Tagged: hotels

Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members, we talk about why Hertz’ move to electric cars bombed and how your next “flight” could actually be a bus ride. Your boarding pass has SSSS written across it. What does THAT mean? Extra security screening is the answer. We explain in our Smarter Traveler segment. Mark spent a week on...

United and American Airlines raise baggage fees

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United and American Airlines raise baggage fees, and American Queen Voyages (the river cruise line) is out of business. A new piece of technology in restaurants is a hand-held software system that allows the server to total your bill, then hand you the machine, in their presence, to decide on a gratuity amount. Is it just us, or is...

US Travel Agencies set a January record for air sales

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, US Travel Agencies set a January record for air sales; plus Uber drivers and flight attendants protest in selected cities across the country. Those and other stories in the news. Our Smarter Traveler segment focuses on how travel hackers are looking for your information online every day. We have a few common sense solutions anyone can use. Surge, peak,...

A Federal Judge in Australia has found Carnival negligent

Listen Now On the Saturday, October 28th edition of The Travel Guys…  Southwest extends it’s schedule into August, and announces a record number of flights; plus a Federal Judge in Australia has found Carnival negligent in not canceling a cruise that led to the COVID-related deaths of over 250 people. Have you ever Pre-Tipped for restaurant food and/or delivery? What if the order isn’t correct or the delivery prompt? You already tipped. Mark says he...