Eye on Travel

Eye on Travel – Balmoral Resort in Haines City, Florida – May 25, 2019

Photo: Balmoral Resort

This week’s broadcast of Eye on Travel comes from the Balmoral Resort in Haines City, Florida (midway between Orlando and Tampa). We’ll have a tribute to the legendary writer Herman Wouk (The Caine MutinyWinds of War) who died this month at the age of 103. And there’s an update on the investigation of the Boeing 737 Max. Also joining the show is Wall Street Journal Travel Editor Scott McCartney, who explains the real price differentials between first class and coach, based on square inches. Patrick Smith, Commercial Airline Pilot and Author of Cockpit Confidential, talks about the 737 Max as well as Boeing’s future — in context with America’s current remarkable safety record, where there has only been one fatal crash in the last 11 years. And Craig Pittmann, Journalist and Author of Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country, describes some of the weirdest facts about the Sunshine State including little-known facts about Polk County. There’s all of this and more when Eye on Travel broadcasts from Haines City, Florida.

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