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Eye on Travel–Panama City Beach, Florida–March 23, 2019

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Eye on Travel–Panama City Beach, Florida–March 23, 2019 This week’s broadcast of Eye on Travel broadcasts from Panama City Beach, Florida. Peter has the latest update on the investigation into the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crashes. And Mayor Mike Thomas updates the condition of his city and the relief efforts five months after it was hit by Hurricane Michael.  The good news: the beach is back. Local CBS News Anchor, Paris Janos, on... The post Eye on T...
Tags: Travel, Boeing, Radio Show, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Panama City Beach Florida, Mike Thomas, Eye on Travel, Panama City Beach Florida Peter, CBS News Anchor Paris Janos


Boeing 737 Max Jets Grounded: What Does This Really Mean?

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Boeing 737 Max Jets Grounded: What Does This Really Mean? What does the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max jets mean? And what lessons does it teach us? I’ve been reporting on the FAA and its historic internal conflict of interest dating back more than 40 years, and the aftermath of the two recent Boeing Max jet crashes have once again brought this conflict into... The post Boeing 737 Max Jets Grounded: What Does This Really Mean? appeared first on P...
Tags: Travel, Airlines, Faa, Boeing, Featured Posts, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Boeing 737 MAX, Boeing MAX


Unbelievable TSA Finds

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Unbelievable TSA Finds This comes under the category of, what were you thinking? Last year, passengers were stopped by the TSA at security checkpoints because they were trying to bring the weirdest items on their planes. So what did the officers seize? Chainsaws at New York’s JFK, a spear gun at Houston’s Hobby Airport, an ice axe at... The post Unbelievable TSA Finds appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, New York, Tsa, Houston, Jfk, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Apps That Will Help You Learn While You Travel

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Apps That Will Help You Learn While You Travel If you’re like me, you don’t really change your lifestyle when you change your location. And part of that includes staying on top of the news — or at the very least, on top of the conversation. So I travel with apps designed to keep me up to date or to connect me quickly with... The post Apps That Will Help You Learn While You Travel appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Apps, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Eye on Travel–Hotel Alessandra in Houston, Texas–March 16, 2019

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Eye on Travel–Hotel Alessandra in Houston, Texas–March 16, 2019 This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the Hotel Alessandra in downtown Houston, Texas. First, with an update on the investigation into the crashes of the Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in Indonesia and Ethiopia. What did Boeing know and when did they know it? And the FAA apparently slow-walking the decision to ground these... The post Eye on Travel–Hotel Alessandra in Houston, Texas–March 1...
Tags: Travel, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Faa, Boeing, Radio Show, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Houston Texas, Eye on Travel, Hotel Alessandra, Houston Texas First


Know Your Rights If You’re Bumped From a Flight

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Know Your Rights If You’re Bumped From a Flight What are your real rights if you’re bumped from a flight? After the infamous incident when a dentist was literally dragged off a United flight from Chicago to Louisville, the real rules of denied boarding were brought into focus, and some were actually changed. The good news is that now, once you’ve actually boarded a... The post Know Your Rights If You’re Bumped From a Flight appeared first on Peter...
Tags: Travel, Chicago, Airlines, Passengers, United, Louisville, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines: The Latest

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines: The Latest More and more new airlines are showing up at a runway near you. Why? Because the airline business is plagued by an absence of economies of scale. And what that means is any small player can go out and lease planes at a lower cost and compete against the big airlines. And what’s the result?... The post Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines: The Latest appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Airlines, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg Travel, The Essentials, Long Haul Low Cost Airlines


Why You Should Travel By Train in Europe

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Why You Should Travel By Train in Europe Europe is now so well connected by train that if you’re traveling between countries on that continent, it doesn’t make much sense to fly because of time and expense. I now almost always stick to train travel once I get to Europe. And buying train passes is the way to go. You can buy a... The post Why You Should Travel By Train in Europe appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Trains, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Europe Europe, The Essentials


Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week–March 14, 2019

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week–March 14, 2019 Congrats to Paul, who is this week’s winner of the PeterGreenberg.com photo of the week contest. Paul shared this sunset shot from Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida using his Canon EOS Rebel XS camera. For a chance at being next week’s winner, submit your winter travel photo to [email protected] before Wednesday, March 20th at 10 a.m. ET.... The post Peter’s Fan Favorit...
Tags: Travel, Travel Photography, Featured Posts, Peter, PAUL, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Manatee County Florida, Anna Maria Island, Canon EOS Rebel


Why You May Want to Turn Off Location Services on Your Apps

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Why You May Want to Turn Off Location Services on Your Apps When you download a new app, it will almost always ask you to turn location services on. And therein, lies a problem. One recent survey found that 75 popular apps then sell location data to third parties once you download them. This is why you’ll start seeing ads for a new store you’ve visited just... The post Why You May Want to Turn Off Location Services on Your Apps appeared first on P...
Tags: Travel, Apps, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Airports with the Fastest WiFi

