Tagged: entertainment

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...

Lawsuit reveals how much Marriott is making on resort fees

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 31st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, a lawsuit reveals just how much Marriott is making on “resort/destination” fees. Hint: It’s in the tens of millions annually. American Airlines is the latest melt down, canceling over a thousand flights this weekend alone; and passport wait times are starting to get shorter. Theater in Sacramento has been on hiatus due to COVID issues, but now it’s back....

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...

United Airlines makes a major concession on ticket credits

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 5th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Maui has joined Oahu in creating a program which insures travelers who enter restaurants, and other indoor venues, have proof of vaccination, either through a unique program on your phone or by presenting a vaccination card. The Queen Mary, which has been enjoying retirement in Long Beach for the past 50 or so years, may be done as a...