Author: Dr. Elinor Garely

Dr. Elinor Garely. Editor-in-Chief, Wines.Travel and TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eturbonews.com and etn.travel •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

Rum, sand and sea: Grenada

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 11, 2017 0

Formula for a VacationThere are many beaches in the world, and there are global opportunities to enjoy a shot (tot) or two of rum; however, ... Read More

Benchmark names Caleb Lara Executive Chef, The Essex-Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 10, 2017 0

Benchmark has appointed Caleb Lara executive chef for The Essex – Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa, a Gemstone Collection property located minutes from downtown Burlington ... Read More

10th Hong Kong Wine & Spirits Fair opens today

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 9, 2017 0

The 10th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair opened today and will continue until 11 November at the Hong Kong ... Read More

Plaza Premium Lounge now open in Heathrow Terminal 5

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 9, 2017 0

A new Plaza Premium Lounge has opened for travellers in London Heathrow Terminal 5 this week. It is the first lounge in the terminal for ... Read More

World’s most exclusive bars where entrance fee is both money and status

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 9, 2017 0

The ritzy social life of the global elite has long been kept under wraps. Experts have found some of the best private ‘watering holes’ where ... Read More

Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival supports region’s tourism recovery efforts

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 4, 2017 0

The 2017 Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival is throwing its support behind the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s efforts to help Caribbean families and countries recover ... Read More

Hungry homeless youth murdering tourists in Waikiki?

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 29, 2017 0

It’s very much a tourism issue, and tourism in Hawaii is everyone’s business. Homeless and abused children in Hawaii find Hawaii visitors to be an ... Read More

Food&HotelAsia returns even bigger and better in its 40th year

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 27, 2017 0

The most comprehensive international food and hospitality biennial mega trade event in the region, Food&HotelAsia (FHA), will return from 24 to 27 April 2018 to ... Read More

Five global food and drink trends for 2018 announced

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 26, 2017 0

Mintel has announced today five key trends set to impact the global food and drink market over the coming year.In 2018, expect to see transparency ... Read More

California Wine Country has not burned down

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 25, 2017 0

On the night of Sunday, October 8, Northern California Wine Country was hit with a dangerous “perfect storm” of atmospheric conditions combining: warm temperatures, extremely ... Read More

Smashing news for Seychelles from The Wedding Bashers

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 25, 2017 0

It is thanks to the efforts of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in South Africa, which joined in consultations with the producers during the ... Read More

Catalonia Tourism wants eTN to know everything is fine

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 23, 2017 0

Marta Teixidor, director of the Tourism Institute of Catalonia in Italy assures eTN:”The tourism sector is strong and our region continues to attract tourists from ... Read More

87th International White Truffle Fair returns to Alba with the theme “Sliced by Design”

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 23, 2017 0

Sliced by design is the theme of the 2017 edition of the international Truffle Fair in its full activity at Alba in the Piedmont region. ... Read More

Turtle Bay Resort North Shore Oahu soon a Hyatt, Marriott or Hilton?

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 20, 2017 0

Turtle Bay Resort on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu has a unique location. It’s the only resort on Oahu’s Northshore, famous in the winter for ... Read More

Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine names Enrique Valero Managing Director of historic property

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 13, 2017 0

Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine has named Enrique Valero the Managing Director of the historic property in Spain’s Duero wine-growing region. Mr. Valero has served as the ... Read More

International Nightlife Association names world’s 100 best clubs

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 11, 2017 0

The Golden Moon Awards Gala, forming part of the 4th International Nightlife Congress held in Ibiza on October 9 and 10, by the International Nightlife ... Read More

Abu Dhabi – Baku now on Etihad Airways

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 11, 2017 0

Etihad Airways has announced plans to launch scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and Baku, the capital city of ... Read More

Australian tourists prefer…

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 11, 2017 0

agoda has revealed in its latest Travel & Tech study that ‘food and dining’ (64 per cent) and ‘nature or scenery’ (63 per cent) are ... Read More

Malaysian domestic tourism : Food and visiting Kuala Lumpur

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 11, 2017 0

Findings from agoda’s Travel and Tech Study have revealed that Malaysian millennials travel to experience their own national culture, especially to explore their country’s rich ... Read More

Singapore tourists prefer luxury hotels, good food and stay in Singapore hotels

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 11, 2017 0

According to Agoda’s Travel & Tech Study, Singapore’s millennials prefer to lap up the luxury holiday options available – namely luxury hotels, shopping and dining. ... Read More

Filipino Tourists Prefer Scenic Domestic Getaways

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 11, 2017 0

Whilst there is an enormous variety of travel opportunities in the Philippines, the wealth of scenic getaways has grabbed the attention of Filipino vacationers. According ... Read More

Emerging travel destination: Tohoku, Japan

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 3, 2017 0

Japan has seen a significant rise in international visitors with 2.3 million recorded by this June, an increase of 18.2% compared to June 2016 according ... Read More

Al Ahsa InterContinental receives HACCP Certification

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 28, 2017 0

Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, 26 September 2017. Placing at the top of its business operation the commitment of offering its guests a safe and healthy ... Read More

Munich celebrates Oktoberfest: Even the Terminator was there

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 28, 2017 0

Dirndl – or no dirndl – that is the question. For locals, it is a must, and for tourists arriving at the Munich Main Railway ... Read More

Four Points Best Brews trail makes its stop in Nairobi

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 25, 2017 0

Four Points by Sheraton, a booming Marriott International hotel brand known for its love of beer, embarked on the Nairobi leg of it’s global trip ... Read More

Hong Kong’s largest wine & dine festival is back in October

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 25, 2017 0

The 9th annual CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) and title-sponsored by China Construction Bank ... Read More

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