Monthly Archives: April 2017

Hello from Guangzhou, China –

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I’m writing you today from Guangzhou, China as I take a short 6 day business trip to attend the annual Canton Trade Fair in Guangzhou. The Canton Fair takes place twice a year and is the largest trade export fair in the world. Manufacturers from China and southeast Asia come here to display their goods […]


Employee Spotlight – Rebekah Lassen

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1. Tell me a little about your Personality I am a positive, upbeat, easy to get along with individual. I strive to bring positivity to every environment I’m in whether that is at home or at work. I enjoy social outings with friends. I also strive to get along with all personality types which highlights […]


Here are 8 things you need to know about getting bumped by an airline –

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Last week was not a good week for United Airlines. Social media saw a tidal wave of people responding in horror to a passenger being dragged off an airplane after it was oversold (more passengers than seats). United obviously messed up big time and now they are admitting it and trying to correct their big […]


Warning! Buying the cheapest fares today may bring you a headache –

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The big three U.S. Airlines, American, Delta and United have all recently started offering their lowest priced airfares as “Basic Economy” fares. Prices for these fares are often $30 or more lower than the next lowest priced tickets. The problem with these fares is they are so restricted that you have to throw away the […]


Employee Spotlight – Dawn Ackerman

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Tell me a little about your Personality I like to think that I am friendly and outgoing. I definitely don’t like conflict and like to include people so that no one feels left out. How did you get started in the business? I was working in accounts receivable right out of high school with different […]


Here is my annual tipping guide for travelers –

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Each year I get a bunch of emails asking for my recommendations for tipping when traveling. One major thing people should realize is that most tipping is based on the culture of the country you are traveling to. For example, the standard restaurant tipping for a waiter is 15% to 20% in the U.S. while […]


Employee Spotlight – Cory Mason

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1.What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know? Although I am pretty analytical and love solving problems, I am actually pretty good at art. I usually stick to drawing or photography, but I’ve also done a little sculpting and painting. When I was growing up, I used […]


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