Blog

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

Delta Reducing Seat Recline on Airbus A320s

Delta has begun testing whether reducing seat recline will increase customer comfort. The carrier started the trial last weekend on some of its Airbus A320s and will expand the trial to all 62 A320s over the next two months, spokeswoman Savannah Huddleston wrote in an email. “Delta has no plans to add seats or reduce…

Details

Uber Rolls Out Vouchers for Businesses

Uber unveiled a new product Tuesday called “Uber Vouchers” that’s designed to help businesses sponsor free or discounted ride-hail trips for their customers. It’s the company’s latest service aimed at growing the B2B (business-to-business) market, and the announcement comes right before Uber is expected to officially announce its public offering. Companies that already offer customers…

Details

China on a Shoestring

Get thee to China for the adventure of your life…Seriously, this two week Grand Tour of China hits all of the country’s big-ticket highlights and it’s insanely inexpensive! From massive and historical Beijing (hello Forbidden City!), central Xi’an (home of the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors), glittering Shanghai and eventually to the world-in-itself gobsmacking city of Hong…

Details

City Guide – Toronto

Teplis Bleisure Travel City Guides provide busy corporate travelers with a quick reference to the sights, sounds and tastes that await them when doing business in the city. Free time while travelingon business is at a premium and we’re here to help you make the most of it! From world-class food, cozy cafes, microbreweries, and top tier sports…

Details

Delta Tops Airline Rankings

Delta Air Lines has topped yet another airline ranking, this time the 29th annual Airline Quality Rating, which was released Monday. The Airline Quality Rating (AQR) is the most comprehensive study of performance and quality of the largest airlines in the United States. The rating is an examination of mishandled baggage, consumer complaints, on-time performance…

Details

Major Changes Coming to United’s MileagePlus

United fliers who redeem frequent flier miles for flights have always been able to nail down precisely how many miles they need to cash in for a dream vacation. Starting Nov. 15, and right in time for the holiday travel rush, that predictability all goes away when the airline’s MileagePlus program switches from fixed award…

Details

Hotel Boycotts Follow Brunei’s Death Penalty

Brunei has implemented “stoning to death” under sharia LGBTQ laws, showing the acute worldwide risk of visiting certain countries for LGBTQ travelers. The UN Human Rights Commission has condemned the new measures, and celebs like Elton John and George Clooney are calling for boycotts of the Brunei Sultan’s Dorchester Collection hotel group, which includes properties…

Details

Adventures in Paradise!

Imagine sailing through the moonlit waters of the South Pacific. Out on deck, see a million stars twinkle above these magical isles. Dive for black pearls with frolicsome dolphins amid sparkling turquoise seas. Stroll barefoot across powdery white sand beaches where the only sounds are the crashing waves, and discover why travelers call these enchanted…

Details

Americans’ Overseas Travel Surged in 2018

The number of international trips taken by U.S. citizens jumped 6% in 2018, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. In total, U.S. citizens took 93 million trips abroad last year. The largest jump was in air travel to overseas markets. Regional results were: Europe, 17.7 million travelers, up 12% Caribbean, 8.3 million travelers,…

Details

City Guide- San Diego

Teplis Bleisure Travel City Guides provide busy corporate travelers with a quick reference to the sights, sounds and tastes that await them when doing business in the city. Free time while traveling on business is at a premium and we’re here to help you make the most of it! San Diego is full of sunshine,…

Details