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How a Safari Can Change A Life

It’s called the Micato One for One Commitment: For every safari sold, Micato Safaris will send an African child to school…a child who would otherwise stay home due to extreme poverty. Imagine…your trip of a lifetime supports a child’s life-changing education. While there are many wonderful reasons to travel with Micato, this is perhaps our…

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Small Airports See Cuts to Service

Concern about reductions in air service to many midsize- and small-market U.S. airports emerged as a major theme at the Routes Americas conference in Las Vegas earlier this month, where delegates from 100 airlines and 260 airports gathered to explore potential new flight offerings. According to U.S. Travel, 60% of U.S. airports have lost connectivity…

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International Women’s Day: Six Women to Thank Every Time You Fly

Thought aviation was a man’s world? Think again. In honor of International Women’s Day, the London newspaper, The Independent, has put together a list of six women who transformed the way we fly today…women who made the modern flying experience not only possible, but comfortable and safe, too. Next time you fly, you know who to…

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Bleisure Travel: Injecting Fun into Business Trips

A new generation of travelers are shunning the all-work-and-no-fun grind of business trips by mixing them with vacation time, a practice termed “bleisure” travel. According to a trend report by travel website Skift, work travel is emerging as a lifestyle rather than necessity for some people. In a survey of international travelers published last year,…

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Three Reasons More Companies are Turning to Corporate Travel Agencies

For many companies, corporate travel arrangements are made either by someone’s personal assistant, a dedicated travel manager or even by appointing someone in the office to search online for the best deal. Managing corporate travel is no small task, because travel is often one of a business’s largest expense, and it’s fraught with paper trails, records,…

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Comparing Basic Economy Fares

United Airlines and American Airlines began selling basic economy fares this week on select routes. Initially, United will offer the fare—which limits carry-ons to personal items that fit under the seat and does not allow advance seat selection—for travel between Minneapolis/St. Paul and any of United’s seven U.S. hubs (Chicago O’Hare, Denver, Houston Intercontinental, Los…

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Hyatt Focusing on Wellness

In a lodging industry where larger competitors continue to expand their hotel numbers at a record pace, Hyatt Hotels is staking its own growth on the assumption that guests are looking for a little tender, loving care. Long known for full-service brands such as Hyatt Regency and Park Hyatt, the company is boosting its investments…

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Adventure Awaits!

If it’s time to add some adventure to your life then we suggest you consider this incredible 7-day excursion that takes you to exciting Singapore, one of modern Asia’s most amazing stops…then whisks you away to Bali, with incredible beaches, water sports galore and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Watch the sunrise from Bali’s Mount Batur, relax on…

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Atlanta and Tokyo Top Rankings of Airport Transit Links

With a fare of $2.50 and a journey of just 17 minutes from airport to city centre, Atlanta’s MARTA light-rail system provides the best airport transit service in the U.S., according to a new report from milecards.com. Other top-ranked airport transit links in the U.S. included the Chicago Transit Authority’s “El” trains from Midway and…

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How Technology is Revolutionizing Travel and Expense Management

Technology has transformed the way businesses handle travel and expense management by streamlining data, policies, and reports in an easily accessible location, as opposed to sifting through mountains of receipts and paperwork to reconcile expenses. The use of interactive dashboards and reports creates business travel transparency, giving you a real-time look at who’s spending money…

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