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Cutting through all the noise and giving you what you need to hear about in travel. Tune-in to hear TravelPulse's Executive Editor Eric Bowman discuss travel news, tips, and more with industry experts and other insightful guests.

Cutting through all the noise and giving you what you need to hear about in travel. Tune-in to hear TravelPulse's Executive Editor Eric Bowman discuss travel news, tips, and more with industry experts and other insightful guests.

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United States

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Cutting through all the noise and giving you what you need to hear about in travel. Tune-in to hear TravelPulse's Executive Editor Eric Bowman discuss travel news, tips, and more with industry experts and other insightful guests.

Twitter:

@TravelPulse

Language:

English

Contact:

8565051445


Episodes

Current Trends Shaping the Traveler’s Mindset

8/16/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman reports from Las Vegas for Virtuoso Travel Week. He first discusses the top trending news in the travel industry, including huge updates for cruise lines and big things happening in the air travel sector. Later in the show, Bowman interviews Matthew Upchurch, Chairman and CEO of Virtuoso. Upchurch provides insights on the latest trends he’s seeing from the vast Virtuoso network. Virtuoso has 20,000 travel advisors around the world and...

Duration:00:25:45

The State of the Hotel Industry Right Now

8/8/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman discusses the top trending news in the travel industry, including the rise in confidence around cruising, top destinations with no COVID-19 travel restrictions and more. Later in the show, Bowman interviews Chip Rogers, President and CEO Of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Rogers provides insights on what travelers should know about the hotel industry right now courtesy of intel from their 2022 Midyear State of the Hotel Industry...

Duration:00:26:20

Big Cities, Big Entertainment Helping Travel Bounce Back

8/1/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman discusses the top trending news in the travel industry, including his thoughts from attending Global Travel Marketplace, the big news in aviation and much more. Later in the show, Bowman interviews Laura Fernandez, VP Head of Industry Travel + Tourism at SXM Media. Together the two discuss the resurgence of tourism in big cities and how entertainment is playing a key role in the industry's recovery. The interview with Fernandez begins...

Duration:00:34:57

Andrew Zimmern Talks Trending News and Culinary Travel

7/26/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by expert traveler, chef and TV host Andrew Zimmern. The two first discuss the latest trending news in the world of travel, including cruise lines eliminating pre-boarding testing requirements, new data on the traveler's changing mindset, and much more. Later in the show, Zimmern provides insights into what's trending in the world of culinary travel and how the pandemic and inflation have impacted that industry. Zimmern also...

Duration:00:38:58

The Best Way for Travel Advisors to Grow and Improve

7/18/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman discusses the top trending news in the travel industry, including the new COVID-19 public emergency, the worst US airports for delays and cancellations this summer, and much more. Later, Bowman is joined by four guests: Trey Tracy, Senior Travel Advisor with Magnolia Travel Group, Nikki McGregory, Travel Event Specialist for Nik of Time Travel, Jennifer Kruse, Associate Director, Trade Recruitment and Engagement, Travel Weekly, and...

Duration:00:32:42

What’s Trending in Caribbean Travel and Tourism?

7/11/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Brian Major, Caribbean travel expert and Managing Editor of Digital Guides here at TravelPulse. The two first discuss the latest trending news stories in the travel industry, including Spirit's delaying the merger vote again, cruise lines dropping testing requirements, and much more. Later, Major shares insights into the latest impacting travel and tourism in the Caribbean from inflation and rising prices to what the rest of...

Duration:00:34:18

How the Travel Industry Continues to Innovate and Adjust

7/5/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Stephen Scott, CEO of Travel Hub 365 & the Odyssey Travel App. The two first discuss the latest trending news stories in the travel industry, including takeaways from the busy July 4th holiday travel weekend and Bowman's experience on the newly christened Disney Wish cruise ship. Later, Scott provides insights into the various ways the travel industry continues to innovate and adjust to this new era we're living in, from...

Duration:00:33:29

What’s Trending in Destination Weddings and Honeymoons

6/27/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Will Medina, owner of Destination Weddings Expert and Destination Weddings University. The two first discuss the latest trending news stories in the travel industry, including the recent air travel chaos and the impact Roe vs. Wade being overturned might have on the travel industry. Later in the show, Medina shares his insights into the latest trends and brands he loves when it comes to destination weddings and honeymoons....

Duration:00:41:44

2022 Summer Travel Outlook

6/20/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman discusses the top trending news in the industry, including air travel woes, big cruise news and so much more. Later in the show, Bowman interviews Chris Davidson, Executive Vice President of MMGY Travel Intelligence. Davidson shares insights into MMGY's recent summer edition of the Portrait of the American Traveler as well as how the lifting of the pre-departure testing rule to enter the U.S. is impacting traveler's decision-making. The...

