Stats show 1/3 of European travelers have canceled their plans
On the Sunday, March 13th edition of The Travel Guys…
- In the Travel News, Rick Steves, who escorts trips around the planet, has canceled his tours which include stops in Russia for 2022. In fact new statistics show 1/3 of people who were planning to travel to Europe have canceled those plans for now and another 1/3 are reconsidering travel to the continent, all because of the war in Ukraine. Also, the Queen Mary, which has been in the news and closed recently, has a new lease on life.
- In our Smarter Traveler segment, we revisit the decision of whether or not to pay an additional charge for seats on the plane. Mark points out there are a few situations where you need to consider it.
- Sonoma’s International Film Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary. It starts Wednesday and we have a look at some of the highlights.
- Finally, Mark talks about International Women’s Day, which was on the calendar. He points out the hypocrisy of companies who say one thing in situations like this, but their actions don’t always support those comments.