The travel industry hopes two-for-one deals and deep discounts will get you back on the road now. But is it ethical to even recommend travel at a time like this?
We’re deep inside a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prices are low, but the risks are high. And within the travel industry, a debate is raging about what to do.
I had a front-row seat to the conflict when one of my recent columns appeared on a Facebook page for travel agents. You might remember the holiday travel advice story where I suggested readers avoid traveling.
The agents were so livid about my common-sense advice that they tried to have the person who posted my story fired.
The controversy opened my eyes to a travel industry fighting for survival and willing to do almost anything to get you traveling again – including possibly exposing you to a deadly virus. As it turns out, both sides of this debate make…