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

Marriott International joins Starbucks, will ditch plastic straws by July 2019

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 19, 2018 0

Marriott International joins Starbucks, will ditch plastic straws by July 2019 Marriott International today announced that it is following the Starbucks’ lead and is planning ... Read More

Alaska Airlines launches new Main Cabin menu

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 16, 2018 0

Alaska Airlines launches new Main Cabin menu Alaska Airlines today announced the roll out of a new seasonally-inspired Main Cabin food and beverage menu. Based ... Read More

Eating, drinking and trending: Snack Attack

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 14, 2018 0

Snack Attack If research from the Specialty Food Association and Mintel is correct, the market for snacks is growing (along with our waistlines?). Sales reached ... Read More

Taste of Belize 2018 to feature the best of Belizean Cuisine

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 10, 2018 0

Taste of Belize A dazzling display of Belizean culinary ingenuity and mixology will be the apogee of this year’s Taste of Belize, the BTB’s signature ... Read More

French airline seduces frugal fliers

Dr. Elinor Garely- July 7, 2018 0

Maybe it is the baby blue that provides eye appeal on the exterior and interior of the aircrafts of this French airline. Maybe it is ... Read More

St. Charles, Missouri: Gourmets and Gamblers in Sync

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 30, 2018 0

St. Charles, Missouri In the USA, small towns with big leisure time options have a hard time getting noticed. Unless you have family or friends ... Read More

St. Charles, Missouri: Gourmets and gamblers in sync

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 30, 2018 0

In the USA, small towns with big leisure time options have a hard time getting noticed. Unless you have family or friends in St. Charles, ... Read More

Lufthansa: Dine like an astronaut

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 29, 2018 0

Space enthusiasts have something to look forward to! In July and August Lufthansa will be offering its Business Class passengers on long-haul flights departing from ... Read More

50 international chefs descend on Malta’s picturesque walled city of Mdina for 4th annual Malta International Food Festival

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 28, 2018 0

Malta International Food Festival Malta’s fortified medieval city, Mdina, and the original capital of Malta, will play host to the 4th edition of the Malta ... Read More

Tualatin Valley, Oregon winemakers go LIVE

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 23, 2018 0

Winemakers in Oregon are definitely producing world-class wines; however, their mission goes beyond the bottom line. Many wineries in Oregon are actively and sincerely focusing ... Read More

The Singapore Food Festival: Delicious and in July 2018

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 21, 2018 0

Singapore Food Festival July will be a delicious time to travel to Singapore. The Singapore Food Festival (SFF) is making its annual return once again ... Read More

Hong Kong and Bordeaux: A winning tourism combination

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 17, 2018 0

HKTB Tourism and wine is a winning combination Hong Kong Tourism knows it. The first Memorandum of Understanding between the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) ... Read More

Tualatin Valley alert: Beer, sake, good food and shopping

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 16, 2018 0

The Oregonians I met in Tualatin Valley are very low key. They are so busy producing quality beers, sakes and wines to pair with their ... Read More

Why eTN is including a paywall for brands with a story to tell and their PR agencies?

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 15, 2018 0

Juergen Steinmetz For the last 18 years this publication eTurboNews, known as eTN had been the global leader in travel and tourism news. We have 230,000+ ... Read More

Dubai Marriott Marquis Hotel axes Indian celebrity chef over ‘anti-Islam’ tweet

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 13, 2018 0

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai axes Indian celebrity chef over 'anti-Islam' tweet Indian-born celebrity chef has had his contract with a Dubai hotel cancelled after tweeting ... Read More

Craft beer is tourism gold in Mississippi

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 12, 2018 0

When the Mississippi legislature allowed craft breweries to sell their beer on site, they changed the game which subsequently opened the doors to a new ... Read More

The eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival reveals its 2018 chefs

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 12, 2018 0

The eat ! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival reveals its 2018 chefs On 6, 7, 8 and 9 September this year, the eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX ... Read More

Sicily sets eyes on travel and tourism

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 11, 2018 0

Capo Milazzo In Sicily, Italy, the Marine Protected Region of Capo Milazzo has become a reality. For a long time, the city of Milazzo was ... Read More

Oregon wines in Tualatin Valley: Prepare for the WOW

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 9, 2018 0

For many decades, American wines (except perhaps for California) were not “go to” wines.” Bottles wearing labels from states such as New York, Oregon, Missouri, ... Read More

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism – seizing the power of technology

Dr. Elinor Garely- June 1, 2018 0

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism Around 600 participants from 52 countries gathered at the 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism (Bangkok, Thailand, 30 ... Read More

Bocuse d’Or Europe OFF for the first time in Italy: Culture is served

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 28, 2018 0

Bocuse d’Or Europe Bocuse d’Or Europe OFF 2018 is the season of cultural events for the general public in Turin, Italy, is related to the ... Read More

Missouri wines: A serious contender

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 26, 2018 0

Missouri First Did you know that Missouri was the first state to take the wine industry seriously? Although Native Americans have been cultivating grapes since ... Read More

CTO awards night: Fashion show to dazzle at Caribbean Week New York

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 25, 2018 0

Vibrant colors, authentic cuisine and Caribbean fashion will be on display in the Grand Ballroom at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel as five Caribbean American ... Read More

Alaska Airlines goes strawless

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 21, 2018 0

Alaska Airlines and Lonely Whale today announced the airlines’ initiative to replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable alternatives in its ... Read More

Hookie Weekend set to electrify Washington, DC

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 21, 2018 0

Hot on the heels of a successful edition during Jamaica’s Carnival weekend, Hookie Life Entertainment will once again be unleashing their epic weekend of events ... Read More

The difference between Blue and Yellow (Fin Tuna)

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 19, 2018 0

From Humdrum to Gourmet: There was a time when eating tuna fish was not considered a gourmet experience. Canned tuna was a standard luncheon selection for ... Read More

Amtrak degrades food service, says to sleeping car riders: “We’re making the trains NOT worth riding again!

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 18, 2018 0

Starting June 1, Amtrak LAKESHORE LIMITED (the only daily service from New York and Boston to Chicago) and its CAPITAL LIMITED (the only daily train ... Read More

Baron Edmond de Rothschild wine: When the name is the story

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 12, 2018 0

You do not have to have a Masters in Wine or be an accredited Sommelier to order the perfect wine at lunch or dinner, or ... Read More

Corinthia Hotel London unveils Garden Lounge transformation in celebration of London Craft Week

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 11, 2018 0

Corinthia Hotel London unveils the transformation of the Garden Lounge into a magical, scented secret garden, by two-Royal Warranted floral alchemists, Shane Connolly & Co. ... Read More

Mother’s Day in the Mediterranean at Malta’s Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay

Dr. Elinor Garely- May 2, 2018 0

Still looking for the perfect gift to give Mom for Mother’s Day? Why not a trip to Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay in Malta! Overlooking ... Read More