Welcome to The Morning Shave. We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and tricks with you. Here are the articles for Friday, June 18, 2021, that we think you should read.
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11 Travel Movies on Netflix to Download for Your Next Flight. – After a year of sitting at home, we can’t get enough travel in our lives. So, while you’re flying to your next destination, check out some of these travel movies to help make up for lost time. What’s your favorite travel movie?
Remarkable Passenger Pulls Out Sewing Machine Inflight, Proceeds To Make Curtains. – I’ve seen a lot of odd things while flying, but this is a first. It’s all about being productive while flying, so good on her for making some money while she’s stuck in a middle seat on her flight. What’s your favorite side hustle?
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Hilton to Instantly Confirm Connecting Rooms. – This is excellent news for travelers with large families or that need a little extra space. It doesn’t do you much good if your two rooms are on separate floors or opposite ends of the hallway. With connecting rooms, you can spread out and keep everyone happy… while keeping an eye on the kiddos.
New Forecast Signals Long Road to Recovery for Business Travel. – Some business still needs to be conducted in person, but most businesses now realize that they can be almost as productive over Zoom as they are in person. Plus, video chats do away with the expense of travel and wasted time traveling. The lack of business travel (high-end tickets, last-minute reservations) will affect hotels and airlines’ profitability, so I predict prices will rise for the rest of us to compensate for the lost revenue.
U.S. Senators Growing Impatient With Airplane Mask Mandate. – I think it’s ironic that the people who want to do away with the airplane mask mandate are the same ones that aren’t encouraging their constituents to get vaccinated. The sooner we all get vaccinated, the sooner we can all go back to a somewhat normal life again. Anna and I are vaccinated, so we’re safe. However, our kids are too young to get vaccinated yet. Maybe they’ll be eligible by this fall.
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