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Ritz-Carlton Goes Cruising

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is making waves as it unveils its newest brand extension. The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is the first foray by a luxury hotel operator into the cruise industry. The first of three Ritz-Carlton cruising yachts is scheduled to take to the seas in 2019, with two others coming on board in 2021…

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The Best of South Africa

South African safaris are a great value! They have the same animal experiences as the inland safaris, but also feature great sightseeing along the coast, winery tours and a fabulous luxury hotel to rest up in after your transatlantic flight! This package includes 4 nights in Cape Town at the Southern Sun Cullinan Hotel close…

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Are You Leaving Airline Points on the Table?

No matter the size of your travel program, there’s a chance your company is missing out on thousands of dollars in benefits by neglecting to maximize savings through corporate airline loyalty programs. Even if you have enough volume to score multiple discount rates with different carriers, it’s still possible you could be leaving airline points…

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Risk Management: Plan to be Prepared

The landscape of today’s competitive marketplace depends on executives, assistants, and travelers being able to conduct business throughout the United States and the world alike. As political climates shift within the U.S. and abroad, corporate travelers are subjected to emerging policies that affect the ability to increase their presence across geographical and economic borders. Working…

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Journey Down The Danube

On a Viking River Cruise you sail into the heart of your destination, so you can explore up close and in depth. Setting the standard in river cruising, Viking’s intimate vessels have all the amenities of a fine hotel, while providing the ideal platform to explore your dream destination. The Danube is on sale NOW,…

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Upgrade Adds Personal Touch to Delta Crew App

Analysts say a new feature on the Delta SkyPro app, which is used by the carrier’s flight attendants, could be an important step forward in airline customer service. The feature, which the airline rolled out in December, mines Delta’s storehouse of data ahead of each domestic flight and gives flight attendants a prioritized list of…

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How to Avoid Caribbean Hurricane Season

Caribbean hurricane season is prime time for landing a deal. Sure, there’s some risk involved, but with smart planning and a bit of luck you can end up with a sunny and affordable tropical vacation … or get a refund if Mother Nature is seriously uncooperative. Here are tips from meteorologists, a travel insurance agent,…

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Best Travel Loyalty Program Offers for Summer

Summer is here and it’s time for vacation travel, which can be made all the better by redeeming your hard-earned points and miles. Here are the latest promotion offers, program news and loyalty perks to consider when making your summer travel plans. Alaska Mileage Plan adds Finnair as newest partner. Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has…

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Global Travelers Shrug Off Political, Terror Concerns

The U.S. travel industry has been predicting a “Trump slump” – i.e., a drop-off in foreign visitors due to the Administration’s tougher entry policies – and terrorist events in Europe were also expected to inhibit international travel. But so far, none of that seems to be happening. U.S. travel officials expected to see evidence of…

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