Articles tagged “carlson wagonlit travel”

Increased Meetings Demand Continues to Drive Costs Up

Increased Meetings Demand Continues to Drive Costs Up

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

More demand for meeting space has driven up prices around the world, giving upscale hotels more leverage during negotiations. Meanwhile, some planners are being left behind even as event technology catches on among more ambitious organizations.

5 months ago

Corporate Travel Agencies Build for a More Complex Future

Corporate Travel Agencies Build for a More Complex Future

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Even big travel management companies, which usually resist change, are planning ahead to better anticipate traveler and travel manager needs. No one's quite sure when this more connected and insightful future will arrive, though.

12 months ago

Lyft Finally Goes Corporate With Carlson Wagonlit Travel Deal

Lyft Finally Goes Corporate With Carlson Wagonlit Travel Deal

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Lyft is playing catch up in the corporate travel sector, and partnerships with the major global travel management companies are a good way to increase adoption. Uber's lead, however, remains enormous.

1 year ago

Changing the Culture of Corporate Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Changing the Culture of Corporate Travel — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

After a frank conversation with Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO Kurt Ekert about the company's past shortcomings and goals for the future, we're more interested than ever before to see the new innovations developed to empower business travelers.

2 years ago

CEO Interview: CWT’s Kurt Ekert on Making Life Better for Business Travelers

CEO Interview: CWT’s Kurt Ekert on Making Life Better for Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Better personalizing booking and travel tools for business travelers is something of a holy grail in corporate travel. Time will tell if Carlson Wagonlit Travel's newfound focus on technology will be effective.

2 years ago

Former Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO Crosses Lines to American Express GBT

Former Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO Crosses Lines to American Express GBT

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

American Express GBT has filled its leadership gap at the top with one of its rival's former chief executives.

2 years ago