Travel Guys Radio Show

A TV Show Featuring the Quirky, Unique Side of America

On the Sunday, July 1st edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Marriott reveals more details of the new rewards program after their merger with Starwood.  The new program rolls out in August.  Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the president’s travel ban last week, the travel industry is asking the White House for support as international arrivals are falling off. * In our Smarter Traveler segment, we tell you how to...

Traveling Advice from a TSA Federal Security Director

On the Sunday, June 24th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Alaska Airlines announces the first ever service from Sacramento to the Big Island of Hawaii, 3x a week, starting in time for the holidays. * If you rent an Airbnb in El Dorado County, you will pay more. The popular service is now collecting bed taxes in the county (which includes Lake Tahoe), leveling the playing field for area hotels. * A...

New ‘Do Not Disturb’ Policies Following Vegas Shooting

On the Sunday, June 17th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Delta employees have beautiful new uniforms, but there’s just one catch.  Or scratch.  And the latest hotel scam seems to involve housekeeping.  Not housekeepers mind you, but housekeeping. * In our Make You a Smarter Traveler segment, Mark reports on post-Las Vegas shooting hotel Do Not Disturb policies, and how they might impact your stay.  He also addresses the issue, is the Early Bird Boarding Fee...

Outdoor Fire Safety Tips and Remembering Anthony Bourdain

On the Sunday, June 10th edition of The Travel Guys… *    In the Travel News, Southwest is selling fewer tickets since the engine incident; and the travel industry appears to be waking up to the dangers of plastic in our ocean, as NCL and a Galapagos Islands tour operator both announce initiatives to keep plastic out of our ocean.  Plus soccer fans traveling to Russia for the World Cup are being warned about using their electronic...