Travel Today with Peter Greenberg

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg

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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.

Episodes

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg —Hotel Amigo in Brussels, Belgium  

This week, Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Hotel Amigo in Brussels, Belgium. The hotel building dates back to the early 16th century when the Spanish misunderstood the word “amigo” and thought it was the Flemish word for “prison.” The building served as a prison for centuries. It’s located right in the heart of the Grand Place in the middle of Brussels’ historic center. Joining Peter Greenberg will be legendary hotelier Sir Rocco Forte with a front line report on the state of hospitality, and Belgian Chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud will discuss why chocolate dominates Belgium. Then there’s the Brussels Beer Project, and Founder Olivier de Brauwere explains why he started an urban beer project in a city already famous for its exceptional beer. Brussels Historian Roel Jacobs gives his special insight into the most iconic statue in Belgium: the peeing boy. Then we’ll get a report from American expat Chris Burns about what keeps him in Brussels. There’s all of this and more as Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Hotel Amigo in Brussels, Belgium.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg —Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver, BC  

This week, Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, Canada at the annual Virtuoso Summit. Joining Peter Greenberg Michael Wiebe, Vancouver Park Board Chair, talks about the city’s well known Stanley Park—as well as the other 240 parks in Vancouver. We’ll talk about high tea at Fairmont Empress in Victoria and the city’s exploding food scene with Neal McLennan, Food Editor at Vancouver Magazine, and Canada’s best bartender Grant Sceney stops by with some mixology magic. Mijune Pak from Top Chef Canada and FollowMeFoodie.com talks about Vancouver's Asian influence and her favorite places to eat in the city. There’s all of that and more as Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg -- Silversea, Silver Muse  

This week's episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the inaugural voyage of the luxury cruise ship Silver Muse, operated by Silversea Cruises. Gene Sloan, USA Today’s Cruise Editor, joins Peter to discuss the uptick in demand for cruising—the industry is now commissioning ships faster than they can be built. Alessandro Zanello, Captain of the Silver Muse, reveals the features of the ship that feel most luxurious for a vessel’s commander and his favorite ports of call. Janice Wald Henderson, Dining Editor and Food Critic for Porthole Cruise magazine, dishes about her adventures eating from stern to bow on the Silver Muse and the importance of authentic ingredients and close attention to detail. There’s all of that and more when Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from aboard the Silversa Silver Muse.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg – Norfolk, Virginia  

This week Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from Norfolk, Virginia and the largest naval base in the world. Joining Peter Greenberg is Norfolk historian, Peggy McPhillips, as she discusses the city’s heritage and surprise history. Glenn Sutch, President of Waterside District, talks about the new entertainment and dining destination coming to Norfolk next month and the local restaurants that are taking part in the revitalization of the waterside. Lloyd DeWitt, Chief Curator at The Chrysler Museum of Art, discusses Norfolk’s star attraction and their surprisingly robust collection. There’s all that and more as Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from VisitNorfolk.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg – Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado  

This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the Denver Art Museum in Denver, Colorado. Joining Peter Greenberg Adam Schlegel, Co-Founder of EatDenver, as he dishes about the city’s food explosion and more sustainable, greener dining. Esmé Patterson performs her song “River,” and Jennifer Henneman, a curator at the Denver Art Museum, discusses the complex and difficult history of the American west, and how the museum showcases this fascinating—and often misunderstood—heritage. Of course, the show wouldn’t be complete without Kim Day, CEO of Denver International Airport—the last new major airport built in the U.S.—talking about what she’s done to improve the airport experience (think healthier food and the fastest airport WiFi in the country). There’s all of that and more as the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the Denver Art Museum.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg – Cherokee Ranch & Castle, Sedalia, Colorado  

This week, the Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from Cherokee Ranch & Castle Foundation in Sedalia, Colorado. It’s a true hidden gem, located about 40 minutes outside of Denver. Imagine a 3,400-acre nonprofit sanctuary, surrounded by wildlife, 55 million-year-old petrified wood, and some amazing history. Joining Peter Greenberg will be John Lake, Castle Historian and former Castle Butler, as he talks about the legend of the castle (and the myths). Rich Grant, Author of 100 Things to Do in Denver Before You Die, will divulge the secrets of the Mile High City. There’s all of that and more as Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Cherokee Ranch and Castle in Sedalia, Colorado.  

