Monthly Archives: August 2016

You do not save any money booking your airline tickets more than 14 days in advance –

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Airline pricing today does not provide any financial benefits for booking your domestic airline ticket more than 14 days in advance. A recent study by Executive Travel which reviewed ticket prices to15 top destinations in the U.S. found that the average round-trip airfare for departing the same day was $563. If you make a reservation […]


91% of Travelers will drive 6 hours before they will pay more than $300 for an airline ticket

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Survey finds 67% will pay $200 or less 909 travelers participated in a survey launched on August 23, 2016 by Executive Travel which asked, “How much would you pay for a single airline ticket to fly on a 90 minute flight (470 miles, i.e. Omaha to Chicago) before you would consider driving 6.5 hours to […]


Let the travel deals begin! –

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Just as I promised, the travel industry is launching some fantastic travel vacation deals this fall. Historically the 90 day period after Labor Day is a slow season for travel and the airlines, hotels and cruise lines offer great deals to try to fill up empty seats and rooms. Some of the lowest prices of […]


Employee Spotlight – Maggie Donahue

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Maggie Donahue is the Corporate Team Leader at Executive Travel. Maggie lives in Chicago, IL, and is this week’s Employee Spotlight!   1. How did you get started in the business? I completed travel school and started in the business at Rosenbluth International in the support department. I used to put tickets together and process […]


Executive Travel honored on 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies

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Executive Travel honored on 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies Travel Management Company celebrates 4th year on Inc. 5000 list Lincoln, Nebraska, August 17, 2016 — Inc. magazine this week honored Executive Travel as one of the nation’s fastest growing travel management companies in the 35th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the […]


Proudly boasting to be “The on-time machine” Delta gets egg on its face from computer meltdown –

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Last week was a disaster for passengers flying on Delta Air Lines as early Monday morning the giant airline had a major computer meltdown causing thousands of flights to be cancelled or delayed. The problems accelerated when travelers learned that the airline was not willing or able to re-book stranded travelers on American Airlines because […]


Americans plan to avoid 8 destinations in the next 12 months from fear of world events

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For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 16, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Americans plan to avoid 8 destinations in the next 12 months from fear of world events Mexico, South America, Belgium, France, Turkey, Africa, Asia and the Middle East plan to be avoided in coming months A new survey of […]


Airline pricing is crazy as 2 flights cheaper than 1

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On Sunday I was in Wisconsin attending a family event at a city halfway between Chicago O’Hare and the Milwaukee airport. The one way ticket price to fly between Chicago and Omaha was $281 and the ticket from Milwaukee to Chicago and then to Omaha (using the same flight above) was $256. In other words […]


Airfares take a deep dive this summer –

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Domestic and international airfares have taken a deep dive this summer. CBS news recently reported that vacation airfares have dropped by 17% compared to one year ago. Domestic airfares for vacation travelers have seen a big drop but international airfares have fallen to levels I have never seen before. Flights from the U.S. to Europe […]


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