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Find out what's happening on The Jet Set! Hosts Bobby Laurie and Nikki Noya deliver travel industry updates including airline, hotel, cruise, and tourism news, interviews with news makers and invite you to follow along as they travel to cities worldwide.

Each weekend catch the latest episode of the national travel and lifestyle talk show The Jet Set featuring travel news and discussion, food, fun, and destination features. And during the week tune in for exclusive interviews and insight! For more information visit
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Amtrak Offers Double Points, Norwegian Cruise Line 100 Cruise Giveaway and More!
ALL NEW SHOW! It's the start of Season 7 of The Jet Set with Bobby Laurie & Nikki Noya! #AMTRAK is offering double points for train travel; Jeanenne Tornatore is back with a #SummerTravel preview; Norwegian Cruise Line is giving away 100 cruises to 100 teachers and we're checking in with Visit #NorthCarolina for a tourism update! 
May 07, 2022
Viking Cruises Celebrates Mississippi Ship
You KNOW we're fans of Viking Cruises so we're excited to share the latest information on their newest ship made JUST for the Mississippi River. 
April 09, 2022
Episode 35 - From Mexico to Kenya
We've got a lot happening in this week's episode of the show! First, we're discussing the new US passports making their way into the hands of American's and what you need to know about them. Then we've got the information on Viking Cruise's newest ship made JUST for the Mississippi River. Plus, Christine Nasbe joins us to discuss her time in Kenya and her organization The Polkadot Library and Nikki takes us along for her trip to Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. For more visit
April 06, 2022
Christopher Elliott - Travel Impacts of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
Journalist and consumer advocate Christopher Elliott of The Washington Post, USA Today and joins us to discuss what travelers can expect by way of impacts due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Plus, if you've booked a cruise that had a stop in Russia planned, and it was subsequently canceled, Christopher lets you know what you can ask for by way of a refund or credit! For More Travel News & Headlines visit:
March 10, 2022
Interview with Rob McKinney, CEO of Northern Pacific Airways
The Jet Set host Bobby Laurie recently traveled to Los Angeles for the unveiling of America's newest airline, Northern Pacific Airways. While there he got the chance to speak to Chief Executive Officer Rob McKinney about what we can expect and what the inflight service will look like (spoiler: think: Virgin America!)
January 27, 2022
Scottsdale, Arizona
We've taken the show on the road and we're exploring Scottsdale, Arizona! Filmed live from the Westin Kierland, we'll share our trip which began at the Phoenician Resort then traveled around the city to explore its amazing sights, art, history, and food! For more information visit
December 02, 2021
Whidbey & Camano Islands in Washington State
We’ve taken the show on the road once again to the Pacific Northwest where we’re exploring Whidbey & Camano Islands in Washington. For more information visit
November 23, 2021
10/18/21: On-Location on San Juan & Orcas Islands
We're jetting to the Pacific Northwest and exploring San Juan and Orcas Islands! Hop on the ferry with us as we journey through these two majestic islands, take in the scenery, meet the locals and learn about their rich history.
October 18, 2021
10/2/21: Travel News Update, Fall Travel Tips & Picks from Jeanenne Tornatore, A Tour of Hyde Park - Chicago & A Trip to Monterey
We've got a lot happening this week on The Jet Set! First we're reviewing the latest travel news then we're checking in with travel expert Jeanenne Tornatore to find out where she thinks we should all be traveling to this fall. Then we're jetting off to Chicago for a tour of their Hyde Park neighborhood and ending the show in Monterey, California! For more travel inspiration visit!
October 04, 2021
EXCLUSIVE Interview - Viking Cruises Chairman Torstein Hagen: "No one should be forced to operate unsafely."
Viking Cruises Chairman and CEO Torstein Hagen joins Bobby Laurie of The Jet Set to discuss the various health and safety protocols on board their ships and shares his thoughts on the legal battle in Florida surrounding vaccine requirements for passengers who want to take a cruise. See more from our trip onboard Viking at
September 25, 2021
September 20, 2021: European Restrictions on Americans, Viking CEO Torstein Hagen, The Bachelor's Bob Guiney
It's an all-new show! We're exploring the recent restrictions placed on Americans who are interested in traveling to Europe. Because of the surge in COVID-19 cases, we can't travel so freely anymore. Then Viking Cruises Chairman and CEO Torstein Hagen sits down with Bobby Laurie to discuss the health and safety protocols onboard and his thoughts on the Florida legal battles over vaccine mandates. The Bachelor's Bob Guiney joins us to talk about the return of tailgating. 
