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STM Travel News - March 2017

March 8, 2017

Short's Travel News contains insightful news to keep you informed in the travel industry and up-to-date with any developments at Short's. In this month's newsletter, be sure to check out our reference guide for basic economy fares and sign up for our Travel Talk on millennials!

Basic Economy Fares

You've been hearing about it a lot lately, but what exactly is a basic economy fare? And how do you know what each airline is offering? Look no further - Short's has compiled a quick reference guide for your convenience. More

Travel Talks with Short's

Short's is hosting monthly travel talks throughout 2017! Each talk is a 30 minute webinar dedicated to hot topics in the industry. See details below for March. Remember - it's free, but there is a limit on attendees, so sign up early to save your spot! More

Short's President/CFO

Short's Travel's President, Dave Hughes, suffered cardiac arrest late last year, which led to a fall and subsequent internal bleeding. We are happy to announce Dave has recently been moved home to continue undergoing therapy. As he recovers, Short's is working as a team in supporting Dave's responsibilities under the guidance of David LeCompte, CEO. More

Referral Program

Refer a company, receive a gift card - it's a simple as that! Do you know a friend or colleague who could use our services? Let us know! Send us an email or fill out this form with more information, and we'll do the rest.


TSA Introducing New, More Invasive Pat-Down Method

The TSA calls the new physical pat-down method a more "comprehensive" physical screening. More

Delta Airlines to Add Free Meal on Select Flights

The change will begin on 12 of its transcontinental routes this spring. On those routes, Delta will offer fliers a breakfast option in the morning and sandwich or wrap options for flights later in the day. More

2016 Hotel Trends and 2017 Forecast

While new hotels added more than 100,000 new rooms to the market in 2015, demand continues to quadruple the rate of supply, according to the GBTA. Contact Short's team of experts here to support your group hotel travel and meeting needs. More



Understanding the needs and expectations of millennials is crucial to employers’ future business success. The Travel Talk in March will take a look at the largest generation’s travel habits and how to adapt your travel program to fit their needs.

DATE: March 28, 2017 | TIME: 12pm CST

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