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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

What Does the Future Hold for All-Inclusive Resorts?

10/11/2021
In this week's episode, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman is joined by Sarah Kline of Time for Travel. The two first discuss the latest trending news in the travel industry, including new research on the status of tourism's recovery and several destinations unveiling plans for reopening. Later in the show, Kline shares her thoughts on last week's big news from Mariott and Wyndham as well as what she thinks the future holds for all-inclusive resorts. Have any feedback or questions?...

Duration:00:32:16

Fall Travel Outlook

9/27/2021
In this World Tourism Day episode, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman discusses the latest trending news in the travel industry, including updates on popular tourism destinations, the resumption of cruising at big ports and more. Later in the show, Bowman interviews Greg Schulze, a Senior Vice President with Expedia Group. Schulze shares his insights into the fall travel season on what travelers can expect, which destinations are trending and more. Have any feedback or questions?...

Duration:00:30:43

Should There Be a Vaccine Mandate for US Air Travel?

9/21/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by Jordan Bradshaw, Vice President of Northcutt Travel Agency. The two discuss the biggest trending topics in the world of travel of the last week, including whether or not there should be a vaccine mandate for US air travel. Other topics include the US lifting travel restrictions on international travelers, how travel bookings are shaping up now and ahead to this winter, as well as the latest in the cruise industry. Have any feedback or questions?...

Duration:00:25:41

Trending News and Expert Travel Advice

9/14/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by travel advisor Ryan Doncsecz of VIP Vacations to discuss what's trending in the world of travel, including the idea of a potential vaccine mandate for US air travel and a multi-billion-dollar travel move. Later, the two discuss Doncsecz's recent trips to the US and Mexico, as well Bowman's recent trip to Europe. They share top advice for those traveling now and in the future during the changing landscape in the travel industry. Have any feedback or...

Duration:00:34:10

Onboard a European River Cruise

8/31/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman reports from onboard the AmaSiena river cruise ship in Europe. Bowman shares his experience returning to Europe and discusses the latest trending news in travel from the past week. Later in the show, Bowman interviews Kristin Karst, co-founder of AmaWaterways. The two discuss the brand new AmaSiena ship and Karst shares her outlook on the future of river cruising. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at Podcast@TravelPulse.com and follow us on social media...

Duration:00:33:47

CDC Doctor Discusses Vaccinated Travel vs. Unvaccinated Travel

8/23/2021
On this week's episode, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman opens the show by breaking down the top trending stories in the travel industry from the last week, including cruise updates and the extension of the federal mask mandate. Later in the show, Bowman interviews CDC doctor Kristina Angelo. She shares her insights into the differences in how vaccinated travelers should prepare for trips compared to unvaccinated travelers, as well as tips for staying safe on the road. Have any...

Duration:00:29:31

The Changing Travel Landscape

8/17/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by Terry Dale, United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) President and CEO. The two dive into the latest trending news in the travel industry, including Hyatt's big acquisition and updates on destinations. Later in the show, Dale shares his thoughts on the current state of the travel industry, tour operators requiring guests to be vaccinated, updated info on 2022 bookings and more. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at...

Duration:00:28:07

The New Cruise Ship Experience

8/9/2021
This week, in a special Monday edition of the show, TravelPulse Executive Editor Eric Bowman first breaks down the latest trending news in the travel industry, including destinations changing entry protocols and a unique warning from the FAA. Later in the show, Bowman is joined by Doug Parker of Cruise Radio. The interview was recorded last week onboard the brand-new Carnival Marid Gras. Parker shares his insights on the new ship as well as the current cruise industry landscape. Have any...

Duration:00:24:28

What’s Trending In Travel This Summer?

7/27/2021
On this week's episode, host Eric Bowman is joined by John Maddox of KHM Travel. The two discuss the latest trending topics in travel from the last week, including big cruise news and several destination updates. Later in the show, Bowman and Maddox break down the biggest summer travel trends this year. Maddox shares his insights on what he's seeing from his clients. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at Podcast@TravelPulse.com and follow us on social media @TravelPulse. See...

Duration:00:37:03

Social Media’s Place in Travel

7/20/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by Tiffany Dowd, global luxury hotel expert and Founder of Luxe Social Media. The two first discuss the latest trending topics in the world of travel, including big cruise news and top hotel brands. Later in the show, Dowd shares her insights on social media's role in travel today and how travelers can best utilize the many platforms. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at Podcast@TravelPulse.com and follow us on social media @TravelPulse. See...

