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Ekert takes up chief executive role with Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Ekert takes up chief executive role with Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced that Kurt Ekert is replacing Douglas Anderson as president and chief executive, with immediate effect. In this role, Ekert will report directly to the Carlson board of directors. Under Anderson’s leadership, CWT became the industry leader in business travel and made significant advancement in technology, including the acquisition of WorldMate.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel joins founders of Welcome City Lab

Carlson Wagonlit Travel joins founders of Welcome City Lab

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced it is one of the founding members of Welcome City Lab. Created in 2013 by Paris&co with the support of the City of Paris, BpiFrance and the Tourist and Congresses Bureau of Paris, Welcome City Lab is the world’s first incubator dedicated to travel. CWT joins other founding members ADP, Air France, Amadeus, Galeries Lafayette, Skyboard, Sodexo Prestige and Viparis.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel opens Manila IT security operations centre

Carlson Wagonlit Travel opens Manila IT security operations centre

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced the official opening of its new facility in Manila, Philippines. The opening took place during a ceremony attended by Monchito Ibrahim, deputy executive director of the information and communications technology office of the department of science and technology, and Corazon Jorda-Apo, director for the market development group of the department of tourism.

Travelport expands commercial relationship with Carlson Wagonlit

Travelport expands commercial relationship with Carlson Wagonlit

Travelport and Carlson Wagonlit Travel, one of the world’s leading travel management companies, have announced an expanded multi-year, global agreement. The agreement builds upon the two companies’ already long standing relationship and creates a long-term commercial framework to lead and define the working partnership between the two organisations through to the next decade.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel adds gamification to CWT To Go

Carlson Wagonlit Travel adds gamification to CWT To Go

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced it will be integrating Travel Gamification into its award-winning mobile app, CWT To Go. For those companies that use a points-earned system, travellers will be able to keep track of their position on their company’s gamification leader board, which will help them make better travel decisions that support travel policy and drive savings when they are on the move.