Blog

The latest business travel insights, technology trends, vacation specials and travel tips!

$1 Deposits at Norwegian Cruise Lines

When you sail with Norwegian Cruise Line, you are cruising on the most innovative and accommodating fleet on the high seas. NCL’s award-winning fleet was built for Freestyle, designed to give you freedom and flexibility. Choose your ship, choose your destination and step on board for the perfect vacation. There’s nothing like starting your morning…

Details

Schumer/ASTA Concerned About Dynamic Pricing

Dynamic airfare pricing, an emerging methodology in which airlines tailor ticket offers based upon who is making the inquiry, has sparked concern from Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) as well as ASTA (The American Society of Travel Agents). Schumer is calling for a federal investigation into airlines mining personal data in order to charge…

Details

How Meetings are Changing Due to Attendee Engagement

Meeting organizers and business travel agencies alike are having to adjust the way they help customers plan corporate events. The days of large auditoriums, set meal times, and rigged scheduling are coming to an end. The past couple of decades, technology has enabled easy access to instant information. The result of these innovations is a…

Details

BP and United Announce Miles Program

BP and United Airlines will offer BP Driver Rewards and United MileagePlus members the option of earning and using miles on fuel purchases at participating BP U.S. retail locations. This is the only program in the U.S. that allows customers the ability to earn and use U.S. airline miles at the pump for gasoline purchases.…

Details

Trifecta!

Enterprise, National, and Alamo, all companies owned by Enterprise Holdings, Inc., scored the top three positions in JD Powers’ Rental Car Satisfaction Study for a fourth consecutive year. Enterprise ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction with an index score of 851 (on a 1,000-point scale). This marks the 12th time in 14 years that Enterprise has ranked…

Details

Are There Too Many Hotel Brands?

Just before last Christmas, Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta capped a record year of growth for the global hotel chain – opening its 5,000th property and welcoming 11.5 million new members to its Hilton Honors loyalty scheme – by launching what he described as an ‘innovation gallery and incubator’ adjacent to a Hilton hotel close to…

Details

Get Free Travel Days With Eurail

Heading to Europe for your next business meeting? Or are you planning a Grand European Tour as your next vacation? Get more bang for their buck with Eurail’s Extra Days Promotion which adds extra days onto your pass if bought by March 31, 2018. Up to five extra travel days can be added, based on the…

Details

Flash Sale…Tours of Ireland!

Travelers can save BIG on these air-inclusive tours to Ireland. But hurry, the low, low rates are only good through March 18 for set departure dates in October and November. Experience all of the rolling green hills, picturesque villages, stately castles, cozy pubs and friendly people that Ireland has to offer. There’s never been a…

Details

Happy International Women’s Day!

We’re celebrating incredible women who made incredible achievements across the world! Amelia Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author who was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this accomplishment and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for…

Details

Travel Safety Tips From the CIA

Mathew Bradley spent more than 14 years in the Central Intelligence Agency, and now this former CIA agent is the Regional Security Director, Americas, for International SOS (a medical and travel security assistance company). He recently shared the travel safety tips the CIA gives to its employees… Maintain a low profile. CIA employees don’t want to…

Details