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The Care and Nurturing of Road Warriors

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) released a study that challenges the wisdom of emphasizing cost savings when managing business travel. The research finds that management should prioritize trip success rates and retention of their frequent corporate travelers. The study, “Achieving Better Business Travel Results: Insights from U.S. Road Warriors,” conducted by ARC and sponsored by Delta…

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President Signs Bill That Will Regulate Seat Sizes

It’s official: The U.S. government will soon regulate the distance between airline seats. President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation passed by Congress that extends FAA policy for another five years. The FAA Reauthorization Bill includes several provisions that will affect air travelers. One provision that’s attracted the most attention is the “Seat Egress in…

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Patagonia and Beyond!

Explore the remote, spectacular landscape of Patagonia, a nature lover’s paradise shared by Chile and Argentina at the southern tip of the Americas. Centuries ago, this was the end of the known world. You’ll never forget the sights here; jaw-droppingly beautiful mountains, calving glaciers, turquoise lakes and abundant wildlife. This 12 day adventure in the…

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Localfit: A New Fitness Option for Travelers

Now travelers have an easy and economical option for working out while on the road. Localfit is a revolutionary health club membership which allows for access to more than 5,000 premier health clubs nationwide while travelling away from home. Using proprietary mobile, GPS and financial technologies, Localfit partnered with FinTech titans Mastercard and Marqeta for…

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Hyatt Acquires Two Roads Hospitality

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced an agreement to acquire Two Roads Hospitality, an international lifestyle hotel management company with a unique collection of distinctive brands, properties and a robust development pipeline around the globe. Through the addition of Two Roads, Hyatt will expand its brand presence into 23 new markets while enhancing its offerings in…

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Duty of Care: Solo Female Business Travelers

For women, the fastest-growing group of business travelers, the usual fatigue and frustrating logistics of visiting a foreign country may be the least of their problems. There’s personal safety to be considered as well. And how companies are dealing with this Duty of Care issue is a mixed bag, at best. Sixty-nine per cent of…

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Luxurious South Africa

Enjoy the best of South Africa, from Cape Town’s famed waterfront and world-renowned winelands, to the ultimate African safari at the Greater Kruger National Park in this 10-day excursion that puts luxury first. Spend 4 nights at the Taj Cape Town, a palace of comfort within walking distance to some of South Africa’s foremost landmarks…

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Generator Comes to Miami

Generator, whose design-driven affordable luxury has disrupted hospitality across Europe, has opened its first US property, Generator Miami. An adrenalizing blend of high design, low price points, shared accommodations and magnetic social environments, Generator Miami has created a destination unlike anything in hotel-saturated South Florida. This brand, more hostel than hotel, appeals to laid-back millennials,…

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Flying On The Cheap at Frontier

File this story under the “You’ve Been Warned” category. Frontier Airlines has carved out a place for itself by offering a unique “no frills” product that can come with surprises for the uninitiated. The following review, by Kimberly Grimes, a staffer at the San Francisco Chronicle, first appeared on Chris McGinnis’ TravelSkills blog at the…

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Congress Mandates Airline Seat Regulation in Revised FAA Bill

The Department of Transportation would be required to set minimum standards for seat widths and the space between rows on commercial aircraft as part of the latest version of a five-year FAA funding reauthorization bill agreed upon by bipartisan leadership in House and Senate. The good news? The 1,204-page bill, which still must be win…

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