Tagged: hawaii

Maui mayor asks airlines to reduce seats on flights to the island

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 11th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, The mayor of Maui, Hawaii asks the airlines to cut the number of seats on flights to his home island. Too many tourists, the mayor says. Canada updates its travel policy, but it doesn’t help Americans; and Hilton becomes the first major chain to eliminate daily housekeeping at most of its hotels. In our Smarter Traveler segment, with summer flight...

Hawaii is dropping quarantine for vaccinated travelers

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest and American are short staffed and it’s starting to show on the front line, Hawaii is dropping the quarantine for vaccinated travelers and if you were a fan of the TV show Friends, we have a cruise to tell you about, where you can relive those TV memories. Joe Brancatelli, author of the Joe Sent Me web site,...

Southwest adding flights to Palm Springs and Kona

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest will add flights to Palm Springs and Kona this fall and we have the latest episodes of “people behaving badly on planes.” In our Smarter Traveler segment, Hawaii’s governor has spelled out when the testing and quarantines might be relaxed; cruise ships are getting back in the ocean – with one already reporting positive COVID passengers on board;...

Hawaii is expecting a big summer, but vaccine/testing requirements remain

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hawaii is expecting a big summer with lots of visitors – but vaccine/testing requirements remain in place for most. USTOA, one of the country’s largest tour operator groups, says despite limited cruising, Alaska is the most inquired about/booked destination for the summer, with Arizona, Florida, Wyoming and Utah close behind, as travelers continue to prefer beaches and wide open...