Tagged: Gwen Duncan

10 Great Hotel/Resort Etiquette Tips

On the Sunday, July 14th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, the battle against Marriott Hotels, and the way they have charged their resort fees for years, has stepped up this week.  The District of Columbia A.G. is seeking a court order to require Marriott to change the way they price their product immediately.  Perhaps these hated fees may soon have to be rolled directly into the room rate, which would...

Tips for Visiting Japan and Beach Blanket Babylon’s Last Year

On the Sunday, May 5th edition of The Travel Guys…. * In The Travel News, Marriott is going into the hotel rental business, aka Airbnb.  Believe it or not, the same week Marriott makes that announcement, Airbnb announces they are going into the hotel business.  Coincidence?  We think not.  The SAP Arena in San Jose has announced they are joining the growing ranks of public venues adopting a Clear Bag Policy.  Basically, it means any bag you...

Avoid Making 3 Common Travel Mistakes with Gwen Duncan

On the Sunday, December 9th edition of The Travel Guys: In the Travel News, a woman is suing Hilton Hotels for $100 million dollars after she says an employee video-taped her in the shower and tried to extort money from her.  The fear is there may be more videos and more victims.  Southwest Airlines is inching closer to service to Hawaii.  Mainland employees who have volunteered for Hawaii jobs have been told to report to...

Outdoor Fire Safety Tips and Remembering Anthony Bourdain

On the Sunday, June 10th edition of The Travel Guys… *    In the Travel News, Southwest is selling fewer tickets since the engine incident; and the travel industry appears to be waking up to the dangers of plastic in our ocean, as NCL and a Galapagos Islands tour operator both announce initiatives to keep plastic out of our ocean.  Plus soccer fans traveling to Russia for the World Cup are being warned about using their electronic...