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F1S News Flash

  • Happy Valentine’s Day! Share your favorite romantic spot on our Facebook page.
  • F1S Events took over NOLA’s Bourbon St. for Chevy’s ‘Big Bash in the Big Easy.’
  • We’re gearing up for our Feb. 24th team skating night thanks to The Standard hotel!

Monthly Archives: February 2014

5 Reasons a Travel Agent Beats D.I.Y.

We in the travel agency business have been cheering the industry’s continued upswing, and 2014 looks just as promising. Sure, the improving economy plays a role. And more people are booking customized experiences. But here’s what really matters the next time you’re thinking about the D.I.Y. route: We cut through the clutter. Having choice is great. But having too many choices can get overwhelming and confusing, not to mention time…
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Just Back From: Taipei

This month, corporate and leisure Asia specialist Kathy Chou takes us to one of her favorite destinations, her native Taiwan.  A frequent visitor, she understands why interest in this magnificent island and its capital Taipei is heating up. Why should people visit Taiwan? Taiwan is still an under-the-radar, undervalued  gem, with a rich cultural and spiritual heritage, gorgeous natural resources, and incredible hospitality. Taipei is a vibrant capital, making it…
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Agent Spotlight: Maria Mendez, Corporate Powerhouse

Maria Mendez never set out to run the fast paced, successful corporate division of First in Service. As a young girl, she was fascinated by architecture and design, trying to find solutions to how things could work better. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, she complained to her mother why running water was not a given in her household. So her mother challenged the precocious 12-year-old to design and build…
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