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.
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 Plus: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 -- 9:30am
Training Passengers Like Crew Members (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Ever wonder how you can prepare for an emergency just like a flight crew member? CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes us to a unique real-world airline safety program in London. Plus, The Wall Street Journal Travel Editor Scott McCartney deconstructs the biggest profit center of the airlines, and what you really need to know. And, most people don't even know where Malta is on a map! Peter reveals some hidden gems on the island.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
Boating Safety (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
There are hundreds of boating fatalities every year, and most of those are avoidable. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes an in-depth look at boating safety and explains what you can do to save lives, including your own. Plus, it's not just a high-end principality on the coast of the Mediterranean. Peter shows us the hidden gems of Monaco, for an insider's tour with everything off the brochure - - and affordable. Also, correspondent Rikki Lander gives back at a turtle rescue in Aruba, at the Jolly Pirates Ocean Habitat Preservation. And, there are many cities around the world that have become too touristy. Peter reveals which ones to avoid.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
Airline Safety Rankings (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
How safe is your airline and how do the world's airlines actually rank? CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes a very serious look at the hard data, and says there are some huge surprises over which airlines pass muster -- and which airlines don't. Plus, we take you to the island of Aruba and show you the great work they're doing in environmental protection and sustainability. Peter will also show off some of his hidden gems on this Southern Caribbean island. And, if you enjoy searching for the past when you travel, correspondent Tracy Gallagher has a suggestion for you, as she goes on an archaeological dig in Malta.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
Dark Science of Menu Engineering (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
The next time you go out to eat at a restaurant, whether it's at Denny's or a 5 Star establishment, do you have any idea what you're going to order, before you get there? Probably not. However, the restaurant might know! CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg introduces us to the brave new world of menu engineering. Plus, most Americans might know Williamsburg as one of the United States' most historic cities. But, Peter shows us the hidden gems of a place that goes way beyond colonial times. And, for years, Florida was known as the retirement mecca of the United States. However, for those looking beyond the Sunshine State to kick back and relax after a life's work, there are many factors to consider, such as health care costs, and housing prices. Peter shares his list of the worst cities to retire.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
Over The Top Airline Seats (#205H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
The airline industry is one of the most competitive in the world, with carriers scrambling to pack more and more bodies on board. But, there's another way airlines can turn a profit: charge more for the seats. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg tells us about some luxurious, over-the-top airline seats. Plus, if you think Hilton Head, South Carolina offers nothing but golf and time shares, you might want to think again. Peter shows us the hidden gems of the low country. Here's a hint: hope you like shrimp! And, it's a vacation of volunteer tourism unlike any other: a special falcon sanctuary in Abu Dhabi.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me