Research and advice to improve your travel program

How are travel prices projected to change in 2018?

Uncover market trends, key risks and technology advancements that may impact your travel program next year with the 4th annual Global Travel Forecast from Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).


Stay ahead of the trends and prepare for the year ahead with air, hotel and ground transportation price projections around the world including North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Download the 2018 Global Travel Forecast today

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Are you among those who lose up & to 5% of your preferred hotel spend?

CWT Solutions Group has drawn up some questions travel managers should ask as they prepare for the hotel negotiation period. Learn more about the misperception of Last Room Availability rates (LRA)*.

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Why travel managers & need data

It is easy to fall into the trap of being obsessed with data. But it isn’t about the data itself. It's about how travel managers can use that information to improve the efficiency of travel programs to the benefit of both the company and the traveler.

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The future of payment is here with virtual cards

Traditional credit cards are more and more accompanied with risks and inefficiencies. With virtual payments, companies can pay for their travel centrally and achieve greater flexibility.


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Driving Success in Strategic Meetings Management

Discover unique global insights into how to set up and grow a successful SMM program based on practical advice from experts in the field.
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Gender differences in booking business travel

Discover how the booking behavior varies with traveler's gender, age, or travel frequency, and what the financial impact is for companies.
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A quantitative look at the Bleisure phenomenon

Discover how bleisure trends can be measured and how they depend on the traveler’s demographic segment and the origin-destination city pair.

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