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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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Top 6 Hotel Trends for 2017

When the American Hotel & Lodging Association asked its members about the most prevalent trends in the industry, 8,000 hotels responded. The results of their annual Lodging Survey, conducted by industry data provider STR, were revealing. Here’s what they see as the top six trends: 1. Ubiquitous in-room technology You just can’t do without in-room technologies—especially…


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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Cruising to Cuba Continues Under Ban

President Trump’s rollback of Obama-era policies toward Cuba mainly affects individual travelers visiting the country on their own as tourists and will have little effect on commercial cruise lines sailing there. Trump re-imposed the requirement that “people-to-people” travelers can only come to Cuba with heavily regulated tour groups. The policy will also ban most American…

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Marriott Cancels its 24-hour Cancellation Policy

The world’s largest hotel chain announced on Thursday that customers must give at least 48-hours notice if they plan to cancel a reservation — or cough up a fee equivalent to one night’s stay. Up until Thursday, guests were generally allowed to cancel reservations without a penalty up until the day before their visit. “Guests…

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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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Use These 3 Tools to Take Control of Your Company’s Travel and Expense Management

Business travel, such as sending employees to conferences, meeting with key clients, and attending training events is a necessary expense that ultimately supports company goals. However, for many companies, processing travel expenses make up a significant portion of total operating costs. Fortunately, with the proper tools in place, travel and expense management is an easily…

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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…