CWT Reveals It Is Founding Member Of World's 1st Travel Innovation Incubator
Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has announced that it is one of the founding members of Welcome City Lab.
Created in 2013 by Paris&co with the support of the City of Paris, BpiFrance and the Tourist and Congresses Bureau of Paris, Welcome City Lab is the world’s 1st incubator dedicated to travel.
CWT joins other founding members ADP, Air France, Amadeus, Galeries Lafayette, Skyboard, Sodexo Prestige and Viparis. CWT is the only travel management company in the founding members’ line up and its corporate innovation team will mentor, support and help pilot new start-ups as well as suggesting potential research and studies.
The Welcome City Lab receives around 200 applications annually, and to-date has helped incubate around 30 start-ups dedicated to the travel sector. The aim of Welcome City Lab is to assist and promote an ecosystem of innovative young companies, which can collaborate with established travel brands to develop industry-enhancing technology and services.