Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Julian Walker to head up corporate communications

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Julian Walker to head up corporate communications

Press releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 01:35 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, today announces the appointment of Julian Walker as Head of Market Communications and PR.

CWT’s 2017 Meetings & Events Forecast predicts event growth

Press releases   •   Oct 31, 2016 19:21 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events, launched its 2017 Forecast today. CWT uses data and insights about all aspects of the industry to provide meeting planners essential information they need to successfully plan and budget for the coming year.

CWT Meetings & Events named to MeetingNet’s 2018 CMI 25 List

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2018 15:33 GMT

MeetingsNet, a digital magazine and website dedicated to the meetings and incentives industry, has named CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel, to its 2018 CMI 25 list of the largest full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the U.S. corporate market.

Red Cow, Fishing and an Ice Palace: Minnesotans' advice for Super Bowl attendees on local favorites

Red Cow, Fishing and an Ice Palace: Minnesotans' advice for Super Bowl attendees on local favorites

Press releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 00:12 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel recently polled 250 Minnesotans for their recommendations on local restaurants, attractions and activities for visitors coming to Minnesota for Super Bowl LII.

Recent study reveals best practices for establishing a mobile travel strategy

Press releases   •   Aug 25, 2016 19:33 GMT

​While more than half of travel managers have endorsed a mobile app in the past year, almost 70 percent indicate their travel program does not have a mobile strategy in place, reported a recent study conducted by the GBTA Foundation in partnership with Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and the Carlson Family Foundation.

CWT Vacations partners with Beekman 1802 to host “Trip of a Lifetime” to India 10-day cultural immersion takes travelers through the Golden Triangle

Press releases   •   Sep 07, 2016 19:29 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) Vacations today announced its partnership with Beekman 1802 – a lifestyle brand inspired by the Beekman 1802 Farm in Sharon Springs, N.Y. – to host a 10-day “Trip of a Lifetime” to India’s Golden Triangle in March 2017. The trip is available to travelers from North America and promises an enriching, hands-on experience emphasizing tradition and local customs.

CWT adds new leadership talent to accelerate hotel growth

Press releases   •   Nov 02, 2016 19:12 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) today announced that Matt O'Keefe has joined as Chief Technology Officer of Hotel Distribution and Matt Brennan as Vice President of Hotel Operations.

CWT/IBS research: how to potentially reduce travel spend by up to 15%

Press releases   •   Nov 10, 2016 14:00 GMT

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine and IBS Software Services today launched a report showing how companies can cut their travel spend by up to 15 percent and reduce overall travel arrangement times by up to 75 percent.

CWT research: changing travelers’ behavior can cut travel over-spend up to 15%

Press releases   •   Dec 08, 2016 21:15 GMT

Research by CWT Solutions Group found that corporations could reduce travel over-spend by up to 15 percent by enforcing existing corporate travel policies. The latest white paper launched today focuses on the challenges of travel policy compliance and how to influence the behavior of travelers. Encouraging travelers to comply with a company’s travel policy can make a big difference.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel announces pricing of Senior Secured Notes due 2023 and Senior Notes due 2024

Press releases   •   Dec 09, 2016 08:00 GMT

CWT named Most Admired Travel Management Company

Press releases   •   Oct 20, 2016 19:24 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has been named the 2016 Most Admired Travel Management Company by readers of The Beat, a leading online business travel publication.

Volatility set to define travel in Energy, Resources and Marine sector in 2017

Press releases   •   Oct 19, 2016 19:27 GMT

Driven by the combination of only slight growth in oil prices, minimal growth in both mature and emerging economies, and increases in alternative and renewable energy resources 2017 will be a volatile year for travel in the energy, resources and marine sector.

RoomIt by CWT™ Research Reveals Key Differences in Business Traveler Hotel Preferences by Country

RoomIt by CWT™ Research Reveals Key Differences in Business Traveler Hotel Preferences by Country

Press releases   •   Jun 26, 2019 11:49 GMT

​According to research commissioned by RoomIt by CWT™, the hotel distribution division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, business travelers want different hotel experiences based on the country they are from.

