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Joni Doiron | Teplis Travel

Congratulations, Joni Doiron!

Joni Doiron, Teplis Travel’s Vice President of Business Development has been appointed to the GBTA (Global Business Travel Association) Sustainability Committee. The committee’s key objectives include developing resources and educational materials for GBTA members and identifying new ideas and initiatives to drive sustainability initiatives in travel and meeting management. Joni has a strong background in corporate travel to go…

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Happy Earth Day!

Teplis Travel celebrates Earth Day, the 46th year of a movement that continues to inspire, challenge ideas, ignite passion, and motivate people to action. As a Travel Management Company, we care about our impact on the environment. We empower socially-conscious corporations to make informed decisions about green travel, how to offset their carbon footprint and benchmark…

Shanghai at Night | Teplis Travel

China Passes US as World’s Largest Business Travel Market

While it is pretty much a photo finish, China edged past the United States in total business travel spending at the end of 2015 by a billion U.S. dollars making it the largest business travel market in the world. The two countries finished the year with $291.2 billion in spend compared to $290.2 billion, respectively,…

JetBlue Nap Pods | Teplis Travel

JetBlue Now Has Nap Pods at JFK Airport

JetBlue is making it easier for weary travelers to take a quick nap before takeoff. The airline unveiled four JetNap EnergyPods in its terminal at JFK airport in New York City. The pods, which are created by New York-based MetroNaps and look like a futuristic reclining chair, play rhythms designed to help bring relaxation and reduce distractions.…

Soldier at Tourist Attraction | Teplis Travel

Safety Concerns Are Taking a Toll on Business Travelers

According to results of a new survey from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, 67 percent of travelers said there was a psychological effect on them or their families when they went to a region where they didn’t feel safe. ACTE executive director Greeley Koch said he started thinking about how travelers were affected while talking…

Las Vegas Resort | Teplis Travel

Steve Wynn Has Big Plans For Vegas

Wynn Resorts has announced preliminary plans for a 1,000-room expansion of its Las Vegas strip property featuring a 7- to 10-acre lagoon that will leverage the latest in design technology to conserve water and offer a groundbreaking beach-like setting in the Nevada desert. Steve Wynn described the lagoon as the centerpiece around which he will develop…

Atlanta Business Chronicle Book of Lists | Teplis Travel

Teplis Ranked #4 Among Atlanta Travel Agencies

The Atlanta Business Chronicle released its annual ranking of corporate travel management companies in Atlanta this week and Teplis Travel Service hit the #4 spot on the list based on metro Atlanta sales of $137 million. To view the Atlanta Business Chronicle list, click here. Teplis Travel Service continues to rank as one of the top Travel…

Avis Representative | Teplis Travel

Avis Named the #1 Car Rental Company for Customer Loyalty, Again

Avis Car Rental has once again been ranked the top car rental company in the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index. This marks the 17th consecutive year that the Company has earned the accolade. The 2016 study examined brands in 72 categories. Avis received the highest marks in the car rental category by ranking first…

Man Using Laptop in Flight | Teplis Travel

In-Flight Wi-Fi Is About To Get Much Better

According to a 2016 global report by Routehappy, which rates flight amenities, travelers currently have a chance of getting Wi-Fi on more than one-third of available seats worldwide, with around 60 airlines offering the service. But just 6 percent of the flights with Wi-Fi have connectivity that is comparable to a home broadband service and which…

US Passport | Teplis Travel

What You Need to Know About Upcoming Passport Changes

If you haven’t renewed your U.S. passport since 2006 or 2007, now’s the time to ensure you’re up-to-date. In January, U.S. State Department officials announced they’re expecting a spike in passport applications and renewals in 2016, with 10-year passports set to expire soon. Why the sudden uptick? Many travelers are concerned about whether they’ll need…