TravelPulse Podcast
TravelPulse Podcast

TravelPulse Podcast

TravelPulse

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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.

Recent Episodes

Yachts, Villas and More Luxury Experiences
APR 9, 2024
Yachts, Villas and More Luxury Experiences

This week I'm joined by Andrea Wright, Vice President, Luxury Sales at Opulence by OutsideAgents. Together we first discuss the latest trending news in the travel industry, including record breaking tourism numbers, the projections for the most active Hurricane Season ever, and much more. 

Later, Wright shares her insights into the meaning of luxury travel and what's hot in the luxury space, from yachts to villas to private jets and more. She also offers up advice to fellow travel advisors on expanding luxury travel sales. 

The luxury travel discussion begins at the 17-minute mark. 

Today’s episode sponsor: Travel Insured 

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Have any feedback or questions? Want to sponsor the show? Contact us at [email protected] and follow us on social media @TravelPulse. 

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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34 MIN
Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Travel Trends
MAR 26, 2024
Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Travel Trends

This week I'm joined by Mario Lopez, President of Destination Weddings Expert and Destination Wedding University. Together we first discuss the latest trending news in the travel industry, including privacy and fraud in travel, updates from the major US airlines, new developments for cruise line private islands and more. 

Later, Lopez shares insights into the top trends in destination weddings and honeymoon travel, from fewer toes in the sand to more and more honeymoons in Europe. Lopez also provides tips for managing sargassum season in Mexico and the Caribbean and more tips for how travel advisors can improve their business in this market. 

The destination weddings and honeymoon travel discussion begins at the 14-minute mark. 

Today’s episode sponsor: Travel Insured 

Travel mostly comes down to two simple things: a FOMO bucket-list, and financing it! Am I right? This is why TravelInsured.com is travel protection that can help with those big trip decisions. You’ll love how customizable the coverage is, which helps manage what you can’t control from departure to arrival. Get going with an easy online quote, and depending on the plan and availability, upgrade with the Cancel For Any Reason add-on benefit for an extra cost. The best part is, with protection that meets the moment, it's easy to say yes to new adventures at TravelInsured.com

Have any feedback or questions? Want to sponsor the show? Contact us at [email protected] and follow us on social media @TravelPulse. 

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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25 MIN
Boeing's Woes and More Trending Travel News
MAR 19, 2024
Boeing's Woes and More Trending Travel News

This week I'm joined by Sydne Stubbs of Those Who Wander Travel and Ryan Doncsecz of VIP Vacations. 

Together we discuss the latest trending news in the travel industry. Four years ago today the travel world was a week into the pandemic shutdown - how has the industry changed now that the world has reached pre-pandemic openness levels? 

Other news talking points include Boeing's continued woes, Airbnb's latest move, river cruising on the rise, and more. 

Today’s episode sponsor: Travel Insured 

Travel mostly comes down to two simple things: a FOMO bucket-list, and financing it! Am I right? This is why TravelInsured.com is travel protection that can help with those big trip decisions. You’ll love how customizable the coverage is, which helps manage what you can’t control from departure to arrival. Get going with an easy online quote, and depending on the plan and availability, upgrade with the Cancel For Any Reason add-on benefit for an extra cost. The best part is, with protection that meets the moment, it's easy to say yes to new adventures at TravelInsured.com

Have any feedback or questions? Want to sponsor the show? Contact us at [email protected] and follow us on social media @TravelPulse. 

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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32 MIN
Where the Cruise Industry Excels and Where It Needs Improvement
MAR 12, 2024
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27 MIN
2024 Spring Break Travel Outlook
MAR 5, 2024
2024 Spring Break Travel Outlook

This week I'm joined by Abbey Meyer, CEO and co-owner of Sky High Travel to first discuss the latest trending news in the travel industry, including JetBlue and Spirit agreeing to end their merger plans, another new tourism fee, and so much more. 

Later, Meyer shares her insights on the latest trends for the Spring Break travel season, including what's impacting family decision-making and which destinations are standing out. Meyer also provides tips for travel advisors to make it through this spring. 

The discussion on Spring Break travel begins after the 13-minute mark. 

Today’s episode sponsor: Travel Insured 

Travel mostly comes down to two simple things: a FOMO bucket-list, and financing it! Am I right? This is why TravelInsured.com. is travel protection that can help with those big trip decisions. You’ll love how customizable the coverage is, which helps manage what you can’t control from departure to arrival. Get going with an easy online quote, and depending on the plan and availability, upgrade with the Cancel For Any Reason add-on benefit for an extra cost. The best part is, with protection that meets the moment, it's easy to say yes to new adventures at TravelInsured.com.

Have any feedback or questions? Want to sponsor the show? Contact us at [email protected] and follow us on social media @TravelPulse. 

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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24 MIN