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Choosing the Right Travel Management Company

There are many travel management agencies out there and it can be a daunting task to sift through all the information and find the one that’s the right fit for your business. After all, you’re trying to make a decision about a long-term solution and that means a little research is in order. Teplis Travel…

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Managing Risk: A Travel Manager’s Guide

It is no illusion. There are more risks for travelers in our world today than there were 50 years ago. And while there have always been hurricanes, social unrest and countries in turmoil, the penetration of global business interests means there are more employees of US corporations and non-profits in the field than ever before.…

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4 Advantages of Partnering with a Certified Women-Owned Business

Teplis Travel proudly maintains a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of the businesses owned and operated by women in the U.S. The WBENC certification standard is the most relied upon certification of women-owned businesses as a supplier diversity business program. This certification…

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Is it Time to Upgrade Your Corporate Travel Management Program?

A successful corporate travel management program can help your business optimize travel spend, improve traveler experiences, and have significant impact on your bottom line… if done correctly. At Teplis Travel, we’ve worked with many different types of clients, some have fully managed programs, others have a larger program that expands to multiple countries, and some…

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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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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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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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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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5 Simple Truths About Corporate Travel Program Compliance

Corporate travel program compliance is the Holy Grail for travel managers and can prove to be elusive. But it’s essential to vendor negotiations, duty of care, accurate travel reports and a half dozen other key considerations. We have assembled the following truths to assist you in this quest. As a corporate travel agency, here’s what…

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