Robert Alvarez, executive director of Visit Big Bend, tells all about his destination when he visits TRAVEL ITCH RADIO Thursday, July 27, at 8p EDT. Join Roger Noriega, subbing for the vacationing Dan Schlossberg, when he and co-host Priscilla Ann Willis interview Robert on iTunes and BlogTalkRadio.com. Learn why the Big Bend region of West Texas, on the Rio Grande River, is becoming increasingly popular with leisure travelers. Hear all about the mountain biking, river trips, and striking scenery of Big Bend, a region that embraces 150 miles of hiking trails. Bird-watching, golf, and photography are also popular pastimes, as well as exploring boutique hotels, the local culinary scene, and even ghost towns.