The Art of the Stopover & “Half Tourism” (#71)

In this week’s news roundup, #nerdbirds Kai and Jeremy discuss Delta’s Thanksgiving operational hiccups, inter-city train service will be calling at Walt Disney World in Florida, & Emirate’s “Dubai Connect” stopover package is back – we talk about utilizing the stopover as a way to check out some place you haven’t been before!

In Part Two, they take an in-depth look at the concept of “half tourism” or “workcations” – splitting time between remote work and living somewhere besides where your job is based. Bright spots, pitfalls and good-to-knows – it’s all here!

Story Links:

Pilot shortage prompts rare flight cancellations at Delta over Thanksgiving break
(CNBC)

Brightline, Walt Disney World agree to build train station at Disney Springs
(Clickorlando.com – News6 Orlando)

Emirates enhances convenience for customers with longer layovers in Dubai
(Emirates Airline Media Centre)

Half Tourism—A Panacea For Travel Or Logistical Nightmare?
(Forbes)