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The Ultimate South Pacific Cruise

Take the month of March off next year and explore the South Pacific from the comfort and luxury of a Regent Seven Seas suite. Visit Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, seven different ports in New Zealand, Fiji, Bora Bora, Pago Pago, Tahiti and more aboard the Seven Seas Navigator, a luxury vessel designed for only 490 guests.…

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Going to New Zealand? You’ll Need an ETA

Starting on Oct. 1, 2019, all travelers from 60 visa waiver countries, including the US, including all incoming cruise travelers, will need to hold an ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) before entering New Zealand. According to the New Zealand government, an ETA will last travelers for up to two years. Unlike a visa, it doesn’t come…

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Take Carnival to Catalina and Baja

Carnival is running 4 day cruises to Mexico from Long Beach (Los Angeles) with stops at Catalina Island’s casino and Ensenada. Perfect for a quick getaway, the journey has a relaxing day at sea which you can contrast with some adventurous shore excursion options including kayaking, ziplining, parasailing, ATV racing, jeep safaris, glass-bottom boat rides…

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Steps to Achieving a Successful Corporate Travel Management Program

Managing corporate travel in today’s business world requires balance. A well-managed corporate travel program must balance cost containment with traveler satisfaction, traveler compliance with productivity on the road, and traveler convenience with safety and security. Corporate travel is much more complex than it used to be and constructing a program that aligns with the goals…

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Oktoberfest 2019!

Imagine you and your friends going to the biggest kegger in the world! That’s what Oktoberfest is, a great, giant party. Held annually in Munich, it is a family-friendly folk festival running, this year, from September 21 to October 6. Each year more than six million people from around the world make the trek to…

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Delta Pursues a New Asia Strategy

Service to Singapore Passed to Partner Korean Air All Tokyo Flights Going To Haneda A few months ago, Delta Air Lines received tentative approval to dramatically expand its flight schedule at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport next year. As expected, the airline is taking this opportunity to consolidate all of its Tokyo flights at Haneda, the…

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Global Travel Pricing Set To Slow Down In 2020

  Flights To Rise 1.2%, Hotels 1.3% After posting sharp rises in 2019, prices in the global travel industry are likely to slow in 2020, with flights rising a modest 1.2%, hotels rising only 1.3%, and rental car rates up 1%, according to the sixth annual Global Travel Forecast, published today by CWT and GBTA.…

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Save up to $2,500 on American Queen Holiday River Cruises

The largest steamboat ever built, the grand American Queen is a gracious and elegant triumph of American ingenuity. Her rooms and accommodations display the opulence of the American Victorian era. Glistening woodwork, fresh flowers and antiques adorn her interior spaces. Outside, the American Queen evokes memories of the stately riverboats that preceded her. Right now you can save big on…

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France: A Food Lover’s Paradise

French cuisine has no precise definition — its ingredients and flavors are as varied and unique as the regions that have birthed them — which is exactly why France remains the true gastronome’s first love. This premium 10 day gastro-centric excursion takes you on a Grand Tour of the culinary delights of France, from the restaurants…

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Smart Strategies for Saving on Corporate Travel

Whether you’re a small, midsize or large enterprise, saving money across your travel program is easy to achieve with the right travel management partner. Smaller business owners who may not have a managed corporate travel program —managed corporate travel is a business travel program that is handled by an external travel management company, who manages…

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