2015 Frequent Flyer Program Update
Jan19

2015 Frequent Flyer Program Update

Navigating loyalty programs, partner benefits, and membership rewards by airlines can be a daunting task even for the well-traveled. Due to some major changes to frequent flyer programs, there may be a flurry of not-so-loyal ship jumping. (See Delta and United’s change to revenue-based versus miles-based rewards) Below is a quick update for changes in 2015 by airline. Of course, many changes will leave you staring into the sky as...

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5 Benefits of Travel Call Centers!
Jan06

5 Benefits of Travel Call Centers!

Yes, Call Centers in USA still exist, and travel agents that field your calls can be valuable assets in your pursuit of stress-free and affordable travel. From simply booking last minute travel arrangements for that big meeting, to a full service 7-day getaway with hotel, flight, airport transfers, (and even Disney tickets) the real, live person on the other line can make you look like a seasoned jet-setter. Despite the myths and...

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Is it Time to Return to Greece?
Jan02

Is it Time to Return to Greece?

The powerful Ottoman Empire that was Greece is long gone, yet what of the financial crisis and the collapse of the tourism industry? As of the beginning of 2015, the American dollar grows stronger against the Euro in a 4 1/2 –year low. Meaning sticker shock when buying a keepsake bottle of olive oil just became a bit easier to swallow. According to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, tourism is more than twenty percent of...

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4 Articles Featuring Last Minute Travel
Nov26

4 Articles Featuring Last Minute Travel

Last Minute Travel Deals App In the weeks leading up to the dreaded Thanksgiving travel weekend, the press has grasped onto the “last minute travel deals” moniker and lauded the top apps, tips and tricks, money-saving advice and reviews prior to the busiest week in travel. Kiplinger Examiner.com App Picker MarketWatch...

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Are You a Virtual Traveler?
Sep26

Are You a Virtual Traveler?

There are gorgeous images on Pinterest’s Travel Boards. I could sit for hours looking at all the beautiful destinations, and fascinating cultures, and be the perennial ‘Virtual Traveler’. In fact, I once posted images of stylish hotel lobby designs because I like to get inspired by design, and dreamy destinations. See Board HERE. Of course, I’m a ‘Real Traveler’ too! So which are you? A Virtual Traveler or a Real Traveler? Let’s...

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Back to School After Amazing Vacation

Parents need to prepare their children well before returning back to school after a long holiday break. With some proper planning, your kids would be able to transition well both socially and mentally. Moreover, studies show that those who assist their young ones get back to school often get better results come end-semester. Discussed below are some ways this can be done: Help the student develop a study timetable 2 weeks prior to...

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