Wednesday, September 23, 2015
- Travel Today - Silversea Silver Spirit, Venice, Italy
This week on Travel Today with Peter Greenberg we travel to Venice, Italy to broadcast from the Silversea Cruises ship the Silver Spirit. Joining us will be ship historian Peter Knego who weighs in on some of the great ships of the past, including the Normandie, and talks about the benefits of small ship cruising. We’re also joined by Silver Spirit captain Alessandro Zanello and Executive Chef Anne Mari Cornelius—who details the fine art (and science) of sourcing local food on a cruise ship and integrating the different regions’ spices and flavors. Peter talks about the surprising reasons why a growing number of five star hotels in China are doing the unthinkable—asking the government to reduce their quality ranking to four stars. There’s all of this and more when Trave
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
- Travel Today -- Breckenridge, Colorado 2015
This week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from Breckenridge, Colorado. The town is home to a little over 3,500 year-round residents, but it sees up to 20,000 visitors a day during the winter. Thank you, ski season! Joining us is beer expert Kate Coakley describes her favorite beer in Breckenridge and the one beer stop you cannot miss while in town. Also on the show is Breckenridge Major, John Warner, who tells us how he got nicknamed the tooth fairy, the costume that goes with it, and a few details about the town’s history. There’s all of this and more on this week’s Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from Breckenridge, Colorado.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
- Travel Today -- Sacramento, California
This week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from Sacramento, California. Right now, the city is ground zero in one of the worst Southwest droughts in recent history. Sacramento Fire Chief Walt White talks about the wildfire situation—and also what off-the-brochure restaurants keep him and his firefighters fueled so they can keep Sacramento safe. There are dozens of great choices, because Sacramento is not just the capital of California, but is also the self-proclaimed “Farm-to-Fork Capital of the U.S.” and has compelling reasons to support that claim. How many farms are within a 30-mile radius of the capital? The answer might surprise you. Craig McNamara, Founder of the Center for Land-Based Learning, gives us some remarkably practical advice about living—and trav
Monday, August 24, 2015
- Travel Today -- Ritz-Carlton Boston Common, 2015
This week Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common in Boston, Massachusetts. Joining us is Laura Fink from American Express who reports on their latest research about what travelers say they really want, as well as their desire for human interaction in an increasingly high tech travel world. Then, Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef Kerry Meister reveals a surprisingly devilish adult desert that’s low in calories and high in fun. All this and more when Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common
Thursday, July 30, 2015
- Travel Today -- The Queen Mary 2
This week Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from Cunard’s flagship, the R.M.S. Queen Mary 2, or QM2. This is a Transatlantic ocean liner, and the only liner in service between South Hampton and New York. Equal in height to a 23-story building and nearly four football fields in length, QM2 is unmatched in her class and is the last such liner to be built since 1969. But don’t let her size fool you. A Transatlantic crossing is a luxurious experience for reasons that go beyond the obvious. Richard Meadows, President of Cunard North America, stops by to expound on why an on-board experience is unforgettable and Commodore Ronald Warwick talks about his 36 years with Cunard and his favorite ports. There’s all of this and more on this week’s episode of Travel Today with Pete
Friday, July 24, 2015
- Travel Today -- Santa Barbara, California, 2015
This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from Santa Barbara, California. It’s not called the “American Riviera” for nothing. The city…and the county, is a great hub for everything from the beach to surprisingly good wine, and from hiking and biking to early California history. Plus, the architectural style has been remarkably well preserved. Santa Barbara historian and author Neal Graffy weighs in on some very special kayaking around the Channel Islands. We also have winemaker Magan Kunin. There is all of this and moreon this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from Santa Barbara, California.
