Major intersection closed at LAX this weekend

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Los Angeles officials urge travelers to take alternate transportation. (Twitter photo, @crenshawrail)

Los Angeles officials urge travelers to take alternate transportation. (Twitter photo, @crenshawrail)

Just as thousands of business travel industry specialists are heading to Los Angeles, a traffic nightmare is as well.

This weekend, from 9 p.m. PT on Friday until 6 a.m. on Monday, a major intersection leading to and from LAX will be closed Read more…

Posted by CWT Savvy Traveler at 1:30pm in Air Travel, Americas, Business Travel, CWT Savvy, CWT Traveler

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Experience the journey at CWT’s GBTA booth

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Preparation for the 2014 Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)’s annual conference is in its final stages. From sending out invitations and communications to coordinating the client event, the finishing touches are being made.

This year, CWT is highlighting an updated Read more…

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Increased TSA security fee takes effect

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200350197-001The U.S. Congress approved a fee hike last year that takes affect this week, where the TSA security fee increases from $2.50 per leg, capped at $5 each way, to $5.60 in each direction.

The fee is assessed to Read more…

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CWT’s navigator: Lemna Parvini

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“Innovation in client service to me is marrying the soft side of the services with the hard side of the services. On the hard side we have our technology, processes and products and on the soft side we have our approaches to enable our unsung heroes to deliver the perfect trip to our clients.”

That’s how Lemna Parvini, Director, Client Service Configuration and Implementations for Carlson Wagonlit Travel, looks at her role at CWT. As part of our series, The Changing Face of Travel Management, we sat down with 13 CWT employees to get their vision of how the digital age and outstanding service will continue to move CWT and the travel management industry forward.

Hear all of Lemna Parvini’s comments by clicking play below:

More of The Changing Face of Travel Management.

Posted by CWT Savvy Traveler at 2:36pm in Americas, APAC, CWT Savvy, EMEA

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