September 20, 2021
September 4, 2021: Live on a Viking Cruise during the Pandemic
Bobby Laurie is live on-location in the Adriatic Sea on board the Viking Venus headed toward Montenegro & Croatia from Valletta, Malta as Viking Cruises welcomes back passengers. We've got a full breakdown of what the "thinking persons" cruise line is doing to keep everyone safe. For more information visit
September 04, 2021
August 28, 2021: Canada Reopens, Virgin Galactic is accepting reservations, Nickelodeon Hotel in Mexico
We’re starting off this week’s show discussing Canada re-opening its borders to American travelers. Plus, Virgin Galactic is now accepting reservations for earthlings to travel to space. Then Nikki’s giving you the back-to-school tips you need to know. Jeanenne Tornatore returns with a look at the new Nickelodeon Hotel in Mexico and then we travel to Victoria, British Columbia. For information, travel tips and ideas, videos and more visit
August 28, 2021
August 21, 2021: Grammy Winner Tamela Mann, YouTube Star James Bates & Knoxville, Tennessee
We’re back with ALL NEW SHOWS! We’re talking to YouTube sensation “The Real Spark” about his latest video. Plus we’re chatting with Grammy Winner – Tamela Mann! Then we’re traveling to Knoxville, TN.
August 21, 2021
YouTube Comedian: The Real Spark & The Frontier Airlines Flight
In this week's edition of Here's This! we're talking to YouTube comedian The Real Spark about his viral video in which he portrays a flight attendant at Frontier Airlines that duct-taped a passenger to his seat. 
August 19, 2021
July 21, 2021: United Sees Higher Revenue Than Expected, AA Delivers COVID Vaccines, Pittsburgh isn't Done Yet, Hilton Say Hi to New Hotels
Here's what's happening in the travel world and on The Jet Set TODAY, July 21, 2021: United Airlines saw higher revenue than expected, but they're also pulling out of an airport.. we'll tell you which one! American Airlines delivered over 3,000,000 doses of COVID vaccines to Guatemala and also gave Pittsburgh a little vote of confidence. And finally, Hilton is saying hello to two new hotels.. we'll tell you where! For up to the minute travel headlines visit our website,
July 21, 2021
July 20, 2021: Airline Stocks Tumble, World Cruise Sells Out FAST, Royal Caribbean Returns to Alaska, United Makes the Cut
Here's what's happening On The Jet Set TODAY, July 20, 2021: Airline stocks had a case of the Monday's, only selected one US airline to make the top 10 world's best, Royal Caribbean returns to Alaska, Carnival docks in Mobile and who's ready for a 4 month cruise? Apparently.. a lot of people! For more travel news visit
July 20, 2021
July 19, 2021: Flair Airlines Shuts Down Its Phone Lines, FAA Orders Inspection of all 737s, AA & DL are Hiring, Frontier Leaves LAX & More
Here's what's on The Jet Set TODAY, July 19, 2021: We're staring off with Canadian Low-Cost carrier Flair Airlines, they fly to Orlando, Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Springs, shutting down their phone lines because -- they're busy. The FAA has ordered all 737 planes to be inspected starting tomorrow but it shouldn't impact flights - it's a cabin pressure problem, and we'll explain! Plus, American & Delta are hiring, United retired a troubled B777, Avelo launches service from Sonoma County, Frontier Airlines leaves LAX and a family is suing American Airlines for ruining their vacation.. but we think they should be happy to be alive. For more travel headlines, visit
July 19, 2021
July 9, 2021: FOX News: Some Flight Attendants "Nazi's of The Air," Hilton Gets Rid of Housekeeping, CDC Loses in Court
Here's what's happening on The Jet Set TODAY, July 9, 2021: On the FOX News show "Outnumbered" one contributor said that flight attendants who take their jobs too seriously enforcing the mask mandate are likened to "nazi's in the sky," we've got her audio for you. Hilton Hotels are making changes to how they clean your rooms.. in short, they're not. We'll break down when they will clean it, how long they'll let it go, or how you can request a cleaning. And finally the CDC lost in court once against in a battle for their Conditional Sailing Order. For more travel news visit our website,
July 09, 2021
July 8, 2021: Regulations Coming for Airline Fees, Teens Cancel Flight to the Bahamas, FAA Fines top $682,000, CDC Goes to Court
Here's what's happening on The Jet Set TODAY, July 8, 2021: We're reviewing some new regulations reportedly coming "in days" from the Biden Administration that will protect consumers from airline fees for checked bags and seat assignments. A group of teens caused an American Airlines flight to the Bahamas to cancel, we'll tell you why. The FAA released its lastest unruly passenger fines and we'll run down the events that caused them. Plus the CDC goes to court to protect it's regulations on cruises. For more travel news and information and to find your local time and station for the TV version of The Jet Set, visit
