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04/10/2021


RMWorldTravel - 10 April 2021
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Show Friend Frank Comito with the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association returns with an update on current Caribbean travel opportunities
Seg 3 - Write-Stuff - Matthew Felix discusses interesting bathroom encounters from his book "Porcelain Travels"
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - Jason Olson shares his creation that allows travelers a chance to step back in time and overnight in Conestoga Wagons around the USA




Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, plus our National Communal Forum with RMWorldTravel affiliates in CA, FL and SC
Seg 2 - Show Friend Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg checks-in to share travel thoughts on what's required for a pandemic recovery, and current travel trends
Seg 3 - Who knew Ice would be such an allure to travel?  Bill Covitz details his transition to an award-winning ice sculptor and his ice instruments
Seg 4 - If you're planning a road trip, Steven Hileman offers reasons why you may want to download the RoadTrippers app to help you along the way
Seg 5 - April is National Kite Month, and we connect with Philip Whitaker of the American Kitefliers Association to discuss events across the country


04/03/2021


RMWorldTravel - 3 April 2021
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - Show Friend Bill Murnane, CEO of Lazydays RV returns with an update on operations, industry trends and more
Seg 3 - Spring means a return to fly fishing and Jim Klug of Yellow Dog Flyfishing weighs in with tips, popular locations and opportunities
Seg 4 - Open Road - RJ Carey shares Spring Cleaning tips to get your vehicle in shape as driving season is back
Seg 5 - Destination Spotlight 73 - We travel to Huntsville to engage with the CVB CEO Judy Ryals and discuss why the "Rocket City" makes a great trip



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy connect with CLIA CEO Kelly Craighead to get a real-time report on ocean cruise sector of travel and CDC impediments
Seg 2 - Show Friend Janet Bava of AmaWaterways River Cruises jump aboard to continue our cruise talk, detail current operations, what's ahead, etc.
Seg 3 - Guinness World Record holder Reece Gilkes details the longest journey by a Scooter and Sidecar
Seg 4 - Local Adventurer Jacob Fu reports on what awaits you at outstanding Hot Springs in part of the USA
Seg 5 - Museum Gallery - It all started for Walt Disney in Marceline, Missouri and Peter Whitehead shares some of the Walt Disney Hometown Museum


03/27/2021


27 March 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Show Friend Jeanenne Tornatore checks-in from Florida to discuss family road tripping, Spring/Summer travel and more
Seg 3 - Travelers are facing car rental shortages caused by a myriad of factors and Doug Betts of JD Power jumps abroad to join the conversation
Seg 4 - Atlas Obscura's Sam O'Brien details some of the more unique drive-thurs you can experience across the U.S.
Seg 5 - We reconnect with Unclaimed Baggage, as Jennifer Kritner helps us spotlight the place where you can find treasure from travelers lost items



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, plus our National Communal Forum with RMWorldTravel affiliates in AZ, KY and MS
Seg 2 - Personal Connection - Eric Giuliani returns with an update on his 70,000 mile adventure around the world sans airplanes and "Sky's The Limit"
Seg 3 - Jason Wilson suggests some off-beat wine routes in the U.S. to avoid the crowds
Seg 4 - The Economist's Simon Wright offers thoughts about travel post-pandemic
Seg 5 - Show Friend Kristin Francis is back to share ways souvenir hunting has changed during the Coronavirus and how it may be altered forever


03/20/2021


20 March 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - AHLA CEO Chip Rogers returns with an update on the hotels and hospitality industry as we look towards recovery
Seg 3 - Harvest Hosts VP Bill Zhang talks travel trends and unique places for road trippers, RV'ers and other to spent a night
Seg 4 - Have any surplus frequent flier/loyalty points?  Give-a-Mile's Kevin Crowe details ways to help unite families of terminally ill patients
Seg 5 - Andrew Doole comes aboard to discuss the Palm Beach Boat & Yacht Show coming up this week



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy connect with Peter Grimaldi to talk Cheekwood Estate & Gardens in Nashville
Seg 2 - Show Friend Kurt Knutsson of Fox News, aka "The Cyber Guy" checks-in to talk travel, tech and more
Seg 3 - Write-Stuff - Jayne Zanglein discusses her travel book highlighting historic women "The Girl Explorers"
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - When he realized there were no bike repair facilities in the Navajo Nation for visitors and locals, Scott Nydam stepped-up and explains how


