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Inside Tokyo’s Swankiest Capsule Hotels

Traditionally, Japanese capsule hotels have had a shabby reputation. Often located in the popular bar areas, the coffin-sized sleep spaces are notoriously frequented by Japanese salarymen in a drunken stupor who missed their last train home. Now, a new kind of stylish capsule hotel is popping up across the country. With a blend of function and style,…

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Aloft Debuts Voice-Activated Room Service

The Aloft Hotels brand is trying another tech-heavy initiative to position itself as a forward-thinking chain: voice-activated room services. The chain has introduced the technology at its US properties in Boston and Santa Clara this week, allowing guests to use an in-room iPad to issue commands. The user says “Hello, Siri” into the device and then…

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A Sale on Sophistication

Beautiful beaches, cheerful service, savory cuisine and spacious accommodations – these are just a few of the reasons RIU Hotels & Resorts vacations are so popular in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. RIU Palace Hotels add an extra touch of luxury, excellence and sophistication to the most relaxing of experiences. Always located by the beach,…

Hotel Room Keyless Entry | Teplis Travel

Hotels Embrace Keyless Entry

Hotel companies are starting to conclude that guest room key cards are no longer the key to customer satisfaction. The largest hotel companies in the world are experimenting with technology that allows guests to use their smartphones to open the doors to their rooms, bypassing the front desk upon arrival. One drawback, many of the…

Couple Ziplining | Teplis Travel

Zip Into Adventure!

Bored with the same old routine? If you’re tired of each day seeming like the last, we’ve got a vacation for you. Imagine six days in Costa Rica, with sunshine, zip lines, a volcano, horseback riding, sailing, snorkeling and more! The sky’s the limit and how much fun you have is totally up to you.…

iCars Demonstration | Teplis Travel

New Technologies Take Aim at Uber

Travel buyers soon could see a traffic jam of ridesharing options. Several emerging technologies are targeting the corporate travel sector. A mix of newcomers and familiar faces all hope to beat Uber at its own game with products they say address corporate duty-of-care concerns on platforms palatable to travelers weaned on the original innovator.  ICars…

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Delta Passengers Stranded After Computer Crash Grounds Flights

A power outage in Atlanta, which began at approximately 2:30 a.m. ET (0630 GMT), has impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide, resulting in flight delays and cancellations today. The event left passengers of one of the world’s largest carriers stranded at airports around the globe as flights were grounded. Flights scheduled for departure were not…

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Go Melia and Save $200 on a Flight/Hotel Package

An exquisite tropical vacation is just a short flight away courtesy of Delta Vacations and Meliã Hotels International. Save $200 per booking on a flight and hotel vacation of five nights or longer to Meliã Braco Village Jamaica, Paradisus Palma Real, Paradisus Punta Cana, The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real Resort and The Reserve at Paradisus…

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Holding Business Conferences on a Cruise Ship

According to the Cruise Line International Association’s (CLIA) annual report published in June, demand for cruising is at an all-time high and has risen 68 per cent in the past ten years, with passenger numbers globally projected to hit a record 24 million by the end of 2016. This growth has been helped by busi­nesses’ interest…

Latest Travel Gadgets | Teplis Travel

The Latest Travel Gadgets

Innovation in travel gadgetry has reached new levels as new products appear which make life easier for road warriors. Among the latest must have designs: The Travelrest Ultimate Inflatable Travel Pillow; the Etekcity Digital Hanging Luggage Scale; the UiiSii GT800 Noise-Isolating Ear Buds; the Tugo Luggage Drink Holder and the HooToo Wireless Router/Hard Drive/External Battery. Your inner gadget guru…