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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...

Rick Steves’ “No-Travel Tips” and an Airline Bailout Update

On the Sunday, August 23rd edition of The Travel Guys…   In the Travel News, Delta says they will block the middle seats on their aircraft until the 1st of the year.  In addition, they will keep smaller, regional aircraft (which do not have middle seats) to 2/3 capacity.  Expect some others to follow.  Some resort destinations are considering “bubbles,” where you do not leave the resort during your entire stay.  Hawaii is on the list. Our Smarter...

Frequent Traveler and Cancellation Updates During the COVID-19 Outbreak

On the Easter Sunday, March 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Covid-19 updates of all kinds, as airlines continue to cut schedules down to a bare minimum and cruise lines are grounded for an extended period.  When times are tough, Doubletree Hotels steps up its game.  That means releasing the recipe to those signature chocolate chip cookies they give out at check in at their hotels. You can find the recipe here....

An Important Tip for Traveling Abroad and Holiday River Trains

On the Sunday, December 1st edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Uber has run a fowl of the transportation authorities in London and has “lost” its license to operate in the city.  The penalty is suspended however, giving Uber a small window in which to fix their regulatory issues, including passenger safety.  The Travel Guys highlighted Uber’s safety record and policies in a recent program…  Airlines don’t have a lot of...