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3 New Way to Improve Meal Expense Management

Travel expense management is one of the most important factors in making sure your company is as profitable as possible. You can control and predict costs like travel and lodging with pre-negotiated contracts and allocate budget accordingly, but one of the more difficult aspects to manage is meal expenses. Business Travel News (BTN) conducted a survey that reported food expenses …

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Uber Ends Testing of Self-Driving Cars

Ride-hailing firm Uber has suspended testing of self-driving cars after a woman was killed in an accident this weekend. The Uber test vehicle was in “autonomous mode” – although a human operator was in the front seat – when it struck pedestrian Elaine Herzberg who was crossing the road in Tempe, Arizona. The 49-year-old who had been using a pedestrian …

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Are There Too Many Hotel Brands?

Just before last Christmas, Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta capped a record year of growth for the global hotel chain – opening its 5,000th property and welcoming 11.5 million new members to its Hilton Honors loyalty scheme – by launching what he described as an ‘innovation gallery and incubator’ adjacent to a Hilton hotel close to its global headquarters in McLean, …

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Flash Sale…Tours of Ireland!

Travelers can save BIG on these air-inclusive tours to Ireland. But hurry, the low, low rates are only good through March 18 for set departure dates in October and November. Experience all of the rolling green hills, picturesque villages, stately castles, cozy pubs and friendly people that Ireland has to offer. There’s never been a better time than right now. …

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Happy International Women’s Day!

We’re celebrating incredible women who made incredible achievements across the world! Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author who was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this accomplishment and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. In 1935, Earhart …

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For Lovers Only

Luxuriously romantic, stretching along a secluded beach, El Dorado Maroma, a spa resort by Karisma, is Mexico’s premier adults-only resort. Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, the resort’s Palafitos-Overwater Bungalows, a cluster of exclusive, private bungalows sitting right over the turquoise waters of Maroma Beach, are the only overwater bungalows in the region. Watch the sun rise and …

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Family, Go West!

We had a great response to our Vacation Spotlight featuring “Horseback Riding in Ecuador” two weeks ago, but readers kept asking for an equestrian vacation closer to home…So, saddle up!… An authentic horse and cattle ranch in the Rocky Mountain foothills, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch has been family owned and operated since 1946. Rated among the “Top Ten Colorado Dude …

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Wellness Travel Comes of Age

When 600+ wellness experts from 40+ nations gather to debate the future of wellness, a uniquely insightful and global view of trends unfolds. That’s what transpired at the recent Global Wellness Summit (GWS), which brought together leaders from the travel, spa, beauty, fitness, nutrition, technology, medical and architecture worlds. Now, the organization released their top wellness trends for 2018 (and beyond). The group took …

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Horseback Riding in Ecuador

This nine-day adventure leads you through valleys surrounded by mountain lakes and snow-capped peaks, ancient pre-Inca structures, and dramatic views of waterfalls above the clouds. Begin in Ecuador’s capital and second largest city, Quito, where the intimate and luxurious boutique amenities of Casa Gangotena provide endless comfort as you acclimate to the area’s higher elevation. Your Ecuador horseback riding adventure through …

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Give the Gift of Travel

Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone? Nothing says “Happy Holidays” better than a beach vacation! Or maybe a trip to Europe? Or a cruise for the entire family…The best thing about Teplis Travel Gift Certificates is that you can gift any amount you like (over $100) and you can give away a complete vacation to the particular destination of …