Author: The Travel Guys

US Senate making last minute effort to save Alaska cruise season

On the Sunday, May 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  Clayton Whitehead sits in for Tom Romano In the Travel News, the US Senate is making a last minute effort to save the Alaska cruise season and Delta Airlines tells all new employees they must be vaccinated. Our Smarter Traveler segment features Airbnb. We share some tips on when to know your reservation isn’t on the up-and-up, and how to detect and protect against hosts...

Hawaii is expecting a big summer, but vaccine/testing requirements remain

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hawaii is expecting a big summer with lots of visitors – but vaccine/testing requirements remain in place for most. USTOA, one of the country’s largest tour operator groups, says despite limited cruising, Alaska is the most inquired about/booked destination for the summer, with Arizona, Florida, Wyoming and Utah close behind, as travelers continue to prefer beaches and wide open...

TSA extends mask mandate until September 11

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA has announced the mask mandate, scheduled to expire in the next two weeks, has officially been extended until September 11th. This means you will have to remain masked on trains, planes, buses and other public transport through the summer. Real ID, the universal ID card, has a new deadline and the cruise industry is encouraged about the opportunity...

Airlines expanding summer flights to meet growing demand

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 25th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, airlines are expanding summer flight schedules to meet growing travel demand and Hawaii reports hotel numbers are going up each month. Sadly, the Hotel Pennsylvania, the New York Hotel whose phone number, Pennsylvania 6-5,000, became a hit for Glenn Miller, is likely to stay closed. It shut down during the pandemic and its owner wants to demolish the hotel...