Arthur Frommer



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Arthur Frommer is generally acknowledged to be the nation’s foremost authority on travel. In 1957, Arthur Frommer published Europe on $5 a Day, which set off a torrent of American overseas travel. In addition, the nearly 50 consecutive editions launched the Frommer Travel name, which now carries more than 320 titles published annually, accounting for nearly 25% of all travel books sold. In 1998, Frommer founded the Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel magazine, now known as the largest-selling national magazine on affordable travel (currently owned by Newsweek). Frommer’s biweekly column (syndicated by King Features) appears in newspapers ranging from the Los Angeles Times to the Newark Star-Ledger, and scores of publications in between. It is the most widely-distributed travel column in journalism today. He has appeared on such shows as The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC’s TODAY Show, LIve! With Regis and Kelly, and many others.

Get ready to pack your bags and travel smart as Arthur Frommer guides you through luxurious travel on a budget. Arthur’s theme for The Travel Show is “intelligent travel” – intended to expand listeners’ dimensions, outlooks, philosophies, and cultural experiences. Arthur provides commentary on recent developments in travel, including travel bargains available all over the United States. He takes questions from callers, using each question as a spring-board for revealing travel opportunities, including such details as price, destination and dates of departure. He intersperses short, colorful stories of his own travel experiences about the destination in question. He is candid about travel destinations, and does hot hesitate to criticize a particular place or travel facility if he does not regard it as suitable for his listeners’ vacations.

Arthur Frommer