A Touch of Joie de Vivre for Travelers
in North America staying at Sofitel Hotels!
Exploration of how to find comfort, pampering, attention to detail
in the best locations at Sofitel Hotels. Special focus on the
“Sofitel My Bed,” Sofitel Miami's Cruise Packages,
Sofitel signature food and beverage services, Sofitel's
unique meeting space and T-Mobile relationship that benefits guests.
Visits with hoteliers in New York City, Miami, Washington, DC, Chicago O'Hare Airport, and San Francisco round out this show.
Special guest from TravelSafe Insurance tells listeners how to protect themselves from cancellation penalties and interrupted trips no matter what the reason! www.travelsafe.com.
Jennifer Tsonas, Director of Sales for the Sofitel NYC.
Balendra Nagesvaran, General Manager, Sofitel Miami.
Eric Grazetti, Director
of Sales, Washington, DC's Sofitel Lafayette Square.
Jeanne Hahn, Director of Sales, Chicago O'Hare Airport Sofitel.
Eric Buitenhuis. General Manage, Sofitel San Francisco.
Bonnie O'Neill, District Sales Manager, TravelSafe Insurance.
Aboard! Take the Scenic Train Routes Across America with Amtrak!
Then head for the Caribbean, make a stop at the Sofitel Hotel
in Florence, Italy, and end up in Washington, DC! All Aboard!
Scenic Train Travel on the Adirondack from NYC to Montreal, the California Zephyr from Chicago to Denver to Salt Lake City, and the Empire Builder from Chicago to Seattle!
Visit St. Lucia's newest resorts, Coco Creole and Coco Palm to learn of their unique approach to guest services! No front desk to wait in lines! Enjoy the personal service of your own host, assigned to take care of all your requests!
Off to Florence, Italy to explore the charm of the city and a great place to stay when you visit as the general manager of the Sofitel Florence gives listeners the Grand Tour!
And if there's a city where there is always something new among the treasures of our history, it's Washington, DC! Listeners learn about new museums and attractions and how many of them are FREE to the public!
And Stephanie Abrams Travel Fairy Godmother appears twice on this show to award travel prizes to lucky listeners including a stay at the Amara Creekside Resort in Sedona, AZ and the Dixie Dude Ranch in Bandera, TX, the Cowboy Capital of the World!
Paul Nestor from Amtrak.
Alan Chastenet from Coco Creole & Coco Palm, St. Lucia BWI.
Pierpalo Cocchi, General Manager of the Sofitel Florence, Italy.
Rebecca Pawlowski, from the Washington DC Convention & Tourism Corporation.
Hotel Check-In North America! Check in and Check out the Comfortable
Elegance at its Best with visits to Six Sofitel Hotels from Los
Angeles to Montreal!
Learning about how and where to have your next sales conference, convention, family reunion or wedding in stylish surroundings where details matter! You'll hear the passion for fine dining, spectacular bedding and linens, relaxation zones at Le Bar, the T-Mobile program, and the intimacy you'll want for solitude with the option for 25,000 square feet for meeting space at the Sofitel Hotel of your choice! Hospitality with the French flair for living well is the hallmark of the properties visited in this 2 hour offering where hotel location is a prime factor!
What's in the hotel as well as what attractions are nearby and events coming up are all part of the information provided to the traveling listener.
Angela Bauer, Director of Sales for the Sofitel Philadelphia.
Brent Martin, General Manager of the Sofitel Los Angeles.
Eric Lemaire General Manager of the Sofitel Minneapolis.
Robert Prohaska, Director of Sales,Sofitel Chicago Water Tower.
Claudia Monks, Sofitel Houston.
Zizier de La Serriere, General Manager,
Marie-Pierre Brancaleoni, Director of Sales of the Sofitel Montreal.
The Best of Travel WITH Stephanie Abrams 2005 is a compilation of the best interviews, travel tips, discussions and information from the year of shows.
There were so many great and memorable interviews that two shows were produced and air on December 25, 2005 and January 1, 2006.
This Merry Christmas Best of Travel WITH Stephanie Abrams includes
the following interviews:
Insights into walking tours, cruising to the far reaches of the globe, an in-depth visit with to St. Lucia , nature touring, and an insider's view of Munich with a side trip to the new BMW World museum planned to open in 2007!
Dan Friesnen from Walking Adventures.
Stephanie Wooten from Starquest Expeditions.
Peter Modeste, Director of Tourism for St. Lucia, BWI.
Mark Barker, Ecotour Expeditions.
Helmut Stadlmann, General Manager of the Dorint Sofitel Bayerpost,