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Windstar Cruise Ship | Teplis Travel

Best Deal Ever: Windstar Cruises

Tired of the huge crowds at meals and during boarding? Windstar Cruises makes you feel like you’re on your own private yacht almost as soon as you step aboard.. Their Sea Breeze (above), is a ship large enough to pamper and entertain you, yet small enough to tuck into delightful tiny harbors and hidden coves…

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Concur Fusion and Teplis Travel | Teplis Travel

Stop By and See Us at Concur Fusion

Teplis Travel looks forward to participating as a sponsor of this year’s Concur Fusion Conference in Chicago! This annual conference for users of Concur Travel & Expense offers participants the opportunity to take in a wide range of educational sessions, product training and networking events. Attendees receive valuable insight and best practice tips from Concur experts, their peers, and specialists…

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Rows of Seats on Airplane | Teplis Travel

Comparing Basic Economy Fares

United Airlines and American Airlines began selling basic economy fares this week on select routes. Initially, United will offer the fare—which limits carry-ons to personal items that fit under the seat and does not allow advance seat selection—for travel between Minneapolis/St. Paul and any of United’s seven U.S. hubs (Chicago O’Hare, Denver, Houston Intercontinental, Los…

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Corporate Travelers Pulling Rolling Luggage Through an Airport | Teplis Travel

Three Reasons More Companies are Turning to Corporate Travel Agencies

For many companies, corporate travel arrangements are made either by someone’s personal assistant, a dedicated travel manager or even by appointing someone in the office to search online for the best deal. Managing corporate travel is no small task, because travel is often one of a business’s largest expense, and it’s fraught with paper trails, records,…

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Spa at Hyatt Hotel | Teplis Travel

Hyatt Focusing on Wellness

In a lodging industry where larger competitors continue to expand their hotel numbers at a record pace, Hyatt Hotels is staking its own growth on the assumption that guests are looking for a little tender, loving care. Long known for full-service brands such as Hyatt Regency and Park Hyatt, the company is boosting its investments…

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Le Meurice Suite | Teplis Travel

Happy Presidents Day!

Woodrow Wilson was a notoriously demanding traveler, known for dictating everything from the cardinal direction his windows faced to the size of his closet. His finicky ways eventually led to the establishment of the “presidential suite,” an accommodation determined to be the finest—and the most expensive—in a hotel. Today, presidential suites are not just for…

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Hikers on Top of Cliff | Teplis Travel

Adventure Awaits!

If it’s time to add some adventure to your life then we suggest you consider this incredible 7-day excursion that takes you to exciting Singapore, one of modern Asia’s most amazing stops…then whisks you away to Bali, with incredible beaches, water sports galore and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Watch the sunrise from Bali’s Mount Batur, relax on…

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Marta Transit Sign | Teplis Travel

Atlanta and Tokyo Top Rankings of Airport Transit Links

With a fare of $2.50 and a journey of just 17 minutes from airport to city centre, Atlanta’s MARTA light-rail system provides the best airport transit service in the U.S., according to a new report from milecards.com. Other top-ranked airport transit links in the U.S. included the Chicago Transit Authority’s “El” trains from Midway and…

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United and American Airlines Airplanes | Teplis Travel

United vs. American

American has been a big player in Chicago for decades, and that probably won’t change. But United President Scott Kirby is one of the most fierce competitors in the airline industry. If he says he wants to win in Chicago, he means it. One of the only airports with two full-scale airline hubs, Chicago looks…

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Woman Uses Laptop for Travel and Expense Management | Teplis Travel

How Technology is Revolutionizing Travel and Expense Management

Technology has transformed the way businesses handle travel and expense management by streamlining data, policies, and reports in an easily accessible location, as opposed to sifting through mountains of receipts and paperwork to reconcile expenses. The use of interactive dashboards and reports creates business travel transparency, giving you a real-time look at who’s spending money…

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