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SuperShuttle Shuts Down in Atlanta

SuperShuttle has discontinued its shared-ride van service in Atlanta. The company, the victim of airport politics and overbidding on a restrictive contract, could not sustain a profitable level of business on its service to downtown Atlanta, Midtown and Buckhead, especially in the face of new competition from Uber and Lyft. Both ride-sharing companies charge less…

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International Women’s Day: Six Women to Thank Every Time You Fly

Thought aviation was a man’s world? Think again. In honor of International Women’s Day, the London newspaper, The Independent, has put together a list of six women who transformed the way we fly today…women who made the modern flying experience not only possible, but comfortable and safe, too. Next time you fly, you know who to…

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What Millennials Can Teach Us About Business Travel

They’re digitally obsessed, adventurous, and down to do business like they do leisure. This generation of upstarts, typically grouped as those who fall in the 18-35 age group, make up one-third of the American workforce, the largest proportion. And a lot of those workers are traveling: a 2016 report from MMGY Global, a travel and…

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British Airways Reducing Legroom on Some Short Haul Flights

British Airways will cut the average leg room on some European flights as it plans to squeeze more passengers on its A320 and A321 aircraft. The move to add an extra two rows (12 seats) will cut passenger leg room by one inch to 29 inches – the same as Easyjet but less than Ryanair.…

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President Issues New Executive Travel Order

The Trump administration has issued a new travel order, to take effect March 16, imposing a 90-day freeze on new visas for citizens of six majority-Muslim nations. But it alleviates many of the other rules that have ensnared travelers worldwide since the original order in January. The new rules, signed by President Trump in an…

Disney Cruise Ship at Castaway Bay | Teplis Travel

Sail Away…to an Island of Fun!

A Disney Cruise Line vacation builds lifelong memories, highlighted by character breakfasts, deck parties with Mickey and friends, and leisurely days on sun-drenched beaches — including your own private island at Disney’s Castaway Cay. Enjoy balmy tropical weather and world-class recreation on a Bahamian oasis with signature Disney hospitality. There are sprawling beaches, sparkling lagoons teeming…

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Hard Rock Hotel Coming to Atlanta

A new Hard Rock Hotel will soon begin rising in Atlanta’s historic downtown Castleberry Hill neighbourhood, part of a massive development project that includes construction of a US$1.6-billion sports stadium. Ground was broken this week on the 220-room Hard Rock Hotel Atlanta, scheduled to open in spring 2018 next to the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The…

City Skyline of San Francisco | Teplis Travel

San Francisco’s Overheated Hotel Scene Could Cool Off

The laws of supply and demand that led to a big surge in San Francisco hotel rates could soon shift in favor of supply, as a major expansion project at the city’s Moscone Convention Center will likely hurt lodging demand. The trade publication Meetings and Conventions reports that major work on the Moscone Center is…

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Innovation Checks In at Marriott

Sure, Marriott was just named the top hotel company in Fast Company’s “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” issue—but it is not resting on its laurels. From shared living rooms to technology links to Apple’s Siri, the combined Marriott/Starwood is set to debut unique customer-facing offerings that are likely to keep it in the running…

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Bleisure Travel: Injecting Fun into Business Trips

A new generation of travelers are shunning the all-work-and-no-fun grind of business trips by mixing them with vacation time, a practice termed “bleisure” travel. According to a trend report by travel website Skift, work travel is emerging as a lifestyle rather than necessity for some people. In a survey of international travelers published last year,…