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.

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.

CWT is the New Name in Digital Business Travel, Hotel Distribution, and Meetings & Events

CWT is the New Name in Digital Business Travel, Hotel Distribution, and Meetings & Events

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2019 06:50 GMT

Announcing the new brand and identity for Carlson Wagonlit Travel

RoomIt by CWT Appoints Brian Zacker Vice President of Global Sales

RoomIt by CWT Appoints Brian Zacker Vice President of Global Sales

Press releases   •   Feb 06, 2019 09:00 GMT

RoomIt by CWT, the hotel distribution division of CWT, the leading global travel management company, today announced the appointment of Brian Zacker as Vice President of Global Sales. In this role, Zacker will be responsible for all aspects of hotel distribution sales and retention for both CWT clients and new external markets.

CWT Meetings & Events named to the 2017 MeetingsNet CMI 25 list

Press releases   •   Sep 08, 2017 16:51 GMT

MeetingsNet, a digital magazine and website dedicated to the meetings, incentives and events industry, named CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E) to its 2017 CMI 25 list, the meeting industry’s only comprehensive report on the 25 largest meeting and incentive management companies focused on the U.S. corporate market.

Recovering Energy, Resources and Marine sectors means higher travel pricing in 2018

Recovering Energy, Resources and Marine sectors means higher travel pricing in 2018

Press releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 16:50 GMT

Airfares and hotel rates in key locations for the Energy, Resources and Marine (ERM) sectors are expected to rise in 2018 - according to CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the specialist division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel.

CWT Meeting & Events launches groundbreaking offer with International SOS

CWT Meeting & Events launches groundbreaking offer with International SOS

Press releases   •   Mar 30, 2017 23:14 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events, a division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, is today launching the only global corporate meetings and events service to include International SOS services as part of its core customer offering.

Virtual Payment Makes Business Travel More Efficient, Compliant and Fraud-resistant

Virtual Payment Makes Business Travel More Efficient, Compliant and Fraud-resistant

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2017 19:24 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today publishes a white paper on The Virtues of Virtual Payment. The paper analyzes the shifting requirements of digitalized travel as business and government travelers increasingly turn to virtual payment.

CWT says many companies overspend by up to 5% of their hotel cost on Last Room Availability rates

Press releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 19:18 GMT

CWT Solutions Group, the consulting division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, today published research that shows a 5% gap between the perceived and actual value of Last Room Availability rates. For a company that spends US$ 20 million with their preferred hotels, that could amount to US $1 million.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel launches new division dedicated to hotels – RoomIt by CWT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel launches new division dedicated to hotels – RoomIt by CWT

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2017 19:14 GMT

​Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the leading global travel management company, today announced the formal launch of its new business division wholly dedicated to hotel distribution – RoomIt by CWT. The new division is completely focused on creating and delivering a new and innovative experience to expanding access and providing greater variety to customer accommodations around the world.

Strength in Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing in 2018

Strength in Global Economy Means Higher Travel Pricing in 2018

Press releases   •   Jul 18, 2017 19:12 GMT

According to the fourth annual 2018 Global Travel Forecast, travel prices are expected to rise sharply in the coming year, reaching nearly 4% increases in some sectors.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Research:Business travelers from the Americas are best at staying in touch with family

Press releases   •   Nov 20, 2017 16:34 GMT

According to the CWT Connected Traveler Study, half of business travelers from the Americas contact their families when on business trips, more than those from other regions. Only one-third (31%) of travelers from Asia Pacific (APAC) and around a quarter (27%) of Europeans touch base with their families while on the road.

Meetings & Events industry costs on the up, trends to watch in 2018

Meetings & Events industry costs on the up, trends to watch in 2018

Press releases   •   Sep 07, 2017 17:58 GMT

The overall cost per attendee per day for meetings and events around the globe increased in 2017 and is expected to continue rising next year, according to the 2018 Meetings and Events Future Trends report.