Tagged: train travel

Hawaii is considering a return to lock down

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 29th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hawaii is considering a return to lock down after COVID spikes in the state, a Delta flight crew goes the extra mile to give a small boost to some Afghan children, and Venice is going to charge admission in an effort to control the number of tourist who descend on their city. Our Smarter Traveler segment updates you on...

San Francisco is first major city to require vaccinations at indoor venues

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 15th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, San Francisco has become the first major city to require vaccinations at many indoor venues, including restaurants. Seems as though New Orleans might be next. Mark reports on a new railroad in the Rockies, a ride which takes you to the edge of the Utah National Parks. Mark was in the Chicagoland area last week, around O’Hare Airport, attending...

Amtrak puts Covid relief funds to good use

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak is putting Covid relief funds to good use, restoring daily services on many long distance trains, including the California Zephyr. American Airlines tells 15,000 employees to forget the furlough notices, and air travel has had a significant bump in the past 7-10 days. But, hotels are still in big trouble. Now it’s the Fairmont San Jose, the centerpiece...

President Biden makes masks mandatory on trains and planes

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 31st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, President Biden has made masks officially mandatory on trains and planes (or in/on federal land/property); Tauck Tours has launched its first trip in 10 months, and American Airlines is watching for cheaters – skiplaggers, you know who you are. The idea was floated last week to require passengers on domestic airline flights to be COVID tested before flying. The...