Eye on Travel

Radio Guest List–Cheyenne Mountain Resort–July 14, 2012

Locations in this article:  London, England

These past few weeks have been challenging for Colorado due to the recent destruction caused by the Waldo Canyon fire, but now that the fires have been tamed, it’s time to get summer back on swing.

This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide heads to Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs. Hear about the impact of the fire on travelers and residents alike, and discover new ways to experience the natural beauty and best local spots of Colorado.

Click here to listen to the show streaming live from 10am until 1pm ET on Saturday, July 14, 2012.

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Featured guests include:

Sarah Schlichter , editor of Independent Traveler.com, recommends some of the best road trips in the United States, lists the hottest international travel destinations for the summer, and dishes on helpful tips for packing light carry-ons.

Matt Mayberry, director of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, discusses the museum’s exhibits on history of the Pikes Peak region, regional artists and the area’s natural minerals. He’ll also share the impact of the recent Waldo Canyon fire and the upcoming celebrations for Colorado Day on August 4.

Carol Margolis, founder of SmartWomenTravelers.com, shares advice for business travelers as she discusses her book, Business Travel Success: How to Reduce Stress, Be More Productive and Travel with Confidence.

Matt Schee, sous chef at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, talks about the his favorite three dishes and the new offerings at the resort’s different venues..

Steve Schopper, audio and video specialist for the Colorado Springs Fire Department, describes the efforts of local firefighters in combating the Waldo Canyon fire, the most destructive fire in Colorado’s history.

Kelly O’Mara, a travel writer for Yahoo! Travel, discusses some of the weird laws you need to know about before traveling this summer.

Xavier López Ancona, founder and CEO of KidZania, talks about his chain of KidZania centers which allow children from around the world a fun and safe opportunity to play grown-up.

Patrick Sandusky, the chief communications officer for the US Olympic Committee, discusses the preparations leading up to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Johnny Jet, founder of JohnnyJet.com, shares stories from his recent travels to India and Europe and his upcoming trip to the UK.

Andy Neinas, owner of Echo Canyon River Expeditions, explains why river rafting is a must for any trip to Colorado Springs.

Linda Carter, the director of tourism operations at Seven Falls, discusses ways to experience the natural beauty of Colorado at the beautiful Seven Falls and the Garden of the Gods nature center.

Tom Zurenko, general manager for Bristol Brewing Company, advises visitors on where they can get a taste of Colorado’s great local beers.

By Michelle Silvertein for PeterGreenberg.com