Acendas Travel Makes Global Entry Enrollment Easy

01 Nov 2016

For those in the Kansas City area, Acendas Travel is sponsoring a Global Entry Enrollment Interview Event, December 6 – 8 at its offices in Mission, Kan.  Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.  Global Entry also qualifies the traveler for domestic TSA Pre-Check, so there is no need... View Article

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Destination Spotlight: Thailand

01 Nov 2016

Your passport to Asia starts here! As a trending destination for 2017, Asia is a continent that has intrigued travelers through its spirituality, adventure and vibrancy. We begin our journey in Thailand, a small country in Southeast Asia. Best known for its temples, Buddhist art, local food, island hopping, and shopping, there is something for every traveler to enjoy while vacationing here. Thailand has a... View Article

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Tom Simone brings “worldly” experience to Acendas Travel

26 Oct 2016

Acendas Travel welcomes Tom Simone, a fixture on the Kansas City travel scene, to the Acendas Travel team as a vacations consultant. “We’re excited to have Tom join us,” Acendas Travel Vacations Director Ellie Noyes said. “He is a perfect fit for us because we pride ourselves on having the most knowledgeable people on our team for the markets we serve.” Simone has 30-plus years... View Article

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Acendas Travel Grows Portfolio with Acquisition of Edina Travel

04 Oct 2016

Acendas Travel, with headquarters co-located in Minneapolis and Kansas City, has expanded with the acquisition of Edina Travel. The move continues a expanding presence of Acendas Travel operations in the Twin Cities, which began with the acquisition of Vanguard Travel in 2010. That was followed by folding in Gateway Express Travel (2012) and Interlachen Travel (2013). Edina Travel had been in business for 33 years... View Article

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Autumn in Hawaii is Paradise for the Senses

13 Jul 2016

While Summer is the high season for tourism in Hawaii, in September, the crowds thin out and pricing on everything from hotels to airfare drops. The weather in September through November is slightly cooler than summer, experiencing pleasant daytime highs in the upper 70s instead of the mid-80s. At night, the temperatures drop by 10 degrees, creating the perfect climate for a luau or other... View Article

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Amazing Places Where Your Dollar Goes Further This Year and Next

07 Jul 2016

Canada Last year the Canadian dollar took quite a tumble. It’s slowly making a comeback, but still hovers at a bargain 77 cents to the US dollar, effectively marking down everything at 25 percent off. Lower hotel prices complement the favorable exchange rate, making a trip to the Canadian Rockies, the historic Atlantic coast and even the cosmopolitan cities of Toronto and Montreal a smart... View Article

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Experience Your Own Backyard with a Quick Getaway

06 Jul 2016

Summer is beyond the halfway point. But you still haven’t taken a vacation. Or, perhaps the luster has worn off the spring break trip. You want to escape the doldrums of work, but aren’t sure what options exist. You’ve done Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean. What’s out there that’s fun and exciting? The answer might be right under your feet. The United States – and... View Article

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