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Best U.S. Fall Festivals of 2015

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There are so many activities that occur during the fall. As the weather starts to cool down and the leaves change on the trees, several fall gatherings begin. Some festivals are centered around food while others are a mix of different activities and vendors. If you have the opportunity, check out these popular fall festivals around the U.S.
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Places You Don’t Need a Passport For

Are you ready for a vacation but haven’t applied for or renewed your passport? Luckily, there are some amazing places outside of the contiguous 48 states that U.S. residents can visit without needing a passport. It sounds too good to be true, but you can still go on an exotic vacation without this important document. (Still make sure to bring a valid ID or birth certificate with you!) Consider one of these destinations the next time you want to plan a passport-free vacation and avoid international hassles.
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The Best 2015 U.S. Summer Food Festivals

foodfestivalsphotSummer is quickly approaching and is known as the season of festivals! We don’t know about you, but one of our favorite types of festivals to visit are those focused on foods from around the country. From seafood and burgers, to pizza and ice-cream, these food festivals have it all. Here are some of the most popular festivals in the United States for 2015 that are definitely worth traveling for!
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Tips for Traveling to the Super Bowl

It’s official – the NFL playoffs are finally set and with just 12 teams left, each team is hoping have their dreams come true and become Super Bowl XLVIII  champions in 2014. There is about a month until Super Bowl XLVIII, and tens of thousands of fans planning are planning to travel to Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, for the game. Last year, the Super Bowl cost fans anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 each for flights, hotel stay, food and football fan gear. If you want to have fun as well as cut some costs you have to stay ahead of the game. Here are a few tips if you plan on traveling to Super Bowl XLVIII this year!
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Travel Trends for 2014

Overall, 2013 was a great year for the travel industry with a higher average of travelers and much more interest for individuals getting back out there to explore the world. With technology quickly evolving, 2013 was a year that introduced and reinvented the way we travel from the way we book, way we travel, to the way we order room service. Now that we have entered 2014, the travel industry is already looking promising and is guaranteed to continue bringing us fabulous new improvements. Here are a few of the biggest travel trends to keep your eyes out for during 2014!
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Travel Insured: 2013 Best Places to Work in Connecticut

We are proud to announce that Travel Insured International was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Connecticut. This eighth annual program was created by the Hartford Business Journal, Best Companies Group and sponsored by The Hooker & Holcombe Companies.
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Emergency Assistance While Traveling

While you don’t plan on losing your wallet while on your vacation or becoming severely ill, let’s face it, emergencies occur all the time. Have no fear; there is someone there to help.
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Tips for Traveling to a Hurricane Region

With Hurricane Season in full swing, experts are predicting to see a near-normal hurricane season in both the Atlantic Basin, including the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, and the Eastern Pacific this year. If you plan on traveling to storm-prone regions you should carefully consider the potential dangers and inconveniences associated with your trip prior to finalizing plans. It is important to always be prepared, and take into consideration the following tips to ensure your safety this season!
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Airport Holograms for Customer Service

At some of New York and New Jersey’s leading airports, including LaGuardia, Newark, and John F. Kennedy, one of the newest and most  innovative improvements of customer service has been presented – a customer service rep hologram. This hologram, Ava, has been introduced to help greet and guide customers during their travel experiences. The Port Authority invested in three holograms to place in the airports and will be testing them out over a six month trial period beginning in July to see how helpful they actually are and to observe how customers feel about them. While these holograms have been utilized already in many countries across the world, this is the first time they are being introduced in the United States.
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Travel Insured at The Connecticut Business Expo

Travel Insured International is pleased to announce that we will be visiting the Connecticut Business Expo on June 7, 2012, in order to share information about the great programs we have to offer, as well as make connections with other companies and individuals. The Connecticut Business Expo is one of the largest business trade shows that offer free educational seminars which are hosted by elite speakers and trainers from all types of industries. Seminars will be available dealing with sales, marketing, technology, and management.  The CT Business Expo is an amazing way to network with business professionals from all over, from a number of different corporations.
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