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg – The Buccaneer, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands  

This week, Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the historic and legendary The Buccaneer in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The hotel, a member of Historic Hotels of America, is the longest running resort in the Caribbean. Fire Chief Larry Johnson of the Virgin Islands Fire Service talks about his secret eats (funghi and fish anyone?) on St. Croix as well as other island specialties you won’t find on brochures. Most people don’t know the rich history of The Buccanneer (we’ll find out) or that St. Croix is home to three national parks. Zandy Hillis-Starr, Chief Resource Manager for the National Park Service on the island, has some real surprise discoveries. Lisa Kirkley Terry of The Nature Conservancy’s Coral Nursery and Restoration Program, talks about its work to repair and preserve the coral reefs of the Caribbean. There’s all of this and more as Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from The Buccaneer in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands on April 1, 2017.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg–The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado  

This week the Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from legendary hotel The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Joining Peter Greenberg will be Mitch Snow from The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to talk about the grueling auto race. Colorado Springs Fire Chief Ted Collas discusses high altitude fire fighting — and reveals the best off-the-brochure places to eat. Spencer Wren, General Manager of Pikes Peak Cog Railway, talks about the history of the railway as a draw for tourists and the surprising toll the altitude can take on unprepared passengers. Then, we hear about two great museums. Leah Witherow, Curator at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, opens up about the “Story of Us,” the museum’s newest exhibit which marries the area’s rich local heritage and modern technology to give visitors a personal connection with history. Doug Mudd, Curator at the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum, tells Peter Greenberg why the Money Museum is one of the best kept secrets in town, and what money can teach us about history. There’s all that and more as Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg–Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu at Ko Olina, Hawaii  

This week, Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu at Ko Olina, on Oahu in Hawaii. Mark Dunkerley, President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines discusses Hawaiian airport infrastructure. A true member of surfing royalty, Brian Keaulana, will discuss one of the wildest new boards out there — the Supsquatch (and Peter surfed with him on it). And Auntie Nettie, one of Ko Olina’s legends (and spiritual and cultural curator) on the stories and legends of Ko Olina. The Four Seasons Executive Chef, Martin Knaubert as well as legendary Chef Beverly Gannon (of Maui’s Hali’imaile General Store), will talk about the new wave of Hawaii regional cuisine. There’s all this and more as Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Four Seasons Resort O‘ahu at Ko Olina.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg—ITB Berlin with Qatar Airways  

This week Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from ITB Berlin in Germany. While at the convention, Peter  covers the unveiling of Qatar Airways' new business class seating. Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, shares some exciting information about Qatar’s diverse fleet and upcoming joint ventures. Travel writer and speaker Doug Lansky talks about the need to better welcome travelers to the United States as a means to create a better overall visitor experience. George Stone, Appointed Editor-in-Chief at National Geographic Travel, shares some of his favorite travel destinations and his “not spots” as well. Bruce Simpson, Managing Director at North Island, Seychelles Wilderness Safaris, sheds light on his program at North Island, which uses high-end luxury to drive conservation efforts on the island. There’s all of that and more when Travel Today Peter Greenberg comes from the ITB in Berlin, Germany.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg—Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, California  