Duration:00:21:19

Travel Insurance: What You Need to Know

7/13/2021
On this week's episode, host Eric Bowman is joined by Richard Aquino and Dan Durazo from Allianz to discuss what's trending in the travel industry. Later in the show, Aquino and Durazo share their insight on travel insurance in today's ever-changing world. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at Podcast@TravelPulse.com and follow us on social media @TravelPulse. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:17

Europe’s Reopening

6/29/2021
On this week's episode, host Eric Bowman discusses the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the safest places for 4th of July travel this year and the return of US cruising. Later in the show, Bowman interviews Carlo Micallef, Deputy CEO and Chief Marketing Officer for Malta Tourism Authority. Micallef shares what it took to decide on June 17 as the official reopening date for tourism, as well as what travelers need to know upon arriving. Have any feedback or questions?...

Duration:00:37:36

The Hotel Industry Rebound

6/22/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by Julius Robinson, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer with Marriott. The two discuss the latest trending topics in the world of travel, including major destination reopening news, cruise news and more. Later, Robinson shares his insights on the current state of the hotel industry's path to recovery, how they're preparing for a busy summer season, what's new and upcoming with Marriott and more. Have any feedback or questions? Contact us at...

Duration:00:26:40

Is It Safe to Cruise Again?

6/15/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by cruise expert Stewart Chiron. Hear from Chiron on what his experience was like being on board the Caribbean cruise ship that had two passengers test positive for COVID-19 last week. The two also discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry first before diving into the current state of the cruise industry and how long it will take to fully rebound. Chiron shares why he thinks it's definitely safe to cruise again. Have any feedback or...

Duration:00:40:38

Theme Parks Heating Up This Summer

6/8/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by Brooke McDonald, a writer and editor covering travel and theme parks for multiple outlets, including here at TravelPulse. The two first discuss the latest trending topics in travel, including major news surrounding the cruise industry as well as reopening updates for popular destinations. With McDonald at Disney World and Bowman at Universal Orlando, the two then dive into the scene at both locations and what the future holds for the top two theme...

Duration:00:31:58

A Busy 2021 Summer Travel Season?

6/1/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by Valerie Dorsey, a luxury travel advisor with Cruise Planners. The two discuss top trending travel news stories from the last week, including major cruise news, wild antics on planes and more. Later, the two discuss how busy this summer travel season might be, and Dorsey offers her top tips for those taking summer vacations this year. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at...

Duration:00:28:43

On Location in Maui, Hawaii

5/25/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is in Hawaii on the island of Maui at Kaanapali Beach Resort. He shares how the process to enter Maui went before diving into the top trending travel news stories from the last week, including major news on travel to Europe, Alaska cruising and more. Later in the show, Bowman interviews Theresa van Greunen - Vice President, Communications at Aqua-Aston Hospitality. The two chat about travel to Hawaii right now, the beautiful properties here at Ka’anapali Beach...

Duration:00:18:56

The Rise of Villas

5/18/2021
This week, host Eric Bowman is joined by not one but two guests – the villa guys! Willie Fernandez and Steve Lassman – Vice Presidents & General Managers at Villas of Distinction – join Bowman to discuss the latest trending news stories in travel before diving into the rise of villas and what the future holds for this booming area in the travel sector. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at podcast@travelpulse.com. See...

Duration:00:34:55

The Future of Group Travel

5/11/2021
Host Eric Bowman is joined by Amina Dearmon, owner of Perspectives Travel, a New Orleans-based agency that is affiliated with SmartFlyer and Virtuoso. The two discuss the latest trending news in the travel industry, including big cruise news, naughty passengers, and updates on travel to Europe and the United Kingdom. After trending topics, the two dive into what the future holds for group travel. Dearmon shares her insights as a group travel specialist, including trending destinations and...

Duration:00:29:45

The Heroes of the Travel Industry

5/3/2021
On this week's show, host Eric Bowman is joined by Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners. First, the two discuss the latest trending topics in the travel industry, including the great cruise news from the CDC last week. Then Bowman and Fee talk about the true value of the travel advisor – aka the hero of the travel industry time and time again during this pandemic. Follow TravelPulse across social media (@TravelPulse) and reach out to the podcast by emailing us at...

Duration:00:30:34