Episode 4
| Duration 00:55:19 | Posted in by Korrine Johnson, Theresa Chu-Bermudez


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On today’s full episode (and the first full episode on the TravMarket Media Podcast Network!), we discuss optimism in the travel industry as we move forward.

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Korrine’s sources:
Resorts selling ‘workations’ and ‘schoolcations’
ASTA urges agents to tell their stories of struggle to the media
Travel Advisors Say Communication with Clients is Key During COVID-19
USTOA: Despite Decline in New Bookings, 2021 Recovery Is Expected
5 Things to Know About Selling Travel Insurance Right Now
How to Stay Safe at All-Inclusive Resorts During the Pandemic
Here’s What Travel Advisors and the Public Have Told the CDC About Cruising

Theresa’s sources:
More Travelers Likely to Book Trips Using a Travel Advisor
Travelers Are Ready To Book… With These 10 Safety Measures In Place
Virus pandemic reshaping air travel as carriers struggle
A pandemic-era ethics question: Should travel sellers sell travel?
Hawaii’s Neighbor Islands considering a ‘resort bubble’
Mexico is open. It’s welcoming. And it has become a best seller
Megaships vs. Small Ships: Which Is Safer During a COVID-19 Outbreak?

As heard on Excess Baggage:

https://www.travelagewest.com/Industry-Insight/Business-Features/Need-to-Know-Research-Government-Help-Is-Needed-in-a-Tough-Time

https://www.travelweekly.com/Caribbean-Travel/Anguilla-accepting-entry-but-with-a-fee

https://www.travelweekly.com/Caribbean-Travel/Visitors-to-the-Bahamas-have-quarantine-options

https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/ExpressJet-will-stop-flying-for-United-Express-Sept-30

https://www.travelagentcentral.com/cruises/blount-reportedly-selling-3-small-cruise-vessels-ceasing-cruise-ops

https://www.afar.com/magazine/airbnb-limits-occupancy-announces-global-party-ban

https://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/Miami-International-Airport-Debuts-New-Scanners-that-Lets-You-Keep-Electronics-in-Bags

https://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/American-Airlines-Gets-FDA-Approval-For-Disinfectant-that-Lasts-Seven-Days

https://skift.com/2020/08/25/all-u-s-hotel-sectors-saw-a-profit-in-july-yes-really/

Meet the Podcaster
Korrine Johnson


Korrine is the creator of Travel Biz Boss and co-owner of Journeys Travel Company. She always wanted to be in the travel industry and finally made the jump in 2007. When she had the idea to create a travel industry news podcast, she knew there was only one person who…

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Meet the Podcaster
Theresa Chu-Bermudez


Theresa is the owner of Get Out! Custom Travels and was inspired to go into the travel industry after her solo trip to New Zealand in 2013 (although it would be another three years before she would actually launch her own agency). An avid Lord of the Rings fan, she…

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