Monthly Archives: August 2017

Executive Travel Takes on Myth of Expedia Having the Lowest Hotel Prices

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Study finds Executive Travel rates save $47.02 a night (31%) Executive Travel recently engaged Zulu Solutions (www.zulusolutions.com) to complete a comprehensive study comparing the hotel rates offered by Expedia to hotel rates negotiated by Executive Travel on behalf of their corporate customers and found that the Executive Travel negotiated hotel rates saved $47.02 a night […]


Employee Spotlight- Mark Widder- Business Development –

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1.​ ​What​ ​is​ ​the​ ​biggest​ ​challenge​ ​you’ve​ ​faced​ ​professionally? Dealing with people’s preconceived notions versus the real truth….and people’s patience. 2.Tell​ ​me​ ​a​ ​little​ ​about​ ​your​ ​family. I am married for 37 years to Susan and have two daughters Jennifer and Valari. Jennifer is married and has given me two wonderful grandkids…Logan and Maeve while […]


Hello from Chicago –

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I am writing you today as I am returning from a one-day business/play trip to the Windy City. I have often overlooked Chicago on my list of favorite cities because it is so close to where I live. However the more I visit Chicago the more I think it is truly one of the USA’s […]


Steve’s annual top 10 hotel pet peeves –

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As you know I travel a lot. During my travels, I stay in a lot of different hotel rooms and I am able to notice a lot of things that are good, bad and ugly about hotels. Every year I update my annual list of top 10 hotel pet peeves. I hope you enjoy it; […]


Travelers beware of basic economy fares being sold by the Airlines

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The big three airlines are all moving to try to sell more and more services in addition to the price of your airline ticket. Toward that end Delta, American and United Airlines have all announced they will be offering “basic’ fares that strip out all of the added features of normal tickets. These new fares […]


Employee Spotlight – Kellie Anders – Corporate Travel Consultant

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1. How did you get started in the business? I went to travel/tourism school right out of high school and starting working at a travel agency. 2. Tell me a little about your family. My husband and I have been married for 6 years. We have 1 daughter and 2 fur babies. 3. What is […]


Employee Spotlight -Ronnette Priester- Corporate Travel Consultant-

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1. How did you get started in the business? I went to travel/business school right after graduating high school. I worked for an airline after college for a short time and then went to work in the travel agency business and have been here ever since. 2. Tell me a little about your family. My […]


If you thought all the planes were full this year, you were right –

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Recent information from IATA reports that global air passenger traffic grew an amazing 7.9% during the first 6 months of 2017 to reach a 12 year high. Airlines also set a record by filling an amazing 80% of all their seats. Just a few years ago the airlines were averaging about 67% of their seats […]


Hello from Las Vegas –

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I am writing you today as I am returning from spending a short 36 hours in Las Vegas for a business meeting. Spend just a few hours here and you will easily understand how it gets the nicknames of “sin city” and “glitter gulch”. Here are my Top 10 travel tips when visiting Las Vegas […]


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