Tagged: alaska

Juneau joins the community of “over tourism” destinations

Listen Now On the Saturday, June 8th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Juneau joins the community of “over tourism” destinations, by limiting the number of cruise ships and the number of passengers who can visit each day; plus Dolly Parton’s story is coming to Broadway in 2026. You filed a complaint with a travel company. After some back and forth, they agree to a settlement, but only if you will sign...

Spring breakers head to Florida in record numbers

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 20th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, spring breakers are headed to Florida in record numbers as leisure travel rebounds to pre-COVID levels. Business travel, however, continues to lag. This is a problem for hotels in particular, because business travelers pay higher rates, and spend more in the hotel on food and beverage than leisure travelers. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we talked about the importance...

How to be prepared for unusual weather when traveling

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 23rd edition of The Travel Guys…  Mark is live from Oracle Park in San Francisco, Tom is in studio in Sacramento. In the Travel News, Spain says if you’ve been vaccinated, welcome; as we predicted last week, at least half of the Alaska cruise season has been salvaged, and the Canadian and Mexican borders remain closed for another month – but there’s a glimmer of hope. In our Smarter...

US Senate making last minute effort to save Alaska cruise season

Listen Now 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...