This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the historic InterContinental Barclay hotel in New York. Joining Peter will be Bjorn Hanson, Clinical Professor at the Jonathon M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism, with a real world report on hotel ancillary fees and surcharges—and what they really mean to your travel budget. Arnie Weissmann, Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly, drops by with news about a growing trend—safe haven travel—and the search for the destinations with the least likelihood of terrorism. Then, a look at a hotel reborn with Donald Miller, New York City Historian and Author of Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America. Herve Houdre, the GM of the InterContinenal Barclay, talks about how he turned the original 1926 property into a true model for the environment by following the United Nations sustainable goals and implementing a few of his own. Have you heard of Repeat Roses? CEO Jennifer Grove shares her passion for turning would-be waste into gifts of beauty for those who need it most. There’s all of this and more as the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the InterContinental Barclay in New York.
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