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Archive for November, 2012

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

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
Travel Tools / Videos / Business Travel / Apps & Technology / Know Before You Go

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
Travel Safety / Videos / CBS News / Plane Crashes

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
Travel News / Icarus Award

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
Travel Tips / Luggage & Packing / Professional Sports / 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
Radio Show / Asia

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
Travel News / Travel Safety / Plane Crashes

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
Cruise Travel / Budget 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
Travel Tips / Hotels & Accommodations / Shopping

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…

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg
Radio Show

Travel Today with Peter Greenberg

One of Peter’s favorite places in the world is Madison, Wisconsin, and this week, he’s back at his alma mater. He’ll check in with the mayor of Madison, senior executive… Read More…

Daily Deal: Holiday Suite & Apartment Stays for $75 a night
Travel Deals / Daily Deals

Daily Deal: Holiday Suite & Apartment Stays for $75 a night

Looking for an alternative to staying with family this holiday, but still want the comforts and convenience of home? Consider an extended-stay apartment. This winter, families can get away for… Read More…

Andy Warhol Around the World in 2012
Travel News / Asia / Culture / Europe / Museums

Andy Warhol Around the World in 2012

This year has had a few major milestones in art history: the 500th anniversary of the inauguration of the Sistine Chapel, the 150th birthday of Gustav Klimt, and the 50th anniversary… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Zoo Negara in Malaysia
Family/Kids Travel / Voluntourism / Asia

Voluntourism Spotlight: Zoo Negara in Malaysia

This week, our Voluntourism Spotlight comes to you from Malaysia’s Zoo Negara. If conservation or zoology interests you, they have a great program for volunteers, that easily fits into existing… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide–Madison, Wisconsin–November 24, 2012
Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide–Madison, Wisconsin–November 24, 2012

This past weekend Peter broadcast was on the field with one of this favorite teams, The University of Wisconsin Badgers. Listen to the show broadcasting from the Camp Randall Stadium… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tea Leaves and Tours
Travel Tips / Travel Tools / Culinary Travel

Travel Tip: Tea Leaves and Tours

If you prefer tea leaves to coffee beans, you don’t have to travel to China or India to experience the stuff firsthand. These days, there are tea tours and tastings… Read More…

Daily Deal: Caribbean Cruise for under $50 a day
Cruise Travel / Travel Deals / Daily Deals

Daily Deal: Caribbean Cruise for under $50 a day

During the dead weeks of travel, cruise deals abound. NCL’s Norwegian Jewel has a 7-day Caribbean cruise from New York to Florida and the Bahamas starting from just $299 per… Read More…

5 Ways to Avoid Delayed Flights: CBS This Morning Report
Airlines & Airports / Videos / CBS News

5 Ways to Avoid Delayed Flights: CBS This Morning Report

Nothing can disturb holiday travel faster than a delayed flight. Weather disturbances might be unavoidable, but there are few things you can do when planning your travel to help avoid… Read More…