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INSIGHTS FROM your Corporate TRAVEL advisor · MARCH 2018
Up in the Air
TSA PRECHECK VS. CLEAR: WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU?

TSA’s PreCheck isn’t the only service out there aimed at speeding up the check-in and security process. There’s also CLEAR, a service aimed at helping you skip long lines at the airport in style. which service is better? Forbes compare the two to find out.

 

HOW DOES IN-FLIGHT WI-FI WORK?

To put it simple, there are two ways Internet signal can reach you at the height of 35,000 feet. First is using the broadband towers sending the powerful signals to the aircraft antennas (usually located on the fuselage). The second way is using satellite technology. 

 

AFRICAN NATIONS AGREE TO EASE FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Twenty-three African countries have signed on to create the Single African Air Transport Market, which will ease restrictions for carriers to operate flights among those countries and enable them to lower fares for air travel among them.

 
Hotel News
HOW CUTTING-EDGE HOTELS USE AI FOR A GREAT GUEST EXPERIENCE

In the 21st century, industries that resist integrating new technologies often lose their competitive edge. Businesses across the globe have realized how important it is to include contemporary digital technology to drive constant growth and revenue.

 

DUBAI OPENS THE WORLD'S TALLEST HOTEL

The Gevora Hotel is a new offering in the UAE hotspot's financial district, topping out at an incredible 356 meters high (1,168 feet).

 
Travel Tech

MORE OF OUR FAVORITE MOBILE TRAVEL APPS

Your Protravel agent can get you where you need to go; these apps can help make travel more efficent:

SPLITTER: Allows you to easily split costs between a group. Simply add expenses to the app as you go, then at the end of the trip Splittr divides the bill and sends a PDF to all parties involved. $1.99 iPhone

PACKPOINT: Input your destination and travel dates, and  the app will create an activity and weather-specific packing list. Free iPhoneAndroid

Elite News

2020 tokyo olympic Summer Games packages now available!

Roadtrips’ 2020 Summer Games packages are now available through an exclusive pre-sale. Luxury hotel space is at a premium, but we have space at some of Tokyo’s finest, including the Park Hyatt Tokyo. Contact your Protravel agent to book.

 
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NORWEGIAN'S FREE AT SEA

Norwegian Cruise Line's Freestyle Cruising revolutionized the industry, giving guests freedom and flexibility to design their ideal cruise vacation. Cruising on NCL means no fixed dining times, relaxed attire, distinct dining options, more lounges, bars, theaters and other activity options. Contact your Protravel Advisor for EXCLUSIVE $50-$100 additional onboard credits and VIP amenities in March.

 
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