• 00:59

    Holiday Travel

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    This week's episode will delve into the world of holiday travel.  What do you do for the holidays, visit family, go on vacation, stay home, visit someplace local? 


    We will look at holiday options, when is the best time to book your travel, the best places to go for the holidays.


    Trends for the week-statistics on what people do for the holidays, where do they go, what are some of the hot destinations for holiday travel


    Travel News: What are the airlines doing this year during the holidays, how best to maneuver your travel for the holidays.


    20 Holiday travel Tips from Industry Insiders


    The advantages and disadvantages of traveling during the holidays


    Vacation Packages for the holidays.


    Update on the Texas Jazz Jam Cruise in October.


    Traveling to Austin for the Holidays by Yolanda


    Travel Fun Facts

  • 01:07

    Travel the World: Visiting Belize and the rich Mayan culture

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    Tonight on the CommDiginews Hour Travel the World we continue our tour of Central America with a tour of Belize. Geographically situated South of Mexico with Guatemala to the West and South, Belize is the only country in Central America whose official language is English.


    The Mayan civilization dates to about 1500 BC and thrived until about 900 AD before it suddenly disappered; Modern day Belize is formerly known as British Honduras, gaining its independence in 1981. The influence of the British on the schools and the world feel of this tiny county combined with the depth of the Mayan culture creates a diverse community wiht many cultures, including a strong Amish influence.


    Today the Mayan way of life is still strong as Mayan's work to keep their historical places and culture survive. Descendants of the Maya still have a rich presence and  thrive primarily as farmers in the region, while many of the youth are found in tourism as docents at historical sites, the many pyramids that still exist, the largest being Lamanai in the Northeast of the country.


    Join us as we Travel the World, tonight to Central America and Belize.

  • 01:01

    Sports Travel

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    This will be a fantastic show about all things sports travel.  We will highlight, college sports, amateur sports outside of college, and pro sports.  Sports travel is a huge industry and we'll talk about those bucket list related sports trips. If you have ever wanted to go to a popular sporting event, then this is the show you need to hear.


    We'll have a guest speaker from Roadtrips the Ultimate in Sports Travel, a travel partner of Peeks Cruises & Tours, who helps us put together sports related packages to all the major sporting events all over the world.  Listen in as Jake Vezeau discusses packages to the up coming 2016 Summer Games in Rio, Super Bowl, Masters, and even Circuit of the Americas Grand Prix, to name a few.


    We'll talk about the job opportunities in this growing industry for anyone looking to living their dream through sports without being an athlete.


    We'll also have David Teel the CEO of Texas Travel Industry Association who will discuss Travel in Texas.  David will discuss the great career opportunities in Travel, and how Travel in Texas is  a great option for vacation.  You'll be surprised at who some of the members are of TTIA


    Tune in as we discuss travel trends, travel news, and travel fun facts and of course sports packages to some of the largest most popular events available.  This show is about all things Sports and Travel in Texas..Don't miss it


     

  • 00:42

    Travel Today - The Athenaeum London

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    This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from The Athenaeum in London. Situated just steps away from St. James Park, this family-owned establishment is one of Peter’s favorites. He’s been going there for more than 30 years, and it started because of Sally Bulloch, the electric, dynamic general manager—and at the time the only woman to hold that post in a London Hotel. We pay tribute to Sally this week, as we’re joined by Tim Arthur, CEO of Time Out, who gives some of his off-the-brochure secrets for visiting London.


    Also joining us is London travel writer and U.S. expat Amy Laughinghouse who talks about the best walking tours in London. All of this and more when Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from the Athenaeum in London.

  • 01:06

    Travel with the Love of Your Life-Vacationing with Pets

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    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

  • 00:52

    Travel the World: Journey Nicaragua with Blue from Rancho el Chilamate

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    Heather Blue van Doorninck, who goes by Blue of Rancho el Chilamate  joins Travel the World to talk about her ranch that provides luxury in the country accomodations and the ability to saddle up and ride out to the same beach where they filmed Survivor Nicaragua - an absolutely beautiful ride to a coast line unique in all the world.


    Nicaragua is a a wonderful travel destination, a reasonable ride from the United States and then a journey that at times seems as if you are time traveling. Heather will help us to explore not only Rancho Chilamate but also the "golden triangle" of Nicaragua travel - San Juan Del Sur, Ometepe Island and the colonial town of Granada that at time seems stopped in time.


    Join hosts Jacquie Kubin and Robert Taylor, with their guest Blue, and travel South to Nicaragua.

  • 01:02

    Romance Travel

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    Join us as we discuss great romantic destinations, resorts, amenities, and offers.


    We'll have Gretel Del Junco Wedding Business Development Coordinator


    Unique Vacations Inc. An Affiliate of the Worldwide Representative of


    Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts on the show to discuss WeddingMoons, Vow Renewals, the different wonderful islands to get get married or spend some time with your loved one.


    We'll discuss group amenities and packages.


    Milestone Anniversaries


    We'll talk about many destinations and options both local and international that you can spend time with people you love.


    Of course there will be travel news, shout outs for great customer service in the hospitality industry, and travel trends related to romance travel.


    Meet our co-host, enjoy our Travel Fun Facts!

  • 00:37

    Travel Today - Cairo Egypt

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    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.

  • 01:11

    Travel the World: Visiting Kiruna, Sweden, Switzerland and Urbino, Italy

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    Join hosts Jacquie Kubin and Bob Taylor as we explore Kiruna, Sweden and Switzerland in Western Europe before dropping back to Italy to further explore Urbino, a walled city in the Marche region of Italy, south-west of Pesaro. Urbino is a World Heritage Site notable for a remarkable historical legacy of independent Renaissance culture, especially under the patronage of Federico da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino from 1444 to 1482.


    Kiruna is Sweden’s northernmost city nestled about 90 miles about the Arctic Circle, and the local economy lives and dies with the productivity of the world’s largest iron-ore mine.  


    The most famous member of the Montefeltro family was Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino from 1444 to 1482, Thanks to his efforts, the nearly four decades of his rule the government was aimed at this purpose, which, thanks to his extraordinary qualities combined with a considerable fortune, he fully realized this dream.


    Travel the world combines unique photography and information shared by people who have actually been there. 

  • 01:18

    Want a Different Travel Experience, Great Hotel and Cruise Options

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    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!

  • Happy New Year-Travel Past and Future

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    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


     

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