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Teplis Travel to Attend ISM 2017

Teplis Travel is heading to the annual Institute for Supply Management (ISM) conference taking place in Orlando, Florida, May 21-24.   ISM is the largest global organization dedicated to advancing the practice of procurement and supply management.  They deliver continuous opportunities to enhance careers at every stage through wide-ranging educational resources, certifications, conferences and seminars around…

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Building a Business Travel Risk Strategy

by Scott Fischer, Director, Business Development Nothing trumps security, and both Travel Management Companies (TMC’s) and their clients bear serious legal and ethical responsibilities for managing travel risk. I could include endless examples for you to identify with when it comes to global travel threats. The key point is, every company should be taking steps…

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Alitalia Heads Toward Bankruptcy

Troubled Italian flag carrier Alitalia is headed toward bankruptcy for the second time in a decade after its workers voted to reject a $2.2 billion recapitalization plan this week. The plan, which was negotiated by the Italian government, would have cut some of the 12,000 jobs, but would have given the airline the funds to…

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5 Steps to Working with an Online Business Travel Agency

In the business world, managing all the expenses associated with corporate travel is essential to preserving a company’s bottom line. A managed travel program identifies travel specifics, such as preferred hotel brands, airlines, per diems for meals, and other expenses. While a managed travel program is a great start to controlling travel expenses, finding the…

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Travelers & Technology: A Report

Business travelers are eager to use travel technology to simplify their journey and keep them up-to-date as the trip evolves. That was the conclusion of a recent survey taken by The Association of Corporate Travel Executives and American Express Global Business Travel.  Entitled ‘Checking In: Servicing the Multifaceted Modern Business Traveler‘, the report looks at…

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Delta Enables Seamless Helicopter Transfers at JFK

The fastest way to travel between Manhattan and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport just became even easier for Delta customers. Delta will enable a fully integrated, streamlined airport transfer experience through an exclusive partnership with BLADE, a digitally powered aviation company that arranges on-demand helicopter service between its Manhattan heliport lounges and JFK.…

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The Bahamas’ Mega-Resort Arrives, Finally

Friday marked the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the long-awaited Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Resort, which at $4.2 billion is the most expensive project in Bahamas’ history. The oft-delayed 1,800 room property is located just west of Nassau and promises to be a Caribbean Las Vegas, thanks to its huge casino, its glitz factor (retailers will include…

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See ALL of Scandinavia from a Viking Cruise

Discover Stockholm, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Berlin, Copenhagen, Bergen and charming historic city centers in Tallinn and Gdańsk..Glide through 8 countries in 15 days and mark a dozen things off your bucket list, including eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Eleven port excursions are included in this sailing or strike out exploring on your own! This amazing…

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Teplis Ranked #4 Among Atlanta Travel Agencies

The Atlanta Business Chronicle released its annual ranking of corporate travel management companies in Atlanta this week and Teplis Travel hit the #4 spot on the list based on metro Atlanta sales of over $148 million. To view the Atlanta Business Chronicle list, click here. Teplis Travel is a recognized travel management company in the U.S.,…

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Airlines Push Back on Talk of Banning Overbooking

With the federal government and a Senate committee looking into the practice, airlines are beginning to speak up against any effort to bar them from overselling flights. Delta’s CEO called overbooking “a valid business process.” “I don’t think we need to have additional legislation to try to control how the airlines run their businesses,” Ed…

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