journeyPod is First to Launch Luxury Travel Podcasts

April 28, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Atlanta, GA – journeyPod is First to Launch Luxury Travel Podcasts. journeyPod’s luxury travel radio show offers listeners information on the hippest hotels, the hottest nightlife and the coolest restaurants around the globe. This is just another way journeyPod is committed to delivering VIP access to those interested in going behind the velvet rope.

The luxury podcasts can be listened to from any computer at or in Apple’s iTunes, and can be downloaded to any MP3 player or iPod. Those who want to receive future shows automatically, can subscribe (free of charge) at or the iTunes Music Store (keyword: journeyPod).

“If you’ve ever wondered which famous guests have stayed at your boutique hotel or where all the celebs are partying, then tune into our journeyPod show to get the scoop,” exclaimed Ryan Bifulco, executive producer of journeyPod. “We’re sharing amazing stories and highlighting unique hotels, bars, and restaurants where travel trendsetters can get the essence of a Destination,” continued Bifulco, adding that most programs are 10 minutes in length and will roll out each week.

Through the podcasts, listeners are taken around the world – from San Diego and South Beach to the Caribbean and London - with a hip new twist. Those who tune in can enjoy big city walking tours, interviews with top chefs, tips on the trendiest clubs and buzz from the hottest events and award shows. Each show captures the local pulse of a city, providing information on restaurants and bars, as well as featuring music from emerging local musicians.

Recent journeyPod episodes have included interviews with Al Roker and other celebrity chefs sharing secrets live from the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, coverage from this year’s Country Music Awards with Bon Jovi’s performance and Roy Orbison’s induction into the Nashville Walk of Fame; insider information about Johnny Cash and the award-winning movie “Walk the Line”.

journeyPod takes listeners inside presidential suites that have hosted Presidents Bush, Clinton, John F. Kennedy, Nixon, Roosevelt and others. If politics aren’t your thing, other coverage highlights the famous guests that have graced journeyPod hotels including Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, the Rolling Stones, Elvis, John Mayer, Amelia Earhart, Al Capone, and Bette Davis.

“Our podcasts are an innovative way to help travel tastemakers go just beyond sightseeing,” said George Lanzaro, producer of journeyPod. “Each time you tune in, you’ll learn something new and interesting. We’ll provide a fresh perspective on travel, nightlife, and entertainment.”

Future journeyPod episodes will explore destinations that include South Africa, Dubai, and Amsterdam.

About journeyPod:

journeyPod ( is your luxury travel guide to the hottest hotels, restaurants, clubs and sights around the world. journeyPod provides VIP access, exclusive offers and tips for the hippest traveler. A slice of luxury, a dash of chic, and a pinch of style, journeyPod fuses travel and entertainment in one resource. To get in on the scoop, visit or keyword “journeyPod” in iTunes.

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