03/13/2021


13 March 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - YMCA COO Paul McEntire jumps aboard to discuss Summer Camps, overnight lodging and current "Y" operations
Seg 3 - Chris Kochan weighs-in to discuss how he and his fiancée converted a bus into their comfortable home to fit their travel ambitions
Seg 4 - Open Road - RJ Carey talks pick-up trucks and offers thoughts on improvements by RAM
Seg 5 - Destination Spotlight 72 - Colorado Springs offers visitors so much to engage and keep busy, and their CVB CIO Amy Long helps us amplify them



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy connect with Dr. Kannan Ramar of American Academy of Sleep Medicine to talk Daylight Savings Time, jet lag, etc.
Seg 2 - Personal Connection - Accomplished athlete Will Gadd shares his passions for adventure and vast outdoor travels from early in life
Seg 3 - Write-Stuff - Deborah Douglas offers some specifics to experience from her "U.S. Civil Rights Trail" book
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - Museum Gallery - Susan B. Anthony was a trailblazer and we check-in with her Museum and House in Rochester, NY with Deborah Hughes


03/06/2021


6 March 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Lauren Rottet returns to discuss the impact of Coronavirus on future hotel designs and remodels
Seg 3 - Seeking quirky or unusual places to stay when traveling?  Jess Twitchin of QuirkyAccom weighs-in on ways to make it happen
Seg 4 - Something we can all do during the pandemic whether traveling or your staying local is "Flaneuring" and Erika Owen shares some thoughts
Seg 5 - Greg Wingo talks extreme outdoor activities to experience with Ultra Running and Great Paddle Race



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, plus our National Communal Forum with RMWorldTravel affiliates in TX, UT and NC
Seg 2 - Show Friend and Chef Joanne Weir checks-in to talk food, travel and the current season of her TV Show "Plates & Places"
Seg 3 - If Cheese and Chocolate is your thing -- make some travel plans to go indulge at 1 of the 3 Grandpa's Cheesebarn locations in Ohio
Seg 4 - 70 year old Frank Rothwell rode his way 3000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean in 56 days and shares some of his experiences
Seg 5 - We talk "Meow Wolf" and their immersive art exhibits in Las Vegas and Denver with Ali Rubinstein


02/27/2021


27 February 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - Tom Bené, CEO of National Restaurant Association checks-in to talk current conditions/realities and pivots by industry
Seg 3 - If Hot Air Ballooning interests you, Scott Griswold shares why it's a great idea even if it just means attending a festival around the world
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - Patrick DeHaan with GasBuddy jumps aboard to offer gas savings tips, Spring Break travel expectations and more



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, plus a deep dive into the aviation sector of the travel world with Show Friend Richard Aboulafia
Seg 2 - Show Friend Richard Aboulafia joins us for a deep dive into the aviation sector of travel world covering an array of current topics  (continued)
Seg 3 - If staying in touch around the globe with high-speed WiFi is important to you, Stephen Genest of SkyRoam provides details on their service
Seg 4 - Open Road - RJ Carey offers thoughts on unique Road Trips to experience in the U.S. and places to encounter Europe in America
Seg 5 - Virginia Tourism CEO Rita McClenny talks Black History Trails, Virginia Road Trips and more


02/20/2021


20 February 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Renowned astrologist Susan Miller of AstrologyZone checks-in with travel guidance, insights and related fun
Seg 3 - Renowned astrologist Susan Miller of AstrologyZone checks-in with travel guidance, insights and related fun  (continued)
Seg 4 - Open Road - RJ Carey discusses "Must Have" gear to keep in your vehicle so you're ready for anything
Seg 5 - Embark Beyond's Jack Ezon jumps aboard to discuss his efforts to help people secure dual citizenship and passports



