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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.

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

World Citizen: 3 Ps of sustainable business travel

World Citizen: 3 Ps of sustainable business travel

Blog posts   •   Jan 09, 2020 15:37 GMT

The headlines detailing extreme weather seem to be a daily occurrence. 2020 has only just begun and we’ve witnessed heart-breaking wildfires and flooding.

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.

​NDC: A 2020 reality check

​NDC: A 2020 reality check

Blog posts   •   Jan 07, 2020 09:38 GMT

This is the first in a series of three blog posts in which I look at what is actually happening in the way that airlines make their content – i.e. fares and services – available to the customer (known in industry-speak as “airline distribution”), and why it matters to the business traveler and travel manager.

​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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.