralded a major success by clients.
Press releases • Apr 12, 2016 20:04 GMT
Women book their flights 1.9 days earlier than their male counterparts, according to Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) analysis of 6.4 million air booking transactions. They therefore pay an average of around two percent less for their tickets than men.
CWT appoints Matt Beatty to head Traveler Services and Nick Vournakis promoted to run US Military & Government operations
Press releases • Mar 30, 2016 20:12 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that Matt Beatty will join the global executive team as Executive Vice President, Traveler Services.
Press releases • Mar 24, 2016 20:15 GMT
EcoVadis has recognized Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) responsible businesses practices with a 2016 silver rating and top marks in all EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) pillars.
Press releases • Feb 25, 2016 20:18 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has announced a new collaboration with Plug and Play, a leading startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley. The travel management company will help select the most promising startups working on the next generation of travel & hospitality products and services. CWT is an anchor member of Plug and Play Travel & Hospitality.
Press releases • Jan 21, 2016 20:23 GMT
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has announced three key appointments to its executive team.