Tagged: president

Boeing’s planes are back in the sky, but would you fly on one?

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Boeing’s planes are back in the sky, but would you fly on one (hint there have been very few cancellations)? Protesters have blocked the train tracks leading into Machu Pichu in Peru, keeping tourists from visiting. You are considering taking a cruise. Friends and/or family have decided to join you. Sounds wonderful, right? Sounds like a situation that will...

Airlines respond to requests that families be able to sit together on planes

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 26th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, foreign visitors are waiting up to two years to visit our country and 80 mayors are trying to shorten the lines. Plus, some airlines are responding to the president’s request to let families sit together on planes. We share the real story. Some destinations are growing weary of travelers. Juneau, New York City and Italy are trying to turn...

Number one place in the country to take your valentine

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we preview the travel commercials from the Super Bowl broadcast (including one where United takes a not-so-subtle jab at Southwest) and tell you the number one place in the country to take your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day. In the State of the Union address, the President mentioned the Junk Fees Prevention Act. Does it have a chance of passing?...

Holland America rewards service dog for 700 days of cruising

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Holland America rewards a service dog for 700 days of cruising and Virgin America has decided to reward those siting in the middle seat with some great rewards. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark talks about the president addressing junk travel fees this past week. Mark says it’s great that the president recognizes that travel suppliers are goosing travelers...