This week Travel Today Peter Greenberg comes from the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, where he will also be speaking at the travel and adventure show at the San Diego Convention Center. Joining Peter will be Troy Johnson from San Diego Magazine who details the secrets of Gaslamp — the Hard Rock is located at the entrance to the historic district. Other San Diegans stop by, such as Terry Brennan, Curator and Director of Restorations at the San Diego Air & Space Museum, who discusses the museum's latest exhibits, the Spitfire Mk. XVI, a Navy F6F Hellcat and an A-4 Skyhawk jet, and how San Diego was truly the forefront of aviation history. Gabe Selak, History Ambassador for the San Diego History Center, describes the importance of San Diego’s preserved architecture and the variety of styles in the city. He also talks about the history of the San Diego Zoo, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Matt Greene, General Manager of the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, shares why he’s returned to the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego — celebrating its tenth anniversary — and all the things he could not leave behind. There's all that and more as Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg – Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, Texas  

This week, the Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin, Texas. Joining Peter Greenberg will be Michael Barnes, a Columnist for the Austin American-Statesman and an authority on all things Austin. And let’s not forget eating in Austin: Patricia Sharpe, food editor at Texas Monthly, reports on the most competitive sport in Texas: barbecue. Trisha Shirey, Director of Flora and Fauna at Lake Austin Resort and gardener extraordinaire, talks about the property’s surprisingly varied flora and wildlife and the hotel’s role in the farm-to-table cuisine of the resort. Kathy Valentine, Musician, Composer, and Writer, talks about her past with the GoGos, her present with The Bluebonnets, and Austin’s stellar music scene. There’s all that and more as the Travel Today With Peter Greenberg comes from the Lake Austin Resort Spa in Austin, Texas.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg — Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, California  

This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the legendary Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, San Diego County, California. Joining Peter will be Travel WeeklyEditor-in-Chief Arnie Weissman will discuss the fallout from President Trump’s executive order and the travel “ban” applying to passport holders from seven different countries. Hugo Martin from the Los Angeles Times will talk about airlines cutting back on flights to Cuba—and some good news about lost/misplaced airline luggage. Troy Johnson, Food Editor of San Diego Magazine, will speak about the culinary explosion in San Diego, which has more than 4,700 local farms in the area, some of his favorite secret restaurants, and a food revolution just south of the border in Tijuana. Scott McCartney of The Wall Street Journal will talk about the growing problem of emotional support animals on planes, and the tyranny of hotel room thermostats. Sally Zoll, CEO of United Through Reading, will discuss her nonprofit’s amazing work with military service families, and the art of long distance storytelling to unite thousands of families. We’ll also talk about surf lessons with “Gnarley” Neal, a legendary wave rider who teaches at the hotel. There’s all of this and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Hotel del Coronado—the same hotel where they shot Some Like it Hot featuring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg — Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, Reno, Nevada  

This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno Tahoe USA. Joining Peter will be Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve to discuss the growth of the “biggest little city” and how they’ve done it sustainably; Costas Christ, Editor-at-Large for National Geographic Magazine, talks about what it really means to be an eco-tourist. Writer John Tyson discusses the wild western culture that’s still so much a part of Reno’s scene. Paul Brady of Condé Nast Traveler weighs in on President Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries and the greater long-term impacts. Reno Fire Chief Dave Cochran shares some of his favorite secret dining spots around town. One surprise: a technical report on thermal energy and how it runs Peppermill! There’s all of this and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno, Nevada.

Travel Today With Peter Greenberg — Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah UAE  

This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah UAE, one of the United Arab Emirates. Located on the east side of the Arabian Gulf, Ras al-Khaimah—which means “top of the tent” in Arabic—constitutes just three percent of the total UAE, but is well worth a visit. Nicholla Henderson Hall, a UK expat, weighs in with a firsthand report on life in RAK, overall safety, and what it’s like traveling as a woman in and throughout the Emirates. Ahmed Hilal, Resident Archeologist at the Department of the Antiquities and Museums Government of Ras al-Khaimah, discusses the continuing excavation and restoration projects in RAK and the preservation of the heritage of the UAE. Chief Operating Officer of Ras Al Khaimah Properties Public Joint Stock Company, Mohammed Al Tair, talks about the role of RAK Properties in shaping the lifestyle of residents of the United Arab Emirates. There’s all of this and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Waldorf Astoria in Ras al-Khaimah, one of the United Arab Emirates. 

