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Archive for July, 2012

Travel Today: Saint John, New Brunswick Podcast
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Travel Today: Saint John, New Brunswick Podcast

It’s Travel Tuesday, which means that there’s a new episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg available for download. Click here to download the podcast.  Travel Today is a streamlined podcast of… Read More…

Will Artificial Intelligence Improve Airport Service? A CBS This Morning Report
Travel Gear / Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / Videos / CBS News

Will Artificial Intelligence Improve Airport Service? A CBS This Morning Report

A lot has been said about the decline in airport customer service, but three airports in the New York area, plus Washington Dulles International Airport and Boston’s Logan International Airport now… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Nevada Bird Habitat Project
Travel News / Eco Travel / Voluntourism / USA / West

Voluntourism Spotlight: Nevada Bird Habitat Project

Casinos may be the obvious attraction of Nevada tourism, but there is more to the state than testing your luck at the slots. In this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight, find out… Read More…

London 2012 Insider’s Guide: Finding Unsold Tickets & Unsung Events
Adventure Travel & Sports / British Isles / Olympics

London 2012 Insider’s Guide: Finding Unsold Tickets & Unsung Events

The Olympics are in full swing. Now that the fireworks of the Opening Ceremony have come and gone, has London’s overall plan come together? Correspondent Phil Wallace is on the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Learning the Basics of Hang Gliding or Paragliding
Travel Tips / Adventure Travel & Sports

Travel Tip: Learning the Basics of Hang Gliding or Paragliding

Want to know what it feels like to fly like a bird? Then try your hand at free-flight hang gliding or paragliding. As a beginner, you will want to first… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide–Saint John, New Brunswick–July 28, 2012
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Peter Greenberg Worldwide–Saint John, New Brunswick–July 28, 2012

Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast from the Hilton Saint John. Download the full show right here on PeterGreenberg.com. Click here to see the guest list. Then travel along with Peter to the… Read More…

Olympic Travel Takeaway: Introducing the Olympic Traveler Profile
Travel News

Olympic Travel Takeaway: Introducing the Olympic Traveler Profile

Prior to the start of the 2012 Olympic Games, the Travel Detective crunched the numbers. Turns out that when hosting the Olympics a country stands to lose more than it… Read More…

Is the 787 Dreamliner Safe? A CBS This Morning Report
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Travel Tools / CBS News

Is the 787 Dreamliner Safe? A CBS This Morning Report

This past weekend a test flight of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner raised new concerns about the aircraft’s safety and design. During the test at a Charleston, South Carolina airport, engine parts… Read More…

Like a Local: Saint John & Peter’s Top 5 Activities on the Bay of Fundy
Videos / Canada / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Like a Local / Water sports

Like a Local: Saint John & Peter’s Top 5 Activities on the Bay of Fundy

Don’t confuse Saint John in New Brunswick, Canada, with St. John’s in Newfoundland. Saint John is the largest city in the province, the oldest incorporated city in Canada and the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Lesser Known National Parks
Travel Tips / National Parks

Travel Tip: Lesser Known National Parks

Smart travelers already know that national park travel is a good way to get value out of your vacation. But savvy travelers know that having a great experience doesn’t necessarily… Read More…

The Real Downton Abbey: An Interview with Lady of Carnarvon
Travel News / Destinations / British Isles / Culture / Museums / Pop Culture Travel

The Real Downton Abbey: An Interview with Lady of Carnarvon

Yes, the Olympics are going on right now, but don’t limit your London experience to the Games. Recently, we showed you real-life travel opportunities inspired by Downton Abbey, now Travel… Read More…

Icarus Awards: Suri Suffers, Santa Snubbed & More Incidents at Security
Travel News / Airlines & Airports / Icarus Award

Icarus Awards: Suri Suffers, Santa Snubbed & More Incidents at Security

You can’t fly private forever…Suri Cruise learned that lesson the hard way this week. And Cruise’s spawn wasn’t the only one to pass through the hands of airport security. Keep… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos, Naturally Beautiful
Destinations / Hidden Gems / Videos / Eco Travel / Beach Vacations / Caribbean / Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos

Hidden Gems: Turks & Caicos, Naturally Beautiful

Every Caribbean island claims to have pristine beaches and natural beauty, but Turks & Caicos is one of those places that has experiences you can’t find anywhere else in the… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports / Travel Safety

Travel Tip: Global Entry Explained

This year, the Global Entry program became finalized, so here’s what you need to know about this program and how it can benefit you. The Global Entry program was developed… Read More…

Travel Deals: Pre-September Savings
Destinations / Budget Travel / Travel Deals / Beach Vacations / California / Caribbean

Travel Deals: Pre-September Savings

Who wants summer to end? From now through the end of September, summer travelers have their run of perks and promotions including flash sales, half off specials, food and wine… Read More…

Summer Sweepstakes & Survey: Grand Prize Winner, Week 8
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Summer Sweepstakes & Survey: Grand Prize Winner, Week 8

We’ve come to the end of the Summer Sweepstakes & Survey, but not without out drawing our final Grand Prize winner: Congratulations to Siobhan Taylor who be spending 6 days/5… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Hilton Saint John–July 28, 2012
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Radio Guest List–Hilton Saint John–July 28, 2012

2012 has been a high-profile year for the cruise industry, but what’s fact and what’s fiction in present-day cruising? Find out when the experts debunk the top 10 most common… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: What to Know Before You Go, London 2012
Videos / British Isles / Europe / Olympics / Video Travel Tips

Video Travel Tip: What to Know Before You Go, London 2012

Opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games are just about 24 hours away, but there are a few things to keep in mind whether you’re heading to London for… Read More…

Travel Tip: Self Check-In Airlines
Travel Tips / Airlines & Airports

Travel Tip: Self Check-In Airlines

If there’s one thing I don’t love about air travel today, it’s the lack of human interaction in the airport. Well, guess what, boys and girls? It’s about to get… Read More…