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CWT and Tracker Software Technologies embark on new partnership

Business travel management platform, CWT, has signed a global referral agreement with Tracker Software Technologies (TST), a specialist in business traveller compliance management. This agreement will enable CWT to provide a data feed of travel bookings for mutual customers to the TST platform at customers’ request. This will automatically assess individual trip data and proactively alert nominate...

CWT reaches financial agreement to recapitalise business

CWT, the travel management platform based in Minneapolis, has announced it is recapitalising the business following an agreement with financial stakeholders representing over 90% of the company’s outstanding debt. The company hopes the move will strengthen CWT’s financial position as the recovery in business travel continues to gain momentum in key markets around the world. The Recapitalisation Pl...

CWT awarded Platinum EcoVadis status for a second consecutive year

Travel management platform CWT has been awarded Platinum status by EcoVadis, an independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency. This is the fifth consecutive year CWT has been rated in the top category for its responsible business practices and the agency remains in the top 1% of over 75,000 companies rated worldwide. EcoVadis’ ratings evaluate companies against 21 CSR criteria, g...

CWT launches Amadeus ‘follow the sun’ servicing

Business travel management platform CWT has announced the integration of the Amadeus booking and fulfilment platform, Selling Platform Connect, into its European global servicing hubs. This integration arms CWT counsellors with 24/7access to web-based tools and content. “Bringing Amadeus always-on capabilities to our clients is a tribute to CWTs continued commitment to impeccable servicing of our ...

Ian Cummings appointed global head of CWT Meetings & Events

Business travel management platform CWT has announced the appointment of Ian Cummings as global head of CWT Meetings & Events. Based in London, he will report to Niklas Andreen, CWT’s chief operating officer and serve as a member of the Customer and Travel Experience Leadership Team, effective, 1 September 2021. “Ian has extensive experience leading organisations and a strong commercial busine...

CWT announces appointment of new CFO

Business travel management agency CWT has announced the appointment of Bill Courtney (pictured) as executive vice-president and CFO. Acting CFO, Courtney Mattson, will return to her former role as global treasurer and deputy CFO. Both appointments are effective, 1 September 2021. Michelle McKinney Frymire, CWT’s CEO, said “It is with tremendous delight that we welcome Bill to the CWT team as we lo...

CWT appoints new head of global market management and development, APAC

Travel management specialist CWT has appointed Cheng Meng Hwang (pictured) as head of global market management and development (GMD) to its APAC leadership team, effective 10 August. Based in Singapore and reporting into Belinda Hindmarsh, SVP, head of global market management and development, Hwang will be responsible for ensuring customer expectations are met within the region, while steering th...

CWT launches improved Travel Essentials platform to guide clients on safe return to travel

Business travel management platform CWT has announced the global rollout of its enhanced CWT Travel Essentials, a publicly accessible search platform that provides information on travel restrictions, procedures and requirements based on trip origin, destination, travel dates and traveller nationality. “The travel landscape is evolving on a daily basis with vaccine rollouts, restrictive border cont...

CWT commits to setting Science Based Targets against climate change

Business travel management platform CWT has announced its commitment to significantly reduce its environmental footprint by signing the Science Based Targets (SBTs) Call to Action Standard Commitment Letter. Science Based Targets are greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets that are consistent with the level of decarbonisation that, according to climate science, is required to keep global temper...

CWT launches new client onboarding process

CWT, the travel management platform, has launched a new onboarding programme for clients. Darren Toohey, head of global sales, said: “Global travel management is a complex, multi-faceted service requiring excellence in delivery, effectively meeting the expectations of travellers and clients alike. “Ensuring CWT speeds up the process and smooths out potential road bumps is therefore key when a clie...

CWT appoints new CEO

CWT, the B2B travel management platform, has announced the appointment of Michelle McKinney Frymire as its Chief Executive Officer. The appointment takes effect from 1 May, when incumbent Kurt Ekert will be stepping down. Frymire joined CWT in 2019 and was appointed president of strategy & transformation, as well as chief financial officer, in October 2020. She has over 20 years’ travel indust...