News of the death of travel is premature

News of the death of travel is premature

Americans desire to travel. They do not want staycations. Last week’s Travelers United poll underscored America’s desire to travel. Indeed, it seems that reports of the death of travel are greatly exaggerated. Staycations, nearcations, and such just...
The most important pandemic lessons learned about travel

The most important pandemic lessons learned about travel

We’ve learned lots of pandemic lessons since COVID-19 began  In early spring, pandemic lessons came fast and furious. COVID-19 shut down the world. Airlines mothballed planes and slashed scheduled flights. The cruise industry shut down. Many hotels closed. Train...
Why the Boeing 737 MAX can soar again, and soon

Why the Boeing 737 MAX can soar again, and soon

Reporting on Boeing and the FAA looked and sounded dire, but it was old news National Public Radio (NPR) released a damning report about Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) actions. The report claimed that Boeing and the FAA failed to certify...
How safe is pandemic rail travel in the US?

How safe is pandemic rail travel in the US?

Pandemic rail travel procedures and protocols to combat COVID-19 transmission are in place on US rails. So far, there have been more than 5.5 million COVID-19 infections in the U.S., with more than 172,000 deaths. Therefore, it’s not surprising that those...
Can you fly safely during the pandemic?

Can you fly safely during the pandemic?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many must travel by air and want to know if it’s possible to fly safely So far, there have been more than 18 million COVID-19 infections during the pandemic, with almost 690,000 dead. It’s natural that everyone...
Take a hike, but do it safely and responsibly

Take a hike, but do it safely and responsibly

Take a hike in parks and wildlife refuges during the COVID-19 pandemic In the U.S. since March, many of us have been in lock-down or at least stuck at home much of the time. Now that we can get out of the house to a degree, we can take a hike in wildlife refuges and...