Traveler Staff and Contributors


Editor & Sr. Vice President, Travel Media Keith Bellows

Executive Editor Norie Quintos

Creative Director Jerry Sealy

Director of Photography Daniel R. Westergren

Senior Editor Jayne Wise

Associate Editors

Amy Alipio, Katie Knorovsky, Susan O’Keefe

Copy Editor Judy Burke

Deputy Art Director Leigh V. Borghesani

Associate Art Director Michele Chu

Senior Photo Editor Carol Enquist

Associate Photo Editor Ben Fitch

Design & Photo Assistant Kathryn Naumiec

Chief Researcher Marilyn Terrell

Managing Editor, E-Publishing Kathie Gartrell

Production Manager David M. Burneston

Editorial Business Manager Jeannette Kimmel

Assistant to the Editor Kevin Kunitake

Researchers Christine Bednarz, Monika Joshi

Digital Director Carolyn Fox

Associate Producers Andrea Leitch, Megan Heltzel

Senior Photo Producer Sarah Polger

Associate Photo Editor Tyler Metcalfe

Blog Editor Leslie Magraw

Digital Nomad Andrew Evans

Adventure Editor Mary Anne Potts

Geotourism Editor Jonathan B. Tourtellot

Editors at Large Sheila F. Buckmaster, Costas Christ, Patrick Dowd, Christopher Elliott, Don George, Andrew McCarthy, George W. Stone

Contributing Editors Elizabeth Berg, Carl Hoffman, Raphael Kadushin, P. F. Kluge, Charles Kulander, Barton Lewis, Margaret Loftus, Boyd Matson, Rudy Maxa, Joyce Maynard, Peter McBride, Andrew Nelson, Edward Readicker-Henderson

Contributing Photographers Massimo Bassano, Sisse Brimberg, Cotton Coulson, Macduff Everton, Justin Guariglia, Aaron Huey, Catherine Karnow, Bob Krist, Michael Melford, Palani Mohan, Chris Rainier, Jim Richardson, Susan Seubert, Dave Yoder

Production & Manufacturing Senior Vice President Phillip L. Schlosser

Director Gregory Storer

Manufacturing Manager Robert L. Barr

Production Manager Callie Norton

Publicist Heather Wyatt; 212-610-5535

Market Research Manager Tracy Hamilton Stone



Publisher & Vice President, Global Media Kimberly Connaghan

National Travel Brand Director John Campbell

Advertising North America Sales Offices

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New York | Brand Managers

Tammy Abraham; Hilary Halstead; Doug Harrison; Alexandra Hartz; Kathleen Kertesz; Danielle Nagy

Travel Directory Manager Laura Robertson

Southeast/Caribbean | Brand Manager Maria Coyne; 305-756-1086

Midwest | Brand Manager Bill Graff

Detroit | Brand Manager Karen Sarris; 248-358-4360

Rocky Mountain States | Four Corners Marketing Layne Middleton; 928-443-8540

West Coast | Brand Manager/Travel Kevin Carr; Brand Manager Eric Josten

Hawaii | Destination Marketing Hawaii Debbie Anderson; 808-739-2200

Canada| Publicitas APR Françoise Chalifour; 416-363-1388, Fax: 416-363-2889

Mexico & Central America Adelina Carpenter; 011-52-555-543-7677, Fax: 011-52-555-543-7580

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Business & Finance Magazine Publishing Vice President Margaret Schmidt

Business Manager John Patermaster

Associate Financial Analyst Erica Ellis

Advertising Research Director Jeffrey Johnson

Contracts Manager Cindy Ramroop; 202-775-6781

Consumer Marketing Vice Presidnet, Group Circulation Elizabeth M. Safford

Marketing & Events Marketing Director Pandora Todd; 202-775-6795

International Magazine Publishing Vice President Yulia P. Boyle

Accounts Manager Ariel Deiaco-Lohr

Editorial Office 1145 17th St. N.W.,

Washington, D.C. 20036-4688


National Geographic Society

President and CEO Gary E. Knell

Science and Exploration Terry D. Garcia

Media Declan Moore

Education Melina Gerosa Bellows


Executive Management


Legal and International Publishing Terry Adamson

Chief of Staff Tara Bunch

Communications Betty Hudson

Content Chris Johns

NG Studios Brooke Runnette

Talent and Diversity Thomas A. Sabló

Operations Tracie A. Winbigler

Chairman of the Board of Trustees John Fahey


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