• 00:37

    Travel Today - Cairo Egypt

    in Travel

    This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from Cairo, Egypt. We’ve been broadcasting at least once every year from Egypt since 1998. Tourism numbers are down drastically in Egypt, but, as a veteran traveler to the region, Peter argues that this is perhaps the best time to go! You’ll find hardly anyone at the pyramids, and while more than 300 boats usually travel down the Nile in Luxor, this year only about six are operating. Joining Peter will be John Boulding, CEO of Insight Vacations to discuss why his boat, the Tosca, is running—as business is slowly starting to improve.


    A few ambassadors also stop by to give their situation report on Cairo and the rest of the country. Then, we go on a quick detour to visit celebrity Chef John Besh to talk about another city that knows all too well about recovery: New Orleans (especially as we near the tenth anniversary of Katrina). All of this and more during this week’s episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from Cairo, Egypt.

  • 01:06

    Travel with the Love of Your Life-Vacationing with Pets

    in Travel

    Pets have never been more pampered and spoiled in history than now. Boutiques, Doggy Daycare, Pet Clothes, Boutique pet food, and owners leaving millions to their 4 legged loved ones is all the rage.  So why not travel with your trusty companion.  They deserve a vacation as well.  If you are traveling with the one you love then for a lot of us that may mean our loving cat or dog.


    This episode is for the pet lovers out there listening.  Now all vacations are not for pets, I believe parents of both children and pets should take time to themselves on occassion to really be able to relax and bond with a mate or nature.  But the times you want your friends with you there are lots of options and suggestions on making the best of it for you and your pet.


    This is valentines month which is the day to show your loved ones you care, that means Vido as well.  Listen for travel tips on flying or driving with your pets, pet friendly hotels, database on animal import requirements, and cool websites to help you make the right choice.


    We'll also have a guest speaker from the Texas Wine Trail on to tell us about their event coming up that's almost sold out. Lindsey's local pet events, Yolanda's pet friendly restaurants and hotels, and more.


    Do you travel with your pet?  If so where?  Call us at 646-716-9154

  • 00:03

    Peter King of CBS Talks Stetson Baseball

    in Baseball

    Peter King of CBS News was at Stetson University the day pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training 2015. He talked with Stetson Baseball Coach and ABCA Hall of Famer Pete Dunn about the program and about Major League Baseball major award winners Corey Kluber and Jacob deGrom. For more about Stetson Baseball and award winners who came out of the university's program, view these articles:



    StetsonU Baseball (Stetson Hatters)

    Kluber Named Cy Young Winner

    deGrom Named NL Rookie of the Year

    Former Hatters Make Big Splash in Big Leagues

  • 00:16

    TERRANCE TALKS TRAVEL: Adventure Travel 101

    in Travel

    Do you suffer from wanderlust? Are you interested in a different kind of travel experience? Perhaps something less touristy, more adventurous? Maybe you're considering it but wonder if adventure travel is right for you? Tune in and find out! During this show, Terrance offers a crash course in adventure travel. She defines it (and the definition may surprise you), shares fun facts, and offers advice regarding this unique type of travel. Learn everything you need to know and where the next frontier of adventure travel will be...


    For more information and resources, including Terrance's Trip Pick of the Week and hundreds of FREE travel reports, visit www.terrancetalkstravel.com


    Terrance Zepke is a travel agent, author, and adventure travel expert. She has participated in many adventures, such as dog-sledding in the Arctic, camping in the Himalayas, and piranha fishing on the Amazon. She has been featured on most major media, such a Travel with Rick Steves, Travel Channel, The Learning Channel, CNN, National Public Radio, Around the World, Discover Channel, The Washington Post, and Adventure Journal. She is the author of two dozen books including Terrance Talks Travel: A Pocket Guide To African Safaris, The Encyclopedia of Cheap Travel: Save Up To 90% On Lodging, Flights, Tours, Cruises & More!, and Coastal South Carolina: Welcome To The Lowcountry.

  • 01:18

    Want a Different Travel Experience, Great Hotel and Cruise Options

    in Travel

    Are you looking for something a bit different this year?  You've done the mass vacation experience or you don't like crowds?  Well you'll enjoy this show.  We have two great guest speakers that represent a little something different for you to consider.


    American Queen Steamboat company travels the rivers of Unites States. If you are a history buff and would like to see Antebelum South, or the great Pacific Passage then you will want to tune in for some great information on wonderful itineraries that are not for the masses. Hy Cooper Vice Western Vice President of Sales will wet our appetites to experience the history of the our wonderful nation's rivers.


    Next, if you are a person that shys away from the large resorts of the masses, you like smaller more intimate hotels, with great service in exotic destinations do we have a speaker for you.  Jessica Charles of St Lucia Crystals Hotel will call in to talk to us about her family run, romantic hideaway in St Lucia.  She'll go into detail about the grounds, the romantic cottages and what sets them apart form their larger counterparts.


