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This week, we discuss advances in hotel accomodations over the past 50 years. At the same time, the nickel-and-diming at some properties keeps getting worse. And an ugly few hotels and motels may actually be hazardous to your health! Join us for a lively discussion about hotels on this week's edition of Road Trip Radio!
Our weekly travel segment Along the Way... heads down to the hills of Northern Alabama for a scenic drive along U.S. 72. We'll be stopping at the Unclaimed Baggage Center, Russell Cave National Monument, and the U.S. Space Center - three unique stops located within an hour of each other.
Join us for this week's news from the roadtripper's perspective on This Week in Travel. Jeremy opens up The Travel Archive to listen to a few classic commercials from the golden age of radio, and we enjoy a little comedy in our popular segment On the Lighter Side.
It's another action-packed hour of travel, roadtripping, and fun on Episode 45 of Road Trip Radio, the travel show for the common man!
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In a sea of discussions and opportunities to invest in real estate - you've probably never considered one jewel in the rough opportunity - Investing in Hotels. Jason Schubert graduated from single family investing to hotel investing many years ago, and has never looked back. Learn more about how to get rich in 5 years, on this episode the the FlipNerd.com VIP Show!
What's new in what's old? Find out when Dan Schlossberg and Christine Tibbetts host Larry Horwitz, executive director of Historic Hotels of America, at 8p EST on Thursday, January 2, on iTunes and BlogTalkRadio.com.
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 industry as “The Travel Detective,” he is the travel editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, and Sunday Morning, among other broadcast platforms.
The consummate insider on reporting the travel business as news, Greenberg hosts a new television show, “The Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg,” which debuted on public television October 5. The series offers 42 half-hour episodes that seek to empower audiences with travel news, must-have information and insider tips known only to a select few.
In conjunction with his travels, Greenberg has come across allegedly haunted hotels and has compiled a list of the most haunted in the USA. From murdered lawmen to abandoned lovers, come see the story behind the hauntings that have made these locations famous for their paranormal activities.
Among other television projects, Greenberg is creator, co-executive producer and host of CNBC’s specials “Inside American Airlines: A Week in the Life” and “Cruise Inc: Big Money on the High Seas,” and is co-executive producer of “Baggage Battles,” airing on the Travel Channel, and The History Channel’s two-hour special “Lost Magic Decoded.”
On radio he hosts the nationally syndicated show “Peter Greenberg Worldwide,” broadcast each week from a different remote location worldwide, and a short-form, daily “Travel Minute,” airing on stations across the US.
This week's American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation's Let's Talk Trains show will turn their attention towards hotels. Not just any hotels. Hotels that are in railway stations, some are in former stations, while others are in active stations. We will even talk with little railroad hotels. Join us as we visit The Mideast area of the United States, the Central US, why we may even venture north to Montana.. Join us in the chatroom at www.letstalktrains.com/chat or live by calling in and talking to our guests. The number to call is 646-716-7106. There will be a LTT EXTRA feature for those that listen on I-Tunes or to the archive show.
The Canary Hotel in downtown Santa Barbara, California is located on Carrillo Street, and is one of those locations that deserves a second look-over if you are visiting in the area. It is a luxury, boutique hotel owned and operated by the Kimpton chain. It boosts a mixture of Spanish and Moroccan influences and is the only full-service hotel in the downtown center area.
Travel journalist SLICK TRACY (Hotel Detective & Food Sleuth) reviews his recent stay-over at the Canary Hotel, courtesy of the Toyota company, to preview the new Toyota Highlander vehicle.
In his pursuit of "the good, the bad, and the ugly", SLICK TRACY has determined that the Canary Hotel is definitely one of the "good" ones.
A longtime member of the Choice Hotels International team, Todd Davis was named CIO earlier this year. Davis oversees IT at a technology-oriented hospitality company that was an early adopter of cloud and which recently spun off a separate software company. Learn what's next for Choice Hotels, which franchises approximately 6,200 hotels, representing more than 499,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 countries and territories, over about 11 brands.
Join us for 1 hour at 4:30 PM Eastern.
Host Nicole Brandon is one of the most sought after speakers in the world today. From Health, and Wellness to Wealth and Ultimate Success her seemingly unlimited well of information is simply mind boggling.
Nicole is known internationally for sharing her amazing secrets and remarkable knowledge on stage, screen, TV and in books throughout the world.
Please visit Nicole's website: http://www.nicolebrandonworldwide.com/
Nicole's Guest: Tony Ranaudo
Tony Ranaudo literally went from dork to debonair, almost overnight. Tony, who couldn't get a date in High School, WON the coveted title of "Mr. Romance" and has graced the covers of Romance Novels for years not to mention his own monthly romance column "Dear Mr. Romance" which is read worldwide. This fantasy man also has a knack for funny. Tony is a brilliant Stand-up Comedian becuase just like the song says; He's got personality!
