Tagged: COVID-19

Airbnb is responding to out-of-control party complaints

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 8th Mother’s Day edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Airbnb is responding to complaints about out-of-control parties at some of its rental properties by expanding a policy that limits renters with bad reviews from certain types of rentals on holiday weekends. Is it ok to ask a fellow traveler if they are vaccinated, or to wear a mask? What happens if you don’t get the answer...

The ten U.S. airports with the worst on time record

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest has a new fare category with an interesting set of benefits and we have a list of the ten airports in the country with the worst on time record. The COVID crisis saw an explosion in the number of angry passenger incidents on airplanes. We can only hope they will subside. But what if you are on a...

Spring breakers head to Florida in record numbers

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 20th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, spring breakers are headed to Florida in record numbers as leisure travel rebounds to pre-COVID levels. Business travel, however, continues to lag. This is a problem for hotels in particular, because business travelers pay higher rates, and spend more in the hotel on food and beverage than leisure travelers. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we talked about the importance...

Will the expiring federal mask mandate be dropped or extended?

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 20th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, if you are interested in buying an unfinished cruise ship, Getting Hong Kong, the parent company of “out of business” Crystal Cruises, has one for sale. The Global Dream, is still under construction in a German shipyard. If it is finished, it will hold 9,500 of your closest friends. The federal mask mandate will expire on March 18th. Will...