Category: From the Show

Ditching single use plastics while traveling

On the Sunday, February 9th edition of The Travel Guys… *    In the Travel News, Marriott, in two separate moves, cuts the value of your Bonvoy points pretty significantly.  Between the new “peak/non-peak” award chart, and the “annual realignment” of awards for individual properties, considerable value has been lost for some. Cruise ships are scrambling to respond to the Coronavirus, dropping planned stops in China, refusing Chinese passengers and even getting stuck in quarantine. ...

Trip Cancellation Insurance and the Corona Virus

On the Sunday, February 2nd edition of The Travel guys… *    In the Travel News, the Department of Transportation is asking for your input as they create new rules for Emotional Support Animals on airplanes, United Airlines says window shades up for take-off and landing, and we tell you about a Canadian hotel chain with free midday getaway rates on Valentine’s Day. *    The Corona Virus is on the minds of many travelers. ...

Live from New York Times Travel Show: New Travel Gadgets, Experiences and More!

On the Sunday, January 26th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, a new bill in Congress might mean another step towards the end of resort/destination fees at hotels; and Chinese travelers have stopped coming. What does that mean for the businesses who catered to them? * Once a year we dedicate a program to interviews gathered at the New York Times Travel Show. With an attendance of over 30,000 in three...

Accuracy of complaints given to consumer advocates and “The Last Ship” is coming to SF

On the Sunday, January 19th edition of The Travel Guys… *In The Travel News, Harrah’s Reno, the original downtown club (started as a bingo parlor in 1937) was sold by Caesar’s for $50 million dollars.  Jet Blue has raised the price of baggage fees by $5 to $35 bucks for your first bag.  Now it’s probably just a matter of a few days until the other carriers join them at that level. https://media.blubrry.com/travelguys/p/ia601502.us.archive.org/24/items/travelsguys011920full/travels%20guys%20011920%20full.mp3Podcast: Play in...