Monday, July 20, 2015
- Travel Today -- Soho Grand Hotel, 2015
This week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Soho Grand Hotel in New York, NY. The hotel opened back in 1996, but it quickly earned a well deserved reputation as a cutting edge boutique luxury property in a cutting edge, boutique neighborhood. Joshua David Stein, the food critic for the New York Observer, takes us for a great gastronomic tour of his top restaurant picks all within seven minutes of the Soho Grand. And mixologist Natasha David talks about the explosion in American crafted whisky, and the Soho Grand’s unique all bourbon bar, featuring 50 brands from around the U.S. and from expected locations — like Kentucky, to some real surprises, like…Brooklyn. All this and more when Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from the Soho Grand Hotel.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
- Travel Today -- Nobu Villa, Nobu Hotel inside of Caesars Palace
This week’s broadcast of the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show comes from the Nobu Villa inside the Nobu Hotel in Caesars Palace. Joining Peter is celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis, celebrating the one-year anniversary of her first restaurant GIADA at The Cromwell. Then Caesars Palace’s own Jason Gastwirth talks about some surprising changes in entertainment at both Caesars and the Strip. There’s all of this and more on this week’s episode of the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show from the Nobu Villa inside of Caesars Palace.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
- Travel Today -- Boise, Idaho
This weekTravel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from Boise, Idaho. Joining us is Rocky Barker, journalist for the Idaho Statesman, describes what makes Boise such a great place to visit—from its easy access to outdoor activities to its thriving cultural scene. Then the Basque Museum & Cultural Center Director, Patty Miller, details the ways the large Basque community based in Boise passes down its heritage and traditions to the younger generations. Volunteer for Preservation Idaho and Boise Historian Amy Pence-Brown talks about the city’s expansion and how early models after Washington D.C. have allowed Boise to grow seamlessly.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
- Travel Today - Waldorf Astoria Orlando
This week on Travel Today with Peter Greenberg broadcasts from the Waldorf Astoria Orlando in Florida. Adding a high end luxury brand so close to Walt Disney World may beg the question, Why is this hotel here? The answer…it was needed! Guests this week include Chris Thompson, President and CEO of Brand USA, who talks about marketing the U.S. to a global audience, and the growth in foreign tourism to America—not just Orlando, but across the U.S. Then Manny Belete, who runs the Bull & Bear at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, touches on everything from single malt scotch to serious pastry (and a lot in between). There’s all of this and more from the Waldorf Astoria Orlando on Travel Today with Peter Greenberg.
Monday, June 15, 2015
- Travel Today -- Airline Safety Special
This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg is a special edition on aviation safety and security from the studios of United Stations in New York. Joining us for this special program is airline pilot Patrick Smith, author of Cockpit Confidential with some surprising accident statistics. Veteran Journalist Joe Sharkey tells the remarkable story of his survival of a fatal midair collision over Brazil. All of this and more on this week's special Travel Today with Peter Greenberg on airline safety.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
- Travel Today - Hyatt Ziva & Zilara Rose Hall, Montego Bay Jamaica
This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from Montego Bay, Jamaica and the Hyatt Ziva & Zilara Rose Hall.We’ll talk about jerk chicken with Ovan Morrison, an alumnus of legendary Scotchies (who’s now the head jerk chef at the Hyatt), and haunted golf courses (Peter has a personal experience) with golf pro Keith Stein, who runs the White Witch course. All of that and more comes from the Hyatt Ziva & Zilara Rose Hall.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
- Travel Today -- Kennebunk Maine
This week on Travel Today with Peter Greenberg we come to you from Kennebunk, Maine, which has a year-round population of 3,000 and a summer population that soars to 40,000. What’s one of the best things to eat in the summer in Maine? Lobster rolls. Writer Kristin Fuhrmann Simmons joins Peter Greenberg on the air to reveal the secrets of the best lobster rolls in town—and where you can find them. The Kennebunk Fire Chief shares some off-the-brochure tips, then Tom Bradbury, Head of the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, explains the area’s cultural and environmental legacy. All of this and more on this week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from Kennebunk, Maine.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
- Travel Today - The One&Only Palmilla
This week's episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from The One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico. After being hit by Hurricane Odile in September 2014, Los Cabos was badly damaged. Like many other properties, the One&Only Palmilla suffered major wounds and had to close for a massive recovery and rebuilding effort. But now it’s back, and some would say, better than ever. The resort’s staff pulled together as a community in one of the stronger examples of a public/private partnership. Arnie Weissmann, Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly, talks about disaster tourism and why now is the time to go to Los Cabos. Then the President of the Los Cabos Humane Society, Aida Trujillo, talks about animal displacement after the storm and how visitors can help…including internati
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
- Travel Today - InterContinental Hong Kong
This week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes to you from the InterContinental Hong Kong. Peter's been going there since 1980, when the hotel first opened as the Regent. Later it became the Four Seasons, and it is now one of the crown jewels of the InterContinental chain. The hotel even has a Michelin star restaurant. Joining him is Senior Editor for Time Hong Kong Liam Fitzpatrick, who is speaking about the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement and how it has changed the dynamic of one of the most vibrant cities in Asia. And The InterContinental’s Director of Engineering, Harvey Wong, talks about the hotel’s environmental initiatives, including beekeeping (and homemade honey) on the roof. All that and more on this episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg.