Subjects: Data, Telecom, IT
The Turing Test
Whether it’s inflight internet access or the ability to check-in from your mobile phone, technology is changing the shape of travel - and aviation is at the center of much of the innovation.
Hyper-Personal: The road to a highly-customized experience
One of the top priorities in our quest to strengthen our position as a truly B2B4E platform is to keep improving the personalization of our services so our clients and their traveling employees can benefit from a seamless experience.
Data with Destiny - After Brexit, will there be free movement of data?
Amidst the long-term uncertainty of Brexit, what do we know about the impact of Brexit on UK-based GDPR (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) programs? Without speculating on the outcome, the recent focus is on the potential of a No Deal Brexit.
5 Reasons Why Booking Your Air Tickets Using Your Smartphone Is So ‘Wicked’
You have probably heard the news recently that we have expanded our mobile air booking offering in 20 key markets around the world, giving travelers the option of securing their flights directly on the myCWT™ app. But, why is this such a game changer? Here’s 5 reasons to embrace this new way of making reservations. If you try it, there will be no going back.
CWT Solutions Group adds Predictive Analytics capabilities, revealing new savings opportunities
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
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 launches CWT AnswerIQ, an AI-Powered Travel Reporting and Visualization Tool
Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has launched CWT AnswerIQ, a next-generation data insight, reporting and visualization tool that works like a personalized search engine that knows everything about the client’s travel program.
People for Privacy - How to keep your staff safe online
Anyone with access to the Internet can put your company at risk. Protecting clients’ personal information is a business imperative and now more than ever, it’s crucial to be transparent about the use of data. That means putting in place the right policies and technical controls to safeguard information.
In Full View – Why should you consolidate your travel expenses?
We’ve all been there. The bargain offer of the new gym membership that’s going to keep you fit. It’s only a small amount each month. But wait, your trainers have holes in them, you need a new padlock for the locker, and definitely a new water bottle (gym drinking fountains – no thanks!). Then there’s parking, a new towel, as well as a post-workout caffeine fix at the café. Suddenly, that gym membe
Not Without My Smartphone - Are boomers the millennials of corporate travel?
Whether we travel for business, leisure, or even bleisure, the days of setting off on a journey without our mobile devices, and especially our smartphones, are a thing of the past. I recently read a study which found that global smartphone dependence continues to grow, with a quarter of millennials looking at their phone more than 100 times a day.
Watch out, Nostradamus! - Futurology for Travel Managers (2/2)
In Part One, I looked at the concept of predictive analytics and some common pitfalls. Now I’m going to give you some real-world examples of predictive analytics for travel managers.
Watch out, Nostradamus! - Futurology for Travel Managers (1/2)
Predictive Analytics is like the afterlife – everybody likes the idea of it but nobody knows what it is. I’d like to help clear this up. To do so, I will show you how travel managers can use predictive analytics. In this first instalment, I’ll walk you around the challenges of predictive analytics. Next, we’ll get into how corporate travel managers can use it to improve travel programs.