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AI – a new intelligence in the making

Right now, it takes quite a bit of human intelligence to make sense of what artificial intelligence or AI actually is. But the buzz is palpable, with many people talking about how it’s going to revolutionise business travel.

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Getting your ticket faster

Are you aware of the function in CWT itineraries that allows you to get the ticket you need faster?

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Apps that save you time

Even with all of the advantages of new technology, it can sometimes be a distraction. With these apps, however, you can get more organised and save time.

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The hotel ratings dilemma

Choosing the best hotel for your business travel needs often comes down to a quick read of a ratings website. But it pays to be cautious.

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Five xmas market cities

Christmas markets are nowadays as much a part of winter as Father Christmas and snowmen. And whether its Prague or Strasbourg, everyone has a favourite. Here are five of the most interesting to visit this year.

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How to shine on your next public appearance

Ian Cummings, Vice President EMEA at CWT Meetings & Events explains how to get your audience onside. In his top tips, he explains how you can make the best of any opportunity when you have an audience in front of you.

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CWT travel tip: Bogotá

Think you know Bogotá? Colombia’s capital is leaving behind its turbulent history and becoming Latin America’s gateway for business, innovation and eco-friendly industries.

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In a new data-driven era, profiling is crucial

Marine Bergeron, Director EMEA at CWT Solutions Group, tells Nick Easen why traveller profiling is important in an age when data, analytics and consumerisation are coming to the fore.  

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Reinventing the Workspace

What does your office look like? For a growing number of people, the answer is, “That depends where I want it to be.” After starting just over a decade ago as a way for freelancers or start-ups to share office space, co-working is becoming one of the fastest-growing trends changing the way some of us work.  

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Changing work: Enterprise social networking

It’s a familiar scenario: a stream of emails throughout the day that demand reading and replying to, all with varying degrees of usefulness. But is there an end in sight to what some describe as “email tyranny”? Some firms are turning to enterprise social networking for more focused, collaborative and real-time communication.

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Cutting-edge luggage with style

Lugging your baggage around train stations and airports, and in and out of taxis, can at times be a pain. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The most modern, innovative baggage solutions make travel a much less stressful experience, and in some cases even fun.  

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Staying Overnight the Healthy Way

Travelling for business can be an arduous undertaking, particularly when frequently staying overnight in hotels. But there are a host of things travellers can do to maintain some kind of healthy lifestyle, underpinned by a bit of prior planning and thought.  

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Technology Opening up Hotel Market Possibilities

Mega hoteliers might appear to hold all the power since consolidation of chains gave them more leverage. But a clever, innovative travel manager can still achieve savings beyond negotiated rates at the same time as driving compliance to their travel programmes. 

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Extraordinary Museums

Arriving in a new town or city, heading for the hotel and preparing for your meeting is a familiar experience. But for some business travellers, their trip is only complete when they've found a few hours to take in the local museum or two. Here are some of the most extraordinary. 

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The future is green for wonderful Copenhagen

Known for its traditional architecture and first-rate public transport system, the Danish capital, Copenhagen, is as attractive to business travellers as it is to tourists. Even better, it’s also one of the most sustainable cities on the planet.

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Masters of complex travel

Whether it’s related to a helicopter trip to an oil or gas platform or it involves organising an overnight stay in Arctic Canada, CWT’s Energy, Resources and Marine (ERM) is the go-to company for the world’s biggest production firms. We discover what ERM does, how it does it and why it does it so well.

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Get spend visibility with CWT Travel Consolidator

CWT Travel Consolidator produces accurate figures for the total cost of a business trip, with potential savings of up to 7%.

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Peace of Mind

Quieter engines on more efficient aircraft still don’t reduce noise to nothing and anyway, that is only once travellers have boarded; they still have to fight their way through a tumultuous airport and emerge sane and triumphant. These days, however, there is a range of noise-cancelling devices that helps soothe the traveller’s weary way.

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Travel Troubles

For all companies time and money are precious commodities. But your people are your most valuable asset. How do you ensure they stay safe, stress-free and successful on business trips? You call in the experts.

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The Future of Flying

Innovations have long been a feature of aviation technology. With the pace of change increasing, digital developments promise an exciting transformation in air travel for passengers.

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