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

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 ...

19 new restaurants recognized as Bib Gourmand selections in 2019 Michelin Guide
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19 new restaurants recognized as Bib Gourmand selections in 2019 Michelin Guide

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 6, 2018

Michelin Guide Michelin today released the list of 39 Bib Gourmand restaurants in Washington, D.C., one week ahead of its 2019 star selections in the ...

Brussels’ festival devoted to master chefs and to wonders of Bordeaux wines is back
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Brussels’ festival devoted to master chefs and to wonders of Bordeaux wines is back

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 6, 2018

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX From 6 to 9 September, Brussels Park will once again be hosting the eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival. A score of ...

Get to Bordeaux: Your first stop in France
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Get to Bordeaux: Your first stop in France

Dr. Elinor Garely- September 1, 2018

Conventional wisdom suggests that visits to France start in Paris. Without doubt Paris is a wonderful destination city; however, for an enjoyable immersion into the ...

278 venues from 51 countries compete for “The World’s 100 Best Clubs 2018” list
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278 venues from 51 countries compete for “The World’s 100 Best Clubs 2018” list

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2018

The World's 100 Best Clubs 2018 With three days left to nominate, a total of 278 venues have been nominated so far by the International ...

Ethiopian Airlines and Government of Chad partner to launch Chad national carrier
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Ethiopian Airlines and Government of Chad partner to launch Chad national carrier

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 24, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines and Government of Chad partner to launch Chad national carrier Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa, is pleased to announce that ...

Paris: Take your time
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Paris: Take your time

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 18, 2018

Paris Paris is one of the best cities on the planet to visit. According to Reuters.com, in 2017, 33.8 million visitors arrived in Paris and ...

Paris: Take your time
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Paris: Take your time

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 18, 2018

Paris is one of the best cities on the planet to visit. According to Reuters.com, in 2017, 33.8 million visitors arrived in Paris and the ...

MGM Resorts International hosts culinary extravaganza
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MGM Resorts International hosts culinary extravaganza

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 16, 2018

MGM Resorts International hosts culinary extravaganza MGM Resorts International invites gastronomy connoisseurs and foodie fans to revel in an epicurean adventure October 12-14. World-renowned chefs, ...

Alohilani Resort taps Director of Vibe & Executive Chef
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Alohilani Resort taps Director of Vibe & Executive Chef

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 13, 2018

Alohilani Resort taps Director of Vibe & Executive Chef New Director of Vibe & Executive Chef will guide the overall guest experience in atmosphere and ...

Foodies and flyers unite: United Airlines named Official Partner of MICHELIN Guides USA
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Foodies and flyers unite: United Airlines named Official Partner of MICHELIN Guides USA

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 13, 2018

United Airlines partners MICHELIN® Guides USA. In an effort to continue offering travel inspiration while highlighting some of the top cities in the U.S., United ...

One glass of wine on a flight: Mother and 4-year-old locked up for 3 days in Dubai
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One glass of wine on a flight: Mother and 4-year-old locked up for 3 days in Dubai

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 11, 2018

Ellie Holman detained in Dubai Ellie Holman is a 44-year-old dentist from Sevenoaks, Kent, in England. She and her 4-year-old daughter, Bibi, were locked up ...

Barton and Guestier: From wine entrepreneurs to global corporation
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Barton and Guestier: From wine entrepreneurs to global corporation

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 11, 2018

wine One of the many interesting aspects of the wine industry is that you never know it all. No matter how many wines are experienced, ...

Barton and Guestier: From wine entrepreneurs to global corporation
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Barton and Guestier: From wine entrepreneurs to global corporation

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 11, 2018

One of the many interesting aspects of the wine industry is that you never know it all. No matter how many wines are experienced, books ...

Looking for adventure? Paris shopping deals!
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Looking for adventure? Paris shopping deals!

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 4, 2018

You are a smart cookie. You know how to spot a bargain…like flying XL Airways to Paris to save money and taking a value-priced business ...

Chengdu to host 1st World Food Tourism Conference
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Chengdu to host 1st World Food Tourism Conference

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 1, 2018

World Food Tourism Conference EUROPE ASIA GLOBAL LINK EXHIBITIONS (EAGLE) – joint-venture of Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) and VNU Exhibitions Asia – and DISCOVERYMICE form ...

Kevin Begos: Wine links past to present
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Kevin Begos: Wine links past to present

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 28, 2018

“Eat, drink and be merry, for everything else is not worth that.” (Inscription on tomb of Hittite king, 1400 BC) – for the love of ...

Kevin Begos: Wine links past to present
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Kevin Begos: Wine links past to present

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 28, 2018

“Eat, drink and be merry, for everything else is not worth that.” (Inscription on tomb of Hittite king, 1400 BC) – for the love of ...

Incredible India exhibits again at OTDYKH Leisure
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Incredible India exhibits again at OTDYKH Leisure

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 27, 2018

OTDYKH Leisure Once again the Tourism Ministry of India comes back to the leading Russian fair, OTDYKH Leisure, with its main theme Incredible India, to ...

Don’t miss a chance to enjoy top August events in San Francisco!
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Don’t miss a chance to enjoy top August events in San Francisco!

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 25, 2018

Eat Drink SF event It’s true, San Francisco is a land of things full of diversity. You can spend weeks in San Francisco and not ...

Qatar Airways’ A350-1000 touches down in U.S. for the first time
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Qatar Airways’ A350-1000 touches down in U.S. for the first time

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 24, 2018

Qatar Airways brings the A350-1000 to the United States Qatar Airways is delighted to bring the world’s most technologically advanced passenger aircraft, the A350-1000, to ...

Pineau des Charentes: Cognac’s little brother – arrives in red and white
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Pineau des Charentes: Cognac’s little brother – arrives in red and white

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 21, 2018

Cognac Where is Charente Charente is a small department in South West France, approximately 1 hour north of Bordeaux and 1 hour from the Atlantic ...

Pineau des Charentes: Cognac’s little brother – arrives in red and white
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Pineau des Charentes: Cognac’s little brother – arrives in red and white

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 21, 2018

Where is Charente Charente is a small department in South West France, approximately 1 hour north of Bordeaux and 1 hour from the Atlantic coast. ...

Italy: Not just wine – beer in solidarity
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Italy: Not just wine – beer in solidarity

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 21, 2018

Italy beer A new beer of solidarity is being produced in Italy by prisoners who wish to learn a trade in order to return to ...