About Peter Greenberg
A multiple Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg is America's most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist.
Known in the travel industry as “The Travel Detective,” Greenberg broadcasts breaking news and investigative reports from around the world each week as Travel Editor for CBS News.
The consummate insider on reporting the travel business as news, Greenberg hosts the public television show The Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg. The series offers 50+ half-hour episodes that seek to empower audiences with travel news, must-have information, insider tips known only to a select few, and hidden gem destinations not found in traditional guidebooks or brochures.
Greenberg is also host of The Royal Tour, a groundbreaking series of global television specials, showcasing nations in a way no visitor has ever seen them before. Guided by some of the most dynamic and powerful Heads of State, Greenberg journeys deep inside each country to offer viewers access to extraordinary locations, historic landmarks, and cultural experiences. Everything shown within these one-hour programs is accessible to viewers who wish to travel to these amazing destinations themselves.
In addition, Greenberg is the host of Eye on Travel, a three-hour weekend radio program. The show is broadcast from a different place each week, ranging from major cities, to remote locations around the world. The program, now in its 20th season, along with its supporting podcast, is distributed by CBS Radio, and features local guests speaking about the destination, call-in listeners and global newsmakers.
Greenberg’s award-winning website, PeterGreenberg.com, is the leader in trusted, travel news. Its articles can be found on all of his social media platforms, where he enjoys interacting with his loyal fan base.
Travel Weekly named Greenberg one of the most influential people in travel, along with Bill Marriott and Sir Richard Branson. He was inducted into the U.S. Travel Association’s Hall of Leaders for his contributions to the travel industry. Among his other honors, Greenberg received a News & Documentary Emmy Award as part of the NBC News Dateline team for outstanding coverage of a breaking news story, “Miracle on the Hudson.”
Greenberg began his career in journalism as West Coast correspondent for Newsweek in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He won a national Emmy Award in Best Investigative Reporting for his ABC 20/20 special on the final orphan flight out of Vietnam, “What Happened to the Children?” He also is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin, and an Excellence in Broadcasting Award from the Aviation Space Writers Association of America.