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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 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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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Father Sebastiaan, Author and Ghost Tour Guide - Apr 29,2014
Father Sabastiaan joins Greenberg this week to explore the catacombs and haunted areas of Paris. Sabastiaan, an expat from New York, fell in love with history and the macabre at an early age. He has travelled the world, exploring historic haunted buildings, graveyards, and catacombs. After traveling to a great deal of countries, he felt Paris, France calling to him. Even though he was told that people from Paris "don't believe in ghosts" he decided to set up shop in the city. He now successfully runs "ghost tours" and treats both locals and visitors to the rich, sometimes spooky, history of Paris.
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Monday, April 28, 2014
Vanity Fair Travel Editor Victoria Mather - Apr 28,2014
Victoria Mather, travel editor for Vanity Fair, joins Greenberg at the historic Hotel Le Bristiol. Mather explains how laundry plays a role in a hotel achieving "Palace Hotel" status. They also discuss Le Bristol's prime location and what makes it such a special hotel. The staff of Le Bristol go above and beyond, helping to create the "magic of travel." Then, they talk about the make-over Le Bristol has recently gotten, including a new bar with impressive panelling. All this and more when the Vanity Fair editor joins Peter Greenberg this week in the City of Lights.
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Travel Today - Eurostar - Apr 23,2014
Peter Greenberg boards the Eurostar train between London and Paris. Joining him on the journey are Victoria Mather, travel editor of Vanity Fair, who reveals her favorite ways to give back including a ski vacation in Switzerland. Then, Ellen Hardy of Time Out Paris her favorite nightlife spots. Also traveling via train with Peter and Lucy Symons of Green Traveller to give a real eco-travel perspective and Andrew Wallis, historian at the Guards Museum. He shares why if you only have time to visit one museum in London, the Guards Museum is it. All this and more on this week's Travel Today podcast.
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Guards Museum Historian Andrew Wallis - Apr 22,2014
Coming from on board the Eurostar train between London and Paris, Peter Greenberg interviews local European guests. Joining him on the trip is the Guards Museum Historian, Andrew Wallis. Wallis gives us his take on the famous guards ceremony and why it's so popular for visitors. He also reveals the true nature of the relationship between the guards and the Royal family.
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Monday, April 21, 2014
Green Traveller Writer Lucy Symons - Apr 21,2014
Peter Greenberg boards the Eurostar train to interview guests on the trip between London and Paris. Joining him is travel writer for the Green Traveller, Lucy Symons. Symons and Greenberg discuss the train system in Europe and how it is one of the best forms of travel in the world. Her regular work commute included, Symons takes the train whenever possible. Thanks to the Eurostar, Europeans and travellers can go between major cities with ease.
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Travel Today - The Dorchester London - Apr 16,2014
Peter Greenberg ventures to London where he interviews guests at the iconic Dorchester hotel. Joining him this week are Julian Bird, the CEO of the London Theater Society, who discusses everything from West End to smaller productions. Peter is also joined by Julie Falconer, American travel writer living in London, and talks the process of getting British citizenship. Then he talks with Roland Fasel, general manager of the Dorchester Collection, to dive into the rich history of the Dorchester Hotel, London. All this and more on this week's episode of Travel Today.
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
London Theater Society CEO Julian Bird - Apr 15,2014
Peter Greenberg interviews London Theater Society CEO Julian Bird at the historic Dorchester Hotel, London. They dive into the theater scene exploring everything from West End to lesser known shows. Then they tackle the comparison of West End and Broadway. They talk about shows that start in London and eventually make their way across the "pond."
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Monday, April 14, 2014
Museum of London Director Sharon Ament - Apr 14,2014
Peter Greenberg interviews Museum of London Director Sharon Ament at the legendary Dorchester Hotel, London. They discuss how in a city with over 200 museums, her's is set apart. With a focus on the "common people," the museum gives insight in the past lives of Londoners.
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Travel Today - Viking Heimdal River Cruise - Apr 08,2014
Peter Greenberg travels to Avignon, France to broadcast from the Viking Heimdal. The Heimdal is a part of a record-breaking christening of 18 ships in Europe, proving river cruising the fastest growing segment in the cruise industry. Peter Knego joins Peter Greenberg to dive into the past lives (names and owners) of cruiseships. Then Cruise Critic's Carolyn Spencer Brown discusses how passengers may not get their money's worth with ?all-inclusive? packages. Then, the New York Observer's food critic, Joshua David Stein, dishes on the best surprises in dining that New York has to offter. All this and more from the Viking Heimdal River Cruise on the River Rhone in Avignon, France.
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