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Travel Today with Peter Greenberg
Peter Greenberg is America's most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Peter is Travel Editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning and The Evening News with Scott Pelley, among other broadcast platforms. Peter Greenberg Worldwide Podcast is a travel news show airing from a different location every weekend, featuring local experts sharing their favorite gems.
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Travel Today - Redding, California
Redding, California, a city with a small town feel and a mecca for outdoor activity–hiking, climbing, boating, biking, swimming…the list goes on and on! The city of Redding sprang out of an area called ?Poverty Flats,? and was first settled by early California pioneers. Hudson's Bay Company trappers and members of the American Settlers passed through the site of Redding while traveling along the Siskiyou Trail. This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg explores the largest city in the Shasta Cascade region and introduces guests such as Redding Historian Doni Chamberlain and State Park Superintendent Lori Martin.
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Redding Deputy Fire Chief Gerry Gray
Peter Greenberg interviews locals in the Northern California city of Redding. Located about 150 miles north of San Francisco, some consider Redding to be the "real" NorCal. In this podcast, Greenberg is joined by Gerry Gray, Redding's Deputy Fire Chief, explains what he means when he calls Redding a ?gem.? Hint: it has to do with something unexpected at the airport. Greenberg also talks about his own experience as a fire man, having been a volunteer fire fighter since he was 18-years-old.
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
ANewsCafe.com Founder Doni Chamberlain
Peter Greenberg travels to the "real" Northern California city of Redding. He sits down and chats with Doni Chamberlain, ANewsCafe.com founder and historian, who describes Shasta Cascade's ?wow factor,? and why she calls Redding home.
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Travel Today Mendocino, California
Mendocino is a small town on the Pacific coast of Northern California (and we're talking real Northern California, 150 miles north of San Francisco). Originally settled by Portuguese and Canton immigrants, it has become a haven of artistic expression and farm-to-table cuisine. Many people recognize the landscape of the Mendocino area from movies and television programs. Murder, She Wrote filmed a number of episodes in Mendocino and the movie Same Time, Next Year takes place at the Heritage House Inn. This week podcast comes from the beautiful Heritage House Resort in Mendocino, California. Guests include Mendocino Music Festival Co-Founder Allan Pollack and Executive Chef Fabrice Dubuc.
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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Pennyroyal Farm Owner Sarah Cahn Bennett
Peter Greenberg travels to Northern California's Heritage House Resort in Mendocino. He sits down with Pennyroyal Farm owner Sarah Cahn Bennett to discuss the bounteous land of NorCal. They also talk about the vineyard and why Northern California is one of the best locations for growing grapes and what makes the land special. Sarah Cahn Bennett, a Mendocino native, also talks about the hard work it takes to run and sustain a farm.
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Monday, August 4, 2014
Mendocino Historian Lisa Norman
Peter Greenberg travels to the 'real' Northern California to interview locals in the town of Mendocino. Located over 150 miles north of San Francisco, this hamlet offers a get away from the hussle and bustle that is normally associated with California. Here, Greenberg interviews Lisa Norman, historian and local body worker, who talks about changes in Mendocino and the one thing that has kept population from exploding. She also discusses why growing up in Hawaii helped shape her hospitality skills and led to her first job in Mendocino.
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Travel Today - Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, Hawaii
Peter Greenberg ventures to the North Shore of the island of Oahu in Hawaii to the Turtle Bay Resort. There he explores the movement to maintain and preserve Hawaiian culture. We also learn about the mythology—and the cutting edge reality—of the big waves on the North Shore, told by some of legendary surfers like Tom Pohaku Stone and Marty Thomas. Plus, just for good measure, we talk to Danna Holck, the first female Hawaiian native general manager of a hotel. She talks about the importance of keeping Turtle Bay Resort's vaules aligned with traditional Hawaiian values.
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
First Native Hawaiian Hotel General Manager Danna Holack
Danna Holck, General Manager of Turtle Bay Resort, joins Peter Greenberg on this week's show from the North Shore Resort. She describes what she and Turtle Bay Resort are doing to keep their values in line with Hawaiian traditional hawaiian values. She also gives us a quick Hawaiian history lesson and the spirit of alohoa in the hotel. Subscribe and rate to hear more: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/travel-today-peter-greenberg/id519899844?mt=2 or visit www.PeterGreenberg.com
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Monday, July 28, 2014
Hawaiian Cultural Ambassador Tom "Pohaku" Stone
This week Tom ?Pohaku? Stone, historian and cultural ambassador at Turtle Bay Resort, joins Peter Greenberg on Oahu, Hawaii's North Show at Turtle Bay Resort. He explains why he's gotten on board with a resort on Oahu's North Shore, and why this resort is one of the most positive things that's happened to the area. He went from being ready to burn the place down to supporting and promoting it! Subscribe and rate us on ITunes to hear more: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/travel-today-peter-greenberg/id519899844?mt=2 or visit www.petergreenberg.com to learn more.
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Travel Today: Best of Chefs
In this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg we interview the top chefs at hotels around the world.
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Best of Travel Today: Grand Wailea Executive Chef Eric Faivre
This week we are highlighting the top chefs from hotel restaurants we've visited around the world. In this episode we travel to Hawaii, and more specifically the Island of Maui to meet with Eric Faivre, the executive chef of the Grand Wailea Resort. He talks about how the changes in food supplies on Maui affect the evolution of food at the Grand Wailea Resort. It's a real farm to table story!
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Monday, July 21, 2014
Corinthia Executive Chef Gary Hollihead
This week on Travel Today we are highlighting the best of the chefs that Peter Greenberg has interviews around the world! Today we are highlighting the Corinthia London's executive chef, Gary Hollihead. In this episode, the chef dives into the hotels signature dishes including their world-class Dover sole. He also discusses the farm to table movement and how it has affected the way food is purchases at the Corinthia London.
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Travel Today Hotel 32
Las Vegas is known as much for its marquee hotels and casinos as it is for hotels within other hotels. Nobu at Caesars Palace, Four Seasons inside Mandalay Bay, the special hotel compound floors of the Aria and MGM Grand Las Vegas, and Hotel 32, located on the 32nd floor of the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino- Las Vegas. And that's where this week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from, Hotel 32. We'll talk with veteran concierge to the stars, otherwise known as Stephen Gruner, about some of his outrageous Vegas guests. And we hear from former White House correspondent and current Vegas transplant, Rich Johnson, who takes us off the strip to some places you won't find in the brochures or guidebooks. All that and more from Hotel 32.
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Las Vegas Concierge Stephen Gruner
Stephen Gruner joins Peter Greenberg at Hotel 32 on top of the Monte Carlo in Las Vegas. This life long concierge, takes you inside the lives of the rich and famous in Las Vegas.
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Monday, July 14, 2014
Aria mixologist Craig Shutler
Craig Shutler, famed Aria mixologist, tells us about the trends in Las Vegas cocktails and beer. He joins us at Hotel 32 on top of MGM's Monte Carlo Hotel on the Vegas Strip.
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