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg--the Marriott Syracuse Downtown  

This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from Syracuse, New York and the restored Marriott Syracuse Downtown. The hotel dates back to 1924 and is a great example of how to maintain and preserve a piece of history. Joining Peter Greenberg will be, Author of The Soul of Central New York, who shares the hidden history of Syracuse. Speaking of history, Frank Barrows, Superintendent of Fort Stanwix National Monument and overseeing Harriet Tubman Monument, talks about a side of Harriet Tubman that many of us do not know about, and how her efforts differ from those of Frederick Douglass. And Gregg Tripoli, Executive Director for the Onondaga Historical Association, shares the history of the Onondaga Lake, along with Philip Arnold, Associate Professor of Religion S.U. & Director of the Skä•noñh - Great Law of Peace Center, who shares the history of the Onondaga Indians and the impact that the group of Native American tribe Haudenosaunee (people of the Long House) have had on the formation of the United States as we know it. There is all of this and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the legendary Marriott Syracuse Downtown in Syracuse, New York.

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg--Casa de Campo  

This week Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic. Joining Peter Greenberg will be Ilana Benady, expat and author of The Dominican Republic Culture Smart: The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture, giving a history of the Domincan Republic and even some secrets about her favorite food—eggplant. There’s all that and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic.

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg--Cayman Cookout 2017  

This week Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the ninth annual Cayman Cookout 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. This gathering of the uber chefs on the beach — Anthony Bourdain, Eric Ripert, José Andrés, and many others is always a sellout because this isn’t just demonstration cooking by celebrity chefs, but participatory gastronomy. Joining Peter will be cookout founder and Michelin-starred Eric Ripert, as well as author and Cayman legend Suzy Soto. There’s all that and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from the Cayman Cookout at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman.

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg--The Newseum, Washington, D.C.  

This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Newseum in Washington, D.C.—the amazing interactive museum dedicated to the history, the execution, the challenges, and the legends of the fourth estate (not to mention the first amendment). Joining Peter Greenberg is legendary CBS Correspondent Bill Plante, who talks about his remarkable 52-year career at the network, and his travels along the way—from covering civil rights in Selma, Alabama, the war in Vietnam, his years as the White House correspondent for the network, and many other points in between. Carrie Christoffersen, Curator of the Newseum’s “Louder than Words” exhibit, talks about the fascinating combination of music icons of the 60s and 70s, their lyrics, and how they reflected American history—all in the context of the five freedoms of the first amendment. There’s all of this and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg--Out To Sea  

This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg returns to the sea, with a look at ships (ocean liners, cruise ships, riverboats) and ports. Peter Knego, Cruise Journalist and Historian, talks about the R.M.S. Queen Mary and other famous cruise ships of the past, with stories of some of the legendary personalities who sailed—and in some cases lived full time—on the ships. Julie Bartolotto, Executive Director of the Historical Society of Long Beach, talks about about the fascinating history of Long Beach, especially the port. Then it’s on to the Mississippi, with the American Queen‘s “Riverlorian” Jerry Hay. It’s all about storytelling, and Hay claims that while historians have to stick to the truth, riverlorians often weave a tall tale into their stories. Some of the truths of the Mississippi are that there were river pirates. Mark Twain gave the river international notoriety, and although most people know Mark Twain was not his real name, many are unaware he borrowed the pseudonym from someone else. Frequent cruiser, Gene Sloan of USA TODAY, talks about sailing on more than 100 cruise ships. Frank J. Del Rio, President and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line, talks about the evolution of the cruise industry (some would call it a revolution) and how the market is starting to shift to China. There’s all of this and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg goes out to sea for our last show of 2016. Happy New Year everyone!

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