Author: Dr. Elinor Garely

Dr. Elinor Garely. Editor-in-Chief, Wines.Travel and; Reporter, and •Expert Witness: Hospitality, Travel /Tourism industry with TASA Technical Advisory Services for Attorneys •Award winning international journalist/consultant Former Professor of Management/Marketing; Coordinator - Hotel, Travel /Tourism program - CUNY, BMCC •Former Professor - Business Management /Marketing faculty - Long Island University, NYU Stern School of Business, University of Shanghai, PRC •International marketing and management executive with Playboy Clubs and Hotels, the Copacabana and related restaurants/ clubs; Helmsley Spear (Hospitality Consultant Division), Babcock and Wilcox •Developed/implemented first hotel joint venture in Russia; first hotel/restaurant management program at University of Shanghai, PRC; designed/ implemented hotel management training programs for hotels in the United States, China (PRC), Malaysia and Caribbean •Received Ford Foundation grant to study role of Community Colleges in PRC; consultant to the government of Kenya to explore new economic development opportunities in the USA •Research includes an analysis of Guest Safety/Security at 5-Star/Luxury Hotels in Bangkok, Thailand, Cape Town, South Africa and Miami, Florida (Dissertation); Child Trafficking; eMarketing and We Know What Women Want in Hotels •Former Real Estate Sales/Broker: Hotel Industry •Doctorate in International Business from the University of Sarasota (Florida): focus on hotel, travel and tourism and guest safety/security •MBA in International Marketing and Business Management from New York University, Stern School of Business with Honors from the American Marketing Association; Former Member of BGS Honor Society • BS Degree, Lesley College, Art / Education •Former Member - BOD, Sutton Area Community organization, International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association and HSMAI. Current Member - NY Travel Writers Association, Princeton Club of New York

Results of new California wine tourism survey released

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 21, 2017 0

Results of a new online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults who recently visited California wine country were released today, offering insights to wineries ... Read More

Italian sparkling wines piques interest of recording artist Tay Bell

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 16, 2017 0

When Sarah McGovern, the Brand Manager for Guarachi Wine Partners, suggested I write a wine review of their newly acquired Cuvee Deor: The Gold Collection, ... Read More

The Lufthansa Trachtencrew takes off

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 15, 2017 0

On the occasion of the Munich Oktoberfest, the Lufthansa Trachtencrew will once again be flying Bavarian tradition around the world. Today, at 9:35 am local ... Read More

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival: Competition to crown next iconic Hawaiian cocktail

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 14, 2017 0

The seventh annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) will raise the bar for featured mixologists with a new competition to crown the next iconic ... Read More

Delicious Deutschland: German National Tourist Board announces ‘Culinary Germany” campaign

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 13, 2017 0

The German National Tourist Board UK and Ireland (GNTO) has announced its main editorial and marketing campaign for 2018 as Culinary Germany. The aim of ... Read More

Best places for Oktoberfest celebration in 2017

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 12, 2017 0

With Oktoberfest soon to kick off and the cost of attending the celebration in Munich, Germany, totaling an estimated $5,000 for Americans, WalletHub took a ... Read More

Brussels: The 2017 eat!

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 10, 2017 0

The 2017 eat! Brussels, drink! BORDEAUX festival ends this evening with positive results. Starting on Thursday lunchtime, over 25 000 dishes and 90 000 tastings ... Read More

Four Seasons Pop Down first in Toronto

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 10, 2017 0

With all eyes on Toronto during the city’s annual film festival, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts staged a surprise four-day experience highlighted by a one-night ... Read More

Boutique hotels: What makes them special (or not)

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 9, 2017 0

I recently attended the Boutique Hotel Investment Conference (BLLA) in Manhattan, and joined hundreds (thousands?) of hotel investors, designers, vendors, bankers and new product developers ... Read More

Croatia’s Istria: The first “Wine & Walk by the Sea” gourmet festival

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 9, 2017 0

The calendar of events of the gourmet festival in Istria, Croatia, starts on September 23, 2017, with the first affair being “Wine & Walk by ... Read More

Director of Tourism onTurks and Caicos after Irma: Tourism, visitors, hotels current status

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 8, 2017 0

Resilient, powerful, strong and faithful. This is how Ramon Andrew described the people of Turks and Caicos. Ramon Andrews, the outspoken director of Tourism for ... Read More

Hawaii’s Kailua-Kona makes Best American Foodie Towns list

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 8, 2017 0

Kailua-Kona on the “Big Island of Hawaii,” was named the #2 top 5 foodie town to visit in the Pacific West in the 2017 report ... Read More

Super heroes and their wine list

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 2, 2017 0

Jason recently introduced me to the Super Heroes of NYC during a 3-hour Super Tour bus journey and walk around Manhattan. Please know that I ... Read More

5 reasons Honolulu is America’s best small city

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 31, 2017 0

Beautiful isolation and a profound sense of place meet kinetic hedonism and cultural bounty. Here are the five reasons why Hawaii’s largest city ruled our ... Read More

New in Waikiki? Aloha Chic, and some call it Alohilani Resort

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 31, 2017 0

Hawaii Tourists are now in for “Aloha Chic”.  Waikiki Tourism is in for a transition. The new oceanfront Alohilani Resort at Waikiki Beach is Aloha ... Read More

Food and chocolate tours explode in popularity as culinary adventurers meander through Swiss Alps

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2017 0

Alpenwild is seeing an explosion of interest among food travelers willing to splurge on a luxury vacation to get a sense of place through locally ... Read More

Food Network Star “Ace of Cakes” added to Hawaii Food & Wine Festival lineup

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2017 0

tp:The seventh annual Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) has added an ace to its Keiki in the Kitchen® Family Sunday lineup. Ace of Cakes ... Read More

Decadent snacks with wine

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 26, 2017 0

The global market for snacks is expected to reach $138.2 billion by 2020 as a result of a frantic and frenetic lifestyle where consumers are ... Read More

Wine with a view: Enjoy the Heidelberg region with a glass of house-made wine at Best Western Plus Palatin Hotel Wiesloch

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 25, 2017 0

The Best Western Plus Palatin Hotel is a 4-star hotel with boarding house and annexed convention center at the heart of the wine-growing town of ... Read More

eTN Bhutan Tourism Summit concluded with a full house in New York

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 23, 2017 0

Plenty of great Bhutanese food and wine attracting more than 100 travel agents, tour operators, and journalists set the scene tonight for a full house ... Read More

Winner of Seychelles Tourism Board Facebook photo contest earns Paris trip

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 21, 2017 0

Jose Uranie is the winner of the ‘Best of Creole Cuisine’ Facebook photography competition organized by the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB). Mr. Uranie has won ... Read More

Airlines are cutting down, except Qatar Airways is introducing pre-select dining

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 20, 2017 0

Qatar Airways is rolling out a bespoke service for its premium class passengers, giving them even more choice and freedom to create a personalised dining ... Read More

Bordeaux wines meet up @ Bagatelle in Manhattan

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 19, 2017 0

For those who need to be seen, the go-to French Mediterranean restaurant in the Meatpacking district of Manhattan is Bagatelle. Gentlemen take note: The name ... Read More

Celebrating 25 years of Saxon Wine road

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 18, 2017 0

850 years ago, the first vineyard was cultivated in the Elbland. The Saxon Wine Route is much younger and celebrates its 25th anniversary. In the ... Read More

Thailand Live Gastronomy festival to boost culinary tourism in the Kingdom

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 17, 2017 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is organizing the ‘Thailand Live Gastronomy’ festival as part of the strategies to put greater emphasis on Gastronomy Tourism, ... Read More

The Balkans targets growing Indian outbound market

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 16, 2017 0

The Balkans is the latest European region to target the growing Indian outbound market. Bulgaria, Serbia and Macedonia, each with their own unique attractions, have ... Read More

Dresden’s culinary stars

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 15, 2017 0

Dresden’s cuisine offers a huge variety and awarded restaurants. For several years, Dresden has been offering the Michelin-starred restaurants Bean&Beluga, Caroussel, and Elements. Now a ... Read More

Corinthia Hotel London’s Northall Restaurant announces new Head Chef Ewan Simpson

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 15, 2017 0

Corinthia Hotel London’s Northall restaurant, famed for its Best in British menu, has a new Head Chef at the helm. Ewan Simpson, fresh from his two-year ... Read More

Corinthia Hotel London’s Northall Restaurant announces new Executive Head Chef Ewan Simpson

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 15, 2017 0

Corinthia Hotel London’s Northall restaurant, famed for its Best in British menu, has a new Executive Chef at the helm. Ewan Simpson, fresh from his ... Read More

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Dr. Elinor Garely- August 13, 2017 0

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