UP FRONT WITH MARTIN DEUTSCH IN 2011

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MARTIN B. DEUTSCH
Martin B. Deutsch created Frequent Flyer magazine in 1980 and was editor-in-chief and publisher for 15 years. He also wrote a column called Up Front for Frequent Flyer during those years. That column later appeared in Travel Agent magazine and he now writes Up Front for JoeSentMe.com. In a nearly 55-year career, he created, published and edited dozens of other travel publications. Among his other work, Deutsch wrote the Travel Trails column for Argosy magazine and those are also archived at JoeSentMe. Deutsch is based in New York.

December 22: FOR THE REALLY LAST-MINUTE SHOPPER
There are only hours before Christmas, but Martin doesn't think you should give up. Amazon.com is still delivering and he's got a passel of recommendations for gift books that comment on the human condition. His last-minute guide to books that will make great presents for that special frequent flyer--or yourself.

December 8: TWO AUTHORS, FIVE BOOKS, GREAT GIFTS
There are only hours before Christmas, but Martin doesn't think you should give up. Amazon.com is still delivering and he's got a passel of recommendations for gift books that comment on the human condition. His last-minute guide to books that will make great presents for that special frequent flyer--or yourself.

September 29: GET BACK TO WHERE HE ONCE BELONGED
After more than five decades of travel for both business and pleasure, Martin's been giving some thought to the places he'd like to revisit. It is, he admits, a daunting task. But he's settled on a half-dozen top choices (plus one) he'd like to get back to where he once belonged.

April 28: THREE TOP TABLES IN NEW YORK
We are back on the New York food scene, checking out a dining room in another new Manhattan hotel, revisiting a celebrity-chef outpost in a renovated Big Apple hostelry and visiting one of the city's least-well-known Michelin-starred restaurants.

March 3: NEW YORK'S NEW HOTEL DINING SCENE
Whether the New York hotels are new, rebuilt from the ground up or established, what is uniform is that they house new restaurants that have attracted a great deal of publicity. And despite the so-called great recession, these new places have solid followings that aren't deterred by hard-to-get reservations and generally high prices. Here are detailed reviews of three you may experience on your next visit.

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