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Archive for August, 2012

Icarus Award: Wrong Place, Wrong Era & Just Plain Wrong
Icarus Award / Travel News

Icarus Award: Wrong Place, Wrong Era & Just Plain Wrong

Would you ever love an airline enough to name your child after its flight code? This week, baby EK was named after Emirates Airlines and we think the airline and… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Australia–Wild Tasmania
Australia & New Zealand / Eco Travel / Hidden Gems / Hidden Gems: Australia / Hiking & Biking / Videos

Hidden Gems: Australia–Wild Tasmania

Looking to find a Hidden Gem of Australia? Sometimes you need to bypass the major cities of Sydney and Melbourne and travel to where Australians actually visit–down south to Tasmania…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Airline Baggage Delivery Services
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Airline Baggage Delivery Services

American Airlines has announced it’s offering a baggage delivery service so you can avoid waiting at the luggage carousel. So is this a deal…or no deal? American’s new service is… Read More…

Travel Deals: Rethink Fall Travel & Save
Travel Deals

Travel Deals: Rethink Fall Travel & Save

Summer is winding down and it’s time to rethink fall travel. Fall is not just that season where you see foliage and count the days until a winter vacation. Instead,… Read More…

Travel Contest: Winner Olympic Bucket List Challenge
Travel Contest

Travel Contest: Winner Olympic Bucket List Challenge

It’s time to make your bucket list dreams a reality. Inspired by the London 2012 Games, we asked you for your athletic travel dreams and now we have three last… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino–September 1, 2012
Radio Show

Radio Guest List–Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino–September 1, 2012

Don’t tune out completely this Labor Day Weekend. Instead, tune into Peter Greenberg Worldwide for all the travel news you can use. This weekend, Peter will be on air reporting… Read More…

Volunteering in South Africa & How to Make a Family Voluntourism Vacation
Africa / Cultural Immersion / Family/Kids Travel / Voluntourism

Volunteering in South Africa & How to Make a Family Voluntourism Vacation

Inspired by her 42-day, around-the-world trip with four children under the age of 10, you chose Marie LeRose as our contributor contest winner for 2012. This summer Marie and her… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tiered Frequent Flyer Programs
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

Travel Tip: Tiered Frequent Flyer Programs

As if frequent flyer programs weren’t complicated enough, now there are new tiered programs from the so-called budget carriers. JetBlue Airways is rolling out a new program this fall. The… Read More…

Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Travel: Turks and Caicos
Caribbean / Romantic Travel / Videos / Weddings & Honeymoons

Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Travel: Turks and Caicos

Every year, thousands of newly engaged couples consider a destination wedding. Not surprisingly, the Caribbean is always a popular pick, especially when you factor in flight times from much of… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Florida Ridge Rangers’ National Public Lands Day
Eco Travel / National Parks / South / Travel News / USA / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Florida Ridge Rangers’ National Public Lands Day

Two weeks ago we highlighted National Public Lands Day, which is running events across the country on September 29. In this week’s  Voluntourism Spotlight, we’re showcasing five of those events… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Customer Satisfaction
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotel Customer Satisfaction

A recent study showed that hotels aren’t doing so well when it comes to customer satisfaction. Well, no kidding. I’ve been saying that for years. The most recent JD Powers… Read More…

Ask Peter: Plan Ahead for Cruises, Caribbean Islands & More
Ask Peter / Cruise Travel / Travel Insurance / Travel News / Travel Tools / Water sports

Ask Peter: Plan Ahead for Cruises, Caribbean Islands & More

We’re looking ahead this week with advice on 2013 travel. Find out the hottest Caribbean islands, the evolution of  river cruising, and the factors to consider when buying travel insurance… Read More…

Travel Today: San Diego, California
Radio Show

Travel Today: San Diego, California

Happy Travel Tuesday! The new episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg available for download. Click here to download the podcast.  Travel Today is a streamlined podcast of all the travel news… Read More…

Beyond Manhattan: Rediscovering the Neighborhoods of Queens
Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Museums / Northeast / Restaurants / Travel News / USA / Women's Travel

Beyond Manhattan: Rediscovering the Neighborhoods of Queens

When it comes to New York boroughs, they say that Brooklyn is the new Manhattan. Does this mean the pecking order — at least in perception — has changed? Does… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide–San Diego, California–August 25, 2012
Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide–San Diego, California–August 25, 2012

Over the weekend, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast from The Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. On air, Peter looks ahead to fall travel with upcoming airline fares and fees. He also… Read More…

Travel Tip: Avatar Customer Service
Airlines & Airports / Travel Gear / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Avatar Customer Service

The next time you go to the airport you might be greeted by a customer service agent who’s friendly, always willing to help, and never loses her cool. Oh, and… Read More…

New Haven: There’s More to This College Town Than Yale
Culinary Travel / Culture / Entertainment / Northeast / Restaurants / Student Travel / Travel News / USA

New Haven: There’s More to This College Town Than Yale

Across the country, it’s back-to-school season and that also means back to college. You might think that campus greens are the main draw of well-known college towns, but from Cambridge… Read More…

Slideshow: Top 5 Mormon Travel Landmarks
Cultural Immersion / Culture / Hawaii / Museums / Pop Culture Travel / Travel News / USA

Slideshow: Top 5 Mormon Travel Landmarks

 Despite a few setbacks from Tropical Storm Isaac, Mitt Romney is at the  Republican National Convention in Tampa to become the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major political party…. Read More…