Listening and Leading: How Hilton continued innovating during the pandemic
Travel is an unstoppable force, but especially in the early days of COVID-19, the industry was pacing at its slowest speeds in history. Despite the bleak numbers, throughout 2020, Hilton remained hyper-focused on the company’s purpose and over-delivering on customer needs. Frank Passanante, Senior Vice President, Hilton Worldwide Sales – Americas, on a unique period for hospitality.
CWT commits to setting Science Based Targets (SBTs) against climate change
Minneapolis, 17 June, 2021: CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, announces its commitment to significantly reduce its environmental footprint by signing the Science Based Targets Call to Action Standard Commitment Letter.
Back to the Office: ‘yes please,’ ‘no thanks’ or somewhere in between?
The world is opening up and we are well on our way to ‘the new normal’. One of the final restrictions to be lifted will be the opening of offices. Research from Public Health England points out that office spaces had more outbreaks of COVID-19 than any other workplace environment.
Great Expectations: How to prepare your travelers for their first hotel stay
In countries around the world, millions of people – now fully-vaxxed and relaxed - are emerging from the stagnation of lockdown, and booking hotel rooms with a 'Roaring Twenties’ fervor. The U.S hotel industry recorded its best performance in 62 weeks at the end of May. Global occupancy reached 46% in April 2021 compared to 13% the year before.
Terminal Tips: 5 changes to expect at the airport
The vaccination rollout is well underway in many countries, restrictions are being lifted and nations are reopening their borders to welcome travelers again.
CWT launches Intelligent Display – an intuitive new hotel search by RoomIt
CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces the global roll-out of Intelligent Display, a powerful new addition to the hotel platform of RoomIt, its global hotel distribution division.
Net zero, Carbon Neutral or Climate Neutral? A guide to carbon jargon
Companies and governments are increasingly making commitments in reducing their GHG emissions. Find out the difference between the various terms and how they can be used to set trustworthy sustainability goals in business travel.
Around the World in Four Venues: Top destinations for small meetings
A recent study by New York University’s neuroscience department points to a correlation between new and diverse experiences and enhanced happiness. If we didn’t know that before, we definitely do now. Millions of us have experienced the monotony of lockdowns, and the subsequent first taste of freedom.
CWT partners with Delta on a sustainable aviation fuel agreement to mark World Environment Day
Minneapolis, 3 June, 2021: CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today announces its partnership with Delta Air Lines on an agreement to purchase enough sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to cover the projected fuel usage from all of CWT’s travelers on Delta on 5 June, World Environment Day.
CWT granted accommodation patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office
CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO), in order to better refine and align accommodation options to business trip parameters.
Fact of the Matter: A look behind the numbers at CWT
Do you remember that spreadsheet from last week? Probably not. Data can be dull. Many of us avoid studying reports and numbers in great detail because we don’t understand the context or what we need to conclude from them.
A New Store in Town: Building a consumer-grade platform for the business traveler of the future
The pandemic brought about both temporary and permanent change to every industry and every corner of the world and knocked an estimated $8 trillion off the global travel market overnight. Like everyone, CWT had to address the immediate implications, while still preparing for the future, a future now heavily influenced by changing behaviors, tolerances, and priorities.