Blog

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

America’s Fastest Growing Airport

Bay Area business travelers are seeing new flights at all three major airports in the region as passenger traffic keeps increasing, but one of them is adding new capacity at a faster rate than any airport in the country. That airport is Mineta San Jose International (SJC), where total passenger traffic last year soared above…

Details

The Benefits of Bleisure in Your Travel Policy

Traveling for work is a necessity for many corporate jobs. According to one survey, 60% of business travelers are away from home 10 or more days per year. As many as 20% are away for 60 or more days per year. This has a significant impact on the morale and well-being of valuable team players.…

Details

New Low-Cost Transatlantic Carrier

International Airlines Group (IAG) — the parent of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus — will launch a low-cost transatlantic airline in June called Level. Level will be based in Barcelona and commence operations with flights from the Spanish city to Los Angeles, Oakland, Buenos Aires and Punta Cana. Flights will be operated on…

Details

Take the Risk Out of Corporate Travel

Business travel has become a necessity for companies to achieve their sales and revenue goals. At the same time, business travel has also become riskier as economic, political, and environmental issues arise in hot spots and developing markets. For these reasons, risk management is a high priority for companies wherever they conduct business. There are…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

Sail Away…to an Island of Fun!

A Disney Cruise Line vacation builds lifelong memories, highlighted by character breakfasts, deck parties with Mickey and friends, and leisurely days on sun-drenched beaches — including your own private island at Disney’s Castaway Cay. Enjoy balmy tropical weather and world-class recreation on a Bahamian oasis with signature Disney hospitality. There are sprawling beaches, sparkling lagoons teeming…

Details

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,…

Details

Stop By and See Us at Concur Fusion

Teplis Travel looks forward to participating as a sponsor of this year’s Concur Fusion Conference in Chicago! This annual conference for users of Concur Travel & Expense offers participants the opportunity to take in a wide range of educational sessions, product training and networking events. Attendees receive valuable insight and best practice tips from Concur experts, their peers, and specialists…

Details