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Archive for November, 2012

Daily Deal: Off-Peak Rail Travel Through Europe
Daily Deals / Europe / Trains / Travel Deals

Daily Deal: Off-Peak Rail Travel Through Europe

Travel through Europe this winter with a 20 percent discount on Eurail Global and Eurail Select passes. Purchase your rail passes by December 31, 2012 and are valid for travel through… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Find Free Wi-Fi on the Road
Apps & Technology / Business Travel / Know Before You Go / Travel Tools / Videos

Know Before You Go: How to Find Free Wi-Fi on the Road

Smartphones and laptops have become our go-to resources for researching information, finding directions, and even staying connected to those back home. But keeping it low cost all depends on finding… Read More…

Behind the Concorde Ruling: A CBS This Morning Report
CBS News / Plane Crashes / Travel Safety / Videos

Behind the Concorde Ruling: A CBS This Morning Report

There’s no disputing that a Continental plane left debris on the runway the day the Air France Concorde crashed. But there were many other factors involved: an overweight, overfueled plane,… Read More…

Icarus Award: Carnival Snubs & JLo Slights
Icarus Award / Travel News

Icarus Award: Carnival Snubs & JLo Slights

Don’t expect fair treatment on the road this week. You’ll find KFC as your on-board meal, a diva talking down to travel industry employees, drag queens considered terrorists by Carnival… Read More…

Travel Tip: Traveling with Ski Equipment
Luggage & Packing / Professional Sports / Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Traveling with Ski Equipment

Ever since airline companies started charging extra for checked baggage, it’s become increasingly expensive to travel with ski and snowboard equipment. But there are some ways around it: Southwest is… Read More…

Travel Contest: Where in the World is Peter Greenberg’s Luggage, Week 3
Travel Contest

Travel Contest: Where in the World is Peter Greenberg’s Luggage, Week 3

It’s the final week of the “Where in the World is Peter Greenberg’s Luggage?” contest. Congratulations to Shane Boocock, who won last week’s challenge by answering that Peter’s luggage was in… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Inducted in U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders
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Peter Greenberg Inducted in U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders

Only 86 travel industry professionals have been inducted into the U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders since it was created in 1969. The award is given to “individuals who have made… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Malaysia–December 1, 2012
Asia / Radio Show

Radio Guest List–Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Malaysia–December 1, 2012

Can you imagine a hospital that looks and feels like a 5-star hotel?  As medical tourism is expanding in Malaysia, the tourism industry is also evolving. Peter heads to the… Read More…

Concorde Crash Update: French Court Overturns Manslaughter Conviction
Plane Crashes / Travel News / Travel Safety

Concorde Crash Update: French Court Overturns Manslaughter Conviction

Today, a French appeals court overturned a manslaughter conviction against Continental Airlines, Inc., for the 2000 crash of an Air France Concorde that killed 113 people. For 12 years, Peter… Read More…

Travel Deals: Dead Week Cruise Deal Guide
Budget Travel / Cruise Travel / Travel Deals

Travel Deals: Dead Week Cruise Deal Guide

With so many trips to visit friends and family during the holiday season, it’s easy to get travel burnout.  So why not take a vacation from your vacation? Traveling during… Read More…

Travel Tip: Buying Hotel Items
Hotels & Accommodations / Shopping / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Buying Hotel Items

Here’s something you may not have known about me: almost every item in my house comes from a hotel that I’ve stayed at around the world. And guess what? You… Read More…