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, plus our National Communal Forum with RMWorldTravel affiliates in GA, WY and OK/TX
Seg 2 - Personal Connection - Larry Jorgensen returns to share his passions and travel opportunities with his "Return to the Coca-Cola Trail"
Seg 3 - Write-Stuff - Bryce Evans talks "Food and Aviation in the 20th Century" dissecting airlines service, it's food and success
Seg 4 - It's never too early to start planning for Senior Travel in retirement, and Mark LoCastro offers tips
Seg 5 - Show Friend Elaine Glusac discusses affordable and creative ways to travel during the pandemic


02/13/2021


13 February 2021 - RMWorldTravel (Encore)
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary Show Open plus Tracey Minkin discussing lesser known destination gems in Florida to go visit, explore and enjoy
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - Preferred Hotels & Resorts CEO Lindsey Ueberroth checks-in to discuss current hospitality conditions and 2021 thoughts
Seg 3 - Show Friend Les Abend talks de-icing on aircraft during these winter months and stored aircraft reentering service again post pandemic
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - Destination Spotlight 70 - Looking for a fun place to visit that's open?  Tom Noonan of Visit Austin weighs-in with specifics and an invite



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, plus our National Communal Forum with RMWorldTravel affiliates in FL, GA and TX/NM
Seg 2 - Bill Clevlen aka "BillOnTheRoad" joins us to share his road trips "Finding The American Dream" that mixes success and travel
Seg 3 - Show Friend Alina Dizik discusses travel optimism and people she's encountered who are committed to making it work with adjustments
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - Kathy Kupper from the National Parks Service jumps aboard to share a few lesser known National Parks open for winter travel


02/06/2021


6 February 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - JetBlue COO Joanna Geraghty returns to share current operations, new offerings, 2021 outlook and thoughts on travel
Seg 3 - Interested in Glamping?  Ruben Martinez of GlampingHub checks-in to explain the increased growth of glamorous camping and hot locations
Seg 4 - Nordic skiing is a different way to enjoy the sport, and ideal when social distancing.  Richard Hodges offers the 411
Seg 5 - Destination Spotlight 71 - Rickey Thigpen of Visit Jackson entices and extends the Mississippi "Welcome Mat" and invites you to come visit



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, plus our National Communal Forum with RMWorldTravel affiliates in AL, MO and OR
Seg 2 - As we prepare for Valentine's Day, CIA Master Chef Brad Barnes returns with a recipe as we Travel The World From Your Own Kitchen
Seg 3 - Write-Stuff - Candacy Taylor shares her Overground Railroad and realities black travelers encountered traversing the U.S.
Seg 4 - Deals-of-The-Week - with a Valentine's Day and President's Weekend travel theme
Seg 5 - Museum Gallery - Robert & Mary talk World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, and share experiences from their visit


01/30/2021


30 January 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - Paul Abbott, CEO of American Express Global Business Travel talks current travel conditions, recovery ahead and more
Seg 3 - Interested in making wine at some of the world's best vineyards?  Michael Evans started the club to make it happen and offers details
Seg 4 - Open Road - RJ Carey answers show fans automotive focused EMails
Seg 5 - Legoland New York is coming in 2021, and we check-in with Matt Besterman for an update and what will make this park different than others



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy reconnect with Visit Tampa Bay CEO Santiago Corrada to talk Superbowl LV and the preparations underway
Seg 2 - Lonely Planet's Alex Howard jumps aboard to share their 'Best in Travel' plus we connect over sustainable travel destinations
Seg 3 - NatGeo's Tom O'Brien reveals his 4 favorite small cameras to improve your travel photos instead of your smartphone camera
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - Show Friend Dan Sherman reports on current ski conditions, where people are going in the U.S., what's open, operational protocols and more


01/23/2021


23 January 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Show Friend Robert Niles from ThemeParkInsider returns with an update on what's happening, what to expect and more at U.S. theme parks
Seg 3 - Peter Meyer rings in from London to share his inspirational story about growing up "wild" in South Africa
Seg 4 - If you're headed to the Miami area, Louise King explains why you should come experience the Redland Fruit & Spice Park
Seg 5 - Show Friends Harlan deBell and Kara Bebell, aka the TravelSiblings return with the latest on weddings and honeymoons for 2021



