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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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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly Arnie Weissmann
Arnie Weissmann, senior vice president and editor-in-chief of Travel Weekly, discusses the history of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and what it says about travel and tourism as a whole that the convention has been held in China three times in the past 5 years. Hint: The industry is spreading like wildfire, and with a population of 1.3 billion people, China isn't slowing down anytime in the foreseeable future.
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Monday, May 26, 2014
Conde Nast Traveler Editor-in-Chief Pilar Guzman - May 26,2014
Pilar Guzmán, editor-in-chief of Condé Nast Traveler, sits down with Peter Greenberg to discuss the magazine's recent ?2014 Hot List.? The list considered over 500 new hotels in 400 cities and 93 countries to bring readers the top 33 to debut in the last year. But it's not all glitz and glamor; tune in to hear Peter and Pilar's biggest hotel pet peeves, and why they promise to give you the ?nickel and dime list? in 2014. That and more from the WTTC in Hainan Island, China.
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Conde Nast Traveler Editor-in-Chief Pilar Guzman
Pilar Guzmán, editor-in-chief of Condé Nast Traveler, sits down with Peter Greenberg to discuss the magazine's recent ?2014 Hot List.? The list considered over 500 new hotels in 400 cities and 93 countries to bring readers the top 33 to debut in the last year. But it's not all glitz and glamor; tune in to hear Peter and Pilar's biggest hotel pet peeves, and why they promise to give you the ?nickel and dime list? in 2014. That and more from the WTTC in Hainan Island, China.
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Travel Today Catalina Island - May 21,2014
Peter Greenberg heads off the coast of Southern California to Catalina Island. Joining him on this week's Travel Today is the president of the Catalina Express, Greg Bombard, about everything boats and what to do in Catalina once you are on the Island. He also chats with Alison Wrigley Russack, great-granddaughter of William Wrigley, Jr. who bought the Santa Catalina Island Company in 1919. She shares family and island history with Peter. Then Brian Bray, the City of Avalon's Harbor Master, discusses the popular Avalon Harbor and you guessed it...boats! All this and more on this week's episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg.
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Travel Today Catalina Island
Peter Greenberg heads off the coast of Southern California to Catalina Island. Joining him on this week's Travel Today is the president of the Catalina Express, Greg Bombard, about everything boats and what to do in Catalina once you are on the Island. He also chats with Alison Wrigley Russack, great-granddaughter of William Wrigley, Jr. who bought the Santa Catalina Island Company in 1919. She shares family and island history with Peter. Then Brian Bray, the City of Avalon's Harbor Master, discusses the popular Avalon Harbor and you guessed it...boats! All this and more on this week's episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg.
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Avalon Harbor Master Brian Bray - May 20,2014
Brian Bray, the Harbor Master of Avalon, joins Peter on Catalina Island. The Harbor Master discusses the rules and regulations of boating and docking at Catalina Island. On Catalina Island, they are serious about preserveing the water quality near the island. He explains how they even go as far as to put dye into the toilets of ships that dock there, to make sure that they are not flushing into the ocean near the island. If boaters are caught, they are banned from docking at the island for a year. The bacteria levels have been incredibly lowered since implementing this and other regulations. Learn more by listening to this episode of Travel Today.
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Avalon Harbor Master Brian Bray
Brian Bray, the Harbor Master of Avalon, joins Peter on Catalina Island. The Harbor Master discusses the rules and regulations of boating and docking at Catalina Island. On Catalina Island, they are serious about preserveing the water quality near the island. He explains how they even go as far as to put dye into the toilets of ships that dock there, to make sure that they are not flushing into the ocean near the island. If boaters are caught, they are banned from docking at the island for a year. The bacteria levels have been incredibly lowered since implementing this and other regulations. Learn more by listening to this episode of Travel Today.
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Monday, May 19, 2014
President of Catalina Express: Greg Bombard - May 19,2014
The president of Catalina Express, Greg Bombard, joins Peter Greenberg to talk about the best ways to see Catalina Island. They discuss the lack of cars on Catalina and how visitors get around on foot or on golf carts. They also talk about the 'changing of the gaurds' and how the new leadership on Catalina has helped bring in new activities. Visitors can now enjoy a zipline and a renovated beach club with kayaking, snorkling and more!
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Travel Today Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa Malta - May 14,2014
Peter Greenberg travels to the island of Malta to broadcast from the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa. Once a famous restaurant, the property is the first within the Corinthia Hotel Collection. Joining Peter to discuss the beauty of the island and the hotel is the chairman of the Corinthia Group, Alfred Pisani. The chairman describes the history of the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa, as well as what he personally looks for in a hotel. He is also joined by the U.S. Ambassador to Malta, Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley. The life time public servant shares her favorite island spots and where she takes her numerous out of town guests. Since begining service in Malta, she has hosted over forty-five out of town guests. All this and more from the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta!
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
U.S. Ambassador to Malta Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley - May 13,2014
The U.S. Ambassador to Malta, Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, joins Peter Greenberg at the historic Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa. She talks about where she takes her friends and family when they visit. She's hosted over forty-five guests and always finds something interesting for them to do while on the island. She also shares about her life in service around the world.
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Monday, May 12, 2014
Alfred Pisani Chairman of the Corinthia Group - May 12,2014
Alfred Pisani, chairman of the Corinthia Group, joins us at the Corinthina Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta. This hotel is the first of the Corinthia Hotels Collection. Founded in 1962, what was once a famous Maltese restaurant is now one of the world's top luxury hotels. Pisani shares the secrets to his success and what he expects from a good hotel experience.
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Travel Today - Uniworld SS Catherine - May 07,2014
Peter Greenberg travels to France for the christening of Uniworld's newest river boat, the SS Catherine. Joining Peter aboard is Cruise Critic Editor, Carolyn Spencer Brown. She explains what makes river cruises appealing. Instead of being over run by mobs of people, river cruises have a capacity of a few hundred. The more intimate experience creates a more relaxing getaway. Then Uniworld's Culinary director discusses the evolotion of river cruise food. Once upon a time it was bottom of the barrel meals, now they are serving four and five star plates. All this an more, from aboard the SS Catherine.
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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Nicole Snozzi Laurent-Perrier Brand Ambassador - May 06,2014
Peter Greenberg travel to France where he visits with Laurent-Perrier Brand Ambassador, Nicole Snozzie. Snozzi walks us through the difference between champagne and wine. Then, she explains what most people don't know about champagne...that it can only come from France. Find out about that and more in this interview with a real champagne expert.
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Monday, May 5, 2014
Cruise Critic Editor Carolyn Spencer Brown - May 05,2014
Carolyn Spencer Brown, Cruise Critic editor, joins Peter Greenberg aboard the inaugural Uniworld ship, the SS Catherine. While on board they discuss the growing popularity of river cruising. Unlike ocean cruises, river cruises only host a few hundred guests, creating a more intimate atmosphere.
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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Travel Today - Hotel Le Bristol - May 01,2014
This week's Travel Today podcast with Peter Greenberg comes from the historic Hotel Le Bristol in Paris, France. Greenberg sits down with Vanity Fair Travel Editor, Victoria Mather, to discuss what constitues a Palace Hotel...surprisingly, it depends on laundry! Then, Father Sebastiaan takes us on a macbre journey through Paris' landmarks. The fangsmith and historian guides us through some of the presumed haunted areas of town and why they have become known as spooky spots. Also joining him is the Le Bristol's mixologist, Maxime Hoerth, who explains the secrets of the hotel's signature champagne cocktail called 365.
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