Pilot (recorded on May 19, 2020)
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On today’s episode, we’ll talk about the how Americans are feeling about domestic & international travel, which countries are poised to re-open, what the new normal may look like, whether low prices & perks will get people “on board” (heh), and the impact of COVD-19 on safari destinations.

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Excess Baggage:
https://www.travelpulse.com/news/cruise/norwegian-cruise-line-extends-relaxed-cancellation-policy.html
https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Government/WTTC-guidelines-for-reopening-travel
https://www.travelweekly.com/Cruise-Travel/Carnival-Corp-layoffs
https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Travel-Agent-Issues/After-bumpy-start-more-agencies-able-to-tap-Cares-Act-money
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/05/13/world/americas/13reuters-health-coronavirus-usa-border.html
https://skift.com/2020/05/16/italy-to-reopen-borders-to-european-travelers-june-3-after-earliest-lockdown-on-the-continent/
http://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/Department-of-Transportation-Issues-Second-Warning-for-Airlines-to-Honor-Refunds
https://www.afar.com/magazine/iceland-controls-coronavirus-outbreak-with-rigorous-testing

Articles discussed (and some we didn’t get to):
https://www.travelweekly.com/Luxury-Travel/Insights/Leaders-envision-a-more-Earth-friendly-industry-post-Covid
https://www.travelagewest.com/Industry-Insight/Business-Features/Post-Pandemic-Tourism-What-COVID-19-Can-Teach-the-Travel-Industry-About-Sustainability-and-Climate-Change
https://www.travelpulse.com/news/hotels-and-resorts/aic-hotel-group-launches-enhanced-cleanliness-protocols.html
https://www.travelpulse.com/news/hotels-and-resorts/mgm-resorts-reveals-health-and-safety-plan-for-reopening-us-properties.html
https://www.travelpulse.com/news/hotels-and-resorts/palace-and-le-blanc-spa-resorts-announce-new-safety-and-cleanliness-initiative.html
https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Hotels-challenge-Balance-hospitality-with-sanitizing-distancing-initiatives
https://www.travelagewest.com/Industry-Insight/Business-Features/What-Travel-Advisors-Should-Know-About-the-Numerous-New-Hotel-Cleanliness-Initiatives
https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/Airlines-award-bonus-points-to-spur-bookings
https://skift.com/2020/05/14/learning-to-walk-again-22-hopeful-signs-for-reopening-the-travel-economy/
https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Travel-Agent-Issues/Americans-wont-rush-to-travel-post-Covid-survey-shows
https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/air-travel-expensive-coronavirus/index.html
https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-tips/travel-trends/top-vacation-destinations-america-expedia-searches
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52673373
https://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/Royal-Caribbean-Will-Return-to-Service-Without-Buffets-Onboard
https://www.travelpulse.com/news/impacting-travel/covid-19-pandemics-impact-on-safari-travel.html
https://www.travelweekly.com/Hawaii-Travel/Insights/Frustration-grows-over-quarantine-noncompliance
https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Government/Senators-propose-legislative-intervention-into-airline-refund-policy

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