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The Voyage Report: where you get the scoop on travel! This podcast introduces listeners to globetrotters, explorers, current travel topics and trends, tips and tricks, and destinations around the world. Subscribe, review, and share to support our original content from our team of journalists. Thank you for listening and visit us at VoyageReport.com. Bon voyage!

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    • Places & Travel
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

The Voyage Report: where you get the scoop on travel! This podcast introduces listeners to globetrotters, explorers, current travel topics and trends, tips and tricks, and destinations around the world. Subscribe, review, and share to support our original content from our team of journalists. Thank you for listening and visit us at VoyageReport.com. Bon voyage!

    Drones in Travel: How FAA UAS Rules Impact Travelers

    Drones in Travel: How FAA UAS Rules Impact Travelers

    The executive director of the FAA's UAS Integration Office shares with Mark tips every traveler needs to know, about how they can use drones, which free apps will help get near-instant approval for flying unmanned aircraft systems in the U.S., and what future changes could affect where we can fly drones on trips and in everyday life.

    • 18 min
    Travel Security Innovations: State of TSA in 2018

    Travel Security Innovations: State of TSA in 2018

    In the first ever 'State of TSA' address, administrator David Pekoske lays out the Transportation Security Administration's goals for 2018, innovations rolling out at airports and transit stations across the nation, and explained the challenges in keeping nearly a billion travelers a year safe.

    • 51 min
    Award Magic: Tips & Tricks on Redeeming Miles

    Award Magic: Tips & Tricks on Redeeming Miles

    We're on location from the floor of the 2018 New York Times Travel Show talking about how redeeming award miles can be frustrating and overpriced. Ari Charlestein, co-founder and president of Award Magic, a booking service, reveals which airlines are easiest to redeem miles on, whether redeeming flights for domestic or international flights are the best value, and the one thing you should never do when using miles.

    • 47 min
    Indoor Explorer: New Tools for Visually Impaired Travelers

    Indoor Explorer: New Tools for Visually Impaired Travelers

    New tools are transforming the way visually impaired and blind travelers navigate airports and, soon, transit stations of all types. Larry Skutchan of the American Printing House for the Blind helped design the "revolutionary" Indoor Explorer feature and tells us how it works, his incredible background as a computer programmer, and his hopes for the future of the American with Disabilities Act.

    • 34 min
    Ask an Air Traffic Controller: Current Controller Takes Your Questions

    Ask an Air Traffic Controller: Current Controller Takes Your Questions

    Following our 'Ask the Captain' and 'Ask a Flight Attendant' episodes, we wanted to pose your questions to an active air traffic controller. So in this episode, San Juan Tower controller Kyrandgel Rios explains his job, what it was like to ride out Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico while at work, how your typical flight works from an air traffic control perspective, and his top tips for travelers.

    • 46 min
    Depart Smart: Group Teaches Travelers How to Stay Safe

    Depart Smart: Group Teaches Travelers How to Stay Safe

    Inspired by the untimely death of her son, Sheryl Hill founded Depart Smart, a non-profit organization committed to preparing travelers for journeys abroad. Sheryl gives our Mark Albert a 10-question Travel Safe Quiz, shares specific tips to stay safe while traveling and how to vet the travel company you're considering using, and provides listeners with a promo code for a deep discount off the non-profit group’s travel safety certification course.

    • 1 hr 10 min

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