The world isn’t as scary as you think. I promise. So that means it’s time to consider new destinations for student groups.
As a traveler, people ask if I feel “safe” traveling to certain countries they would feel “nervous” to visit. I think the nervousness probably comes less from fear of danger and more from the fear of the unknown.
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The government shutdown is affecting the travel industry.
In light of the recent and ongoing government shutdown, many groups traveling have experienced longer than usual wait times at airports across the country.
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The office is a bit brighter this holiday season, and it’s not just because we decked out our Travel Tree in twinkle lights.
Two dynamic, charismatic women joined the ATG team and they brought a whole lot of energy to our Orlando office.
Continue Reading New Faces at ATG–Welcome Paula and Myrta!
JetBlue made headlines recently by deciding to raise their bag fees from $25 to $30. Its important to note that when you book group airfare, JetBlue waives the first checked bag fee. United followed suit with Delta falling in line, all bumping their bag fees higher.
Continue Reading Planning Airfare? Pad Your Budgets.
The airline industry operates on extremely low margins. Because so little of the ticket goes to the actual airline, they are extremely sensitive to operational price increases and with fuel costs likely to rise. The public may begin to see increases in fare costs and ancillary services.
This week, JetBlue shook up the industry by charging $30 for the first checked bag. This marks the first carrier that isn’t a low-cost airline to deviate from the industry standard of $25 for the first checked bag.
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