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CWT Makes Senior Appointments to EMEA Leadership Team

CWT Makes Senior Appointments to EMEA Leadership Team

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 14:09 GMT

​CWT, the global travel management company, has made several senior appointments to its European customer organization leadership, as it moves to a functional model within EMEA. The new model, which has been successfully trialed in the Nordics, will optimize speed to market and service to clients.

CWT Meetings & Events wins SITE Crystal Award for Impactful Incentive Program

CWT Meetings & Events wins SITE Crystal Award for Impactful Incentive Program

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2019 14:22 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events has won a SITE Crystal Award for “Most Impactful Effort Toward Corporate Social Responsibility as Part of an Incentive Program.”

 RoomIt by CWT Announces Corporate Travel Partnership with SiteMinder

RoomIt by CWT Announces Corporate Travel Partnership with SiteMinder

Press releases   •   Jan 08, 2019 13:54 GMT

Chicago, 8 January 2019: RoomIt by CWT, the global hotel distribution division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and SiteMinder, the global hotel guest acquisition platform, today announced a strategic partnership in the corporate travel distribution chain.

CWT/Ambition Research: More Than Three in Four Business Executives Prefer Face-to-Face Meetings Over Virtual Contact

CWT/Ambition Research: More Than Three in Four Business Executives Prefer Face-to-Face Meetings Over Virtual Contact

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 07:01 GMT

According to a survey by CWT and Ambition, more than three quarters (78%) of businesspeople prefer meeting in-person to using technology-enabled communications such as video-conferencing – primarily because meeting face-to-face helps them build more meaningful relationships, read people’s body language and facial expressions, and makes it easier to get their point across and be persuasive.

CWT Wins “World’s Leading Business Travel Agency 2018” at the World Travel Awards

CWT Wins “World’s Leading Business Travel Agency 2018” at the World Travel Awards

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 15:15 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, was awarded “World’s Leading Business Travel Agency 2018” and “Europe’s Leading Travel Agency 2018” at the World Travel Awards ceremony, which took place in Lisbon on 1 December. CWT beat a shortlist of eight to take the prize.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Michelle Frymire as CFO

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Michelle Frymire as CFO

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 13:32 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, has appointed Michelle Frymire as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Based in Minneapolis, Michelle will report to Kurt Ekert, President & CEO of CWT and serve as a member of the CWT Executive Leadership Team.

CWT Solutions Group adds Predictive Analytics capabilities, revealing new savings opportunities

CWT Solutions Group adds Predictive Analytics capabilities, revealing new savings opportunities

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2018 08:03 GMT

CWT Solutions Group, CWT’s consulting division, has built an advanced data model that sifts through large historic travel data sets, as well as public data on commodity prices, macro-economic indicators, weather, and holidays. Those data are analyzed to identify patterns and correlations, generating robust predictions for a company’s future spend.

CWT Expands Mobile Air Bookings; Travelers in Twenty Countries Can Now Book Flights Directly On myCWT™ App

CWT Expands Mobile Air Bookings; Travelers in Twenty Countries Can Now Book Flights Directly On myCWT™ App

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 08:05 GMT

​Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has expanded its mobile air booking offering in 20 key markets around the world, giving travelers the option of booking their flights directly on the myCWT™ app.

CWT’s Kurt Ekert Named Vice Chair of United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
New Research Identifies Disconnects in Travel Program Goals, Policy and Traveler Behavior

New Research Identifies Disconnects in Travel Program Goals, Policy and Traveler Behavior

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 08:01 GMT

Nearly 70 percent of travel buyers say that enforcing policy compliance is among the most challenging aspects of their job, according to new research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with RoomIt by CWT. While travelers may book out-of-policy for preferred properties or amenities, there is also a large gap in traveler knowledge of company policy.