    This will be a packed show with travel news, Fun Facts, and local fun and promotions!


    Plus I'll give the details about our first Travel Pfest March 5th. Guess who's coming to Town!


    It's Travel Time and There is No Better Time than Now!

  • 01:30

    Real Boxing with Ronnie Shields - CBS, Showtime, and ESPN

    in Sports

    Tonight at 9PM ET/6PM PT, FightSaga Radio presents a special "Al Haymon Invasion" episode of "Real Boxing with Ronnie Shields"!!


    The elite level trainer will discuss the most recent additions to the 2015 boxing calendar.


    - Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Gary Russell Jr., Saturday March 28th, Showtime


    - Jermell Charlo vs. Vanes Martirosyan, Saturday March 28th, Showtime


    - Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika, Saturday April 4th, CBS


    - Artur Beterbiev vs. Gabriel Campillo, Saturday April 4th, CBS


    - Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Andrzej Fonfara, Saturday April 18th, Showtime


    - Anthony Dirrell vs. Badou Jack, Friday April 24th, Detroit, Michigan, TBA 


    - Omar Figueroa vs. Ricky Burns, Saturday May 9th, CBS


    The Houston, Texas based fight coach will also bring us up to speed on the other stars currently training at the Plex Gym!!


    - Would Demetrius Andrade be willing to step in the ring with Erislandy Lara in a unification bout?


    - K9 Bundrage vs. Jermall Charlo?


    - Edwin Rodriguez vs. ???


    - Could Artur Spilka be next for Deontay Wilder in June?


    Coach Ronnie will also chime in on Premier Boxing Champions moving over the ESPN.


    - Will Haymon keep Teddy Atlas and Joe Tessitore on the broadcast?


    - Should fight fans expect more premium style match-ups on the network?


    Tune in for another Tuesday night edition of "Real Boxing with Ronnie Shields"!!


     

  • Happy New Year-Travel Past and Future

    in Travel

    2014 is on the way out and we'll take a look at travel trends of 2014, The Best of Travel Products and Suppliers, and what we see coming in 2015. 


    US cities that got tourism right and why, which cruise lines get the hightest marks, and which international destinations hit the jackpot.  We'll also look what which destinations you should have on your list for 2015.


    We'll get a call from Fito Kahn of the Austin Jazz Alliance to discuss the 2015 Texas Jazz Jam Cruise, upcoming Ship Inspections with Royal Caribbean, and other upcoming travel events with Peeks Cruises & Tours.


    Plus, one final 2014 ticket giveaway compliments of Funjet Vacations.  Caller number 14 -(646) 716-9154


     

  • 00:24
  • 00:44

    Travel Today - The Broadmoor, Colorado

    in Travel

    This week’s Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, one of the great grande dame icons. The official opening of the Broadmoor was in 1918, a building constructed on the same land where the original Broadmoor Casino stood before burning to the ground. Once a hotel that only allowed “old school money tabs” or cash as forms of payment, the Broadmoor’s concession to the 21st century is that they now accept credit cards.


    Richard Sauers, Executive Director of the Western Museum of Mining & Industry, joins us to discuss this functional museum and why people travel from around the world to see the working—and fascinating—mining equipment. Then, Harris Kalofonos of the International Olympic Committee details how Colorado Springs became an Olympic Sister City and what that really means.  All this and more from The Broadmoor.

  • 01:01

    The Physical and Mental Benefits of Vacations

    in Travel

    Did you know there are actual studies that show how beneficial a vacation is to your well being?  Taking a break from everyday life is as essential to your health as eating right and exercise.  If you want that promotion at work, want to be a better parent or partner, taking time out to unplug could be the answer.


    Todays show we will talk about how the benefits of vacations, date nights, staycations, and taking time for self.


    We are kicking off the 20th annivesary bash for Peeks Cruises & Tours, by giving away a door prize today to the 7th and 10th callers.  More prizes being given away at the event on Thursday.  Airline tickets included compliments of Funjet Vacations.


    We'll discuss some of the promotions our partners are providing for the next week to celebrate our Travel Pfestival at the Hawaiian Falls Aloha Event Center.  Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Mayflower Tours, Globus Family of Brands, Silver Link, Sandals and Beaches Resorts, Funjet Vacations Paul Gaugin Small Ship Cruising...


    Yolanda will be eating local, Lindsey is living local, and Shellda is providing Pfun Pfacts.


    Make sure you listen in and call in 646-716-9154.

  • 00:09

    Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly Arnie Weissmann

    in Travel

    Arnie Weissmann, senior vice president and editor-in-chief of Travel Weekly, discusses the history of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and what it says about travel and tourism as a whole that the convention has been held in China three times in the past 5 years. Hint: The industry is spreading like wildfire, and with a population of 1.3 billion people, China isn’t slowing down anytime in the foreseeable future.

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