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Airports with the Fastest WiFi When you’re at the airport, fast WiFi is a necessity for many of us. And so, which airport has the fastest WiFi? If you’re flying out of Seattle-Tacoma, you’re in luck, its wifi has the fastest download speed of any airport in North America. Other airports with true high speed WiFi include Calgary in Canada... The post Airports with the Fastest WiFi appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Airports, Canada, North America, Calgary, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Seattle Tacoma, The Essentials


Food and Drinks to Avoid on Airplanes

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Food and Drinks to Avoid on Airplanes There is nothing worse than getting on a plane and seeing someone pull out a bag of fast food fries. The smell of grease lingers through the entire flight. Other examples of bad plane fare are tea and coffee from the beverage cart. Most planes’ water tanks are not cleaned often and can be laden... The post Food and Drinks to Avoid on Airplanes appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Airline Food, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials, Food And Drinks


Eye on Travel–The Source Hotel and Marketplace in Denver, Colorado–March 9, 2019

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Eye on Travel–The Source Hotel and Marketplace in Denver, Colorado–March 9, 2019 This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the new Source Hotel + Marketplace in the newly developed RiNo (River North) area of Denver, Colorado. Joining the show is Colorado Governor Jared Polis, who speaks about everything from the Denver International Airport to tourism’s real impact on the economy and everything else ranging from job creation... The post Eye on Trav...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, Radio Show, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Denver Colorado, Denver International Airport, Jared Polis, Eye on Travel, Source Hotel Marketplace, RiNo River North


What to Do with Children Under 2 on Airplanes

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - What to Do with Children Under 2 on Airplanes If you’re flying with a child under the age of two years, the FAA still permits you to hold the child during the flight and doesn’t require you to provide a separate seat for your kid. But this is an issue on the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) 10 most wanted list of safety problems... The post What to Do with Children Under 2 on Airplanes appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detectiv...
Tags: Travel, Faa, Family Travel, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Federal Regulations, The Essentials


Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week–March 7, 2019

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week–March 7, 2019 Congrats to Carol, who is this week’s winner of the PeterGreenberg.com photo of the week contest. Carol shared this photo of one of the bison in the winter at Yellowstone National Park. In 1902, there were only two dozen bison, but the number now is over 4,500.   Each week, your photo has the chance be featured... The post Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week–March 7, 2019 appeared first on Pe...
Tags: Travel, Travel Photography, Carol, Yellowstone National Park, Featured Posts, Peter, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg


Therapy Animals at Airports That You Can Pet

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Therapy Animals at Airports That You Can Pet The next time you’re running through an airport to catch your flight and see a miniature horse looking at you, don’t be surprised. At the Cincinnati Airport, there are 34 miniature horses there – as therapy animals to help calm nervous or stressed passengers. And you’re encouraged to pet them. In fact, since 2016, more... The post Therapy Animals at Airports That You Can Pet appeared first on Peter Gree...
Tags: Travel, Airports, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Cincinnati Airport, The Essentials


Alternatives to Car Rental Agencies

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Alternatives to Car Rental Agencies Car rental fees are rising, and if you’re under 25, rental companies can charge you even more. But there are alternatives to the traditional rental car transactions. Zipcar has been around for a while. It’s a membership service where you rent cars hourly. One possible downside is that Zipcar only provides the state’s minimum insurance... The post Alternatives to Car Rental Agencies appeared first on Peter Greenb...
Tags: Travel, Cars, Zipcar, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Food You Can’t Bring Through Airport Security

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Food You Can’t Bring Through Airport Security It continues to be one of the more confusing aspects of airport security — what type of food is acceptable to bring through the checkpoints? Here’s the latest — the TSA still classifies items like brie cheese and peanut butter as liquids. But there’s some good news — homemade cakes, hard cheeses and even live... The post Food You Can’t Bring Through Airport Security appeared first on Peter Greenberg Tr...
Tags: Travel, Tsa, Airline Food, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Eye on Travel–Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California–March 2, 2019

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Eye on Travel–Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California–March 2, 2019 This week, Eye on Travel broadcasts from the Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Joining the show are some of the living legends in the travel and hospitality business (and Forbes five-star winners). Peter Borer, Chief Operating Officer of Peninsula Hotels, on his company’s h...
Tags: Travel, Forbes, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Beverly Hills California, Beverly Hilton Hotel, Peninsula Hotels, Eye on Travel, Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit, Peter Borer


Stealing Swag on Airplanes

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Stealing Swag on Airplanes As airlines up their game with more goodies for business and first class travelers, more and more fliers are stealing the on-board swag. I’m talking about brand name blankets and foam pillows. Some airlines have a sense of humor about this. A few years ago, Virgin Atlantic had very cute salt and pepper shakers that... The post Stealing Swag on Airplanes appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Sneak Peek of Poland: The Royal Tour

