Transfer & Logistics

2016/11/21 Hot Topics: Risk, Mobility and Consumerization

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and German business travel buyer association VDR wrapped up their third successful joint conference in Europe last week with record attendance. The... read more

2016/07/19 Study: Business travelers say face time boosts productivity

According to 6,057 business travelers surveyed in the third edition of the Egencia Business Travel and Technology Study, a majority of 86 percent said a meeting conducted in-person is more effective... read more

2012/12/07 New brand, three categories

On July 1, 2013 the budget airline Germanwings will launch a completely new look, aiming to score a hit with passengers travelling both privately and for business on decentralised European routes. At... read more

2012/12/04 New oasis of comfort at Munich Airport

In the new Recreation Area on the Non-Schengen level at Munich Airport’s Terminal 2, leisure and business travellers waiting for their flight to depart can now while away their time in a very... read more

2012/12/04 More legroom on European flights

On December 1, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines also introduced its comfortable Economy Comfort zone on European flights operated with Boeing B737s. InGermanythis type of aircraft is used on the connections... read more

2012/11/27 Hotel review platform for companies launched

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a business travel, meetings and event management provider, is now making CWT Hotel Intel available to business travellers as an innovative hotel review platform. Within... read more

2012/11/22 Andermatt Swiss Alps development taking shape

Andermatt in central Switzerland is looking to regain its position as an international tourism hot spot. Construction work on the prime project, the Andermatt Swiss Alps Hotel & Leisure World... read more

2012/11/09 More business travel expected for 2013

Notwithstanding downward revision of the economic growth forecast, the VDR German Business Travel Association expects to see more business trips and higher spending on business mobility in the coming... read more

2012/11/09 Seamless mobility

Germanyis a global infrastructure leader, according to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) recently-published Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013. In a global comparison of productivity and... read more

2012/11/05 Rebranding for cutting-edge convention business

On November 2, 2012 the conference team at Messe Berlin began soliciting national and international business under a new name – Messe Berlin Conventions. Dr. Ralf G. Kleinhenz, Vice President Messe... read more

2012/10/31 dfv and Maleki Communications Group form strategic alliance

Effective January 1, 2013, Deutscher Fachverlag (dfv) will acquire 60 percent of the Maleki Communications Group, so the two Frankfurt-based companies announced on October 29. With its stake in the... read more

2012/10/24 Business travel pricing set to rise further

Business travel costs in Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe will rise again next year, according to the Global Business Travel Forecast 2013 from American Express. Whereas economic uncertainty in... read more

2012/10/19 Satisfaction on business trips increases company loyalty

For companies, business trips are essential to economic success, since they are designed to sign and seal business deals. For their staff, however, business travel often means one thing in particular... read more

2012/10/11 Women more stressed

Lost luggage and poor Internet connection are the major stress factors during business trips, according to a survey by the CWT Solutions Group, Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s (CWT) global, independent... read more

2012/10/04 Frankfurt Airport opens Pier A-Plus as scheduled

After roughly four years’ construction work, on October 2 Frankfurt Airport opened the Pier A-Plus – the 800 meter-long westward expansion of Terminal 1 – on schedule. Its commissioning means that... read more

2012/08/27 GBAA fears congestion after BER opens

The message is clear: "Thenew Berlinairport won't have enough capacity right from the very day it is put in operation". Those were the words of Dr. Bernd Gans, president of the German Business... read more

2012/08/13 Innovative tool measures stress factors on business trips

The CWT Solutions Group, global consultant to Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has developed the CWT Travel Stress Index. The tool measures stress factors on business trips and determines the extra... read more

2012/07/26 CWT's mobile app wins innovation award

CWT To Go, the mobile app designed by Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), one of the leading providers to the corporate travel, meetings and event management markets, has been honored with the Global... read more

2012/06/28 Business Traveller Awards 2012

At a festive evening function on June 26, 2012 at Frankfurt’s Westhafen Pier 1 the Business Traveller Awards were presented in response to the Business Traveller readership’s vote. Each year the... read more

2012/06/13 Business travel cost cutting potential exhausted

German companies have exhausted their potential for cutting business travel expenses. Budget airlines in particular have had their day as economisers. This is revealed in the tenth VDR Business... read more

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