July 08, 2021
July 7, 2021: Israel Reports Issues with Pfizer Vaccine, Maui Mayor Wants to Limit Tourists, Cruise Ships are Half Full
There's a lot happening on The Jet Set TODAY, July 7, 2021. Today Bobby Laurie explains the interesting news out of Isreal that travelers should put on their radar regarding the Pfizer vaccine and how effective it is against the Delta variant. Maui's Mayor says they're not ready for this tourism rebound and tickets to get there may be VERY expensive soon.. we'll tell you why. Delta Airlines paid BIG money for passengers NOT fly with them (yes, you read that right!). We'll see how full Cruise ships departing from the US really are, and then we'll tell you how a hotel employee in Chicago may have saved a lot of people.  For more travel news visit
July 07, 2021
July 6, 2021: Carnival Cruises Returns to the US, Air Travel Records Broken, Passenger Attacks Frontier Employees
Here's what's happening on The Jet Set TODAY, July 6, 2021: A lot has happened over the holiday weekend including Carnival Cruiselines return to U.S. ports, we also have a touching story about a cruise line sending a ship to aid in the tragic condo collapse in Surfside, Florida, plus we shattered air travel records (not even since the start of the pandemic), Disney suffers power outages and finally, a passenger attacked airline employees with a POLE, yes.. a pole.. we'll tell you why! For more travel news and videos visit our website,
July 06, 2021
July 3 & 4, 2021: Connecting with Nature & St. Augustine
In this episode of The Jet Set we're reviewing the latest updates from Viking Cruises and the launch of their newest ship the Viking Aton. Plus we're talking about some enhancements to Google Maps and how they're helping us travel through COVID-19. Then we're jetting off to the Ijams Nature Center just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee and we visit with an eastern screech owl. Then we're flying down to St. Augustine, Florida to check out the country's Oldest City and get a lesson in the nation's civil rights movement. Tom Sandoval from BravoTV's Vanderpump Rules joins us and he's shaking up a summer drink. And we're chatting with Visit California about what they're doing to prepare for the return of tourists. Hosted by Bobby Laurie and Nikki Noya, The Jet Set TODAY provides the latest travel headlines in aviation, cruising, hospitality, rail, and rental cars each weekday morning in ten minutes or less. Each weekend catch the latest episode of the national travel and lifestyle talk show The Jet Set featuring travel news and discussion, food, fun and destination features. For more information, news and videos visit 
July 03, 2021
July 2, 2021: American Airlines Denied Emergency Landing Request, Sun Country's Computers Crash, Flight Attendant's Still Seek Mask Mandate
Here's what's on The Jet Set TODAY, July 2, 2021: We're looking into why an American Airlines flight that requested an emergency landing was denied, Sun Country explains what happened to their computer system on Thursday morning that caused massive delays, flight attendants still want the mask mandate in place on flights but some Senators are trying to repeal it, and Travel Expert Jeanenne Tornatore joins the show to explain why now is the perfect time to use airline and hotel miles you might have saved up. Hosted by Bobby Laurie and Nikki Noya, The Jet Set TODAY provides the latest travel headlines in aviation, cruising, hospitality, rail, and rental cars each weekday morning in ten minutes or less. Each weekend catch the latest episode of the national travel and lifestyle talk show The Jet Set featuring travel news and discussion, food, fun and destination features. For more information, news and videos visit 
July 02, 2021
July 1, 2021: Royal Caribbean Raises Fees for Unvaccinated Travelers, Disney is Delayed, Chris Kattan Removed from Flight
It's our first episode of The Jet Set TODAY. All of the travel industry's latest headlines in ten minutes or less. Today we're talking about Royal Caribbean's new requirements for unvaccinated travelers and Disney is dreaming of a new date for the Disney Dream's COVID test sailing after some employees tested positive -- but then, negative. Plus we're reviewing United Airlines' new aircraft order and telling you about why former Saturday Night Live start Chris Kattan was removed from a flight in Dallas.  Don't forget you can watch the television version of The Jet Set each week! Visit for your local time and station and to stay up to date with the latest travel headlines in real time. 
July 01, 2021