Author Archives: Steve Glenn

Warning! – Change the passwords on all your travel and important apps

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  As you have probably heard by now Marriott Hotels recently announced they had a massive breach of security that affected 500 million accounts. The bottom line is the bad guys probably have all your passwords, credit cards and personal information stored in your Marriott website profile.  If you are like me and sometimes use […]


Executive Travel sponsoring Global Entry Interview Event in Lincoln, Nebraska

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Interviews to be held January 8-10, 2019, at the Executive Travel office Executive Travel is pleased to announce that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers will be presenting a special enrollment event in Lincoln, Nebraska in January, 2019. This event is to conduct in-person enrollment interviews for applicants to CBP’s Global Entry program and will be held […]


Hello from New Delhi, India –

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I’m writing you today from New Delhi, India as I take a short 6-day business trip to visit factories in this part of the world. The business world is rapidly expanding the use of India as a replacement for China for their supply chains. India today has two major advantages to China that it did […]


New Study Shows American Airlines’ Frequent Flyer Program offers Biggest Bang for the Buck

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American Airlines and United Airlines miles worth 2X more than Delta Executive Travel recently engaged Zulu Solutions, a corporate travel consulting company, to study the value of the largest U.S. airlines’ frequent flyer mileage programs. The airlines included in the study were; Delta, United and American. Paul Glenn, Chief Operating Officer of Executive Travel said, […]


Warning – flying on budget airlines during the holidays could leave you stranded –

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  Many people do not realize how much risk they are taking when they book a ticket on a budget airline to fly during the holiday season. The problem with budget airlines is that when they break down or have weather problems no other airlines will back them up and provide their customers with alternate […]


Warning: You better arrive 2 hours early if you fly this week

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  This will be the busiest week of the year for airline travel as everyone heads for grandma’s house for Thanksgiving. This is also a time you will see a lot of families, first-time travelers, a lot of kids and babies and seniors in the airports. This means that parking lots will be full and […]


You are about to see five big changes inside your hotel room within 12 months –

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Hotel rooms are about to undergo major changes with the application of personal assistants (think Alexa, Google Home, etc) in the hotel room. I am anticipating a new hotel personal assistant that marries artificial intelligence with voice recognition will be installed in new hotel rooms in 2019 that will replace much of the electronic devices […]


Here are the 10 best things that airlines have done in the last 10 years –

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  The last 10 years in the travel industry have brought a lot of changes. Despite all the bad PR the airlines get for bad service, if you stand back and look at what was changed there are actually a lot of positive things happening in the industry that are improving the customer experience. Here […]


Airlines are making flying so painful and expensive many people are driving where they once used to fly –

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My son Matt was planning to travel on business to Bentonville, Arkansas recently and he said he was going to drive there. Being in the travel business that seemed like a long way to drive so I asked him why he would drive such a long distance. He said that it was a 6 hour […]


Travel agents are cool again

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  Last night I came across an email I sent out over four years ago explaining the major benefits of using a professional travel advisor when you travel. I was amazed to find that all the same reasons I listed four years ago still apply today. Please read my article (from July 8, 2014) listing […]


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