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Reopening continues at museums, hotels and theme parks

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 18th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, reopening continues at museums, hotels and attractions, especially theme parks. Southwest has announced new service to two Pacific Northwest cities, Eugene, Oregon, and Bellingham, Washington. While you would have to connect to those destinations (no non-stops from Sacramento), it’s important to note that Bellingham is very close to the Canadian border (when it reopens) and is also the jumping...

Amtrak puts Covid relief funds to good use

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak is putting Covid relief funds to good use, restoring daily services on many long distance trains, including the California Zephyr. American Airlines tells 15,000 employees to forget the furlough notices, and air travel has had a significant bump in the past 7-10 days. But, hotels are still in big trouble. Now it’s the Fairmont San Jose, the centerpiece...

Marriott to pay employees to get vaccinated

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 7th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Marriott is paying its employees to take the COVID vaccine, California theme parks are reopening – sort of, and you can now fly to Cancun non-stop from Sacramento. The man who is The King of Walking Tours of Times Square has a new virtual tour, a Broadway Pub Crawl. The next one is on St. Patrick’s Day (fee for...

Travelers buying fake COVID test results

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 15th edition of The Travel Guys… In The Travel News, Delta says the “banned for no mask” list has reached 550. Air tickets and hotels for the Biden-Harris inauguration in January are in short supply and prices are climbing. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we share the story of travelers buying fake Covid test results and how you can avoid being a victim. Joe Brancatelli is a travel blogger/columnist...