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Delta: Air Traffic Control Privatization Will Cost Travelers

Air travelers could be on the hook to cover 20 to 29 percent higher costs if the U.S. moves to a private air traffic control (ATC) organization funded through “user fees,” according to a new study released Monday by Delta Air Lines. The study — a compilation of data from various independent reports — reviewed the…

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The World’s Best Character-Themed Hotel Suites

Love staying in a themed hotel room? Who doesn’t. Though if your goal is sleeping in all of them you’ll be traveling around the globe to fill out your bucket list. And many of your destinations will be in Asia where themed rooms are very popular. London’s Daily Telegraph has compiled a slide show of…

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21 Essential Travel Tips for Your Road Warriors

Knowledge is useful where ever you find it, and today the source is from across the pond. Our friends at Buying Business Travel, a UK based industry publication have posted an invaluable guide for international travelers (or “travellers” as they spell it in Merry Olde England). Whether you’re a multi-national company with a multi-million dollar travel budget…

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Hotel Rankings: 10 Top U.S. Luxury Lodgings

U.S. News & World Report has released its comprehensive rankings of luxury hotel properties in the Western hemisphere. The rankings, released Thursday, were based on a range of expert reviews as well as guest reviews provided by travel site TripAdvisor and a hotel’s class or star rating. “To rank very highly, a hotel will have a very high rating…

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San Diego International Airport Gets New Car Rental Center

Last week saw the opening of the new $316 million Consolidated Rental Car Center on the northeast side of the airport grounds, just off Pacific Highway — a location that will give renters easy access to Interstate 5. The facility will serve as the base of operations for the 14 rental operators serving the airport, including big…

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FTC Asks Congress to Crack Down on Resort Fees

According to a new study by Travelers United, 1,671 U.S. hotels charged resort fees — and not one of them included those charges in their advertised nightly rates. The average resort fee was $24.93 per night, which allowed hotels to collect an estimated $2.04 billion in mandatory charges in 2015. Now we learn FTC Chairwoman Edith…

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AAA Names Its Newest Five Diamond Hotels

Six hotels have made AAA’s list of Five Diamond establishments for the first time, earning the highest designation given by the travel authority. The total number of hotels earning Five Diamond ratings in the past 12 months is 118. That represents just 0.4% of the nearly 28,000 AAA-approved and diamond-rated hotels. This year’s additions to the Five…

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Teplis Travel Featured on Investopedia

Teplis was recently featured on Investopedia’s list of the “The Top 5 Women-Owned Businesses in Atlanta”. Investopedia is one of the Internet’s largest sites devoted entirely to investing education. The site was started in June 1999 at the height of the internet stock boom as an unbiased source to learn about investing. Today, they continue to be one…

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Frontier Announces 42 New Low-Cost Routes

Ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has just unveiled an ambitious plan to add 42 new routes this spring — including nonstops between San Francisco and Atlanta  — amid fresh speculation that it could be setting the stage for a possible merger with Spirit Airlines. The company, which recently acquired a new CEO has been making improvements in…

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The TSA’s New Scanner Rules

The Transportation Security Administration’s new rules for screening passengers with its controversial full-body scanners — which were quietly changed just before the busy holiday travel season — represent a significant policy reversal that could affect your next flight. Getting checked by the TSA’s advanced-imaging technology used to be entirely optional, allowing those who refused a scan…