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Teplis Travel Books Vacations Too!

You Probably Know Teplis Best For Its Global Travel Management Programs… But we do vacations and incentive travel with the same passion and attention to detail as we book corporate travel. Susan Rogers, our resident Vacation Expert has been in the business for years and she knows all the ways to get you the maximum…

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Touring Delta’s New Safety Protocols

Not content with verifying that travelers were safely being accomodated by our airline partners, Monica Teplis took action to see for herself how well the airlines were doing. Taking along a few management team members plus some client representatives, our Chairman set up a tour with Delta Air Lines to see firsthand the safety protocols…

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State Department Lifts Level 4 Travel Advisory For Most Countries

In a first sign that international travel is beginning to open up, the U.S. State Department dropped its Level 4 Travel advisory for most nations. The Global Advisory, initially put in place on March 19, 2020, advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of the COVID-19 virus. “With health…

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Working With Quarantines in the United States

Updated August 24, 2020. At the time of the last update only 13 states continued to have statewide quarantine restrictions: Alaska, Connecticut, Hawaii, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island and Vermont. Boise and Chicago have citywide restrictions, as do several selected counties. The ever-changing nature of travel…

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Top Ten Corporate Travel Safety Tips For Use During COVID-19

While many restrictions are still in place, travel is slowly starting up again as people who have been locked down for months hit the skies to visit loved ones or get back to work. Whether you’re traveling again for business or an emergency, it’s important to read up on personal and corporate travel safety tips…

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Duty of Care: The New Top Priority

The world is a different place than it was just a few short months ago. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced everyone to focus more on the key priorities of ensuring the health and safety of their employees and maintaining proper levels of support for their customers. Visibility, traveler safety and security, and enhanced travel management…

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Does Your Corporate Travel Program Match Your Travelers?

One of the challenges facing corporate travel managers today is keeping up with changing demographics among your firm’s employees. As more millennials take over positions of power within corporations the end result can be a wave of out-of-date assumptions about what’s important to your travelers. But the disconnect between a travel program and the corporate…

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A Guide to Lifestyle Hotel Brands for Business Travelers

Last week Hilton announced it was unveiling it’s 18th brand. This makes for the sixth new brand announced by Hilton in the last three years. Dubbed Tempo by Hilton, the “approachable lifestyle brand” is targeted at the “modern achiever.” Heavy-duty marketing lingo to be sure, but in an interview with Skift, the chain’s Senior Vice…

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Corporate Travel Savings Strategy: The Business Lunch

Within global travel management strategies, loyalty programs for airlines, hotels, and car rental companies are a well-established way for corporate travel managers to reduce costs and earn points for booking with a preferred vendor. Not as well known is the existence of a loyalty program for business meal and entertainment expenses which can yield benefits…

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