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Article Archive: October 2012

The Value of a Travel Agent

The Value of a Travel Agent

Hotels, flights, car rentals, cruises, dinner reservations, tours... basically everything you need or want to do in a vacation or business trip can be booked online without any human contact whatsoever. But there are instances when the experience of a good travel agent will save you money.


Business Traveler Tips to Save Money

Business Traveler Tips to Save Money

Whether you manage a team across the country or have a small business with occasional travel, cutting costs on business travel can save you thousands. Here are a few ideas.


Traveling and Food Allergies: Survival Tips

Traveling and Food Allergies: Survival Tips

Whether your allergy is life-threatening or not, it goes without saying that you want to avoid a reaction. Here are some suggestions to help you have an allergy-free travel experience.


Travel Concern: Cell Phone Use In-Flight Sparks Questions

Travel Concern: Cell Phone Use In-Flight Sparks Questions

A new report from the Federal Aviation Administration found no problems on foreign airlines with flight safety related to cell use in the air. This raises the questions as to whether the U.S. cellphone use ban is outdated.


Our Kelowna Hotel Ensures Your Fall Stays Green

Our Kelowna Hotel Ensures Your Fall Stays Green

With the brilliant autumn leaves changing colors, the color green is probably the furthest thought from your mind this fall. But there is no better time to “go green” than when the weather begins to cool down! Our Kelowna hotel is busy prepping for the cold weather ahead and thought we’d share some tips with you that won’t consume much of your time or money.