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

VistaJet’s newest in-flight service is nothing to “wine” about
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VistaJet’s newest in-flight service is nothing to “wine” about

Dr. Elinor Garely- December 5, 2018

VistaJet Founder and Chairman, Thomas Flohr is an avid collector and investor in wine with a cellar of more than 3,000 bottles and a particular ...

Eat and drink the Bauhaus way
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Eat and drink the Bauhaus way

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 30, 2018

50 days to go: The Bauhaus centenary celebrations There is nothing quite like finding the “authentic”. That can be visiting places where important things happened ...

Pacific Resort Hotel Group Launches Exclusive Wine Range
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Pacific Resort Hotel Group Launches Exclusive Wine Range

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 30, 2018

At a first glance, you might not recognise the similarities between Gisborne, New Zealand and the tropical Cook Islands. However, when you take a closer ...

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Chief: Visit to become one of us, you will be safe!
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Puerto Vallarta Tourism Chief: Visit to become one of us, you will be safe!

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 22, 2018

The man behind Puerto Vallarta Tourism is the Director-General of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, Mr. Javier Aranda Pedrero. He is the man and the face ...

UK: A boost in visits from the US during Thanksgiving week
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UK: A boost in visits from the US during Thanksgiving week

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 19, 2018

UK could expect a boost in visits from the US during Thanksgiving week The UK could expect a rise in visitors from the United States ...

Yucatan Tourism Minister Michelle Fridman Hirsch: We won !
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Yucatan Tourism Minister Michelle Fridman Hirsch: We won !

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 18, 2018

Why is Yucatan different and safer than most Mexican Tourism Hot Spots? Michelle Fridman Hirsch, the minister of tourism for the Mexican State of Yucatan ...

Wine your way to Florida
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Wine your way to Florida

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 10, 2018

Yes, I know, wine tourism does not usually highlight the wines of Florida, and most visitors to this state are not crowding the wine tasting ...

Lion Air plane forced to abort takeoff after hitting lamp post
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Lion Air plane forced to abort takeoff after hitting lamp post

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 8, 2018

Lion Air plane forced to abort takeoff after hitting lamp post A Lion Air passenger jet crashed into a lamp post just before taking off, ...

Antalya Airport reaches 30 million passengers for the first time
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Antalya Airport reaches 30 million passengers for the first time

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 7, 2018

All-time annual record reached at Antalya Airport with the arrival of the 30 millionth passenger on November 6, 2018 On Tuesday, November 6, Fraport TAV ...

Sarasota! Not Saratoga
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Sarasota! Not Saratoga

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 3, 2018

I waited on a very long line to get a cab back to Manhattan from LGA. Naturally, the driver’s first question, “Where to lady?” The ...

Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier
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Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 3, 2018

Kuti’s Brasserie opens in Southampton’s historic Royal Pier Kuti’s Brasserie, a fine dining Indian restaurant has launched in the former gate house of the historic ...

Ramsgate’s Little Ships announces Supper Club
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Ramsgate’s Little Ships announces Supper Club

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 2, 2018

Ramsgate’s Little Ships announces Supper Club Hotelier James Thomas and chef Craig Mather, the pair behind the critically acclaimed Empire Room restaurant at the Royal ...

UK airport morning drinking could become a thing of the past
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UK airport morning drinking could become a thing of the past

Dr. Elinor Garely- November 1, 2018

Some Brits insist that early morning drinking at airports is “a way of life” Enjoying a gin and tonic at a UK airport at 7am ...

Glasgow’s new attraction gives boost to Scottish beer tourism
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Glasgow’s new attraction gives boost to Scottish beer tourism

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 31, 2018

Glasgow's new attraction gives boost to Scottish beer tourism Following a seven-figure investment, a new visitor center in the East End of Glasgow is set ...

“Biometric path” will offer passengers seamless journey at Dubai International Airport
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“Biometric path” will offer passengers seamless journey at Dubai International Airport

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 30, 2018

World’s first “biometric path” to launch at Dubai International Airport Dubai-based Emirates airline is preparing to launch world’s first “biometric path” that will offer its ...

Reykjavik bars go into ‘emergency’ mode after US soldiers drink all the beer
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Reykjavik bars go into ‘emergency’ mode after US soldiers drink all the beer

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 29, 2018

Thirsty US troops put Reykjavik bars out of business It was only supposed to be a pit stop, but some 7,000 US troops taking part ...

M Social Singapore:Louis Tan Head Chef of Beast & Butterflies
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M Social Singapore:Louis Tan Head Chef of Beast & Butterflies

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 29, 2018

M Social Singapore announced the appointment of Louis Tan as Head Chef of Beast & Butterflies. With an accomplished culinary background that spans 17 years ...

Air Canada announces Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2018
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Air Canada announces Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2018

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 26, 2018

Air Canada announces Canada's Best New Restaurants 2018 Thousands of restaurants launch every year, but only ten remarkable destinations can call themselves Canada’s Best New ...

Botswana: A go-to destination for safari
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Botswana: A go-to destination for safari

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 13, 2018

Know Before You Go When considering a safari holiday in Botswana, one of the first questions asked, “Is It Safe?” Travel.state.gov advises visitors to exercise ...

From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour
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From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 6, 2018

Cape Town Cape Town is South Africa’s second largest city, with 4 million people and 10+ million tourists (2017). As an international hub, it attracts ...

From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour
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From Cape Town to Stellenbosch in under 1 hour

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 6, 2018

Cape Town is South Africa’s second largest city, with 4 million people and 10+ million tourists (2017). As an international hub, it attracts visitors from ...

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors
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Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Dr. Elinor Garely- October 2, 2018

The Hon. Gabriella Ibarra, Vice Minister of Tourism for the State of Zacatecas, had a message to France and the rest of the world: “We ...

From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri
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From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 29, 2018

Whiskey and Wine - Michael Tompsett, Artist After discovering some of the best wines on the planet in St. Charles, Missouri, enjoying the fine dining, ...

From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri
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From Kirkwood to Kansas City: From whiskey to wine in Missouri

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 29, 2018

After discovering some of the best wines on the planet in St. Charles, Missouri, enjoying the fine dining, gaming and entertainment options at the Ameristar ...

Hard Rock Cafe to open at DXB
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Hard Rock Cafe to open at DXB

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 18, 2018

Dubai Airports has finalised an agreement with Hard Rock International and their regional franchise partners that will see the former launch its first Hard Rock ...

Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style
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Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 15, 2018

Rothschild Ritz Is there anyone on the planet who does not want a chilled glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne waiting for them at the ...

Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style
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Putting on the Ritz: Rothschild style

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 15, 2018

Is there anyone on the planet who does not want a chilled glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne waiting for them at the end of ...

Overtourism: Fine of $500 for eating on busy streets in Florence, Italy
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Overtourism: Fine of $500 for eating on busy streets in Florence, Italy

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 8, 2018

Overtourism becomes an issue in many popular travel and tourism destinations around the globe. This includes Florence, Italy. Even tourists agree there are too many tourists. ...

Spend a Sunday in Bordeaux
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Spend a Sunday in Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 8, 2018

Bordeaux If you are lucky and have a beautiful day, Bordeaux is a fabulous city for walking and biking. I started with the outdoor food ...

Spend a Sunday in Bordeaux
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Spend a Sunday in Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 8, 2018

If you are lucky and have a beautiful day, Bordeaux is a fabulous city for walking and biking. I started with the outdoor food vendors ...