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Considering Travel Insurance

Trip cancellation insurance coverage can be a lifesaver when your trip is cancelled for reasons outside your control, like injury, illness or death. Or when it comes to situations like your property being burnt down, or you don’t have the ability to reach the flight destination due to unexpected conditions or airline workers are on…

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Travel Guide: The Kentucky Derby

It’s not often you find tradition, sports, Southern charm and a really tasty bourbon drink in one place, but every year the Kentucky Derby meshes together all that and more for an unforgettable event that draws spectators from all over the world and transforms Louisville, Kentucky into a one huge party. The sound of thundering…

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Bermuda’s British Charm

Fairmont Southampton sits atop the highest point in Bermuda offering stunning panoramic views upon the aquamarine waters of the South Shore Atlantic Ocean, The Great Sound and pristine whitewashed roofs of Bermuda homes. Fairmont Southampton blends old world British charm with the new spirit of Bermuda and is designed for relaxation and memorable experiences. The…

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Bunkbeds in the Cargo Hold?

Airbus and aircraft interiors supplier Zodiac Aerospace plan to offer bunk-bed sleeping berths in the cargo space of Airbus A330 widebodies by 2020. The modules are to be easily interchangeable with regular cargo containers, the companies said, allowing airlines to exchange sleepers for cargo space during the typical interval of an aircraft turnaround. The companies…

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Avis to Get 10,000 Connected Toyotas

Toyota Motor Corp.’s data-harvesting startup, Toyota Connected, has inked a multiyear deal with Avis Budget Group Inc. that will supply 10,000 connected vehicles to Avis Car Rental in an effort to streamline the customer rental experience. The partnership will extend from now through 2021, Toyota spokeswoman Ming-Jou Chen told Automotive News. The deal is a…

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Adventure Trips Are the New Business Dinners

For Tom Hogan, chairman and CEO of Kony, Inc., an enterprise mobility company based in Austin, Texas, work dinners lost their lure years ago. “At some point, most people in the corporate world have been to a million four-star restaurants,” he says. “It gets old. People quasi-resent the forced march of the old, tired approach.”…

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Top 3 Benefits of Using a Corporate Travel Agency

There can be a lot of stress associated with organizing and managing your company’s corporate travel needs. You have to worry about emergencies, flight delays, budgeting, and employee satisfaction. Many companies are deterred from business travel agencies because they don’t want to pay for what they believe an in-house employee can already do. However, agencies…

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Teplis Sponsors ACTE Summit

Teplis Travel is excited to participate as a sponsor of this year’s ACTE Global Summit & Corporate Lodging Forum, April 29 – May 1, 2018 in New York. As a leading corporate travel agency, Teplis understands the importance of continued education, exploring best practices and recruiting strategies to help travel buyers and travel planners stay…

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Virgin Hotels Buys Hard Rock Las Vegas

British billionaire Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotels announced late last week that it was acquiring the off-Strip hipster casino property Hard Rock in Las Vegas for an undisclosed sum. It will be Branson’s first venture into the gaming industry. The 67-year-old Virgin Group founder has long wanted to control a casino resort in Las Vegas.…

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Canada’s Most Innovative Hotel Opens In Montreal

Setting new trends in the industry, the Hotel Monville is a 20-story, four-star hotel located on De Bleury Street in the heart of Metropolitan Montreal’s Quartier International. Conveniently located just a few steps from Palais des Congres, historic Old Montreal, and the vibrant Quartier des spectacles, Hotel Monville will appeal to business travelers and tourists…

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