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005: COVID19 Impact on Daily Life And Travel

Travel Matters

Release Date: 03/30/2020

044 – TBEX Asia with Paul Pruangkarn and Matt Gibson show art 044 – TBEX Asia with Paul Pruangkarn and Matt Gibson

Travel Matters

Welcome to Travel Matters and the two interesting conversations with three unique content creators. This one was also recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand. In this episode, we’re joined by Paul Pruangkarn and Matt Gibson from (PATA). Founded in 1951, PATA is a not-for-profit membership-based association that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. By bringing together our private and public sector members, PATA facilitates meaningful partnerships to enhance the value, quality and sustainable growth of travel...

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042 – TBEX Asia with Jason Rupp, Ric Gazarian and Yosh Dimen show art 042 – TBEX Asia with Jason Rupp, Ric Gazarian and Yosh Dimen

Travel Matters

Welcome to Travel Matters, and the two interesting conversations with three unique content creators. This one was also recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand. First you can meet two American Thailand experts. Jason does a lot of content from Thailand on his YouTube channel, and Ric has his base in Bangkok. We’re also joined by Filipino, travel blogger, Yosh Dimen. Jason’s YouTube channel is called , and everywhere he goes, he visit the local barbershop for a haircut, hair wash, pedicure, facial, foot scrub, massage, or a straight razor hot towel shave. Now that’s a different angle to...

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041 – TBEX Asia with Scott Gurian and Maria Haase show art 041 – TBEX Asia with Scott Gurian and Maria Haase

Travel Matters

Welcome to Travel Matters, and the two interesting conversations with two unique content creators. This one was also recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand. Meet Scott Gurian from Far From Home Podcast and Maria Haase from . Scott mentioned his podcast where he met a in Peru and went to an ceremony. This episode of Travel Matters was recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand, and hosted by  CEO Rick Calvert and , Palle Bo.

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040 – TBEX Asia with Sharon Gourlay and Megan Singleton show art 040 – TBEX Asia with Sharon Gourlay and Megan Singleton

Travel Matters

Welcome to Travel Matters, and another episode recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand. Meet Australian Sharon Gourlay from . Sharon is an SEO expert and runs 15-20 sites, does training, and hosts the weekly podcast “”. Here she teaches you how to turn your blog into a business with sustainable passive income. Our second guest is a Kiwi. Megan Singleton from  , has been travel writing full time since 2000 and blogging since 2006. She’s also also the travel correspondent on Newstalk ZB radio on Sundays and also love to host tours for her readers around New Zealand, her...

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039 – TBEX Asia with Kyle Jennermann aka “Kulas” show art 039 – TBEX Asia with Kyle Jennermann aka “Kulas”

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Welcome to Travel Matters and the first episode of 2023. This one was also recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand. Meet Kyle Jennermann, a Canadian national who found himself falling in love with the Philippines and its people. He calls himself “Kulas”, a nickname he was given several years ago by one of the people he met on one of his trips there. He decided to introduce the Philippines to the rest of the world in his YouTube channel, "”. And that is happening. Click and see an act from a senator, to grant him citizenship. Even though his channel has more than a million subscribers,...

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038 – TBEX Asia with Trinity, The Naked Traveler show art 038 – TBEX Asia with Trinity, The Naked Traveler

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Welcome to the Christmas episode of Travel Matters, also recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand. In this one Tomiko is sitting in for Rick in the interview with Indonesian travel blogger and author Trinity Traveler aka “The Naked Traveler”. Trinity is Indonesia's leading travel writer, author of 15 best-selling books incl. The Naked Traveler series and a blogger since 2005. She’s had such an interesting life that her life story was turned into two . Not many of us can say that. You can also hear about Rick chasing his new Alaska dog in the rain and about him being afraid of being...

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037 – TBEX Asia with Conference Directors Shane Dallas and Anton Diaz show art 037 – TBEX Asia with Conference Directors Shane Dallas and Anton Diaz

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Time to kick off the episodes recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand. And we start with the men of the hour, Conference Directors Shane Dallas and Anton Diaz. Hear about the biggest TBEX of the year and what was so unique about it. You can also hear a bit about some of the upcoming guests. This episode of Travel Matters was recorded at TBEX Asia in Phuket, Thailand, and hosted by CEO Rick Calvert and , Palle Bo.

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036 – TBEX Lafayette with The Cajun Traveler, Toby Doré and Nicole from Explore Houma show art 036 – TBEX Lafayette with The Cajun Traveler, Toby Doré and Nicole from Explore Houma

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In this episode, Rick speaks with travel blogger and Airbnb expert Toby Doré about connecting travel influencers to short-term rental hosts. His blog is , and he’s on Instagram as . We also meet Nicole from , Louisiana. Just 55 miles from New Orleans, Louisiana's Country contains over 2500 sq. miles of mysterious swamps and vast wetlands.  This episode of Travel Matters was recorded at TBEX Lafayette and hosted by CEO Rick Calvert.

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035 – TBEX Lafayette with Frederic Aouad, Stay22 and Allie Eggert, Visit Billings show art 035 – TBEX Lafayette with Frederic Aouad, Stay22 and Allie Eggert, Visit Billings

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In this episode, Rick speaks with Frederic Aouad from and Allie Eggert . If you’re interested in working with Visit Billings at . This episode of Travel Matters was recorded at TBEX Lafayette and hosted by CEO Rick Calvert.

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In this episode, we talk about COVID19’s impact on the travel industry and our daily lives.

We start with how fast the pandemic spread in Italy, and our decision-making process to reschedule TBEX Europe 2020 in Catania Italy. We also talk about new dates for TBEX Europe 2020.

We then have an in-depth discussion with Angelo Carotenuto; Founder and CEO of LivItaly Tours. Angelo is joining us from Rome and his story gives you a glimpse into what a tour operator’s business looks like and how COVID19 changed everything. We discuss how Covid-19 has impacted their business, the travel industry and daily life in Italy.

We also check in with our NEW Co-Conference Director for TBEX North America; Tomiko Harvey and TBEX Europe Conference Director Shane Dallas to hear about life on the ground in Murfreesboro Tennessee and Nairobi Kenya. Tomiko and Shane share some tips and suggestions that content creators work on while the world is standing still.

Palle talks about the current status in Cape Town, South Africa, and Rick shares what life is like Temecula California during the COVID19 Pandemic.

HOSTS:
Rick Calvert, TBEX
Palle Bo, The Radio Vagabond.
Produced by Radioguru.