Tagged: COVID

The SF Giants/Alaska Airlines promotion and an update from the Hawaiian Islands

On the Sunday, August 30th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, a new 15-minute COVID test appears to be on its way to the market, and if so it would be a game changer for sure.  Developed by Abbott Laboratories, it would allow on-the-spot testing for travelers.  Cruise lines are already hedging their bets into 2021 with cancellations, and American Airlines touts a brand new corona virus disinfectant, but chemical experts are questioning...

How does a tour company survive COVID? Mark shares his first-hand experience

On the Sunday, August 2nd edition of the Travel Guys… In the travel news, Hawaii is on the verge of creating a travel bubble….with Japan? It appears a significant number of people seeking refunds from the cruise lines for COVID-cancelled trips are having a hard time getting their money.  The spectacle in the Nevada desert known as Burning Man won’t be held this summer, but a report on last summer’s gathering gives the clean up crews...

Can you get out of a timeshare in the middle of a pandemic?

  On the Sunday, July 19th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, cruise ships are reducing the size of their fleets as the “no cruise” date is extended; and it’s a bad week for parades, as the Rose and the Mummer’s annual festivities are both cancelled, and visitors planning on heading to Hawaii anytime soon are advised to check the ever-changing travel rules. In the Smarter Traveler segment, Mark decries the rise in add-on...

Being in the heart of a COVID pandemic in Europe vs the US

On the Sunday, July 11th edition of The Travel Guys… In theTravel/Entertainment News, Broadway Sacramento received a wonderful honor from the American Council for the Blind.  The Achievement in Audio Description Award was given for outstanding work in providing patrons with vision loss audio descriptions and hands-on tactile pre show presentations at all Music Circus and Broadway Sacramento performances.  Congratulations to Richard Lewis and his gang.  Catch KFBK’s Kitty O’Neal’s interviews with the ACB and Richard here.   The...