Posted March 10, 2017

CWT Reports Soft Year, But Bullish On Supplier Revenue, New Wins

Rising penetration of online booking in corporate travel. Intense transaction fee competition. Heightened client demands. What's a travel management company to do about these revenue headwinds? For Carlson Wagonlit Travel, part of the answer is expanding supplier revenue, including more sophisticated steering of bookings to the agency's airline partners. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted February 1, 2017

CWT CEO Ekert Talks Strategy, Tech Investment, Hotel Solutions And Cuts

Last April, Carlson Wagonlit Travel appointed Travelport vet Kurt Ekert as CEO. After nine months on the job, he has retooled the organization, including a revamped executive team, and embarked on a refreshed strategy. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted November 21, 2013

Tony D'Astolfo Plays Word Association Game With Delta, Farelogix And Travelport

Concluding a panel discussion Thursday at the PhoCusWright Conference in Hollywood, Fla., PhoCusWright managing director Tony D'Astolfo engaged in a little word association game with Delta Air Lines vice president of marketing and digital commerce Bob Kupbens, Farelogix president and CEO Jim Davidson and Travelport executive vice president and chief commercial officer Kurt Ekert. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted January 23, 2012 - Atlanta

Travelport Plans Mass Migration This Year To Fee-For-Tech

Travelport is marching toward what chief commercial officer Kurt Ekert called an Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted May 17, 2011

Travelport's Christ Leaving Company

Travelport confirmed that president and managing director for the Americas Travis Christ this month will leave the company. Read More »
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Posted September 24, 2010 - Chicago

Travelport's Universal Desktop Release Date Slips

Travelport now is aiming to broadly release its Universal Desktop in the first half of next year, rather than by the end of 2010, as was expected earlier this year.

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Posted by: Jay Campbell with reporting by Lauren Darson | More by Jay Campbell
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