Author Archives: Steve Glenn

Here is my four-step plan to give travelers the confidence to start traveling again –

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I think the airlines have done a lot recently to make sure travelers are safeguarded when they fly. However, I think the airlines are going to need to add even more safeguards to give the traveling public the confidence to travel again. After talking to some of our customers and finding out their ideas of […]


We are open for business and thankful for your kindness –

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  These last few weeks have been a whirlwind for the travel industry. This week Executive Travel was able to launch our “Survive then Thrive” company initiative to help us make sure when the travel industry does come back that we are able to retain our great team so that we can continue our company’s […]


Everything “travel” is moving to the fall

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With all the COVID-19 travel cancellations this spring we are seeing that the majority of vacation travel is being moved to this fall. The 30-day travel ban to Europe has put a wrench in travel plans for many Americans. As a result, we are already seeing a wave of travel reservations rescheduled during the months […]


Here is my Blockbuster prediction for the year –

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    In two weeks you will see the biggest airfare sale in the last 10 years – Airlines are seeing a massive amount of ticket refunds and lower ticket sales because of the virus panic. They are also smart enough to know that you always get out of the way of a stampede. They […]


Fear vs Reality – Coronavirus

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From Peter Diamandis Over the past week, our amygdalas (the fear centers of our brain) have been in overdrive. As Coronavirus (and anxiety) spread, I’m concerned by the level of pandemic fear circulating through our news and social media. The goal of this blog is to give you a thoughtful alternative to fear… to contextualize […]


Stop the panic! The world is not coming to an end! –

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For the last month, we have seen the world stampede in response to the Coronavirus outbreak in China. Wallstreet crashed over 10% down last week, airlines cut routes, businesses put international travel on hold, and basically the press started a tornado of worst-case scenarios that would and have frightened many people around the world. Last […]


Airlines are increasing baggage fees and the cost of checking two bags can now be more than the cost of the airline ticket  – 

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Last week United Airlines increased its checked baggage fee by $5 to $35 for the first bag and $45 for a second bag. This increase follows the increase by JetBlue Airways in January. If history repeats itself all the other airlines will soon follow suit. The round trip cost of checking two bags is now […]


Steve’s 12 great ways to use your smartphone camera when traveling –

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#1. My iPhone camera is my best travel resource – I use my iPhone to take pictures of almost everything when I travel. For example, instead of keeping all those receipts for meals I simply pull out my iPhone and click a picture and send it to the accounting department rather than stick the receipt in […]


Hello from Frankfurt, Germany

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  I am flying home today after spending the last 3 days at Ambiente, one of the world’s largest trade fairs for consumer goods. Frankfurt is not one of my favorite cities in Germany but it has plenty to do and see if you are a business traveler looking for good eats and treats after […]


The Coronavirus will probably affect your financial health more than your physical health –

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The Coronavirus has basically shut down a large part of the Chinese economy in the last week. Factories all over China are closed, people are not traveling to or within China, and some people in China are just locking their doors and staying home in hopes to not catch the virus. The stock markets around […]


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