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

Korean Cultural Center New York presents New York Korean Traditional Music Festival 2018

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 19, 2018 0

Korean Cultural Center New York (KCCNY), a branch of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea, is proud to present the Korean Traditional ... Read More

Wedding professionals attend first edition of B2B event in Tuscany

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 19, 2018 0

A Wedding Industry Meeting took place in Florence on April 17, 2018 at Villa Corsini a Mezzomonte, the first Tuscan B2B event dedicated to the ... Read More

Victoria Falls: Where to stay. What to Do

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 14, 2018 0

I was very surprised and happy when I landed at the Victoria Falls Airport, Zimbabwe. This modern facility was developed by former Zimbabwean Minister of ... Read More

59 restaurants take part in Puerto Vallarta’s Restaurant Week 2018

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 12, 2018 0

Puerto Vallarta is home to over 300 restaurants. From modest eateries managed by local Vallartenses to fine-dining restaurants offering the latest international fusions to street ... Read More

Genting Cruise Lines introducing exceptional Okinawan gastronomic experience at sea

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 11, 2018 0

Genting Cruise Lines is pleased to announce its collaboration with Okinawa Agricultural Cooperatives Association, and Leospo Incorporated, introducing an exceptional gastronomic experience at sea with ... Read More

World Tea Coffee Expo 2018 to be held at new venue spread over 2 floors in Mumbai

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 11, 2018 0

Taking forward its growth saga, the 6th edition of World Tea Coffee Expo, India’s only international trade fair focused on the Tea, Coffee and allied ... Read More

Exploring another side of Brussels: The Iris Festival in the communes

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 11, 2018 0

On 5 and 6 May, the Iris Festival (Fête de l’Iris) will be celebrating the 29th anniversary of the Brussels-Capital Region. As is the case ... Read More

Which world cities have the best foodie scenes?

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 10, 2018 0

Have you ever wondered how many different national cuisines (e.g. Italian, Chinese, Ethiopian, etc) are on offer in the world’s greatest cities? By researching the ... Read More

Who is the new executive chef at the WESTIN Resort and Spa Langkawi?

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 10, 2018 0

Marriott International welcomes Andrew Simpson as the new Executive Chef at The Westin Resort and Spa Langkawi. The seasoned professional steps up to the plate ... Read More

Safari as a journey: Start @ JFK. Then Johannesburg and Harare

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 7, 2018 0

On a recent visit to Africa, my journey started with a flight from New York to Johannesburg on South African Airways (SAA). For an additional ... Read More

Locals and tourists ready to jam! Hawaii hosts largest street event: Waikiki SPAM JAM®

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 5, 2018 0

The signature sizzle and tantalizing aroma of the state’s beloved food will fill the air at the 16th annual Waikiki SPAM JAM® Festival presented by ... Read More

What London’s Biggest Night Out Casino has to do with the Seychelles?

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 4, 2018 0

London’s Biggest Night Out in the heart of Leicester Square, the Hippodrome Casino – is a stylish, quirky and grand casino with something for everyone. ... Read More

Tom of Finland: An excellent wine – NOT a one-night stand

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 31, 2018 0

The adage, “wine improves with time,” usually refers to the many years wine rests in temperature-controlled cellars, allowing the chemistry and alchemy to enhance the ... Read More

The Beverly Hilton announces new Executive Chef

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 29, 2018 0

The Beverly Hilton today announced the appointment of Chef Matthew Morgan as Executive Chef. In his new role, Morgan will oversee the menus and operations ... Read More

Luxury travel becoming more appealing

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 26, 2018 0

The luxury travel market is growing and diversifying, with an increasing focus on experiential experiences, according to a recent report which reveals that upscale tourism ... Read More

Recipe for the success: Michelin-starred chef addresses hospitality students

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 24, 2018 0

Goût de France, a century-old festival that has united culinary experts, food enthusiasts, and chefs from all over the world, is a unique event wherein ... Read More

Tourists ready to take in The Spirit of Goa

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 23, 2018 0

While Goa is always a big tourist draw in India, on April 6 – 8 it will be even more so with The Spirit of ... Read More

Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort opening Voyager 47 Club Lounge

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 23, 2018 0

Perched above world-famous Waikiki Beach, the brand-new Voyager 47 Club Lounge at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort will warmly welcome its first guests July 1, 2018. ... Read More

Eco Tourism Spain: The Remarkable Bark To Bottle Eco Tour

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 23, 2018 0

Only ten tourists visiting Spain get access to this once in a lifetime travel experience. It’s for wanderers who want to travel wider and deeper. Heads up, there is a ... Read More

Tequila: So many choices, so little time

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 18, 2018 0

There is only one country on the planet where you can legitimately make Tequila, and it is Mexico! Unlike vodka, gin, and rum that can ... Read More

Minister for Multiculturalism goes all green to celebrate St. Patrick Day

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 17, 2018 0

Today, people in Canada and around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. One of the most popular Irish traditions, this festival commemorates Saint Patrick, the patron saint ... Read More

Open or closed? Top Restaurants and attractions on St.Maarten and Saint Martin

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 14, 2018 0

The French/Dutch Island of St.Maarten in the Caribbean has been investing to reopen hotels, restaurants, and attractions after they were destroyed last year in the ... Read More

Empire State Building launches exclusive menu for Observatories visitors

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 12, 2018 0

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. announces that popular Mexican eatery Tacombi located in the iconic Empire State Building (ESB) now offers visitors to the landmark ... Read More

Prosecco competition: More than Italian fizz

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 11, 2018 0

Just when you think that a wine focused event will require a total emersion into the visual, smell, and taste of the product, I was ... Read More

St. Lucia’s Jade Mountain launches Nick Troubetzkoy’s Imperial Chocolate Stout

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 10, 2018 0

St. Lucia’s award-winning Antillia Brewing Company and world-renowned Jade Mountain Resort are debuting a dark beer that hints at the glitter of the former Russian ... Read More

Ti’Punch Cup: Martinique celebrating the best rum in the world

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 10, 2018 0

Rhum Clément will receive the world’s best bartenders at Habitation Clément in Martinique for the Grand Finale of its global cocktail competition, the Ti’Punch Cup. ... Read More

Chefs from Corinthia Palace Hotel, Malta, scoop 13 medals at top UK industry event

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 10, 2018 0

Hotelympia, the UK/s most prestigious hospitality and food service event that took place this week, bestowed a clutch of medals on the kitchen brigade from ... Read More

2018’s Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations named

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 7, 2018 0

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner and at least $5.9 billion expected to be spent for the holiday this year, WalletHub today released its ... Read More

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival raises record $414,000 for charity

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 6, 2018 0

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival raised a record $414,000 for 23 non-profit beneficiaries from its landmark seventh annual event. The events from October 20-November 5, ... Read More

Benvenuto Brunello – Montalcino: Wine direct from Italy

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 3, 2018 0

If you are fond of Tuscany, you are probably a fan of Brunello di Montalcino (aka Brunello). This wine holds the highest DOCG classification, and ... Read More