Monthly Archives: February 2016

Survey finds 42% of travelers will pay extra for a better coach seat

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For Immediate  Release Monday, February 29, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Survey finds 42% of travelers will pay extra for a better coach seat $25 is the sweet spot that travelers are willing to pay A new survey of business travelers authored by Executive Travel last week asked, “How much additional […]


Airline service has gotten worse despite airlines spending billions on improvements

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I just spent $102 a day to rent a car in Houston – Last week I attended a convention in Houston, Texas. Because the airport is so far from downtown I figured I would be way ahead by renting a car versus taking a taxi or Uber.  Boy was I wrong.  At first glance the […]


Survey finds 42% of travelers believe airline service has gotten worse in past 5 years

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For Immediate Release Monday, February 22, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Survey finds 42% of travelers believe airline service has gotten worse in past 5 years Only 17% believe airline service has Improved A new survey of business travelers authored by Executive Travel recently asked, “How would you rate the […]


81% of Travelers will Pay Extra for Non-Stop Flights

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For Immediate Release Monday, February 22, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com   81% of Travelers will Pay Extra for Non-Stop Flights Survey finds 36% will pay $100 or more 1096 travelers participated in a survey launched on February 9, 2016 by Executive Travel which asked, “How much additional money will […]


Wave of passport renewals will slow down processing in coming months

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The federal government is warning that an estimated 48 million passports are going to expire in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and they are expecting a flood of passport renewals as a result. You may recall that in 2007 the U.S. passed new laws that required all citizens to have a passport when traveling to our […]


Executive Travel adds industry veteran Mark Widder to Business Development team in Tri-State Area

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For dated release: Monday February 1, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Chairman and CEO Executive Travel 1212 “O” Street Lincoln, NE 68508 Phone 402-458-9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Web site: www.executivetravel.com Executive Travel adds industry veteran Mark Widder to Business Development team in Tri-State Area Steve Glenn, Chairman and CEO of Executive Travel announced the addition of […]


Southwest and Delta Air Lines voted best airlines, Spirit and Frontier the worst

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Southwest and Delta Air Lines voted best airlines, Spirit and Frontier the worst  Southwest and Delta Air Lines provide the best overall service (combination of service and value) of all the domestic airlines in the Executive Travel weekly travel alert survey launched on Feb 2, 2016. 762 business travelers participated in the survey which asked them […]


Frequent flyer miles will be harder to earn in 2016

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The major airlines of Delta, United and soon to be American are switching their frequent flyer programs from earning miles based on distance flown to miles based on the amount of dollars paid. This is a major change for most travelers that will seriously cut down on earning miles. For example, flying round-trip from Omaha […]


Zika outbreak in Caribbean will make Hawaii the big winner in 2016

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Recently the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a Level 2 travel alert for many countries in south and central America as well as several islands in the Caribbean where the Zika virus has been reported.  This rapidly spreading virus has been linked to significant complications for pregnant women and until more is known about […]


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