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Barracuda Konzu Bag | Teplis Travel

The World’s Smartest Travel Bag

Every timeyou visit Kickstarter, it seems like there’s another backpack promising to be the World’s Smartest Travel Bag. Sometimes features are added without any benefit, like when a band adds a dozen bonus tracks to an already bloated record, but that’s not the case with the Barracuda Konzu. This pack is designed for the digital…

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Couple in a Hot Tub | Teplis Travel

Experience The Real Caribbean

Election year stress got you down? Now is the time book your all-inclusive vacation at The Level at Meliá Caribe Tropical. A 5-star resort on Bávaro Beach in the Dominican Republic, The Level is surrounded by lush gardens and the stunning natural beauty of the Caribbean. With separate sections for families and couples, the resort…

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Airbnb Logo on a Window | Teplis Travel

Sharing Economy Lodging Facing Slow Adoption

A global study of more than 250 corporate travel managers and buyers has found that nearly six out of ten have no plans to include sharing economy lodging options in their travel policy. And while other sharing economy lodging options are available, the obvious reference point here is Airbnb. The Association of Corporate Travel Executives…

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People in Business Suits | Teplis Travel

Marriott Boosts Women In The Industry

Marriott International recently held its 3rd annual Asia Pacific Women in Leadership Conference in Hong Kong. The two-day conference, held at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, is part of Marriott’s longstanding goal of bringing women together in Asia to share experiences, challenge thinking and inspire each other to achieve their goals and aspirations. Since becoming the…

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Westin Denver Airport | Teplis Travel

Airport Hotels Come of Age

Denver’s newest and largest hotel is a visual stunner. The 519-room Westin, an example of Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ upper-upscale brand, opened last November and is a glass-clad structure shaped like the wings of a bird. It offers guests floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views to the west of the Rocky Mountains, and is located on…

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Atlanta Business Chronicle Book of Lists | Teplis Travel

Teplis Ranks #3 Woman-Owned Firm

Teplis Travel continues to climb up the charts, this year ranking #3 on Atlanta’s Top 20 Women-Owned Firms as listed by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.  The company has been a fixture on the list for over a decade and among the Top 5 for several years. Monica Teplis comments, “Teplis Travel has been delivering responsive…

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Children on Vacation in London | Teplis Travel

London…For The Whole Family!

Located a stone’s throw from Hyde Park, the West End and London’s top attractions, The Arch London is the perfect place for families to stay while exploring the vibrant capital city. Taking advantage of its unrivalled location and child-friendly amenities, The Arch London has devised the ultimate family package: Little ones will be treated to…

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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh | Teplis Travel

Zappos Eyeing Hotel Business?

At the Global Wellness Summit in Tyrol, Austria, Zappos, the Amazon-owned online footwear and clothing retailer announced it is contemplating a foray into a new business model: hotels. While the company didn’t officially announce a Zappos hotel brand, they’re in the very early stages of brainstorming. The company’s well-known practice of “holocracy”, which eliminates bosses…

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Delta Uniforms | Teplis Travel

Delta Employees Getting New Uniforms

Fashion designer Zac Posen has designed Delta’s new uniforms for its more than 60,000 frontline employees, unveiled by the airline Tuesday. Delta CEO Ed Bastian called the new uniforms “classically influenced, yet modern.” They feature three main colors: “passport plum,” “cruising cardinal” and groundspeed graphite,” with “skyline slate” and “traveling thistle” accents. Female customer service agents and flight…

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Marriott Hotel | Teplis Travel

Marriott Goes Full Beta

All big hotel companies have venues where they try out new room designs, guest technology and so on, but they are usually not open to the public until the new concepts are actually approved and deployed. Marriott has repurposed the Charlotte Marriott City Center in North Carolina as the lodging giant’s testing lab for new…

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