Carlson Wagonlit adds mid-market solution

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has launched CWT Connect, a packaged solution for the mid-market.The launch took place simultaneously in 13 countries throughout Europe.
The company’s newest offering, which consists of CWT Connect Express and CWT Connect Business, for small and mid-size companies respectively, is up and running in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.  In the United Kingdom, CWT Connect Express was launched earlier this year, with CWT Connect Business to be launched in the summer.
According to Andrew Waller, Executive Vice President UK for Carlson Wagonlit Travel, companies with a travel budget of less than €2 million represent nearly 50 percent of the business travel market in Europe.  He said, “Recent CWT research indicates that first and foremost, these companies expect information on the best available rates, online access, continuity between on- and offline services, efficient transaction services, and customised service and advice.  With our new CWT Connect offering, we can provide all of that.”