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Carnival Cruise Ship at Dock | Teplis Travel

Set Sail for Big Savings!

If you always wanted to take a cruise, but were put off by the prices, we have a deal for you…Carnival Cruise Lines is having a Funtastic Savings Sale right now thru May 31, 2017 for sailings through April 2019. Cruises for 2-5 days start at $289, and 6+ days start at $529, based on your…

American Airines Plane in Mid Flight | Teplis Travel

Economy Class Legroom: How Low Can It Go?

It’s ironic that word leaked out this week about American Airlines’ plans to reduce seat pitch on some of its new single-aisle aircraft. Ironic because it’s the same week that the House Transportation Committee held hearings in Washington about U.S. airlines’ poor treatment of passengers– and the possibility of regulating airline seating was discussed. CNN…

How Does Your Corporate Travel Agency Stack Up? | Teplis Travel

How Does Your Corporate Travel Agency Stack Up?

When it comes to selecting a corporate travel agency it pays to take a close look at everything the agency offers – and the things that they don’t. Traditional corporate travel agencies often take a cookie cutter approach to working with businesses. For example, while they may have an online component, it is often geared…

Exterior of Travelport Building | Teplis Travel

Travelport Doubles Down

Travelport is one of the world’s four major middlemen of airplane tickets, along with Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelsky. Airlines distribute their fares via these GDSs, or global distribution systems, which provide booking platforms for tens of thousands of travel agents and online travel agencies worldwide. These technology companies do the behind-the-scenes work of powering the…

Anthony Bourdain at a Cafe | Teplis Travel

Travel Tips From Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain, the host of the travel show “Parts Unknown” (the ninth season started last night on CNN), technically lives in New York, but averages more than 200 days a year on the road. Mr. Bourdain has plenty of advice for travelers looking to avoid both frustration and food poisoning. “Don’t get angry; don’t be…

Princess Cruise at Alaska | Teplis Travel

Discover Alaska with Princess Cruises

We invite you to experience an Alaska cruise vacation as only Princess can show you. Choose from a range of enriching cruise vacation options to see the Great Land’s glaciers, wildlife and national parks from the perspective of spectacular ships, exclusive rail service and Princess Wilderness Lodges. Come find yourself in the heart of the…

Teplis Travel to Attend ISM 2017 | Teplis Travel

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…

Manage Your Risk Die | Teplis Travel

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…

Alitalia Airplane in Air | Teplis Travel

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…

5 Steps to Working with an Online Business Travel Agency | Teplis

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…