RSS Feed en 120 How to Run a Travel Company Without Travel Tue, 04 Aug 2020 11:20:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt Why You Should Keep Sacred Sites on Your Bucket List Wed, 29 Jul 2020 00:54:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt Families Traveling in Pandemic Pods There's nothing like a global pandemic to inspire creative thinkers to come up with solutions for pretty much every difficult situation. How can we continue traveling safely? How can we restore our confidence in taking vacations?

One of the latest innovative answers to this question is the idea for families and small groups to form pandemic travel pods. Adios Adventure Travel is offering this customized arrangement for any group who asks. 

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 15:31:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt
Packing Guidelines and Tips for Travel After Covid-19 How things have changed in just a few short months since covid-19 snatched the full attention of every single adult on the earth! As international travel gradually returns, everyone will need to update their packing list. While it's likely that even citizens from the most remote regions on the planet are aware of masking and hand-sanitizing procedures, what other rules should people be aware of before they begin moving through airports, and other hubs of public transportation? What are some of the less obviouis practices that all travelers can benefit from?

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 00:38:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt
Machu Picchu Launches New Website After Covid-19 The good news is that the Peru government has reopened the Machu Picchu website. Although the actual ruins are not officially opened yet, it's a matter of days or weeks until the first visitors step foot inside the national park. The bad news is that tickets are not available to purchase yet. And the international border is still closed through August 31. The official Machu Picchu government website has been revised and visitors will see a tab for QUERYS across the top of the page, and a drop down box for "experiences." These include the hikes to Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu mountain and Inca…

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 16:19:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt
After Closing for Covid-19, Machu Picchu Reopens With New Rules for Travelers,-machu-picchu-reopens-with-new-rules-for-travelers/ Mon, 15 Jun 2020 23:15:00 +0000,-machu-picchu-reopens-with-new-rules-for-travelers/ Jacqueline Whitt Travel After Covid: Why Small Groups are the Safest Is big group travel dead? If one thing has become obvious after experiencing the biggest pandemic in modern history, we can all agree that there is an intrinsic health benefit to avoiding large groups as much as possible. Whether you're in your neighborhood or a far-flung destination, social distancing has become acceptable. And airports, airlines and hotels are updating and improving cleaning standards to minimize everyone's exposure to pathogens that could carry the potential for illness, whether it's corona virus or any other contagious ailment.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 20:33:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt
Latam Airlines Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: How Will This Affect Travelers? Due to the exceptional circumstances affecting the travel industry, on May 26, 2020, Latam Airlines filed to reorganize the company under Chapter 11 protection in the US. Current travel restrictions caused by covid-19 have affected every business entity regardless of size, and Latam is one of many. Airlines around the world are asking governments for loans, subsidies and assistance including Virgin Atlantic, Luftansa, Air France-KLM, British Airways, Easyjet, Iberia, Norwegian Air and several carriers in the US. 

Tue, 26 May 2020 11:39:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt
Free Entry to Machu Picchu & Inca Trail Hikes For Public Servants On May 10, 2020, Peru President Martin Vizcarra officially decreed that Peruvian public servants, as well as foreign kids and senior citizens are temporarily granted free admission to Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail. And to sweeten the deal, he's throwing in entry to 54 other secondary archaeological and historical sites which I listed below. This is not just a one day sale. It's free entry every day for six months. 

There's nothing worse than a global pandemic to bring the wheels of tourism to a screeching, rubber-burning halt. Covid-19 did just that when most of the world shuttered…

Sun, 24 May 2020 11:16:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt
Why You Need To Travel With A Thermometer: TSA Checking Temperatures In a short 3 month period, the air travel industry has dramatically and irrevocably been altered. And the rules for air travel will continue to change as we learn more about covid-19 and its affect on the well being of otherwise healthy humans. One of the most prevalent and emerging practices being implemented by businesses, US airports and governments, is the use of thermal body scanning to identify people with a fever who may be sick or about to be sick.

While having your temperature taken in an airport is not a big deal, what happens if you have a fever? Will you be allowed to board…

Thu, 21 May 2020 20:35:00 +0000 Jacqueline Whitt