This Saturday, May 15, 2010, Peter will be coming to you from the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, California. Featured guests include:
– Sean O’Neill, senior editor for BudgetTravel.com, shares six lessons learned from being stranded by the Icelandic volcano;
– Barney Brantingham, columnist for the Santa Barbara Independent, talks about his favorites places to grab a beer or a cup of coffee in Santa Barbara;
– Seth Stevenson, author of Grounded: A Down To Earth Journey Around the World, explains why it’s okay for travel writers to say they hate a place;
– Shaun Tomson, former world champion surfer and chairman of the advisory board for The Surfrider Foundation, tells us what we can do to minimize our environmental impact when we travel;
– Kitty Bean-Yancey, USA Today travel columnist, updates us on how Gulf Coast tourism has been affected by the oil spill;
– Cat Cora, Iron Chef and president & founder of Chefs for Humanity, discusses what her organization is doing to aid Haiti;
– Doug Lansky, author of The Titanic Awards: Celebrating the Worst of Travel, announces this year’s winners of the worst in travel;
– Michael Redmon, director of research at the Santa Barbara Historical Society, speaks about the developments of the tourism industry in Santa Barbara.
– Roger Durling, executive director at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, informs us about the film festival’s legacy, and how it has grown and changed over the years;
– Nicole Hockin, of the Travel Smart Blog, reveals travel trends and tips for summer;
– Michael Cohen, founder and chief executive of the Santa Barbara Adventure Company, gives his Santa Barbara travel recommendations.
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