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, plus our National Communal Forum with RMWorldTravel affiliates in FL, GA and TX/NM
Seg 2 - Show Friend Steve Carvell, Finance Professor @ Cornell University checks-in with thoughts on twists and turns of travel recovery ahead
Seg 3 - Show Friend Alina Dizik discussed optimism and travel and people she's encountered who are committed to travel with adjustments
Seg 4 - Keep your "Destination Travels" and past experiences alive at home through candles and their scents, Justin Dauman shares his creations
Seg 5 - Kathy Kupper from the National Parks Service jumps aboard to share a few lesser known National Parks open for winter travel


01/16/2021


16 January 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy and Show Team Open, Banter and Roundtable News
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - Scott Nisbet, CEO of Globus Family of Brands checks-in with current travel report, 2021 outlook and personal thoughts
Seg 3 - Is bizarre your thing?  Michelle Cozzaglio details the Oddities and Curiosities Expo that she and her husband created running in 26 U.S. States
Seg 4 - Open Road - RJ Carey reviews the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali
Seg 5 - Destination Spotlight 70 - Looking for a fun place to visit that's open?  Tom Noonan of Visit Austin weighs-in with specifics and an invite



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy talk CES with tech guru Evan Kirstel and get his thoughts on the 2021 virtual event plus some new tech for travelers
Seg 2 - Personal Connection - Mike and Anne Howard return with an update on their ongoing 9-year Honeymoon and traveling during the pandemic
Seg 3 - Show Friend Les Abend talks de-icing on aircraft during these winter months and stored aircraft reentering service again post pandemic
Seg 4 - Ever consider traveling America by train?  Veronica Stoddart jumps aboard to share her experiences traveling between DC and LA
Seg 5 - Museum Gallery - The Desert Botanical Garden is considered one of America's Top-10, and Tina Wilson shares what's awaiting visitors


01/09/2021


9 January 2021 - RMWorldTravel
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy Show Open, Banter, Roundtable News and +23 Announcement
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - Preferred Hotels & Resorts CEO Lindsey Ueberroth checks-in to discuss current hospitality conditions and 2021 thoughts
Seg 3 - Write-Stuff - Tim Leffel rings in from Mexico to talk about top places to live abroad and his book "A Better Life for Half the Price"
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - Show Friend Tracey Minkin returns with thoughts on lesser known destination gems in Florida to go visit, explore and enjoy



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary, Rudy Show Open, plus our National Communal Forum with RMWorldTravel affiliates in Washington DC and Canada
Seg 2 - Bill Clevlen aka "BillOnTheRoad" joins us to share his road trips "Finding The American Dream" that mixes success and travel
Seg 3 - Sally French of NerdWallet reports on credit card choices and benefits to aid travelers during the ongoing pandemic
Seg 4 - Building an Ice Castle with his kids in the family backyard, led to Brent Christensen expanding his efforts to 4 States and he shared the specifics
Seg 5 - The Old Farmer's Almanac dates back to 1792 and we forecast the New Year and mix in some fun with its editor Janice Stillman


01/02/2021


2 January 2021 - RMWorldTravel (Holiday Encore)
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Hour 1
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary Show Open plus GMA's Genevieve Shaw Brown discussing "Schoolcations" and what various locations are offering
Seg 2 - Chief Travel Leader - Signature Travel Network's CEO Alex Sharpe looks ahead to 2021 travel and discusses Coronavirus thoughts/lessons
Seg 3 - Amanda Szabo of ResortPass returns to detail her company's growth and expanded offerings to day trip travelers
Seg 4 - Open Road - RJ Carey test drives and reviews America's Top New Selling Vehicle currently -- the Chevy Trailblazer
Seg 5 - Destination Spotlight 69 - Pigeon Forge is a fun travel gem, and we share some reasons with their Executive Tourism Director Leon Downey



Hour 2
-- Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 - Robert & Mary and Rudy connect with Vail Resorts John Plack for an update on the active ski season, Army/Navy football and more
Seg 2 - Show Friend Andy Pasztor checks-in with updates on Boeing, the 737MAX, 787 Dreamliner, FAA and more
Seg 3 - Show Friend Lisa Gerstner offers thoughts on why now is a great time to buy a vacation home
Seg 4 - Robert & Mary answer Listener EMails
Seg 5 - Show Friend Scott McCartney from WSJ reports on the chemicals beings sprayed on planes to combat the Coronavirus and health concerns