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American Airlines faces a lawsuit after removing 8 passengers from a plane

Listen Now On the Saturday, June 1st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, American Airlines faces a lawsuit after removing 8 passengers from a plane because of a complaint regarding smell. Then it put the 8 men back on the plane. They are all black men who did not know each other and were seated all over the aircraft. American is now facing a lawsuit from three of the men. Also in...

Work has begun on new high-speed rail between Las Vegas and Los Angeles

Listen Now On the Saturday, May 25th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, work has begun on the new high-speed rail between Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area and food delivery services are putting the pressure on hotel room service – many hotels are discontinuing it altogether. Nine different airlines allow you to make a free stay over in their country when your flight connects there. Iceland and Portugal are among...

Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members, we talk about why Hertz’ move to electric cars bombed and how your next “flight” could actually be a bus ride. Your boarding pass has SSSS written across it. What does THAT mean? Extra security screening is the answer. We explain in our Smarter Traveler segment. Mark spent a week on...

United and American Airlines raise baggage fees

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United and American Airlines raise baggage fees, and American Queen Voyages (the river cruise line) is out of business. A new piece of technology in restaurants is a hand-held software system that allows the server to total your bill, then hand you the machine, in their presence, to decide on a gratuity amount. Is it just us, or is...