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Small Luxury Hotels Joins Hyatt’s Loyalty Program

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced a new loyalty alliance with Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), a collection of more than 500 independent luxury hotels. The agreement will allow World of Hyatt members to earn and redeem benefits across a wider selection of hotels. The launch is targeted for the end of this year. “For…

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Sixt Focuses on Luxury Market in US

Rather than attempt to take on the major players in the US corporate travel arena, German car rental company Sixt has targeted luxury vehicles as the niche it will focus on in the States. The company is in more than 100 countries, and seven years ago it planted a stake in Miami. Since then, Sixt has…

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The Ultimate African Safari For Photographers

Botswana is an epic safari destination for nature photographers. Boasting an extraordinary amount and diversity of wildlife, Botswana’s celebrated reserves offer an experience of genuine African wilderness far from crowds. More than 45 percent of the country is protected within national parks and game reserves. Visitor numbers are limited, ensuring the best wildlife-to-traveler ratio in…

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Ritz-Carlton Ranked Top Luxury Brand by J.D. Power

Travelers are happier than ever with their hotel accommodations, as overall satisfaction for the industry has increased, according to the annual J.D. Power hotel satisfaction study. The J.D. Power 2018 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index showed that overall satisfaction for the industry increased 8 points to 825 (on a 1,000-point scale), driven by increased…

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A Wedding by the Beach

Too late to be a June Bride? There’s always July, August and September! Teplis can help you plan a once in a lifetime wedding (They should all be that way!) on a beautiful, tropical beach in a setting where every guest will be making memories to cherish forever. Exclusive nuptials at a beach resort are,…

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Common Business Travel Mistakes

With the introduction of new technology, apps and travel habits, business travel has changed to meet the needs and interests of jet setters today. As habits and trends evolve, travelers make mistakes and thus learn how to be more efficient and cost effective. Not buying that business travel has changed? Consider this. A Hipmunk Survey…

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Delta Winning the War for Business Travelers

Delta Air Lines is reaping the benefits from major investments in the business travel experience, according to new data crunched by Bloomberg. The improvements are centered around lavish new perks in premium cabins such as improved catering and bedding as well as global cabin upgrades including business class suites. It also doesn’t hurt that Delta’s…

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From Cape Town to Vancouver

Imagine spending three months at sea in a globe-spanning voyage with more overnight stays in must-see ports, more excursions, more fabulous dinners…all the while sailing in exceptional Seabourn style. We’re taking reservations now for the 93-day Grand Oceans Exploration which departs March 5, 2019 from Cape Town, South Africa. An epic cruise with stops at…

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Delta Private Jets Just Got Easier to Book

Delta Private Jets is enhancing its Sky Access membership program by making it easier for members to book last-minute “empty leg” flights and by offering a 20 percent discount off select, published Delta Air Lines fares to get you home from your empty leg destination. In January, Delta Private Jets launched the new Sky Access…

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Add Depth to Your Vacation

Dive into the extraordinary at the Playacar Palace, an all-inclusive resort for couples or families that sits beside the glistening turquoise waters and powdery white sands of Playa del Carmen, a destination known for its laid-back charm. This picturesque resort is just steps away from the town center, on the famed Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue),…

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