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Archive for December, 2009

January 2, 2009 – Marana, Arizona
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January 2, 2009 – Marana, Arizona

This Saturday, Peter is broadcasting his radio show from The Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain, in Marana, AZ, near Tucson. – Jason Reitman, director, writer and producer, discussing his new film… Read More…

5 Classic Regional Cocktails (with Recipes!)
Cultural Immersion / Culture / Entertainment / Festivals

5 Classic Regional Cocktails (with Recipes!)

Getting ready to ring in the New Year? A New Year’s Eve party does not stop at simple appetizers and Champagne. Resident foodie Courtney Crowder shares her tips on making… Read More…

Beer & Cocktail Tours
Senior Travel / USA

Beer & Cocktail Tours

If you’re into wine-tasting, you already know there are many destinations with activities tailored for you. But what about beer and cocktail tours? You might just be surprised at how… Read More…

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Hotel Historians

Many hotels are so much more than brick-and-mortar—they’re actually embodiments of America’s history. And many of them have access to historians who can take you on a tour of the… Read More…

Full Body Scanners: Security Innovation or Personal Privacy Abomination?
Airlines & Airports / Terrorism

Full Body Scanners: Security Innovation or Personal Privacy Abomination?

In response to the terrorist bombing attempt on Christmas Day, Dutch officials have announced that they will begin using more full body scanners for United States-bound flights. Security experts think… Read More…

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Pet-Friendly Airports

If you’re a pet owner, you know pets are an important part of the family. And while the airlines don’t make it easy to travel with animals, some airports are… Read More…

Why the Transportation Security Administration Has No Administrator
Airlines & Airports / Terrorism

Why the Transportation Security Administration Has No Administrator

The attempted bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 has led to a circus of finger-pointing, with several aimed squarely at the Transportation Security Administration. This has shone a spotlight on… Read More…

Suzy Gershman’s Bottle Blogs: Cakebread Cellars
California / Culinary Travel / Stories & Personal Journals / USA

Suzy Gershman’s Bottle Blogs: Cakebread Cellars

The first thing I asked when I sat down with Brian Streeter, Resident Chef and Program Director at Cakebread Cellars, was whether or not the vineyard did weddings. “Are you… Read More…

Airport Security on The CBS Evening News, O’Reilly Factor & The Early Show
Airlines & Airports / CBS News / Terrorism

Airport Security on The CBS Evening News, O’Reilly Factor & The Early Show

As Travel Editor for CBS News (as well as his other positions) Peter is often called upon to report on breaking travel news. In the wake of latest attack on… Read More…

Hershey, Chocolate & 2010 Travel Trends – Hour 1 – PGW Radio
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Hershey, Chocolate & 2010 Travel Trends – Hour 1 – PGW Radio

On Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, Peter broadcast his radio show from The Hotel Hershey in Hershey, PA. Featured guests from the first hour include: Joe Sharkey, columnist for The New… Read More…

Surprising Diet Facts, the Milton Hershey School & Highlights of Hershey, PA – Hour 2 – PGW Radio
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Surprising Diet Facts, the Milton Hershey School & Highlights of Hershey, PA – Hour 2 – PGW Radio

On Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, Peter broadcast his radio show from The Hotel Hershey in Hershey, PA. Featured guests from the second hour include: Stephen Perrine; author of The New… Read More…