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The Holidays Might Be Behind Us, But Peak Season Logistics Challenges Are Far From Over

As 2019 continues, many retailers are preparing for a post-season pause and an off-peak lull. However, others must plan for peak periods that go beyond the traditional holiday season. Different types of companies experience seasonal peaks at different times of the year, and even “micro-peaks” throughout the year. Whether, for example, it’s New Year’s galvanizing […]

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Tired of pie? Here are 3.14 other math holidays worth celebrating.

Not that we don’t love pie, it’s just there are other desserts out there. Deposit Photos Pi Day is a cheeky celebration of the mathematical constant found by dividing a circle’s circumference by its diameter, which is 3.14 when rounded to two decimal points. If you have any friends or coworkers who want to show […]

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The travel insurance lottery

By Chiara Cavaglieri 23 Feb 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email Travel insurance customers with pre-existing medical conditions routinely face punitive premiums and tricky clauses allowing insurers to alter terms – or even cancel their policies – if their health deteriorates after taking out cover, a Which? investigation has found. When […]

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Insurance software firm Ebix buys majority stake in travel tech platform Zillious

One year three months after buying Bengaluru-based online-to-offline travel agency Via.com, insurance software firm Ebix Inc. has acquired 80% stake in travel technology company Zillious Solutions Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed sum. “Zillious will remain a non-aligned technology platform, and Ebix will promote it internationally in key markets like West Asia, the US and Asia, […]

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IRCTC: rules for ticket cancellations and bookings for all classes

ndian Railways is probably one of the busiest transportation systems in the world. The trains here carry more than 2 crore passengers on a daily basis. And every day the railways come with some new rules and regulations to make things easier for passengers. Things you MUST know Now, the advance train tickets can be […]

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Melania Trump to travel to Tulsa to promote ‘Be Best’

  The Office of the First Lady is today announcing Mrs. Trump’s participation in a three-state tour to Oklahoma, Washington State and Nevada to promote the three pillars of her initiative “Be Best,” which includes the well-being of children, online safety and opioid abuse.

On Monday, March 4, the First Lady  will travel to Tulsa, Oklahoma […]

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Independent by Liberty Travel Debuts Custom Websites for Advisors

Independent by Liberty Travel (ILT) is helping support its developing base of travel advisors with the launch of personalized, customizable websites. The company says the independent advisors could brand the sites in a way that best reflects their agency, without the inconvenience of managing or updating the backend or product-related content. Here are some of […]

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FF12: Hidden travel fees

Mary Rider, who lives in Andover, planned her family vacation to Hawaii through a travel agent. A decision she made after booking just one vacation on her own. “We went on this trip, found it in the paper. Actually it wasn’t even a flying trip. It was I think a Branson trip. Supposed to be […]

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Laura McGinley’s mixed emotions as J1 travel trumps Dublin duty

Dublin are planning this season without two-time TG4 All-Ireland senior medallist Laura McGinley, who confirmed she is travelling to the US on a J1 in the summer. But the versatile Naomh Barróg player, who scored a brace of goals against Cavan in the 2018 Championship, admits that she has experienced pangs of regret since making […]

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Photo ID now compulsory for Condor travel

Condor passengers must carry a form of photo ID with them from today Credit: ITV Channel TV All Condor customers travelling between Guernsey, Jersey, Poole and Portsmouth must now show photo ID. The change is to make sure the company falls in line with international standards, as mandatory ID is becoming a regulatory requirement at […]

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