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Playing the Loyalty Points Game

Frequent flyer programs have long been the bane of travel managers’ lives. The ability to put points into an ever-expanding loyalty wallet is often irresistible for travelers who book outside policy for personal gain. Not only does this undermine corporate deals, reducing the amount of business given by their employer to a particular airline, it…

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Victoria Falls Adventure

While it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, Victoria Falls is classified as the largest, based on its combined width of 5,604 ft and height of 354 ft, resulting in the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Named Mosi-oa-Tunya or “The Smoke That Thunders” by the indigenous Logi tribe, the modern name…

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Staying Fit While Traveling

It’s a new year and if you made any new year’s resolutions that likely means getting back to the gym. But finding time can be tough, between work, travel and making time for friends and family. Don’t sweat it!  Teplis Travel has some helpful tips and resources that can keep you on the right track…

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United & ARC Test Blockchain Technology

ARC said it completed a proof of concept for the use of blockchain technology to report and settle airline tickets. ARC worked with United Airlines and Blockskye, a blockchain solutions provider, to report and settle tickets on ARC’s private blockchain. Blockchains can be private or public (private blockchains restrict who can access the network). ARC…

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How to Create Successful Events

“How to create successful events?” – this was the core question of the second research phase of the “Future Meeting Space” innovation alliance. The answer, in a nutshell: to satisfy attendees, event planners should focus on knowledge transfer as well as surprising or disruptive elements that bring about a change, plus individually respond to the…

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It’s Tulip Time!

Well, not yet…but we can see it from here. While winter’s bitter cold settles in, think of spring! AmaWaterways’ Tulip Time river cruise itinerary puts the Netherlands’ vibrant blooms on display. BOOK NOW FOR A MARCH DEPARTURE AND SAVE UP TO $600 PER PERSON, or $1,200 PER STATEROOM! This amazing 7-day cruise celebrates spring in…

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Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center Opens

The sheer scale and awe-inspiring majesty of the Rocky Mountains has captivated visitors to Colorado for hundreds of years. But there’s never been a resort to match the epic grandeur of the Rockies. Until now. Earlier this month, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center officially opened its doors as the largest combined resort and convention center in…

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Upgrade Your Cruise Experience

Go back in time to the Gilded Age, when transatlantic voyages were the norm and lazy afternoons spent at sea brought serenity to your hurried everyday life. A Step Above Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 can take you there and offers exceptional standards of service. From the warm welcome by its white-gloved crew, to the elegant…

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We Do Sports Travel Too!

Our membership in the Signature Travel Network gives us…and you…access to some great deals on Sporting Event Travel Packages put together by the best suppliers in that space. We’re talking ultra luxurious packages including exclusive access to the most sought-after hotels, seating, amenities, and parties including the best accommodations in “sold out” cities hosting major events. Don’t…

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Delta’s New Mileage Upgrade Option

Delta SkyMiles members who want to move up to a better seat category after they’ve booked their flight can now pay for that upgrade with miles instead of just cash- and do it online. The new post-purchase mileage upgrade option is available only for flights operated by Delta. It can be used for individual segments…

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