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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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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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Friday, July 11, 2014
Travel Today Terranea Resort
Terranea Resort is located on the beautiful Palos Verdes Pennisula just south of Los Angeles. It's known as LA's premier oceanfront resort and the second you enter the property, you see exactly why it got this designation. This week Peter Greenberg will broadcast from Terranea, which is celebrating its 5th anniversary. Located on the exact site that used to be home to Marineland, a theme park Peter himself remembers visiting fondly as a young boy, Terranea not only offers new and exciting things to do, but has an amazing history. Peter is joined by Allan Franz, an anthropologist and professor working with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy who tells Peter all about the local history, including what famous show was shot right off the Peninsula in front of the hotel. Hint: One of th
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Point Vicente Interpretive Center Curator Dan Crane
Dan Crane, curator at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, joins Peter at Terranea Resort to talk about the geology of the California Peninsula, including what makes it so special. He also gives some examples of some of the best aquatic animals you can see from the resort.
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Monday, July 7, 2014
Rock and Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip Author Robert Landau
Robert Landau, author of Rock and Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, shows Peter a special photo he took of the old Marineland billboard advertising the former theme park that used to live on the land taken over by Terranea Resort. Unfortunately the area stood vacant and overgrown until the Terranea Resort project came to fruition.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Travel Today - The Peninsula Shanghai, International Luxury Travel Mart
Shanghai is the largest Chinese city and the largest city proper by population in the world, with over 24 million residents. This week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Peninsula Shanghai and the International Luxury Travel Mart. We are joined by industry insider Nury Vittachi, an Indian journalist and writer based in Hong Kong, who elaborates on the changes that have happened to Shanghai in the last 10 years and the influences of luxury travel. Then Sarah Spangnolo of Travel + Leisure elaborates on the increase of customization to luxury travel. More hotels do their homework to create an experience that is geared toward each individual guest. All that and more on this episode from the International Luxury Travel Mart and The Peninsula Shanghai.
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Travel and Leisure Digital Editor Sarah Spagnolo
Sarah Spagnolo, Digital Editor for Travel + Leisure, talks about the rise of customization in luxury travel. Hotels are doing their homework and creating personalized experiences for each guest.
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Monday, June 30, 2014
Luxury Travel Journalist Mary Gostelow
Mary Gostelow, Founder of The Gostelow Report, joins Peter Greenberg at the Peninsula Shanghai to talk about the International Luxury Travel Mart and the changing definitions of luxury travel. She defines what luxury means to her and how the simple things like a cup of coffee arriving on time make all the difference.
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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Travel Today - International Air Transportation Association in Doha, Qatar
What brings virtually every airline CEO together? It happens once a year when the International Air Transport Association (IATA) convenes, and this year it was in Doha, Qatar. This year marks the 7oth Anniversary of the IATA, and we will discuss the global impact and change of air travel with the CEOs of major airlines. Listen in as Peter Greenberg sits down with James Hogan, the CEO of Etihad Airways, the fastest growing airline in the history of commercial aviation, which is based in Abu Dhabi. Then, Peter speaks with Cathay Pacific Airways CEO John Slosar for frank discussions about the state of the global aviation industry. Dave Barger, CEO of JetBlue, joins joins us to talk about how keeping fewer types of airplanes helps the airline cut costs. All that and more on this week's episode
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
JetBlue CEO Dave Barger
Dave Barger, CEO of JetBlue, joins Peter Greenberg at the 70th Anniversary of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) global meeting in Doha, Qatar. He breaks down how having fewer types of airplanes keeps JetBlue's costs down. He also shares about the airline's international markets and the company's expansion into global air travel.
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