The Travel Question: Travel Advisors vs. Do It Yourself

In today’s world, the joy and utility of the Internet continues to be a boon to our lives. From education and research, to shopping and browsing products, our online world gives us vast resources absent to previous generations. For travel, a very important question everyone should be asking is: Do I need or want aContinue reading “The Travel Question: Travel Advisors vs. Do It Yourself”

Planning for 2022: It’s all about the ocean

Happy Holidays, everyone! We are now full bore into the holiday season and with it comes the fun, the travel to see family and friends, and the beginnings of those thoughts about what is to come in 2022. It’s fair to say this year is a bit of an improvement over 2020, but we’re stillContinue reading “Planning for 2022: It’s all about the ocean”

Transforming Travel for a Cleaner Earth

I just read a thoughtful article in the New York Times by Sara Clemence about travel and the environment. Her thoughts focused on the negative effects of travel and how the overall travel industry needs to do a better job in promoting quality travel — and not necessarily more travel. At the heart of itContinue reading “Transforming Travel for a Cleaner Earth”

The Return to Travel: A status report

At Naked Pirate Travels, we closely monitor the situation with COVID-19 in the U.S. and around the world. The pandemic has created unprecedented disruption and job losses in the travel industry since early 2020. International travel, in particular, has been hit hard by the border closures as nations deal with the pandemic. However, how doesContinue reading “The Return to Travel: A status report”

Travel Advisors, Trust, and Tomorrow

To say today is a pivotal time for the travel industry is pretty obvious. It’s like saying bacon is delicious and the Sun is hot. It’s a given, thanks to the double whammy of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic devastation wrought on the travel biz. Moving forward, some things will change and othersContinue reading “Travel Advisors, Trust, and Tomorrow”