September 14, 2016
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. So read, enjoy, and share!
Short's strives for continuous improvement in its services and products to best serve its clients and to maintain its position as The Most Innovative Travel Management Company in the Industry. Check out what's kept us busy this month!
Are you tired of downloading apps, but still want your travel itinerary on your phone? Short’s offers a “Mobile-Friendly Version” link embedded on all Virtual Itineraries, which links to your responsive itinerary on your tablet or mobile phone. This interactive resource provides travelers with a consolidated itinerary, including air, car, and hotel reservations, as well as automatic itinerary updates, currency conversion, local events, maps, parking, weather, and more. Click the “Mobile-Friendly Version” link at the top of your active Virtual Itinerary to check it out!
Short's in the Spotlight
David LeCompte, Short's CEO, was recently named Vice Chair of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Sports, Media and Entertainment Committee. The mission of the committee is to bring together travel professionals in these industries to educate members regarding the unique challenges related to all phases of travel. LeCompte has served on the committee since 2008.
Airline Fees you can Avoid
Everyone talks about those awful airline fees... so, we work around them. It's not as hard as you might think, and it's an easy way to save on overall airfare costs.
World's Busiest Airport?
Atlanta takes the title, again. Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has nailed down the "World's Busiest Airport" title for the 18th year in a row.
Corporate Travel is Bracing for the Impact of the Marriott-Starwood Merger
It could still be several weeks before the Marriott-Starwood deal is wrapped up - and much longer before the two companies are integrated - but travel buyers and TMC's are wise to start preparing now.
As 'Sully' debuts, a look back at the 'Miracle on Hudson'
The January 2009 splash landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River immediately became part of aviation lore. Now, more than six years later, the story of the "Miracle on the Hudson" is set for a revival.
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