Since winning "Mr. Romance" Tony has made several appearances including Comedy Clubs and Conventions and has become a Recurring Guest Host on The Other Half with Dick Clark & Danny Bonaduce, Tony also Starred in his own Sit-Com Pilot "Life's A Stage".
Tony opened for George Lopez & Judy Tenuta, as well as touring the country on the Def Comedy circuit as an opener for Sheryl Underwood. He even produced his own One-Man Comedy show at The Del Close theatre in Hollywood called, "The Art of the Tease" Tony then leaped into the world of Bachelor & Bachelorette parties, events & entertainment. Today his business "Trenz" caters to the man or woman ready to step into love forever after. This is a show not to be missed
Just because you are an AARP member doesn't mean you can't have some adventure when it comes to travel! As an AARP member, Black Bag owner Kim Moss knows well about the great discounts that can be obtained with her membership and our guest host and friend Dwan Walters of Anywhere, Anytime Destinations will be talking tonight about travel for the AARP set. So many deals and steals you can get being an AARP member, that you are going to be surprised and say "no way!" In factl, you will want to be an AARP member once you hear about the great discounts available! Everything - hotels,airfare, trains, cruises and more - there's so much available that you might overlook it if you're card is still being broken in or if you were thinking, no one needs to know I'm in the AARP age group - yet. So get your pen and pencil ready as Dwan breaks down some of the best deals for AARPers and why adventure can be had at any age. Black Bag and Travel Thursdays, we bring travel to life
Dr. George Hatoum Medical Director of Radiosurgery & Radiation Oncology at JFK Hospital.He is a recognized teacher and has had a distinguished career at such places as the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY and carries an appointment as an Affiliate Associate Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science
Glen Garvin veteran automotive services provider spending more than 20 years working with car dealerships nationally in improving their sales operations and marketing. He's avid student of social media and how car dealerships can work with today's consumers to make their shopping process easier and less painful
Gerald Lucas internationally recognized real estate expert & best-selling author and was named one of "America's Top Business Leaders" in Fast Company Magazine. He is the Founder & Managing Director of real estate investment company, Performance Property, LLC . His latest book, “Dare To Succeed”
George McCranie his practice in the areas of DUI and Criminal Defense. He is a nationally recognized Best Selling Author of the #1 best-sellingbook "Protect & Defend" and "The Authority on DUI Defense". He was awarded a "Golden Quill" award by the National Academy of Best Selling Authors . He is also a Global Ambassador of the National Academy of Best Selling Authors
Greg Herlean has personally managed over $500 million in real estate transactions. He has flipped 450 homes and 2,000 apartment units. He has also purchased and sold nine hotels. He founded Horizon Trust, a New Mexico based custodial company. He is also a sought after platform speaker on the topics of estate planning, capital development and investment growth through use of self directed IRA vehicles
Celebrated California Artist/Chef Wendy Brodie is known for her creative style with food, presentation and table decor. In fact, she is often described as an artist whose medium is food.
A graduate of the first class of the California Culinary Academy of San Francisco, Brodie has held executive chef positions at prestigious world-class resorts, including the Preserve at Rancho San Carlos, where she developed her own innovative style of ranch cuisine, Stonepine Inn and Gardiner's Tennis Ranch, all in Carmel Valley.
She has been a guest chef, developing menus to represent California cuisine, at numerous four and five-star hotels in Europe and the Jockey Club in Hong Kong. Wendy has sailed with the Crystal Cruise Line as their Celebrity Guest Chef.
She has cooked for and with numerous celebrity chefs including Julia Child, Jacques Pepin, Roy Yamaguchi, Paul Prudhomme and Martha Stewart. She has also been a guest chef at the Masters of Food and Wine in Carmel and the Monterey Wine Festival. She is one of the featured chefs in the Masters of Food and Wine cookbook.
In 1991 Brodie was selected to attend Madeleine Kamman's graduate program at the School for American Chefs at Berringer Wine Estates and has been inducted as an honorary member of the American Academy of Chefs of the American Culinary Federation. She was awarded the 1982 Chef-of-the-Year of the Monterey Peninsula. Currently she gives classes of her artful style with food, table décor and entertaining in her demonstration kitchen in the Carmel Highlands. She also teaches cooking classes as team-building and spousal programs.
Brodie is affiliated with The Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs, Les Toques Blanches, Knights of the Vine, American Institute of Wine & Food, International Wine and Food Society, American Culinary Federation