Tagged: travel tips

Can tourism prevail with COVID and travel both making a comeback?

On the Sunday, July 25th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News: COVID and travel are making a comeback at the same time. Can tourism prevail? Or are we destined to go back into hiding? We have a breakdown. Southwest Airlines offers an apology for a string of incidents which have left many people short of their destination in the past few weeks, and an airport piano player in Atlanta is the subject...

Canadian border could open before end of summer

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 18th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, it’s looking more and more like the Canadian border will open before the end of summer. Amtrak is investing some of our tax dollars in some new train sets and the Eiffel Tower joins the reopened attractions list in Europe. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we renew the discussion about smoking charges in rental cars and hotel rooms. Mark...

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,...