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Carlson Wagonlit Travel reports strong 2017 performance

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2018 12:14 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global travel management company, today reported a strong performance in 2017, the first full year of its digital transformation strategy, CWT 3.0.

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Susan Thompson as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2018 15:55 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today announced the appointment of Susan Thompson to Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. Susan will have global management responsibility for legal team members in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Susan will report to Lauren Aste, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel, and will be based in Minneapolis.

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Plan and Protect: How to safeguard your event

Blog posts   •   Apr 24, 2018 09:18 GMT

The landscape and importance of security in the Meetings & Events industry has changed drastically in the past few years. To be adequately prepared planners must make safety and security a core part of the planning and event management process.

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel rated Gold for the second consecutive year by EcoVadis for its responsible business program

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 07:15 GMT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a leading global digital travel management company, today announced that its responsible business practices have been rated Gold for the second successive year by EcoVadis, an independent and internationally recognized corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency.

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Mic Your Manners: 8 pointers for impeccable webinar etiquette

Blog posts   •   Apr 13, 2018 11:00 GMT

​WebExing may not be an official word, but – like Xeroxing to the 90s – it’s currently in vogue for company meetings – replacing the conference call as the next best thing to a physical face-to-face engagement. But, if you went to a meeting, you would mind your Ps & Qs and, hopefully, know how to behave - so why do some people forget basic etiquette when they join a virtual meeting like WebEx?

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Think like a scuba diver: 8 tips to mitigate travel risks

Blog posts   •   Apr 12, 2018 11:01 GMT

​There’s a saying in the sub-aqua world: “plan the dive; dive the plan.” By meticulously planning each stage of the dive, divers can avoid doing careless things like running out of air, or risking the loss of a dive buddy. And it’s a motto well-suited to business travel. Plan well, and you can avoid putting yourself at risk.

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​Passport to the future: Can Blockchain revolutionize business travel?

Blog posts   •   Apr 10, 2018 09:32 GMT

It’s tempting to dismiss Bitcoin, the world’s first digital currency, as a passing fad, and nothing to do with the world of business travel, but what if the technology upon which it is built could make the fear of forgetting your passport, a problem of the past? Well, now there’s a brave new world.

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Do Your Ding: 3 steps to an unforgettable business event

Blog posts   •   Apr 06, 2018 11:03 GMT

​“I want to put a ding in the universe,” said Steve Jobs, one of the most innovative people the world has ever known. “Good for him,” you might be thinking. “I’m trying to plan a conference, not create the next Apple.” You’ll still want to put a “ding” in the hearts and minds of your attendees, though. By far the best way is to forget about what the competition is doing – and get creative.

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CWT Meetings & Events appoints Sam Lay as Senior Director for Asia Pacific

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2018 03:20 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s meeting & events division, has appointed Sam Lay as Senior Director for Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Sam will lead a team of meetings and events specialists across key markets in the region. He will report to Cindy Fisher, Senior Vice President and Global Head, CWT Meetings & Events.

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The Sharpest Tool In The Box: Why TMCs make the best data partner

Blog posts   •   Mar 28, 2018 10:30 GMT

​Large, complex travel programs often require significant data processing, integration and analytics. Many integrate travel, card and expense data to understand expenditure, tackle off-channel spend and manage suppliers. Sometimes travel managers will look to systems integration services and/or analytics tools for help. But TMCs – like CWT – can actually be a better option.

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Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected. We provide their travelers with a consumer-grade travel experience, combining innovative technology with our vast experience. Every day we look after enough travelers to fill almost 200 Boeing 747s and around 100,000 hotel rooms, and handle 95 corporate events. We have more than 18,000 people in nearly 150 countries, and in 2016 posted a total transaction volume of US$ 23 billion.