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Thailand Culture, Bangkok Locals, Travel Industry News – Hour 1 – PGW Radio

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Young Elephant TrainerOn June 11, 2009, Peter was live from The Peninsula Bangkok in Bangkok, Thailand. His guests for the first hour include:

Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly, fills us in on the latest travel industry news.

Historian Steve Van Beek, author of Bangkok Then and Now, explores Thai history and culture.

Scott Neesen, Founder of Cambodian Childrens’ Fund, speaks about the plight of these families living in the Phnom Penh garbage dump and what’s being done.

Naomi A. Rose, marine mammal scientist for the Humane Society, discusses the argument against keeping marine mammals in captivity.

Check out the other guests from this show.

For more information on Bangkok, don’t miss Ask the Locals: Bangkok, Thailand.

Or get more information in our Asia Travel section.

Listen to the other hours of the show online:

Get ideas on where to stay with our Thailand Hotel Guide: From Luxury to Budget, From Bangkok to Phuket.