Duration:00:34:41

The Latest in LGBTQ Travel

6/13/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Mark Chesnut, travel writer owner of LatinFlyer.com and author of the new book Prepare for Departure. The two first discuss the latest trending news in travel, including how the industry reacted to the news of the pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirement coming to an end. Later in the show, Chesnut shares insights into the latest trends and popular destinations in the LGTBQ travel scene as well as how advisors can tap into...

Duration:00:29:32

Inflation’s Impact on the Travel Industry

6/6/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman records from IPW 2022 in Orlando, Florida. He first discusses the latest trending news stories in the travel industry, including key destination updates and the United States' new national travel and tourism strategy. Later in the show, Bowman is joined by Amir Eylon, President and CEO of Longwoods International. Eylon shares insights and data showcasing how inflation is impacting the travel industry right now. The interview with Eylon...

Duration:00:24:51

Are Cruise Lines Being Treated Unfairly During the Pandemic?

5/30/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by John Maddox, travel advisor and cruise specialist with Tropical Getaways Travel. The two first discuss the latest trending news stories in the travel industry, including Memorial Day weekend travel mishaps, destinations dropping restrictions and more. Later in the show, Maddox shares insight into the latest trends in cruising. From the booking stages of what types of travelers are cruising to where they're going to the changes...

Duration:00:40:06

The Biggest Mistakes Travelers Make

5/23/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Mallory Jones, a luxury travel advisor with You Deserve It Vacations, to discuss what's trending in the world of travel, including traveler's top concerns, what to expect for Memorial Day travel and more. Later in the show, Jones provides her insights on the biggest mistakes travelers make these days and how to avoid them. From how travelers book to when they book and so much more, Jones shares tips for travelers of all...

Duration:00:27:19

How To Save Money on Travel

5/16/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Ryan Doncsecz of VIP Vacations to discuss what's trending in the world of travel, including destinations dropping mask mandates, Southwest's big plans for the future and more. Later, Doncsecz shares insights on how to save money for travel. As an expert travel advisor, Doncsecz helps save his clients money on big trips. He details tips every traveler should know, as well as advice for how fellow travel agents should approach...

Duration:00:33:20

Top Issues Troubling The Travel Industry Right Now

5/9/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman discusses the top trending news in the industry, including big news in cruising and the airline industry. Later, Bowman interviews John Werner, President & COO at MAST Travel Network. Werner shares insights into what he sees as the top issues troubling the travel industry right now, as well as how travel advisors can navigate through these times. The interview begins around the 11-minute mark. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at...

Duration:00:27:06

US Travel and Tourism Now and in the Future

5/2/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman discusses the top trending news in the industry, including key destination updates, air travel news and more. Later, Bowman interviews Roger Dow, CEO of the U.S. Travel Association. Dow discusses what goes into making National Travel and Tourism Week, what's trending in the United States travel and tourism industry, and so much more. The interview with Dow begins around the 14-minute mark. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at...

Duration:00:27:31

Assessing Travel Risks and Safety

4/25/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Dan Richards, CEO of Global Rescue. The two first discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the mask mandate ruling, record-high airfare prices and more. Later, Richards provides insights into what risks travelers need to prepare for in today's world, as well as destinations to avoid and the top concerns among today's travelers. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at Podcast@TravelPulse.com ...

Duration:00:29:22

Embracing Eco-Travel

4/19/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman discusses the latest trending news in travel, including the end of the federal mask mandate on planes, key destinations updates and more. Later, Bowman is joined by Jessica Blotter, CEO and Co-Founder of Kind Traveler. Blotter shares insights into how travelers can truly embrace eco-friendly travel, which destinations stand out, and what the travel industry can do when it comes to sustainable travel. The interview with Blotter begins at...

Duration:00:34:14

What’s Trending in Luxury Travel

4/12/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Nick Pena, a luxury travel advisor with Cruise Planners. The two first discuss the latest trending stories in the travel industry, including JetBlue's offer to buy Spirit, news impacting Mexico tourism and more. Later, Pena shares his insights into what is trending in luxury travel in 2022. From hotels to cruises to destinations that excel in the luxury experience, Pena highlights the need to know when it comes to true luxury...

Duration:00:44:04

Making Travel Matter

4/5/2022
This week, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman breaks down the latest trending news in the travel industry, including big cruise news, destination updates and more. Later, Bowman interviews Bruce Wallin, editor, writer and host of the Travel That Matters podcast. Wallin shares his insights into how we can make travel count through meaningful experiences. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at Podcast@TravelPulse.com and follow us on social media @TravelPulse. See...

Duration:00:28:20