The Olympic Games in London are in full swing this weekend, and at PeterGreenberg.com, we have the latest updates on the Games, London travel and Olympic travel takeaway lessons.
But it’s not all about the Olympics, check out the next installments of Peter’s Hidden Gems series and more in our weekly travel news roundup.
Whether you’re heading to London for the Games or are traveling overseas anytime, it pays to know how to get around unexpected fees. Watch Peter’s “Know Before You Go” travel tips to learn about hidden fees…and hidden perks.
Don’t run rings around the city with your family. London correspondent Emily Goldfischer offers five tips for families on maximizing your time in London during the Games.
A UK hotel is making waves by swapping out the Bible for Fifty Shades of Grey. And that’s just the start. Read on for some creative hotel packages inspired by the novel.
“Austerity” is the buzzword in the EU these days. See how business travel has changed in the conclusion of Charles Edward Hicks’ series on austerity measures in the EU.
Want to know what airline heads say about the state of travel? Watch as Peter moderates a panel discussion at the GBTA annual convention with the CEOs of British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle and JetBlue.
Hitting the road this weekend? Don’t run to the first gas station. Find out how to avoid gas-guzzling mistakes in Peter’s video report. Click here to watch.
Volunteering and cruising aren’t two activities that normally go together, but this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight shows how you can donate your time on a shore excursion.
Want a more peaceful way for your family to travel and get out into nature? Get off the freeway and out on the water with Kerri Zane’s roundup of family-friendly boating experiences.
Every Caribbean island claims to have unparalleled natural resources, but Turks & Caicos has more than a few experiences that set it apart. Watch the first installment of Hidden Gems: Turk & Caicos, where Peter shows you how you can kayak deep into mangroves islands, snorkel through undisturbed reefs, and discover even more of the country’s natural beauty.
Suri Cruise flies commercial, Santa gets kicked out of Disney World, an 11-year-old country hops without a ticket, and that’s just half of this week’s travel fails. Click here to see all the missteps and transgressions in our weekly Icarus Awards and remember to vote in the weekly poll.
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Check Weekly International Travel News Roundups from previous weeks here.