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How to Craft the Ideal Corporate Travel Policy

If your company requires employees to travel frequently, a well-crafted corporate travel policy protects your company’s bottom line. It reduces unnecessary expenses and limits the amount of legal liabilities that could threaten your business.   Whether you’re creating it independently, or getting help from a corporate travel agency, your policy should be organized and employee friendly.  Here’s a step-by-step guide to draft a crystal-clear corporate travel policy.   Step One: The Approval Process  Every trip should start…

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W Hotels at 20: Focusing on Brand Identity

As W Hotels approaches its 20th year, the luxury-lifestyle brand may be going through something akin to a midlife crisis. Acquired by Marriott International last September along with the rest of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, the W brand continues to add a handful of hotels a year, but it has fallen in guest-satisfaction polls, highlighting…

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Still Relying on Manual T&E Processes? You’re Not Alone

Like most other business functions, T&E reporting has started to make headway in the digital space, becoming more automated and streamlining workflows. While cloud-based reporting options exist to make lives easier, a great deal of businesses have yet to take a step in this direction. This delay is probably due to the unawareness that this task can be automated or improved.  Travel and expense management has become…

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Ultimate Hawaii

Experience ALL of Hawaii’s beautiful charms, from the deck of a Norwegian Cruise Line ship! Discover cascading waterfalls, active volcanos, black, green and white sand beaches, historic sites and unspoiled nature on the 7 day voyage.voted “Best Hawaiian Itinerary” ten years in a row. Only Norwegian visits four Hawaiian islands in seven days, giving you…

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The Marriott Marquis Chicago Opens

The largest hotel to open this year in Chicago, and the largest Marriott to open in North America in 2017, the Marriott Marquis Chicago brings 1,205 guest rooms, including 44 suites, to the burgeoning entertainment and convention district of McCormick Square. Marriott Marquis Chicago is directly connected to the country’s largest convention center, McCormick Place,…

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3 Tips for Staying Fit on Business Trips

Frequent travel has become the norm for many working professionals. In some industries, travel is so frequent that employees negotiate “home time” in their offer letters. Although traveling is great for business, it’s not always great for the traveler’s health.   Whether you’re traveling independently or through a business travel agency, you might face lack of sleep, irregular meals, extended sitting, dehydration, and stress. If you want…

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The Best Way To See Europe

Designed for discerning travelers, Viking offers guests “the thinking person’s cruise” as an alternative to mainstream cruises. The Viking Difference is providing guests with extraordinarily well-designed cruises that bring them closer to the cultures of the world. Ships are small to get guests closer to their destination, with less time spent traveling between cities and…

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8 Smart Business Travel Hacks

Corporate travel can be hectic will all its moving parts. From booking to planning meetings, and ensuring all your work gets done, it can be a stressful time. However, many of these mental burdens can be alleviated with simple, time-saving tricks.   Although the itinerary supplied by your business travel agency will help, here are some travel hacks that will free up your time while…

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Have a Safe & Happy Labor Day Weekend!

Teplis Travel will be closed on Monday, September 4 so that our employees can enjoy the holiday with their friends and family. If you happen to be traveling and need assistance, our after hours service is available at (800) 876-4842. (Extra charges apply.) Please keep the victims of Hurrican Harvey in your thoughts and prayers. Our…

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The Bliss of Southern Ireland

The Bliss of Southern Ireland! Luxury awaits you as you take an intimate tour of the beautiful Irish countryside and visit castles, sleepy villages, cathedrals and the Cliffs of Moher! See Shannon, Cork, Killarney, Limerick and Dublin. Explore the back-road treasures of Southern Ireland from a Mercedes Midi Coach, limited to 12 passengers and featuring professional tour guides. Stay…

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