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U.S. Airlines Face Uphill Struggle Against Mideast Rivals

For the past year, the nation’s three largest airlines — Delta, United and American — have waged a relentless campaign to convince the Obama administration that their business is threatened by Persian Gulf-based carriers who receive billions of dollars in state subsidies. The airlines have pressed the administration to freeze all new flights from their…

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The Unwritten Rules of Flying

Huffington Post Blogger Erin Block has compiled a list of the unwritten rules that are essential for you and your fellow travelers to have a pleasant experience while 30,000 feet in the air. While some of the items seem like just plain common sense, it’s easy to forget to be thoughtful when in the middle of…

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Gogo Introduces a New Way to Stay Connected In Flight with Messaging Pass

Gogo, the global leader in providing broadband connectivity to the aviation industry, has introduced a new way for passengers to stay connected in the air with its new messaging pass. Gogo’s messaging pass allows passengers to access familiar messaging applications like WhatsApp, Viber, Skype, iMessage and other popular messaging services on their mobile devices. The messaging…

Waldorf Astoria Hotel Interior | Teplis Travel

Top Tips from the Waldorf Astoria’s Concierge

New York’s luxurious Waldorf Astoria hotel has no shortage of bragging rights. It’s hosted kings and queens, Hollywood royalty, Fidel Castro, and every U.S. president since Herbert Hoover. Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor all made it their temporary home. Then there’s the legendary world-class customer service, today due in no small part…

Hawaiian Flower | Teplis Travel

Honolulu Hoteliers Bring Tropical Fragrances Inside

In Honolulu, now you can relax with some aromatherapy without going to a garden or spa. Two upscale resorts are now scenting their air. The fragrant plumeria, common in Hawaii, is at the core of the aroma wafting through the lobby of the Modern Honolulu. The custom scent, created by fragrance expert Eileen Harcourt, combines plumeria,…

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US to Tighten Rules for Visa Waiver Program

In the wake of the attacks on Paris, the USA will tighten its rules for entering the country without a visa. Citizens from Germany and 37 other countries with a treaty for visa-free travel will have to face stricter security checks. Congress is working on laws to tighten the so-called “Visa Waiver” program, which enables…

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Fly Free to Europe with an AmaWaterways River Cruise

Fly free to Europe in 2016 on select sailings from select gateways. Reserve a balcony stateroom on an AmaWaterways River Cruise, this will make it trip more about the journey than about the destination. River cruising Europe with AmaWaterways is an excellent way to explore a destination. Discover local culture and sights on included tours,…

Pile of Luggage | Teplis Travel

DOT Orders Airlines to Pay Passengers for Damaged Baggage

The Department of Transportation has found that many airlines’ damaged baggage policies are not in compliance with the law. The DOT is now ordering airlines to compensate passengers for damaged luggage, whether they want to or not. Despite what airlines might state in their own policies, carriers absolutely are responsible for damage to handles, zippers, wheels…

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How To Avoid The Worst Seat On The Plane

Everyone agrees that legroom is a huge deal on the airplane. But it’s not the only way that airplane seats come up short. Some won’t recline. Others are constantly bombarded with the scent of the airplane lavatory. The point is, there are many ways your seat can disappoint. Fortunately, you can avoid most of these seats…

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Fun in the Sun Offer: All Inclusive Vacations for Families

All-inclusive resort vacations aren’t just for singles! Give your family the gift of tropical sun and fun at Sunscape’s newest properties in Puerto Vallarta and Montego Bay. Rates start at $129 per person, per night and feature family-friendly amenities and accommodations including a red carpet check-in, resort passports for the kids, as well as 24-hour…