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Airship | Teplis Travel

The Airships Are Coming!

Since the crash of the Hindenburg in 1937 airship enthusiasts have bemoaned the loss of this type craft as an integral part of our transportation infrastructure. Well those days are over. Yesterday, London-based Hybrid Air Vehicles successfully filled their crowdfunding coffers to the tune of £500,000, within ten hours! The Airlander 10, which is now officially…

Travelers in Plane | Teplis Travel

Millennials Changing the Hospitality Industry

According to travel industry sources, sometime between now and 2020, millennials (born between 1980 and 2000) will comprise the largest spending demographic in tourism travel. Megan Christianson, executive director of Visit Grand Rapids, said millennials are the new “buzzword” in the hospitality industry. And, as in the workforce, they’re not like Baby Boomers or GenXers.…

EasyJet | Teplis Travel

Low-cost airlines: They changed the world — but what next?

The pioneers of low-cost air travel took the industry by storm. But now, when nearly half of air journeys in Western Europe and the U.S. are on budget carriers, is there room left for growth? Across the world, low-cost airlines have become not only a fixture of the travel industry but an essential element of contemporary life. The…

Marriott Hotel | Teplis Travel

Marriott Ups Offer, Wins Starwood Bid

After being outbid by a group led by a Chinese insurance company last week, Marriott International upped its bid and has won over Starwood Hotels and Resorts with an offer of $14.4 billion, creating the world’s largest hotel company. News broke on Friday that Starwood was ending its initial $12.2 billion deal with Marriott in…

Travelers in Line Boarding Plane | Teplis Travel

There Are WAY Better Methods To Board Airplanes

There are few things more frustrating when traveling by air than waiting patiently for your “zone” to be called at the gate, walking down the jetway like a boss, and then, inexplicably, being met by a sudden and immovable line in the plane’s narrow aisle.“There must be a better way,” we have all said under…

Couple at the Beach | Teplis Travel

Summer Sale to Riviera Maya

Book your summer vacation early and save $$$ on a sizzling stay at the Hotel Marina El Cid Spa and Beach Resort. Six night all-inclusive vacation packages, with RT Non-stop flights to Mexico, start at $849, with great deals from most American cities. Includes resort accommodations, three meals daily, snacks, all drinks (domestic beer and…

Plane at Sunset | Teplis Travel

The True Costs of Last-Minute Travel Revealed

Last-minute business travel is costly, but what a difference one day can make in managing those costs. Concur, the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, released an analysis of the true costs of last-minute business travel. On average, booking air travel seven or fewer days before a trip will cost on average…

Alaska Cruise | Teplis Travel

North to Alaska!

Princess Cruise line’s land and sea vacation packages offer flexible ways to delve deeper into the fascinating Alaska frontier. Land tours are combined with a seven-day “Voyage of the Glaciers” cruise and include the company’s premier wilderness lodges, luxurious “Direct to the Wilderness” domed rail service, plus visits to the top two attractions in Alaska…

Woman Sitting by Eiffel Tower | Teplis Travel

Travel Apps Galore at Concur Fusion

One of the hot topics at Fusion this year are the amazing collection of travel apps available for Concur users. From accounting and expense add-ons for managers to programs which make life easier for road warriors, there are many options to enhance the travel process. Two of our favorites are: CIBTVisas, provided by Teplis service partner…

Teplis Staff at Concur Fusion | Teplis Travel

Teplis Soaks Up the Energy at Concur Fusion

Our team is out in force at the 2016 Concur Fusion Conference in Las Vegas. “Concur Fusion is a great way to bring people together to discuss the topics, challenges and new ideas around travel, expense and invoice programs. And we may get to have a little fun in the process!” – Van Henderson, Senior VP, Account…