The Folo, episode 1: Cruise redeployments and climbing Kilimanjaro

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In this episode of the Folo:

The coronavirus is impacting travel in different ways. News editor Johanna Jainchill talks about how cruise lines have moved ships from Asia in the wake of the virus, including some of the creative approaches some lines have taken.

From a health perspective, where's the best place to sit on an airplane? Aviation editor Robert Silk talked with doctors about how to avoid getting sick on a flight.

In our showcase interview, Rob Fixmer and Rebecca Tobin talk with editor in chief Arnie Weissmann about his climb of Mount Kilimanajro. In a two-part series, Weissmann details some of the drama and the exhilaration of the personal quest, and his goal of raising funds on behalf of the travel industry. Listeners can still donate to Tourism Cares, and their names will be listed on our donor page.

Weissmann's Dispatches about his climb can be found here.

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