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When we launched Travel Talk back in July, our goal was to provide fellow travel-preneurs with resources to help promote tourism and their business. The support, feedback and partnership between our listeners and guests has left us with a deep sense of humility and gratitude.
This week the co-hosts will share some of their favorite moments with past guests.
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National Geographic International (now FOX) producer, Dawn Drew, has been to India more than 100 times and she recently spent three months filming around the country. Dawn says that each visit to India offers something new and that travelers should go beyond the iconic attractions for an authentic travel experience. We'll also talk about the state of Goa--the popular resort that you may not have heard of.
Actress Stefanie Powers, best known for her role as Jennifer Hart in the television series "Hart to Hart", leads a double life, one in front of the camera or on stage and the other as a chamption for animal preservation and protection. She started both interests at an early age. When she was 15 years old she took to the stage but her love and protection of animals started with a rat named Petey much earlier. Stefanie helped create the William Holden Wildlife Foundation in memory of her long-time partner and she supports animal conservation efforts of several other organizations. Stefanie also continues her craft on camera and the stages around the world.
Friendly Planet Travel is a popular group tour operator that we first became acquainted with during a trip to South Africa for our honeymoon. We discovered the amazing price points that Friendly Planet offered for a great value. Apart from the competitive tour prices, the mission of Friendly Planet and its backstory reflects courage, love, luck and transformation. We spoke to founder, Peggy Goldman, about how travel helped her heal and reinvent herself following a divorce and loss of her son.
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Join a consortium of non-profit organizations based in the United States which are operated by Zambians who are making a meaningful change in the nation of Zambia, as they share a colaboration effort of their organizations coming together to foster financial mobilization strategies to enhance the work of their non-profits to greater heights. On Thursday December 31, 2015 they a first of its kind; Plough Back New Year's Eve Ball which will also showcase Zambia's top entertainers.
Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith – publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays show, broadcasting live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona, the headquarters for the Big Blend Spirit of America Tour of all 409 National Park units.
On This Episode:
- Winter in California's Sequoia Country – Sandy Blankenship – Sequoia Tourism Council & Exeter Chamber of Commerce, Suzanne Bianco - Visalia Convention & Visitors Bureau, Dana Dierkes - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.
- The Peanut Patch – Donna George talks about the history, anniversary and culinary gifts at The Peanut Patch in Yuma, Arizona.
- Medjool Dates - Debbie Mansheim, owner of Basket Creations & More, the retail distributor for Bard Date Company in Yuma, Arizona.
- Holiday Cocktails with Heather Witherington, mixologist at the Yuma Landing Bar & Grill in Yuma, AZ.
Plus, Steve Schneickert recalls the Hollwood History of Thanksgiving.
Have you heard of the new social media platform owned by Twitter called Periscope that is taking the internet by storm gaining 1 million users in just 10-days? In comparison, it took social media giant Facebook a month to reach 1 million.
So what is it?
Periscope is a mobile app that allows users to "Live Stream" anytime anywhere from a smartphone. It also enables the 'scoper' to engage with the audience in real-time during the broadcast. The app also has integrated a sharing feature so viewers can invite their Periscope and Twitter followers.
How does this apply to Travel? Periscope has the potential to virtually boost tourism by sharing local hangouts or must see spots. One of the platform's early adopters is Orion who scopes around London giving viewers daily virtual vacations.
Learn from Orion how you can use the platform to promote travel.
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East Coast Basketball League with teams in Va. The Carolinas and Georgia. They give players the exposure to be seen by scouts for the NBA and overseas leagues.Petersburg has a long rich history and connections to basketball. Having the league to arrive in Petersburg will foster civic pride and increase tuorism. interest.
The Norfolk Botanical Garden is an oasis that sits on a 155 acre site near the Norfolk International Airport. The garden showcases 52 themed gardens including a butterfly garden, rose garden and other diverse flora. President Michael Desplaines tells us that visitors will soon experience a taste of Asia when the garden hosts Lanterasia.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has launched four trusted traveler programs to help streamline the travel experience to and around the United States. One program, TSA Precheck is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and we'll get the 4-1-1 from Nathan Tsoi on how the TSA Precheck program can help travelers avoid long and aggravating security lines.
We had an opportunity to speak to Richard Zarkin about Mexico's Riviera Nayarit following a recent trip to Puerto Vallarta. Richard joins World Footprints to explain why Riviera Nayarit is more than just a pretty beach resort.
As part of our "Best Of" series we will share our interview with Cat Cora, the first and only female Iron Chef. Cat will talk about her journey to the culinary world as well as her Chefs For Humanity foundation and her mission to end worldwide hunger.
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