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Peter Greenberg

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America's Most Respected Travel Journalist


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Peter Greenberg

Peter GreenbergAmerica's Most Respected Travel Journalist

A multiple Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Known in the industry as “The Travel Detective,” he is the travel editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, and Sunday Morning, among other broadcast platforms. 

The consummate insider on reporting the travel business as news, Greenberg hosts a new television show, “The Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg,” debuting on public television on October 5. The series offers 42 half-hour episodes with cutting-edge travel information and insider tips you need to know before you ever leave home, plus in-depth reports on the good, bad, and yes, even ugly aspects of travel. 

Greenberg also produces and co-hosts an ongoing series of acclaimed public television specials, “The Royal Tour,” featuring personal, one-on-one journeys through countries with their heads of state. Along with such figures as the King of Jordan, Prime Minister of New Zealand and presidents of Mexico and Peru, Greenberg’s newest special features the prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu. 

Among other television projects, Greenberg is creator, co-executive producer and host of CNBC’s specials “Inside American Airlines: A Week in the Life” and “Cruise Inc: Big Money on the High Seas,” and is co-executive producer of “Baggage Battles,” airing on the Travel Channel, and The History Channel’s two-hour special “Lost Magic Decoded.” On radio he hosts the nationally syndicated show “Peter Greenberg Worldwide,” broadcast each week from a different remote location worldwide, and is heard on hundreds of radio stations across the U.S.

Greenberg is also author of The New York Times best-selling Travel Detective series. His most recent book, The Best Places for Everything, comes in the wake of such titles as Don’t Go There! and The Complete Travel Detective Bible. Currently editor at large of Global Business Travel magazine and a contributing writer to Watch, he has also been a featured guest on CNN, “The O’Reilly Factor,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” and “The View.” 

Travel Weekly named him one of the most influential people in travel, along with Bill Marriott and Richard Branson. In 2012, he was inducted into the U.S. Travel Association’s Hall of Leaders for his contributions to the travel industry. Among his other honors, Greenberg received a News & Documentary Emmy Award as part of the “Dateline” team for outstanding coverage of a breaking news story, “Miracle on the Hudson.” 

He began his career in journalism as West Coast correspondent for Newsweek in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He won a national Emmy Award (Best Investigative Reporting) for his ABC “20/20” special on the final orphan flight out of Vietnam, “What Happened to the Children?” He also is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin, and an Excellence in Broadcasting Award from the Aviation Space Writers Association of America. 

Greenberg is a sought-after expert speaker and moderator. He is a keynote speaker at annual summits for the World Travel and Tourism Council, the Global Business Travel Association and Virtuoso. He is also one of the chief moderators at the World Economic Forum and the Global Tourism Economic Forum. Along with a recent TED talk, he is a guest speaker at events which have been hosted by Visa, Bloomberg, AARP and numerous other B2B and B2C organizations.



The Interconnected Economy and its Impact on the International Travel Business Peter Greenberg has more than 11 million miles of worldwide travel experience under his belt, with unprecedented insight on trade, health, tourism, globalization, cross-cultural marketing, and human rights. Greenberg offers your audience an insider’s perspective on these interconnected business and economic issues and how they might immediately affect your organization.

The Travel Detective Best-selling travel author Peter Greenberg has covered thousands of stories in hundreds of countries in his many roles as travel editor for CBS, nationally syndicated radio host, contributing magazine editor, and host of The Royal Tour series on public television. Greenberg takes audiences on a voyage around the world, sharing entertaining stories and insights from his travels to the hottest destinations and from the farthest, most exotic reaches of the earth. 

Putting on the Ritz to Build a Better Business A large measure of success in the hospitality industry is defined by great customer service. Peter Greenberg has studied the hospitality industry for decades. He knows what works for the consumer in both the luxury and the budget markets. In this instructive business session, Greenberg talks with leaders from the hospitality industry to reveal better ways to provide exemplary customer service and ensure a stronger business. 

The Coming Apocalypse of Air Travel Few industries have more impact on the global community than airline travel. Peter Greenberg offers his expert, forward-thinking macro-analysis of how the airline industry is rapidly changing the way we travel, how we travel, and how much we travel, especially as mergers and route consolidations shrink service to cities and force business to slash corporate travel.



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