Articles tagged “carlson wagonlit”

To Understand Personalization, Corporate Travel Looks to Consumer Travel

To Understand Personalization, Corporate Travel Looks to Consumer Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel management companies are finally looking to approach corporate travel from a more traveler-centric perspective. The pressure is on to shift to a more progressive approach to travel technology, iterating based on what travelers actually want.

2 years ago

Bleisure Travel Isn’t Growing, Despite What Trends Might Say

Bleisure Travel Isn’t Growing, Despite What Trends Might Say

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

It makes sense that business travelers who don't travel very much would try to include some leisure elements when they do hit the road.

3 years ago

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Abruptly Replaces Its CEO

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Abruptly Replaces Its CEO

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It will be interesting to see how this shakeup will affect such a major player in travel management. We look forward to hearing more from the new CEO (as well as learning the backstory of his predecessor's departure).

3 years ago

7 Charts Explaining U.S. Business Travelers’ Booking Habits

7 Charts Explaining U.S. Business Travelers’ Booking Habits

Dan Peltier, Skift

More business travelers are growing frustrated with their companies' corporate booking tools and that leads them to go off on their own to book their trips. Corporations hate it but some 42% of business travelers in a survey leave their companies in the dark in terms of where they're staying and which flights they'll be on.

4 years ago

Sharing Economy Opens New Possibilities for Business Travel

Sharing Economy Opens New Possibilities for Business Travel

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As sharing economy services provide stronger data tools to corporate agencies, the role of Uber and Airbnb will expand in corporate travel policies.

4 years ago

8 Charts That Show the Outlook for Global Airfares and Hotel Rates in 2016

8 Charts That Show the Outlook for Global Airfares and Hotel Rates in 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

Emerging economies will grow faster than advanced economies during 2016 and that has several implications for the cost of travel.

4 years ago

Interview: Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO Expects More Mergers Among Peers

Interview: Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO Expects More Mergers Among Peers

Dan Peltier, Skift

As one of the largest travel companies in the world, Carlson Wagonlit Travel's global scale and what it's doing in most facets of its business offer a glimpse into larger travel management trends and what business travelers in managed programs are looking for.

4 years ago

Google Invests in Digital Innovations for the Hotel Industry

Google Invests in Digital Innovations for the Hotel Industry

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Google is engaging the industry on both the brand and customer side and providing digitals tools that ensure it will become a permanent stakeholder in the growing sector.

6 years ago

Concur’s $1.4 billion government travel aspirations? Not so fast, judge rules

It turned heads last June when the GSA awarded a $1.4 billion government travel contact to a single vendor, Concur, which had never been involved in government travel. Concur isn't in danger of losing all the business, but it may have to share with CWT Sato Travel.

6 years ago

How corporations can reduce social media influence on straying travelers

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Maybe if CWT and its corporate clients ignore social media and hotel reviews, then they will just go away. Maybe not.

6 years ago

Carlson Wagonlit sues the federal government after losing $1.3 billion contract to Concur

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Word on the street is that Concur won a low-ball contract for federal government travel. Still a 15-year exclusive contract to handle all travel for 70 federal government civilian agencies, from the State Department to the Commerce Department, amounts to big bucks for Concur, and Carlson Wagonlit has a lot to lose by being shut out.

7 years ago

The new hotel review site that’s only for corporate travelers

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The golden nugget in this launch is the opportunity to open up the platform and allow all corporations of a certain size or influence to share hotel reviews based solely on business travelers’ needs.

7 years ago