Category: From the Show

Tips for Visiting Japan and Beach Blanket Babylon’s Last Year

On the Sunday, May 5th edition of The Travel Guys…. * In The Travel News, Marriott is going into the hotel rental business, aka Airbnb.  Believe it or not, the same week Marriott makes that announcement, Airbnb announces they are going into the hotel business.  Coincidence?  We think not.  The SAP Arena in San Jose has announced they are joining the growing ranks of public venues adopting a Clear Bag Policy.  Basically, it means any bag you...

Basic Economy Airfare and Upcoming Performances in Sacramento

On the Sunday, April 21st edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Expedia has struck new deals with suppliers, keeping hotels and air available on their platform.   A lack of customs officers is causing problems at airports around the country.  The problem: Many of the agents have been sent to the southern boarder by the president and there aren’t replacements available.  Lines at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Airport have reached 2-3 hours on several...

Safety Tips for Your Hotel Stay

On the Easter Sunday (April 21st) edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, United and Expedia are in a p-ssing contest, which could end up with United flights not being available on Expedia’s various platforms.  Sacramento has new air service.  Once a day non-stops to Santa Barbara on Contour Airlines.  When should you reserve your summer travel?  Survey says 5-8 weeks ahead of your flight.  Only one problem.  That’s based on history. ...

Full-Immersion Cooking Experience in Tuscany

On the Sunday, April 14th edition of The Travel Guys…. *    In the Travel News, Mark talks about his trip to Disneyland…..er, Washington, DC this week, to lobby on behalf of the travel industry.  Delta Airlines decides to reduce conflict over reclining seats with a simple solution…reduce the amount of recline for their seats.  And American quietly introduces a new plane.  You know, the one with 15 more seats stuffed into the same sized...