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Lufthansa Pilots in Perpetual Strike Mode

Lufthansa pilots will once again stage strikes this week in a long-running dispute over pay. Union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has called on its members to strike for 48 hours from Tuesday (November 29), affecting all short-haul flights. The row centres around pay increases, with Lufthansa’s offer of 2.5 per cent described as “inadequate”. (Management approved…

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Corporate Travel Managers Rank Delta No.1 U.S. Airline

Delta Air Lines earned the top overall score for the 6th consecutive year on the Business Travel News (BTN) Airline survey, sweeping all ten categories and bettering 2015 scores in each. This win celebrates the outstanding performance and industry-leading customer service Delta people provide every day. BTN voters, who manage tens of billions of dollars…

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Relaxation or Adventure?

Destination weddings, family trips, or relaxing getaways; the Dominican Republic has an experience for everyone, and Teplis Travel can help you to find a great deal on an all-inclusive Dominican Republic vacation package. From soaking up the sun on the beach in Punta Cana to exploring the tropical paradise, there are plenty of opportunities to…

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United: No Carry-On Bags for Basic Economy Passengers

On Tuesday, United Airlines announced the introduction of its new “Basic Economy” service designed to take on growing competition from low-cost carriers. While the prospect of cheaper flights with United is certainly enticing, the low cost comes with a price. Basic Economy ticket holders will not be allowed to bring aboard a carry-on bag unless…

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The CFO’s Guide to Travel Management

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American Admits It Has Secretive Elite Tier

American Airlines is about to officially transition to its revenue-based loyalty program, and as January 1st start date approaches, members of AAdvantage will be required to earn EQDs in addition to Elite Qualifying Miles (EQMs) to earn status, effectively limiting elite perks to the highest spenders. As part of this announcement American also acknowledged that…

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Inside Shanghai’s First ‘Seven-Star’ Hotel

Billing itself a “seven-star” hotel — the first of its kind in Shanghai — the Wanda Reign on the Bund certainly makes the appropriate first impression. The exterior is an awe-inspiring mix of glass and steel. Upon entering the lobby, guests walk across Art Deco-inspired jade inlaid floors toward a wall-sized abstract painting of Shanghai…

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Teplis Ranks #3 Woman-Owned Firm

Teplis Travel continues to climb up the charts, this year ranking #3 on Atlanta’s Top 20 Women-Owned Firms as listed by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.  The company has been a fixture on the list for over a decade and among the Top 5 for several years. Monica Teplis comments, “Teplis Travel has been delivering responsive…

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London…For The Whole Family!

Located a stone’s throw from Hyde Park, the West End and London’s top attractions, The Arch London is the perfect place for families to stay while exploring the vibrant capital city. Taking advantage of its unrivalled location and child-friendly amenities, The Arch London has devised the ultimate family package: Little ones will be treated to…

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Communicating Your Travel Policy is Essential to its Success

A shift is taking place in the corporate travel market. Some travel programs are moving from straightforward traveler communications to a plan for traveler engagement. Corporate travel communication is about more than distributing a policy and ensuring that travelers know what to do in case of an incident. There’s the need to consider who –…

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