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VIDEO: Behind the scenes of safe travel in the post-pandemic corporate world
By PhocusWire | March 9, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to CWT's senior director Brandon Balcom on the digital and analogue complexities of corporate travel post pandemic. Read More
News | Distribution
The challenges of digital health passports in getting corporate travelers back on the road
By Linda Fox | February 3, 2021
In a Q&A with PhocusWire, Brandon Balcom, director of innovation, business development, for CWT, discusses barriers to digital health passports. Read More
News | Technology
TripActions snags additional $155M, valuation now $5B
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2021
TripActions CEO Ariel Cohen says investors came to him toward the end of 2020 due to the company’s “execution in terms of taking market share.”   Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
VIDEO: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
By PhocusWire | September 30, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Kurt Ekert, CEO of CWT, one of the world's largest corporate travel management companies. Read More
News | Technology
Using the coronavirus pandemic to bring some innovation to business travel
By Susan Lichtenstein - DigiTravel Consulting | September 11, 2020
Now is a good time to address the many pain points in corporate travel purposes. Read More
Opinion | Technology
TripActions targets large global companies with launch of “Enterprise Edition” services
By Mitra Sorrells | September 9, 2020
The company is wooing global enterprise clients with its travel and expense solution that combines automated services with round-the-clock support. Read More
News | Online
How the pandemic can accelerate gender balance in the digital workforce
By Christel Cao-Delebarre - CWT | August 28, 2020
Now that we know technology and data can play a critical role in saving lives, we should also prepare for a post-COVID-19 world in which women play a bigger role in digital advancement. Read More
Opinion | Online
CWT admits data security incident but stays quiet on alleged ransom payment
CWT admits data security incident but stays quiet on alleged ransom payment
By Linda Fox | August 4, 2020
The company acknowledges it had been prey to a cyber incident but will not provide further details, including whether it had reportedly paid off the ransomware hackers. Read More
News | Technology
Corporate travel on the front line of global incidents
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2020
The corporate travel industry has to deal with an increasing volume of incidents related to weather, terrorism - and now health - that impact travel. Read More
News | Online
CWT adds messaging service for travelers, ponders adding voice tech
By Linda Fox | February 13, 2020
The technology enables travelers to contact a counselor at any time of the day via desktop, mobile or a third party messaging app approved by their employer. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Has airline distribution reached utopia?
VIDEO: Has airline distribution reached utopia?
By Jill Menze | December 6, 2019
On a scale of one to 10, with one being where airline distribution was in the 1980s and 10 being the utopia the industry’s dreamed of, where does the current ecosystem reside? Read More
News | Distribution
Steady progress for NDC, but what are the next hurdles to overcome?
Steady progress for NDC, but what are the next hurdles to overcome?
By Linda Fox | November 4, 2019
Announcements from American Express Global Business Travel, CWT and FCM have talked up NDC - but do they really mean anything and, more importantly, what real progress is being made? Read More
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In The Big Chair - Kurt Ekert of CWT
By Linda Fox | August 27, 2019
Kurt Ekert took the reins of CWT in April 2016. He has spent many years in the travel technology and distribution industry including a number of senior roles at Travelport. Read More
Interview | Technology
Business travel part 2 TMC innovation
Business travel, part 2: TMCs focus on innovation to stay competitive
By Mitra Sorrells | August 12, 2019
For part two of our series on business travel we explore how some of the legacy TMCs are pursuing innovation. Read More
News | Online
Business travel part 1 investor perspective
Business Travel, part 1: The (major) investor opportunity
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2019
For the first part in our monthlong series on business travel, we talk to investors in three of the sector's biggest startups -, TravelPerk and TripActions. Read More
News | Startups
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