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Radio Guest List – Hotel Diva, Personality Hotels – March 8, 2014

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Hotel DivaWorried about Delta’s changes to its frequent flyer program? You’re not alone. Peter talks with NerdWallet’s  Jelena Ewart about what travelers should expect with the new rewards program.  And he sits down with pilot Patrick Smith to talk about the future of frequent flyer programs and how other airlines may be heading down the same path.

Then, Peter sits down with legendary baseball player and Cy Young Award winner, Vida Blue, who shares his favorite ballparks. He also talks with Yvonne Detert to learn about her journey from gas-pump jockey to hotelier. Find out more when Peter Greenberg broadcasts from Hotel Diva, a Personality Hotel.

Click here to listen to the show streaming live from 10 am until 1 pm ET on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

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Jelena Ewart, financial advisor with, discusses using credit cards on international travel.

Yvonne Lembi-Detert, founder of Personality Hotels, shares her life experiences and what inspired her to create Personality Hotels, one of the first boutique brands in San Francisco.

Patrick Smith, pilot and author of Cockpit Confidential, muses about frequent flyer programs and gives an expert opinion on where they are heading.

Jonathan Rachma, designer of Hotel Union Square and Steinhart Hotel, talks about his traveling experience and how it has influenced his designs.

Lee Houskeeper of John’s Grill gives the history of this 106-year-old restaurant and its little-known association with The Maltese Falcon.

Vida Blue, former Giants player and winner of the Cy Young Award, talks about his history with San Francisco and his favorite (and least favorite) ballparks around the country.




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