World journey administration agency CWT is including automotive rental and practice bookings to its myCWT cell and internet platform.
CWT mentioned that this floor transport content material and performance could be “progressively rolled out” throughout its markets this 12 months. At the moment travellers eager to e-book automotive rental or practice journeys have needed to contact a CWT guide or use a third-party reserving software.
The transfer is a part of the TMC’s $100 million funding in bettering its myCWT reserving platform.
John Pelant, govt vp and chief expertise officer at CWT, mentioned: “Delivering a very omnichannel expertise is an integral a part of CWT’s dedication to simplifying enterprise journey.
“This implies guaranteeing that travellers get the identical content material and expertise irrespective of how they interact with CWT.
“These newest upgrades to our platform are a big milestone in that route. On the similar time, the enlargement of our practice and rental automotive content material will play an essential function in supporting our prospects’ sustainability aims, which is now a prime precedence for many company journey programmes.”
Travellers will be capable to entry their organisation’s negotiated charges and most popular suppliers for automotive rental bookings, with loyalty programme particulars being built-in as properly.
The cell app and internet platform will even spotlight electrical and hybrid car choices to spice up sustainability. Carbon emission estimates might be added “at a later date”.
Rail content material might be supplied for key markets in Europe by means of an API reference to B2B ticketing specialist Trainline Companion Options.
The partnership will permit CWT to supply practice reserving and ticketing, together with entry to company negotiated fares and reductions, seat reservations and seat preferences, by way of its digital channels, beginning with the myCWT cell app.
This performance will initially be made obtainable to travellers within the UK this month and can then be expanded to different markets in Europe over the subsequent few months. CWT will even introduce point-of-booking carbon emission estimates for practice journey later this 12 months.