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Jack and Ferdi: The App for Bleisure Travelers

While business travel is almost always a good thing for businesses, it can sometimes be a cause of concern for travelers. The more you travel for business, the more likely you can become stressed, unhealthy and lose motivation for your job. That is why the trend of bleisure travel (a trip that combines business and…

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Cruise the Great Lakes

The five Great Lakes – Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario contain more than one-fifth of the planet’s fresh surface water, and together are the largest body of freshwater in the world. They also connect some of the most exciting destinations in the US and Canada. Victory Cruises, recently acquired by The Great American Steamboat…

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A Bigger, Better 777

It’s been a while since Boeing introduced a new aircraft design rather than size variations on existing models. But that will change soon as the manufacturer is on track to start test flights this spring of its newer, wider 777X aircraft. The 777X is the next generation of Boeing’s 777 aircraft, which comes in two…

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Connect the Capitals…By Rail!

Can’t decide between Piccadilly Square and Montmartre? Equally attracted to the Eiffel Tower and the London Eye? Well now you don’t have to choose. See both iconic cities and enjoy the hassle-free option of rail travel aboard the comfortable Eurostar train network. We’re partners with Avanti Destinations, who are the European Rail Experts. They have…

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Playing the Loyalty Points Game

Frequent flyer programs have long been the bane of travel managers’ lives. The ability to put points into an ever-expanding loyalty wallet is often irresistible for travelers who book outside policy for personal gain. Not only does this undermine corporate deals, reducing the amount of business given by their employer to a particular airline, it…

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Victoria Falls Adventure

While it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, Victoria Falls is classified as the largest, based on its combined width of 5,604 ft and height of 354 ft, resulting in the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Named Mosi-oa-Tunya or “The Smoke That Thunders” by the indigenous Logi tribe, the modern name…

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Staying Fit While Traveling

It’s a new year and if you made any new year’s resolutions that likely means getting back to the gym. But finding time can be tough, between work, travel and making time for friends and family. Don’t sweat it!  Teplis Travel has some helpful tips and resources that can keep you on the right track…

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Air France Retiring Joon Brand

The first airline marketed as a “millennial” carrier, aimed at attracting a younger generation of passengers, has crashed after just 13 months in the air. Announcing its intentions to retire the brand, Air France said: “Despite the many positive impacts of Joon, in particular the invaluable contribution of the teams at Joon who launched the…

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The Best of the Mediterranean

Seabourn’s Signature Spring Savings event has great deals on bucket-list cruises to all your favorite destinations! Book by February 19 and take advantage of special discounts, upgrades, shipboard credit or complimentary wi-fi! 7-Day Mediterranean Spring SEABOURN ODYSSEYMAY 27 – JUN 3, 2019Monte Carlo – Barcelona This week-long spring cruise takes you on a leisurely tour…

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United & ARC Test Blockchain Technology

ARC said it completed a proof of concept for the use of blockchain technology to report and settle airline tickets. ARC worked with United Airlines and Blockskye, a blockchain solutions provider, to report and settle tickets on ARC’s private blockchain. Blockchains can be private or public (private blockchains restrict who can access the network). ARC…

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