Carlson Wagonlit Travel Voted Best Corporate Travel Agency by Fellow Travel Industry Professionals

Singapore | December 07, 2007

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the world's leading travel management company, was voted the Best Corporate Travel Agency in Asia Pacific for 2007 in the 18th annual TTG Travel Awards.

Organized by TTG Asia Media, publishers of the region's leading travel trade newspapers and magazines, the TTG Awards honuor the top players in the travel industry with 66 awards across four different categories: Travel Supplier, Travel Agents, Outstanding Achievement and Travel Hall of Fame. TTG readers, who represent all sectors of the travel industry, select the winners based on specific criteria for each award.

The standards on which CWT was judged included professionalism and excellence in staff, best value-added services to client, and the best application of computer technology for improving efficiency and effectiveness in client services.

Commenting on the award, Berthold Trenkel, Chief Operating Officer for CWT in Asia Pacific said, "This award, conferred by partners in the industry, is further acknowledgement that the investment CWT has made in its people, as well as its products and services, is well-placed." He went on to highlight two new products: "Earlier this year we unveiled the CWT Program Management Center, a Web-based central gateway that provides travel managers with all of the information they need to optimize the management of their travel program. Next month, we will deploy the enhanced CWT Portal, which is tailored to the business travelers."

CWT is the number one travel management company in Asia Pacific with 3,100 employees and sales volume expected to reach US$2.7 billion in 2007.

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