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STM Travel News - January 2017

January 11, 2017

Short's Travel News contains insightful news pieces to keep you informed in the travel industry. It will also keep you up-to-date with any new developments at Short's. In this month's newsletter, be sure to check out our newest offering for all clients in 2017: Travel Talks with Short's!

NEW IN 2017: Travel Talks with Short's

Short's is now hosting monthly travel talks! Each travel talk is a 30 minute webinar dedicated to a hot topic in the industry. We will share upcoming topics in the newsletter every month - see January below. There is NO cost to attend, but there is a limit on attendees, so sign up early to save your spot! More

Incentive Trip Support

Short's is proud to kick off 2017 supporting an incentive trip for a local Iowa company. Short's fulfilled charter air and hotel sourcing, has managed overall event planning, and is currently providing on-site  event support for the company's trip. More

Short's President/CFO

Short's Travel's President, Dave Hughes, recently suffered cardiac arrest which led to a fall and subsequent internal bleeding. He has since undergone surgery and has a lengthy road to recovery ahead of him. In the interim, Short's is working as a team in supporting Dave's responsibilities under the guidance of David LeCompte, CEO. We ask that you please keep Dave and his family in your thoughts. More


5 Things Frequent Flyers Have to Look Forward to in 2017

Upgrades and elite status may have gone out the window in 2016, but here's how the industry is improving. More

Is Your State's Driver's License TSA Compliant?

The TSA has begun posting airport signs to warn travelers about a deadline a year from now for identification to board planes. More

Why do airlines sell too many tickets?

Overbooking: A practice where businesses sell or book more than their capacity. So why do they do it? Nina Klietsch explains the math behind this frustrating piece. More



Short's will dive into the benefits of travelers booking within the managed program and will also provide solutions for how to prevent outside bookings in the future.

Date: January 31, 2017 | Time: 12pm CST

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