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United Overhauls Boarding Process

United has become the latest airline to tweak the way it calls passengers to board its planes. In a change that’s rolling out to United gates nationwide on Tuesday, the carrier says it’s streamlining its boarding process. With that, United joins American and Delta in making changes to the boarding call since early 2017. Gone…

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Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club Reopens

Located in the heart of Miami Beach at 39th Street and Collins Avenue, Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club, recognized as one of Miami Beach’s original and historic Art Deco properties, has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation. Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club now joins Marriott International’s Autograph Collection, a diverse portfolio of more than 150 independent hotels…

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Book Your 2019 Alaskan Cruise and Save!

Always dreamed of taking an Alaskan cruise? Book a Summer 2019 cruise aboard NCL’s Joy and get Complimentary or Highly Reduced Airfare! Live in the Northwest? Take up to $1,000 off your stateroom based on category type instead. But hurry, this is a limited time offer (to qualify for your discount you must book by…

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GBTA: Corporate Travel Costs Expected to Rise in 2019

In a report issued last week, the GBTA (Global Business Travel Association) warned corporate travel managers that business travel costs are expected to rise in 2019. Hotel room rates are expected to rise by more than 5% in Asia and Europe and by 2.1% in North America. Hotels in Latin America may experience a dip of…

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The Benefits of an Advance Purchase Policy in Air Travel

We all instinctively know advance booking is cheaper, and you probably have some data in your own organization that shows this. But what is the true potential of buying in advance, and how do you take advantage of it to lower the total cost of your travel program? Today we have new insights from a…

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Disney to Build Miami Terminal

Disney Cruise Line has agreed to sail a ship of at least 3,500 passengers from Miami on a year-round basis, starting in 2023. It will be the first time Disney deploys a ship year-round from a homeport other than Port Canaveral, Fla. The agreement, approved by the Miami-Dade County Commission on Sept. 6, also gives…

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The Importance Of Company Travel Policies

Does your company have a written, cohesive travel policy? Is the policy up to date? Does it address the needs of contemporary corporate travelers? These are key questions to answer if you’re a business owner or manager. Good travel policy makes travel cheaper for your company and easier for you. The Purpose of a Company Travel…

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Airlines Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Florence

Note this is an updated version of the original blogpost. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) announced Hurricane Florence continued to strengthen Monday morning, with experts claiming the storm will likely impact Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the United States this week. According to Reuters.com, the Category 2 hurricane was packing maximum sustained winds of 105 miles…

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Belize: Family Fun in Paradise!

Looking for a tropical destination to take the whole family? (Well, not the dog, but everybody else!). Someplace with exciting activities, lots of sunshine, fabulous beaches and a really comfortable resort where you can feel right at home? Right on Placencia Beach, Robert’s Grove Beach Resort offers amazing views of the Caribbean Sea and Belize’s barrier…

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Osaka Airport Aims to Reopen Friday After Typhoon

Kansai International Airport is scheduled to reopen on Friday, days after Typhoon Jebi passed through the airport, cutting off power and bringing heavy winds and floods to Japan’s third-largest airport. The Typhoon also left about 3,000 passengers stranded at the airport on Wednesday, after an ocean tanker was unmoored by strong winds and crashed into…

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