Blog posts • Sep 24, 2020 08:46 UTC
As governments have sealed borders and imposed travel restrictions, and airlines have dramatically scaled back their operations, seafarers have been stranded for weeks or even months onboard vessels, at airports and in hotels. Vivien Miranda, Client Manager, Asia Pacific, CWT Energy, Resources & Marine (CWT ERM), believes more needs to be done to advance the wellbeing of maritime crew members.
Blog posts • May 01, 2020 11:16 UTC
For most companies, domestic and international business travel has come to a standstill amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with virtual meetings filling the void.
Blog posts • Jan 16, 2020 16:50 UTC
Traditionally, January is the month of wellness. With New Year resolutions at the forefront of people's minds, companies are also considering the health and productivity of their employees.
Blog posts • Dec 19, 2019 14:53 UTC
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.
Unclear and Present Danger: How organizations are responding to safety needs of women and specific employee populations
Blog posts • Dec 05, 2019 14:19 UTC
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.
Blog posts • Nov 29, 2019 14:26 UTC
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.
Blog posts • Jun 06, 2019 06:59 UTC
Fortunately, most trips run smoothly and travelers are able to conduct business and enjoy their stay without any drama. However, if you have been traveling for a while – especially to remote destinations – you will know that the unexpected can be waiting for you at every corner.
Blog posts • May 07, 2019 09:17 UTC
Over 90% of global trade is carried by ships. Our way of life and access to products and services would be forever changed without shipping, intercontinental trade, the transport of raw materials, and the import/export of affordable food and manufactured goods.
Blog posts • Apr 11, 2019 07:37 UTC
When we think of business trips, what usually springs to mind is a domestic or international flight between two capitals, a few nights in a hotel, and a couple of taxi rides. But this one-traveler approach is alien for travel managers and arrangers in the Energy, Resources, and Marine industries.
Blog posts • Apr 05, 2019 12:32 UTC
“Azerbaijan: The land of fire.” It’s an evocative tagline for a country. But unless you have visited or you’re a supporter of the Atlético de Madrid football club, their sponsored team, you may not know much about the country or its neighbors Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Blog posts • Mar 21, 2019 09:30 UTC
Raphael Pasdeloup, Global Head of CWT Energy, Resources and Marine speaks with the president of Houston-based Cohegic, a management consulting, executive and sales coaching firm, Ravi Kathuria. Ravi is also president of the Houston Strategy Forum, a who’s who of Houston CEOs. The interview is the first in a series Raphael is hosting with business leaders in Houston and in the ERM space.
Blog posts • Feb 15, 2019 10:34 UTC
Every salmon season, after spending years in the North Pacific, salmon make a long and arduous journey back to Alaska’s pristine Bristol Bay—renowned as a mecca for salmon—to spawn. In parallel, there’s another journey that runs from Eastern Europe to Bristol Bay, Alaska; this time carrying the workers who’ll be fishing and preparing the coveted fish for their final destination around the world.
Blog posts • Jan 22, 2019 08:32 UTC
Mad about cycling and born in Brooklyn in 1853 writer Lillias Campbell Davidson may have been the first hipster in history. Jokes aside, she was a pioneer in addressing a perennial concern for women over the years. She was the first author to write a travel guide for women. ‘Hints to Lady Travellers: At Home and Abroad’ a book of tips to make the journeys of Victorian women safer.
Blog posts • Nov 21, 2018 08:07 UTC
Ancillary revenue in the airline industry – generated by activities and services that yield revenue for airlines beyond the simple transportation of passengers from A to B – has increased dramatically over the years.
Blog posts • Nov 05, 2018 11:39 UTC
Simon Goldie is a global program director in the Energy, Resources and Marine sector at Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). Experiencing life as a miner has always been one of his goals. When the opportunity came to explore a copper mine in the Australian Outback, Simon was more than ready to go. Below is his first-hand account.
Blog posts • Oct 24, 2018 07:09 UTC
According to the World Economic Forum, the participation of women in the oil and gas industry remains below 20% and between 10% and 15% at senior level. To celebrate National Business Women’s Week® we had a chat with some of the top executives at CWT Energy, Resources & Marine to gather their views on this particular universe still very much dominated by men.
Blog posts • Oct 10, 2018 08:42 UTC
Managing a travel program can be complex even when the requirements are quite straightforward, so imagine what it’s like for travel managers in the energy, resources, and marine (ERM) sectors. Getting people to remote and often dangerous places like the world’s deserts, Alaska and the open ocean is no mean feat.
Blog posts • Sep 12, 2018 10:28 UTC
Blog posts • Jul 05, 2018 07:06 UTC
Carol “Korky” Gartside was waist-deep in water, frantically looking for a high and secure place to store her laptop. The driving rain, gusty winds and flooded streets wrought by Hurricane Harvey last August, did not make it safe to bring anything but the clothes on her back, a converted garbage bag as raincoat, and overnight clothes. She settled on a high shelf and quickly evacuated her home.