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Sneak Peek of Poland: The Royal Tour The latest Royal Tour television special premieres on public television the week of April 22nd. Since 2001, Peter has produced and co-hosted these specials with heads of state ranging from the King of Jordan to the President of Rwanda, from the Prime Minister of New Zealand to the President of Mexico, among many others. This year, it’s Mateusz... The post Sneak Peek of Poland: The Royal Tour appeared first on P...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Jordan, Rwanda, Peter, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Mateusz, The Royal Tour, Poland: The Royal Tour


Sneak Peak of Poland: The Royal Tour

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Sneak Peak of Poland: The Royal Tour The latest Royal Tour television special premieres on public television the week of April 22nd. Since 2001, Peter has produced and co-hosted these specials with heads of state ranging from the King of Jordan to the President of Rwanda, from the Prime Minister of New Zealand to the President of Mexico, among many others. This year, it’s Mateusz... The post Sneak Peak of Poland: The Royal Tour appeared first on P...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Jordan, Rwanda, Peter, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Mateusz, The Royal Tour, Poland: The Royal Tour


Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week–February 28, 2019

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week–February 28, 2019 Congrats to Lori, who is this week’s winner of the PeterGreenberg.com photo of the week contest. Lori snapped a rare photo of a bald eagle while in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.   Each week, your photo has the chance be featured on PeterGreenberg.com as well as Peter’s Instagram and Facebook page. For a chance at being next week’s winner, submit your winter travel photo... The post Peter’s Fan Favo...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Instagram, Peter, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Lori, Jackson Hole Wyoming Each


Apps You’ll Want to Know About for the Next Time You Travel

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Apps You’ll Want to Know About for the Next Time You Travel There are a few new smartphone apps that can be quite helpful to travelers. And chances are you don’t know about them. There’s Timeshifter, and it’s all about beating jet lag. You type in your departing and arriving times and airports, and then an algorithm sets an hourly schedule telling you when to nap as... The post Apps You’ll Want to Know About for the Next Time You Travel appeared f...
Tags: Travel, Apps, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials, Time You Travel


How the Job of Flight Attendants Is Changing

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - How the Job of Flight Attendants Is Changing I used to think that flight attendants’ sole purpose was for our safety. Now that primary role has been clouded by…marketing. Once the door closes on many American flights, you won’t just hear the safety instructions, you’ll hear the flight attendants hard-sell pitching for you to sign up for a credit card. If you order... The post How the Job of Flight Attendants Is Changing appeared first on Peter Gre...
Tags: Travel, Flight Attendants, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Hidden Gems of Egypt: Part 2

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Hidden Gems of Egypt: Part 2 In part two of Hidden Gems of Egypt, we’re taking you outside of Cairo to two must-see destinations: Sinai and Aswan, and some special communities definitely not in most brochures.   Related:  Hidden Gems of Egypt: Part 1 The post Hidden Gems of Egypt: Part 2 appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Cairo, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Aswan, Hidden Gems


Why You Shouldn’t Just Go to U.S. Based Travel Websites for Airfares

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Why You Shouldn’t Just Go to U.S. Based Travel Websites for Airfares Some of the best airfares may not be on U.S. based online travel websites. It often pays to surf the web globally. Don’t just go to sites like travelzoo.com or airfarewatchdog.com. Go to the British websites — travelzoo.co.uk or airfarewatchdog.co.uk. There’s also a Danish based site called Momondo.com. This site scours 700 other websites in... The post Why You Shouldn’t Just Go ...
Tags: Travel, Travel websites, Momondo, Don, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Road Trip on One Tank of Gas

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Road Trip on One Tank of Gas I’m still a big fan of the one tank great American road trip — a fun journey you could make from any city — and return — using just one tank of gas. It’s the concept of getting off the main freeways and interstates, using the two lane state and county roads, and rediscovering America... The post Road Trip on One Tank of Gas appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, America, Road Trips, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials


Eye on Travel – Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado–February 23, 2019

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Eye on Travel – Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado–February 23, 2019 This week’s Eye on Travel comes from the brand new Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado. The resort celebrates its grand opening a week from today, and is part of the growing Marriott family in Colorado, including the Ritz Carlton and the iconic Brown Palace. Joining Peter, President & CEO of U.S. Travel... The post Eye on...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, Marriott, Aurora Colorado, Radio Show, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Ritz Carlton, Convention Center, Gaylord Rockies Resort, Eye on Travel


Shortest Flights in the World

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Shortest Flights in the World You may have heard about the longest commercial passenger flight in the world — the new Singapore Airlines flight to Newark — a marathon 20-hour flight. But what about the world’s shortest flights? In the Caribbean, there’s the 12-mile flight from St Maarten to Anguilla. The total elapsed time is 10 minutes. How about the... The post Shortest Flights in the World appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, World, Newark, Airlines, Caribbean, Singapore Airlines, Anguilla, St Maarten, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials