Hotel Secrets from the Travel Detective
Insider Tips on Getting the Best Value, Service, and Security in Accommodations from Be
By Peter Greenberg
(Villard, Paperback, 9780375759727, 304pp.)
Publication Date: March 9, 2004
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Indispensable information for away-from-home lodging, from the author of the New York Times bestseller The Travel Detective
In Hotel Secrets from the Travel Detective, America’s best-known and most trusted travel authority reveals the insider knowledge that can make every hotel stay as comfortable as (and sometimes even more cost-efficient than) home. With his incomparable access and nose for news, Peter Greenberg shares the secrets that people who know hotels—managers, maids, reservation clerks, bellhops, chefs, and maintenance guys—don’t want you to know about value, service, safety, security, and cleanliness. Tips include:
• How to tell if your room is really clean
• What never to order from room service
• The real way to prevent hotel crime
• How to beat excessive hotel phone charges
• The exact rooms where headline-making events took place
Drawn from the author’s experiences as both an investigative reporter and a constant traveler, Hotel Secrets from the Travel Detective is an essential guide to everything from luxury resorts to motels, from airport hotels and bed-and-breakfasts to outrageous (and often secret) alternatives to hotels.
PETER GREENBERG is the travel editor of NBC’s Today show and the author of The Travel Detective and The Travel Detective Flight Crew Confidential. He is also the chief correspondent for the Discovery network’s Travel Channel and editor at large for National Geographic Traveler magazine.