Tagged: covid vaccine

Staff shortages are likely to impact holiday travel

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 7th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, travel is on the rebound, but there is still a serious shortage of staff in many places. Those shortages are likely to impact holiday travel. China has started a national parks system. Their beloved pandas are high on the initial protected list. Our show is live from the island of Kauai this week. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark...

Vaccinated international travelers soon to be welcome in the US

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, vaccinated international travelers will soon be welcome in the US, an international airline (SAS) is ditching the mask requirement for some flights, and Captain Kirk soars into space. Our Smarter Traveler segment talks about United Airlines extension of many travel credits/vouchers, and an update on the Southwest meltdown from last week. Ed Perkins, travel journalist and advocate for travelers,...

United lays off fewer non-vaccinated employees than projected

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 3rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United lays off far fewer non-vaccinated employees than first projected, and reentering the US from an overseas country is going to be a bit more difficult. Our Smarter Traveler segment sends a red flag for car rentals over the holidays (reserve NOW), and new software is limiting fuel burning time on the runway. The Trans-Siberian Orchestra annually provides one...

Broadway is back in New York and Sacramento

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 19th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel and Entertainment News, Broadway is back in New York and Sacramento (as a brand new theater opens), numerous resorts and destinations report bookings for the holidays are back at normal levels and the number of places requiring travelers to be vaccinated domestically is growing. Our Smarter Traveler segment asks the question, should you tip when ordering take-out? Plus, an update...