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Dorine Reinstein
Africa
Dorine Reinstein
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Based in South Africa, Reinstein is a travel and tourism journalist for several award-winning South African publications, including Travel News Weekly, Southern African Tourism Update and Travel Buyer. She has traveled extensively throughout Africa over the past decade.

Renee Brincks
Alaska
Renee Brincks
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Renee Brincks edits the Alaska eNewsletter for Travel Weekly and writes destination features for the publication's print and digital platforms. She first explored Alaska while working for a tour company in Juneau, and has since covered the state for BBC Travel, Sunset, Alaska Airlines Beyond and others. Her travel, culture and culinary stories also appear in National Geographic Traveler, Hemispheres, Zagat, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Des Moines Register.

Gay Nagle Myers
Caribbean
Gay Nagle Myers
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Gay Nagle Myers currently covers the Caribbean for Travel Weekly, but she has covered many destinations and facets of the industry during her 30-plus years with Travel Weekly. She has been recognized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization; the tourist boards of Jamaica, the U.S. Virgin Islands and St. Kitts; and the tourism association of Mazatlan, Mexico for excellence in travel journalism. She received the Gold Adrian Award from HSMAI in February 2015 for a series of recent articles on Cuba. Myers is a New Yorker based now in Williamsburg, Va.

Johanna Jainchill
Cruise
Johanna Jainchill
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Johanna Jainchill is news editor for Travel Weekly, with a focus on cruise and travel policy coverage. Most recently destinations editor, she previously covered travel technology, travel retail, and the cruise industry for the publication. Jainchill has written for USA Today, BBC News America, Conde Nast Traveler and the New York Times and is a recipient of the New York Times Chairman's Award.

Felicity Long
Europe
Felicity Long
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Felicity Long has been covering the travel industry for more than 15 years. Her areas of expertise include Europe, family travel and ski, and she is the author of "Great Escapes: New England" (The Countryman Press). She edits the Europe eNewsletter and contributes features to the destinations sections of Travel Weekly.

Long is the recipient of the Cacique Award and the Yo Leonardo Award for international travel writing.

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Tom Stieghorst
Florida
Tom Stieghorst
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Miami-based Tom Stieghorst is the editor of Travel Weekly's Florida eletter.

新沙巴体育Stieghorst previously was senior editor in charge of cruise coverage for Travel Weekly since 2012. He has worked as a news reporter and editor for three decades in Washington, D.C., New York and Florida, most recently at the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. 

Stieghorst grew up in the Midwest and is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

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Tovin Lapan
Hawaii
Tovin Lapan
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Tovin Lapan is a West Coast-based freelance journalist. He has covered Mexico, Las Vegas, California and other destinations for a variety of publications. His work has appeared in U.S. News & World Report, the Guardian US and Lucky Peach.

Jamie Biesiada
Home Based
Jamie Biesiada
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Jamie Biesiada covers retail travel sellers, reporting news about travel advisers and agencies, consortia and OTAs as well as GDSs and other technologies driving the retail distribution channel. Biesiada most recently had been the managing editor for the Manasquan, N.J., Star News Group since 2011. From 2009 to 2011, she was a beat reporter for the Star News Group, covering communities and events up and down the New Jersey shore. In 2013, Biesiada was named to Editor & Publisher's Top 25 Under 35 list, which honors the most promising young journalists.

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Paul Szydelko
Las Vegas
Paul Szydelko
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A freelance writer and editor in southern Nevada, Paul Szydelko has covered Las Vegas news and entertainment for more than three decades. He was managing editor of the Henderson Home News for more than a decade and has also worked for Las Vegas Magazine, Vegas Seven magazine and the Las Vegas Sun. He now copy edits books for the University of Nevada Press and contributes to Desert Companion magazine.

Jeri Clausing
Luxury
Jeri Clausing
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Jeri Clausing is a senior editor covering river cruising, tour operators and luxury travel trends for Travel Weekly.

新沙巴体育A veteran newspaper and wire service reporter and editor, she developed wanderlust from her father, who moved the family from Michigan to American Samoa to Texas to Saudi Arabia.

From 2007 to 2011, Clausing was Travel Weekly's hotels editor, providing in-depth coverage of trends in the luxury and hotel sectors, including detailed reports from development hot spots around the world.

Meagan Drillinger
Mexico
Meagan Drillinger
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Meagan Drillinger has been writing about travel since 2009. Her journeys have taken her to more than 30 countries, but her favorite has always been Mexico for its rich cultural diversity, food, landscape and its people. She's a graduate of New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, and when she's not exploring her home of New York City, she's plotting the next big adventure.

Jeri Clausing
River Cruise
Jeri Clausing
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Jeri Clausing is a senior editor covering river cruising, tour operators and luxury travel trends for Travel Weekly.

新沙巴体育A veteran newspaper and wire service reporter and editor, she developed wanderlust from her father, who moved the family from Michigan to American Samoa to Texas to Saudi Arabia.

From 2007 to 2011, Clausing was Travel Weekly's hotels editor, providing in-depth coverage of trends in the luxury and hotel sectors, including detailed reports from development hot spots around the world.

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