Research and advice to improve your travel program

How effective is your ground transportation policy?

Taxi, train, rental car, Uber or public transport? Is your program as cost effective as it can be? Do you know what your travelers need and prefer?


CWT research has revealed that 49% of travelers are unaware of their company’s travel policy on ground transportation. This cost often represents 7-10% of total trip cost but few travel managers communicate it well, if at all.


CWT gives you some insights that could help you along the way. 


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CWT statement on Direct Connect  

Given recent industry announcements regarding NDC and airline distribution, we are in active dialogue with multiple parties surrounding all sides of this issue.  


We remain focused on harnessing technology to improve user experience and provide transparency - with a view to delivering best-in-class service and value to our clients, partners, and other stakeholders.  


Distribution dynamics or decisions by other parties that require us to access or book content via independent fare links or other inefficient means drive material non value added costs.  


Accordingly, in order to continue to holistically meet the needs of our clients and partners, we may need to implement new/different types of charges in these types of circumstances.


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