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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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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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Sunday, June 22, 2014
IATA CEO Tony Tyler
The Chief Executive Officer of the International Air Transportation Association joins us in Doha, Qatar for the 70th Anniversary of IATA. Tyler discussed the rise in air transportation out of the Gulf Coast. Qatar, Emirites, and Etihad are the fastest growing in the world and adding new routes on an almost weekly basis. According to Tyler, this kind of growth has previously been unheard of in the industry. Greenberg and Tyler talk about what these airlines are doing right and why they are seeing such rapid expansion.
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Thursday, June 19, 2014
Travel Today Grand Wailea Resort - Jun 19,2014
Maui remains one of the most popular Hawaiian islands for good reason. The island gets more than 2.2 million visitors each year, but the local population is only 150,000. But even at the better known and larger resorts, there are still some great secrets only the locals know. This week's Travel Today podcast from Maui, and more specifically the Grand Wailea, which is now a Waldorf Astoria Hotel. We'll be joined by Doctor Norm Estin, a pioneer in Hawaiian urgent care, to discuss his most unusual island practice and making beach calls. Then we visit with Mark Dunkerley, CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, who talks about the changing dynamics of travel in the 50th state, as well as what he loves and hates about airline travel. And if you can't get enough of airplanes, why not fly one? We sit down with
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Travel Today Grand Wailea Resort
Maui remains one of the most popular Hawaiian islands for good reason. The island gets more than 2.2 million visitors each year, but the local population is only 150,000. But even at the better known and larger resorts, there are still some great secrets only the locals know. This week's Travel Today podcast from Maui, and more specifically the Grand Wailea, which is now a Waldorf Astoria Hotel. We'll be joined by Doctor Norm Estin, a pioneer in Hawaiian urgent care, to discuss his most unusual island practice and making beach calls. Then we visit with Mark Dunkerley, CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, who talks about the changing dynamics of travel in the 50th state, as well as what he loves and hates about airline travel. And if you can't get enough of airplanes, why not fly one? We sit down with
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Maui Urgent Care's Dr. Norm Estin - Jun 17,2014
Doctor Norm Estin of Doctors on Call, Maui's pioneer in Urgent care, joins Peter Greenberg at the Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel. We learn that Peter and Norm's friendship stems back to Peter's childhood, when Norm was a doctor on Fire Island. He talks about sea urchins, dehydration, and vacation injuries. Most importantly, he gives us his number one tip for avoiding having to see a doctor on vacation. We also learn about volunteer opportunities on the island from Greenberg and how travelers can stay involved in the area.
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Maui Urgent Care's Dr. Norm Estin
Doctor Norm Estin of Doctors on Call, Maui's pioneer in Urgent care, joins Peter Greenberg at the Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel. We learn that Peter and Norm's friendship stems back to Peter's childhood, when Norm was a doctor on Fire Island. He talks about sea urchins, dehydration, and vacation injuries. Most importantly, he gives us his number one tip for avoiding having to see a doctor on vacation. We also learn about volunteer opportunities on the island from Greenberg and how travelers can stay involved in the area.
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Monday, June 16, 2014
Maui Flight Academy Chief Laurence Balter - Jun 16,2014
Pilot Laurence Balter, chief pilote and owner of the Maui Flight Academy, describes the best way to see the Hawaiian Islands—flying a plane yourself! Most people who want to see an aerial view of the island choose a helicopter. Instead of renting a helicopter, why not take things into your own hands? With trained professionals at your side, the Maui Flight Academy let's you get the best views of the island. Laurence Balter discusses the beginnings of his adventurous business, and how improved radar technology has increased the span of when his company can do.
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Maui Flight Academy Chief Laurence Balter
Pilot Laurence Balter, chief pilote and owner of the Maui Flight Academy, describes the best way to see the Hawaiian Islands—flying a plane yourself! Most people who want to see an aerial view of the island choose a helicopter. Instead of renting a helicopter, why not take things into your own hands? With trained professionals at your side, the Maui Flight Academy let's you get the best views of the island. Laurence Balter discusses the beginnings of his adventurous business, and how improved radar technology has increased the span of when his company can do.
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
Travel Today - Adlon Kempinski Hotel, Virtuoso Symposium
This week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Adlon Kempinski Hotel in Berlin. Most people know of the hotel for Michael Jackson's famous baby-dangling incident, but there is so much more incredible history about the hotel sitting just outside the Brandenburg Gate. The original hotel Adlon opened in 1907, but was mostly destroyed near the end of World War II. The hotel as it stands today opened in 1997, but is modeled after the original design. Our broadcast found its way to the Adlon for this year's annual Virtuoso Symposium. Virtuoso is one of the travel industry's leading networks. This organization includes more than 330 agencies with 7,200 advisors in 20 countries throughout North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand. Every year, Virtuoso holds i
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Travel Today - Adlon Kempinski Hotel, Virtuoso Symposium - Jun 12,2014
This week's Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Adlon Kempinski Hotel in Berlin. Most people know of the hotel for Michael Jackson's famous baby-dangling incident, but there is so much more incredible history about the hotel sitting just outside the Brandenburg Gate. The original hotel Adlon opened in 1907, but was mostly destroyed near the end of World War II. The hotel as it stands today opened in 1997, but is modeled after the original design. Our broadcast found its way to the Adlon for this year's annual Virtuoso Symposium. Virtuoso is one of the travel industry's leading networks. This organization includes more than 330 agencies with 7,200 advisors in 20 countries throughout North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand. Every year, Virtuoso holds i
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Virtuoso CEO Mathew Upchurch
Mathew Upchurch, CEO of Virtuoso, joins Peter to chat about what they both agree is the hottest city in Europe right now: Berlin. They also discuss changes in the travel agency sphere, and where things are headed in the future.
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