Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg
CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg empowers audiences with travel news, must-have information, and insider secrets known only to a select few in the industry. The series reveals the process of travel from the inside, giving viewers access to information from some of the best minds in the travel industry. Every week, Greenberg and a team of acclaimed experts - including editors from The Wall Street Journal and Travel Weekly - provide the tools and information needed to take charge of every trip, to deconstruct travel myths, and reveal the facts every traveler needs to know. From the wilds of Tasmania to roadside food stands in Mexico, from the cockpit of a wide-body jet in Abu Dhabi to hidden coffee plantations in Costa Rica, Greenberg's signature "Hidden Gems" segments highlight experiences beyond the realm of traditional guidebooks. Reports on the latest volunteer vacation opportunities around the world show viewers how they can help local communities every time they travel. For those travelling by car, The Travel Detective suggests "one-tank trips:" great, affordable places reachable on just one tank of gas.
The Invisibles (#206H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Do you ever wonder who really runs the travel industry? We're not talking about the corporate CEO's or hotel general managers, but rather, the people who load your bags on the plane or bring the towels to your room. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg calls them "The Invisibles", and explains how they make a critical difference every time you travel. Plus, it's not just about cheese! Peter takes us to tribal Indian nations: a hidden gem of Wisconsin. And, while the Corinthia London is a fairly new hotel in New York City, correspondent Tracy Gallagher reveals that it has quite a compelling history.
Global Unrest Impacting Travel (#306H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
From the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong, to the Cairo street protests in Tahrir Square. Many events like these scare away travelers. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg explores whether you should go to these destinations, during times of crisis. The answer may surprise you. Plus, Beijing is one of the most beautiful cities in Asia, but also one of the most polluted. We'll show you what China is doing to clean the air. And, what happens when you get on a flight that sends you to the wrong destination? Legal Correspondent Rikki Klieman looks at the cases of wrong way passengers.
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
Constructing A Mega Resort (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Modern resorts are getting bigger and even more impressive. But did you ever think of how difficult it is to build one of them? CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg goes behind the scenes and shows us the construction of one of the biggest resorts of all-time: the much-delayed Baha Mar, in the Bahamas. Plus, a lot of hotels will claim they are historic, simply because they're old. And then there's the case of the legendary Raffles Hotel in Singapore. Peter reveals its rich and colorful history. And, correspondent Tracy Gallagher takes us to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, which is one of the most important beaches in the world for loggerhead turtle nesting.
The Truth about Frequent-Flier Programs & Hidden Gems of Malinalco, Mexico (#101) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG
The truth about frequent-flier programs; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Malinalco, Mexico; Abu Dhabi's gold culture.
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me
How Safe is Your Cruise? & Hidden Gems of Australia (#102) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Cruise ship safety; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Australia; correspondent Alyssa Caverley takes a "One-Tank Trip" from Manhattan to New York's Hudson Valley.
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me