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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 Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan 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 Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss travel news, tips, and more with industry experts and other insightful guests.

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Twitter:

@TravelPulse

Language:

English

Contact:

8565051445


Episodes

The Latest on Travel Restrictions Around the World

1/19/2021
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest topics in the travel industry, including how advisors and suppliers reacted to the CDC's new air travel requirements, the legacy of President Trump's travel impact and much more. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at podcast@travelpulse.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:17

When Will We Cruise in 2021?

1/12/2021
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry. When will the full re-launch for the cruise industry take place in 2021? What does the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) think of possible mandatory vaccines in order to travel? What did the latest naughty passengers do this time? All these and more are discussed on this week of the TravelPulse Podcast. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by...

Duration:00:24:42

What Family Travel Will Look Like in 2021

1/5/2021
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the sad news on the passing of Sandals founder Gordon "Butch" Stewart, TSA's total numbers from 2020 and much more. Later, the two are joined by Beth Rasor of Vacation Daze. She shares her insight into current family travel trends as well as advice for travel advisors. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at...

Duration:00:35:50

Recapping 2020, Looking Ahead to 2021

12/29/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan recap the best and the worst from 2020 before diving into 2021 travel trends. Additionally, they each make some bold predictions for 2021 travel. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at podcast@travelpulse.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:58

Relief Aid for the Travel Industry

12/22/2020
Finally, the second stimulus package has been approved and the travel industry will see some relief. With Dan on vacation this week, Eric first breaks down the top trending stories in the travel world and later interviews Jennifer Doncsecz, President of VIP Vacations, for her thoughts on how the relief package impacts travel advisors. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at podcast@travelpulse.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:27:42

The International Travel Scene Right Now

12/15/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the most recent news impacting cruise ships and so much more. Later, the two are joined by Lydia Blanton (aka Liddy Sue), owner of Wishing On Travel Agency. Liddy just returned from a trip to Costa Rica and she details her experience, what people need to know, and she offers advice for travel advisors selling international travel as well. Follow TravelPulse across social media...

Duration:00:35:29

Should the Travel Industry Change Commission Payment Policies?

12/8/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the most recent cruise news, some positive industry news for 2021 and the worst passengers ever. Later in the show, Eric and Dan breakdown the recent call from ASTA to revise travel advisor commission payments. The two share their opinion, as well as differing thoughts from a few advisors who chimed in on social media. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to...

Duration:00:21:25

Latest Travel News and Naughty Passengers

12/1/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including new CDC travel recommendations and naughty passengers from November. There's one month left in 2020 - how will you make the most of it? Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at podcast@travelpulse.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:37

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals + Group Travel Insights

11/24/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the most recent travel recommendations from the CDC, top Black Friday and Cyber/Monday travel deals and so much more. This week's interview guest is Laurence Pinckney, President of ZenBiz Travel & Events. Pinckney shares his thoughts on the current travel landscape, as well as why he sees group travel as booming. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the...

Duration:00:35:31

The Ethics of Selling Travel Right Now

11/17/2020
Today marks the 100th episode of the TravelPulse Podcast. Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan open the show with a discussion on the ethics of selling travel right now after the integrity of agents and advisors were recently called into question. Eric and Dan also dive into the latest trending news topics in the world of travel before celebrating the 100th episode. The two share some past clips of how this podcast all started with Mark Murphy, showcasing what this podcast is all about -...

Duration:00:35:35

The Road to Recovery in the Travel Industry

11/10/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including a look into when the world might fully reopen for tourism, what hotel CEOs are seeing for 2021 and more. In this week's interview, the two are joined by Brianna Glenn, owner of Milk + Honey Travels. Glenn shares her thoughts on the road to recovery for the travel industry, whether or not travel advisors should charge fees, and how she, a millennial travel advisor, excels at marketing and...

Duration:00:27:29

No-Sail Order Lifted: What It Means for Cruise Advisors and Travelers

11/3/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss what's trending in the world of travel, including the latest in the cruise industry, updated travel requirements for popular tourist destinations and more. This week's interview is with Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners. Fee shares her insight on the future of cruising after the CDC recently lifted the no sail order. She gives her advice to travel advisors on selling cruises, what pricing might be like on 2021 cruises and more. Follow...

Duration:00:25:44

Advantages of a Small Cruise, Holiday Travel Insights and More

10/26/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including tourism officials calling for an end to quarantines, Thanksgiving holiday travel trends and more. In this week's interview segment, the two are joined by UnCruise Adventures CEO Dan Blanchard who shares updates on what his company doing now, the benefits of a small cruise and his advice for travel advisors selling cruises. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out...

Duration:00:28:15

CDC Doctor Shares Up to Date Travel Information

10/20/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the likelihood of catching COVID-19 on a plane, travel industry relief aid and more. Later, the two are joined by CDC Doctor Kristina Angelo. The infectious disease doctor shares her insight on all things travel right now, the questions people should be asking themselves before they travel again and much more. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the...

Duration:00:32:00

Disney's Model for Success + Hawaii's Big Week

10/13/2020
Dan is riding solo on the podcast this week, but breaks down some of the biggest news from travel over the past few days: Positive signs for cruising via their crew members Disney shows how a theme park can safely reopen Hawaii starts new pre-travel testing initiative this week Holiday travel survey shows many aren't traveling for holidays Stolen items from Pompeii returned after cursing tourist Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us...

Duration:00:21:29

Tips for Advisors on Selling Cruises Right Now

10/6/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the CDC extending the no sail order, airports adding more COVID-19 testing and more. On this week's interview, the two are joined by Jeremy Hall of Cruise Vacations International. Hall shares his insights on how he has managed to work as a cruise specialist during the pandemic, what advisors can do moving forward, what he's hearing from his clients regarding the new safety protocols and...

Duration:00:28:06

The Caribbean Travel Scene Right Now

9/29/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including airlines offering COVID-19 testing, the CDC's upcoming decision on cruising's no-sail order and more. Later, the two welcome travel advisor Kacie Walls of Travelista Travels. Walls shares her insight on booking travelers to the Caribbean, what her clients are saying after their trips and what advice she would give to other travel advisors looking to sell more Caribbean vacations right now....

Duration:00:27:55

New Cruise Protocols, Hotel Industry Insights and More

9/22/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the news of cruise lines finally announcing health and safety protocols, temperature screening at airports and more. For this week's interview segment, the two are joined by Anthony Melchiorri, a hospitality and travel expert and Travel Channel TV host. Melchiorri provides terrific insight into the future of the hotel industry and gives great advice for small business owners. Additionally,...

Duration:00:39:36

Travel Expert, TV Host Samantha Brown Joins the Podcast

9/15/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan first discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the latest news in the cruise industry, a new commission package for travel advisors and more. Later, the two are joined by Samantha Brown, a travel expert and TV host formerly with the Travel Channel and now hosting the Emmy award-winning “Samantha Brown’s Places to Love.”Brown shares her thoughts on how the pandemic has changed her view of travel, the importance of working with a...

Duration:00:34:15

The Do's and Don'ts of Animal Tourism

9/8/2020
Hosts Eric Bowman and Dan Callahan first discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including where Americans want to travel in 2021 as well as what's going on in the cruise world. In this week's interview segment, the two are joined by Julie Cappiello, Social Media Manager for World Animal Protection to discuss the do's and don'ts when it comes to animal tourism. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at...

Duration:00:28:56