PATRICK CLARKE | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all MGM Resorts is looking forward to a brighter year with “genuine hope and excitement” in 2021. In a letter to partners and travel advisors, VP Distribution Partnerships, Lee Ann Benavidez...
CLAUDETTE COVEY | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all News of the U.S. State Department’s decision to expand the Do Not Travel list to 80 percent of countries angered and perplexed travel advisors – but didn’t exactly surprise them. “I am...
DONALD WOOD | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all The United States Department of State announced that the continued risk associated with the coronavirus pandemic has forced the agency to expand its “Do Not Travel” guidance to about 80 perce...
LAURIE BARATTI | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all In an interview that aired on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” this morning, French President Emmanuel Macron said that France is finalizing plans to start its lifting restrictions on non-E.U....
LACEY PFALZ | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all Bookings are now open for Adventures by Disney’s 2022 itineraries, and travelers can save up to $500 per person on a vacation when they book by July 15, 2021, for travel between March 11, 202...
RICH THOMASELLI | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all American Airlines has agreed to serve as the Official Airline of Dream Flights; it was announced on Friday. It is the second straight year the airline has served in that capacity. Dre...
DONALD WOOD | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all Two recent reports show the airline industry in the United States is bouncing back. Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) announced accredited travel agencies totaled $2.8 billion in net sales for...
CLAUDETTE COVEY | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all Suffice it to say business is picking up considerably, as evidenced by the volume and scope of summer 2021 bookings. “We have been slammed with summer bookings. As soon as we send out q...
RICH THOMASELLI | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all If American Airlines’ math and projections are correct, it’s going to be a boffo summer for the carrier. Due to strong demand, American expects to fly more than 90 percent of its domest...
MARK CHESNUT | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all More people are vaccinated. More businesses are open and welcoming visitors. But what’s it really like to travel in Mexico today? During my most recent trip, I visited multiple cities in t...
JANEEN CHRISTOFF | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all Hawaii Governor David Ige has given his approval for a vaccine exemption program for visitors to Hawaii. The exemption would allow those who have been inoculated against Covid-19 to tr...
RICH THOMASELLI | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Friday said cruise lines could sail from U.S. ports as early as midsummer if they can meet safety guidelines. But those guidelin...
LAURIE BARATTI | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all Travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, whose platform hosts the largest portfolio of travel insurance providers and policy options offering COVID-19-related coverage, has just relea...
CLAUDETTE COVEY | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all In part, stimulus payments were designed to provide taxpayers with funds to stimulate the economy – and that’s what some of those checks are doing for the travel industry, said several tr...
LAUREN BOWMAN | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all Spring break travel is currently in full swing, and for many, this means an annual pilgrimage to Florida’s beaches and the theme park capital of the world. COVID-19 is still very much a par...
THERESA NORTON | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all The mood in the cruise industry on April 2 was one of frustration and even anger that the path to sailing in the U.S. was again hindered by the glacial pace of the U.S. Centers for Disease...
LACEY PFALZ | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all The hotel industry has been hit hard this year. Jay Stein, CEO of Dream Hotel Group, shed some light on how the hotel industry has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the measures hotels are ta...
Troy Warren #travel-all Rooftop pool in Las Vegas. (photo via The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas) WHY IT RATES: Pool season is in full swing in Las Vegas, and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has several options for guests to enjoy during their stay. —C...
LAURIE BARATTI | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) let slip more news today, this time announcing its issuance of the next phase of technical guidance for the cruise industry under...
JANEEN CHRISTOFF | TravelPulse.Com Troy Warren #travel-all The pandemic has forced just about every industry to make changes, especially the travel industry, and hotels have been confronted with many unique situations in which they have had to...