Category Archives: Air Travel

Your ID Card Might Not Get You on a Plane Starting Today

While the REAL ID Act got a lot of attention when it was first passed back in 2005, it is something that hasn’t been in the news all that much in recent months.  However, now that the Department of Homeland Security’s implementation deadline (January 22, 2018) is here, we thought it would be a great time to review the REAL ID Act and let you know how this could impact your travel plans. Continue reading

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Friday Sound-Off: Will Sustainable Travel Gain Momentum in 2018?

With the increasing understanding we have of the impact humans are having on our environment, more-and-more attention has been given to sustainable practices.  From sustainable building, to sustainable farming, it seems like sustainability has become a very big trend in recent years.  And now it seems, the travel industry has begun to follow suit. Continue reading

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Friday Sound-Off: Will Airlines Follow Hotels and Incentivize Direct Buying?

And if airlines take the same route as hotel chains such as Hilton and Marriott and provide positive incentives, such as discounts to loyalty program members for direct booking with them, this shift might not be all bad. Continue reading

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Travel Planning Advice – Part 2

If you were following along with your own trip in mind, you should have a compiled list of all of the things your group would like to see, ranked in order of what your group would like to see the most, and a map with all of these places laid out on it. If you haven’t done that yet, I suggest you go back and do that before reading this article any further. It will be awfully difficult to start planning the “how”, or the logistics, of your trip if you don’t yet know what you want to see and where those things are. Continue reading

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