Tagged: hawaii

Hawaii and New Zealand are easing COVID restrictions…for now

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 28th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hawaii and New Zealand are among destinations peeling back layers of COVID restrictions this week. The only questions is, will the discovery of the new variant stop everything in its “travel tracks?” Our Smarter Traveler segment reminds you to take a look at the contract. Did you know that if you are going on a cruise, the captain doesn’t...

Learn two Thanksgiving dishes with Penny Sylvia from Good Eats, Happy Life

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 21st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, cruise ships are not yet back in Hawaii, and they won’t be until at least March of next year. Austria has shut down for three weeks, and Germany may follow any day. Plus, three more countries are now on the “don’t go” list. Marriott Hotels has made a small concession in one of the resort fee cases filed against...

Staff shortages are likely to impact holiday travel

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 7th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, travel is on the rebound, but there is still a serious shortage of staff in many places. Those shortages are likely to impact holiday travel. China has started a national parks system. Their beloved pandas are high on the initial protected list. Our show is live from the island of Kauai this week. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark...

Hotel occupancy in the US hits a post-COVID high

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, hotel occupancy in the US hits a post-COVID high over Columbus Day weekend, and the White House says the vaccine mandate won’t get in the way of holiday travel. Hotel taxes are climbing in Hawaii, Lyft finally shares a report on sexual assaults. Maybe we should have seen these numbers earlier. Our Smarter Traveler segment takes a look at...