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CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg in FL Today

Local tourism leaders are expanding their efforts to garner national media attention for the Finger Lakes Region by hosting Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor for CBS News for a taping of his nationally syndicated radio show, Peter Greenberg Worldwide.Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized and respected front-line travel journalist. Peter’s show is heard on over 400 stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It is broadcast each week from a different remote location around the world. Today, Peter will be taping his show from the Finger Lakes, and interviewing local people about the flavor of the Region.Interviewees include:Eric Mueller, Warfield’s Clifton Springs and VictorTrafford Doherty, the Director of the Glenn Curtiss MuseumKatharine Dyson; author of The Finger Lakes: A Great Destination Explorer’s GuideSarah Wiles, Mid-Lakes NavigationJohn Adamski, Founder/President, Finger Lakes MuseumTom Higgins, Heart and Hands WineryChef Jeff Christiano, New York Wine & Culinary CenterPeter Greenberg is currently touring the Region prior to taping. Part of his tour will include a flight over Keuka and Seneca Lakes, and a boat tour of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal from Seneca Falls to Waterloo.The Finger Lakes edition of Peter Greenberg Worldwide will air on Saturday, July 9. Listeners in Rochester can tune into Peter Greenberg Worldwide from 3-5pm on WYSL 1040AM. Elmira has two stations that broadcast Peter’s show from Noon-3pm, 1230 WENY and 1450 WENI. The show airs in Buffalo on 1230 WECK from 6-9pm. Syracuse FM station 105.9 WXTL gets the show on Sunday, June 26 from Noon-3pm. For a full list of stations, visit http://www.petergreenberg.com/stationfinder.Seneca County, along with the 13 other Finger Lakes counties, form the Finger Lakes Tourism Promotion Agencies, the official Regional promotion coalition recognized by the State of New York. The FLTPA hired Quinn and Co., a New York City public relations firm to help promote the Region as a premiere travel destination. This visit is part of that initiative.

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