Posted June 12, 2018

CWT Brings Air Booking To Mobile App With API Assist From Sabre

Carlson Wagonlit Travel plans to roll out flight booking capabilities on its CWT To Go mobile app in the second half of the year, CEO Kurt Ekert said. Already, mobile flight booking is testing with clients in what Ekert called an "aggressive pilot phase." Read More »
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Posted February 8, 2018

CWT Nabs Travelport's Hyden, Adding More Exec Power To RoomIt Business

Travelport veteran Scott Hyden is departing the global distribution system operator to join Carlson Wagonlit Travel's nascent RoomIt division next week. Travelport confirmed his departure, and CWT confirmed his arrival. Read More »
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Posted October 19, 2016

The Beat Readers' Choice Awards: Delta Tops Airlines, CWT Leads TMCs

Readers of The Beat chose Delta Air Lines as the Most Admired Airline as well as Supplier of the Year, two honors the carrier has been awarded for five consecutive years. Read More »
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Posted February 10, 2015

CWT Readies Refreshed Hotel Review Portal

If Carlson Wagonlit Travel's Hotel Intel was designed to test if a travel management company can angle the premise of a TripAdvisor to the corporate realm, as well as a way of analyzing company-specific lodging reviews, then, judging by the program's growth, the answer is yes. Read More »
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Posted October 23, 2014

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Posted August 7, 2014

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Posted July 17, 2014

THE BEAT SHEET: Jacques On Concur; CWT's Mobile Strategy; Direct Travel's GDS Plans

The Beat Sheet is an occasional collection of notes, quotes, musings, tips, reader comments and other tidbits from The Beat's writers. Read More »
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Posted February 6, 2014

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Posted February 5, 2014

Loyalty Games: Big TMCs Beginning Implementation

Whether called gamification, employee recognition or loyalty, there's a wide spectrum of opinion on how best to encourage corporate travel behavior. American Express Business Travel, BCD Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Travel and Transport are among those agencies developing programs that let clients measure and reward employee booking choices, and each is jumping into loyalty from a different direction. Read More »
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Posted October 21, 2013

KDS De-Emphasizing Open Booking Tools, Pushing 'Neo' System Into U.S. Market

Booking and expense management tool provider KDS plans to scale down investment in its open booking management products Maverick and Flex T&E in favor of its pioneering door-to-door reservations tool Neo, according to CEO Dean Forbes, who described the the open booking concept as "failure dressed up as innovation." Read More »
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