The Business Traveler's Corner

5 Expert Tips to Survive Holiday Travel

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Nov 23, 2016 12:36:13 PM

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the most travel heavy day of the year. Over Thanksgiving weekend, over 24 million people will be traveling by air, which can make it stressful for even the most seasoned traveler. Weather delays, overflowing TSA lines, first time travelers and extended families of 10 can make travel more complicated, but here are 5 tips to make your trip go more smoothly:

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Department of Transportation Approves Some Airlines for Travel to Cuba

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Jun 10, 2016 3:13:19 PM

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced that it has approved six domestic airlines to begin regularly scheduled flights to Cuba, beginning as early as the fall. Earlier this year, many airlines proposed multiple routes, eager to be the first to provide service to the island.

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Brazilian airline offers excellent Business Class options at great prices

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Apr 8, 2016 2:42:27 PM

Azul Brazilian Airlines is a low cost carrier out of Brazil and a relatively unknown operator, since it serves mostly national routes within the country and has few international ones. However it offers an appealing option for business travelers going to Brazil who live or work in the South Florida area.

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What to Expect When Traveling to Cuba

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Sep 9, 2015 11:47:00 AM

Travel to Cuba has been a hot topic since new regulations came into effect on Jan 16th, implementing policy changes to facilitate travel for authorized purposes. There has been much confusion in recent months over the leniency of the parameters which permit travel to the island. We previously posted about 4 Things to Know Before Traveling to Cuba. Keep reading below to find out 4 things you must know while in Cuba.

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4 Things You Must Know Before Visiting Cuba

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Aug 25, 2015 3:44:00 PM

Travel to Cuba has been a hot topic since new regulations came into effect on Jan 16th, implementing policy changes to facilitate travel for authorized purposes. There has been much confusion in recent months over the leniency of the parameters which permit travel to the island. We previously posted about the new policies and what they mean for American travelers. Keep reading below to find out 4 things you must know before booking travel to this unique destination.

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Travel to Cuba 101: What you Need to Know

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Aug 11, 2015 5:19:00 PM

 

The subject of travel to Cuba has been a hot topic since new regulations came into effect on Jan 16th, implementing policy changes to facilitate travel for authorized purposes. While these amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations lessened restrictions on travel for Americans, there has been much confusion in recent months over the leniency of the parameters which permit travel to the island.

Can Americans legally visit Cuba?

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Doing business in Brazil? The time is now!

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Apr 17, 2015 6:11:32 PM

The strongest US Dollar in recent memory, combined with a weakening Brazilian economy hurt by inflation and the end of its commodity boom signifies a big advantage for companies doing business in Brazil.

Travel to Brazil is becoming more affordable.

Not only have international fares dropped significantly, but according to Bloomberg Business, the hour-long flight from  Sao Paulo to Rio, which last year could cost up to $480 can be seen for as low as $20 each way. 

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