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​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.

​Sao Paulo Remains Top Destination for Meetings & Events in Latin America in 2020

​Sao Paulo Remains Top Destination for Meetings & Events in Latin America in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:03 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 Latin America in 2020, with Sao Paolo retaining the prized top 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.

​Shanghai Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in Asia Pacific in 2020

​Shanghai Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in Asia Pacific in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:02 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 Asia Pacific (APAC), with Shanghai 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.

​CWT Names Andrew Gunnels Chief Procurement Officer
CWT research reveals business travelers are more health-conscious during trips

CWT research reveals business travelers are more health-conscious during trips

Press releases   •   Aug 20, 2019 05:49 GMT

​Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that awareness of maintaining healthy eating habits is growing momentum amongst business travelers. Overall 38% of business travelers eat healthier while on the road. Asia Pacific travelers are the most likely to eat healthier when traveling for business (46%) compared to travelers in Americas (35%) and Europe (29%).

CWT Appoints Kathleen King Vice President of Business Finance
Richard (Rick) Carlson Gage appointed Chair of Carlson Inc.
RoomIt by CWT Launches Global Campaign with World Childhood Foundation to Fight Trafficking

RoomIt by CWT Launches Global Campaign with World Childhood Foundation to Fight Trafficking

Press releases   •   Aug 04, 2019 16:15 GMT

RoomIt by CWT™ has announced its first global campaign in support of the World Childhood Foundation, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. RoomIt will donate $1 for each hotel booking made globally during the month of August, up to $100,000.

CWT appoints Erik Magnuson to spearhead a new, dedicated air distribution initiative

CWT appoints Erik Magnuson to spearhead a new, dedicated air distribution initiative

Press releases   •   Aug 04, 2019 13:00 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the appointment of Erik Magnuson to further develop CWT’s existing private channel distribution agreements, airline engagements around the world, and strong working relationships with GDSs on their specialist programs.

CWT Partners with Local Charity, Project SYNCERE, at GBTA Chicago
Global travel pricing set to slow down in 2020; flights to rise 1.2%, hotels 1.3%

Global travel pricing set to slow down in 2020; flights to rise 1.2%, hotels 1.3%

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2019 08:00 GMT

After posting sharp rises in 2019, prices in the global travel industry are likely to slow in 2020, with flights rising a modest 1.2%, hotels rising only 1.3%, and rental car rates up 1%, according to the sixth annual Global Travel Forecast, published today by CWT and GBTA.

Business Travelers Happy with Travel Experience Despite 54% Having Travel Mishaps

Business Travelers Happy with Travel Experience Despite 54% Having Travel Mishaps

Press releases   •   Jul 23, 2019 11:45 GMT

More than half (54%) of business travelers have experienced a mishap while on the road for work in the last year, with 52% reporting they had a delayed flight and 40% a cancelled flight. However, the vast majority (86%) of global travelers are satisfied with their overall business travel experiences.

Seasoned Travelers Most Likely to Book Flights on Mobile Apps

Seasoned Travelers Most Likely to Book Flights on Mobile Apps

Press releases   •   Jul 18, 2019 06:04 GMT

​The most active business travelers are most likely to book flights on their smartphone, according to research conducted by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform. Travelers who make more than five trips a year are 13% more likely to book on their smartphone, while travelers revisiting a location are 11% more likely to do so.

​CWT Research Reveals 71% of Business Travelers Embrace Innovation

​CWT Research Reveals 71% of Business Travelers Embrace Innovation

Press releases   •   Jul 09, 2019 05:51 GMT

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that 71% of global business travelers embrace travel innovation. Travelers from the Americas and Asia Pacific are more likely to favor it, with 75% and 71% respectively. Europeans are warier of the changes – 7% of them stating a reluctance to embrace travel innovation versus 5% of Asia Pacific and 3% of Americas travelers.

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.

​CWT’s June 2019 Responsible Business Report caps a successful year

​CWT’s June 2019 Responsible Business Report caps a successful year

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2019 07:41 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has published its June 2019 Annual Responsible Business Report, following another successful year of Corporate Social Responsibility. The company reached its third consecutive annual EcoVadis Gold rating and the United Nations Global Compact Advanced Level rating for its annual Responsible Business Report.

CWT Research Reveals Business Travel Stimulates Creativity and Productivity, Especially Among Millennials

CWT Research Reveals Business Travel Stimulates Creativity and Productivity, Especially Among Millennials

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2019 05:51 GMT

Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that six in ten travelers feel more creative and productive when traveling for business. Millennial travelers are more likely to say that they are more creative and productive when traveling for business.

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 Appoints Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing

CWT Appoints Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2019 05:45 GMT

CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Deanna Seiffert as VP EMEA Demand Marketing. In this role, she is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of CWT’s EMEA marketing strategy.