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Bugaboo Boxer: The New “Must-Have” Luggage

In some weird distant future, suitcase archeologists will surely marvel over the cumbersome bags we once used to haul inappropriate clothing from one side of the world to the other. “How did we go from ancient steamer trunks to the laser-guided hovercases we use today?” they’ll ask themselves. Then eureka! In the ruins of what…

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Etihad Offering iPads and Wi-Fi on Electronics Ban Flights

In a move to circumvent the impact of banned laptops and tablets on some direct flights to the U.S., Etihad Airways will offer loaner iPads and free Wi-Fi connectivity to first- and business-class flyers. Etihad’s routes from its Abu Dhabi hub to the U.S. cities of New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, San Francisco, and…

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The Key to Stress-Free Corporate Travel

Booking business travel can be tedious and time-consuming for both employees and managers alike. Employees need to be able to manage the details of their itineraries while managers need to limit the cost of business travel as much as possible. Corporate travel services from a trusted business travel agency take the stress out of corporate travel…

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How Airlines Are Handling Electronics Bans

The U.S. and U.K. bans on laptops and other large electronic devices onboard flights from certain Middle East and North Africa countries likely will last months, not days or weeks, according to International SOS. ISOS advises corporate travelers who must travel through affected countries to take extra precautions to secure their devices before checking them.…

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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…

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Spring Into Cancun!

Now that spring is finally here it’s time set your sights for sunny beaches, warm breezes and a drink by the pool at a luxurious suite from Playa Hotels and Resorts. Teplis Travel can set you up with special air/hotel package so you can have your own private Spring Break in style. Choose from one…

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5 Ways to Get Your Employees Involved in Travel and Expense Savings

When it comes to saving money on business travel and expenses, working with a corporate travel agency goes a long way to creating and enforcing travel policies. However, businesses can’t fully benefit from managed corporate travel services if employees are resistant to or ignore policies. When employees are actively engaged in travel expense management, they’re…

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Alaska Air to Retire Virgin America Brand

Alaska Air Group will retire the Virgin America brand in 2019, bringing the entire operation under the Alaska Airlines name. Seattle-based Alaska Air Group completed the $4 billion transaction (including debt and lease payments) to take over Virgin America’s operation and its routes late last year – but the question of what to do with…

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Airbnb Rebrands in China

Continuing on his global tour of six cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky today announced a set of plans for conquering one of the world’s largest travel markets: China. Airbnb’s game plan for growing its business in China involves rebranding from Airbnb China to a new Chinese name, “Aibiying” (爱彼迎),…

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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.…