David G. Molyneaux
of TheTravelMavens.com and and its primary blogger, David Molyneaux is an
award-winning writer, editor, and lecturer who has been guiding his
legions of readers around the world for more than 25 years.
David writes for newspapers and the Internet. He is cruise columnist for the Miami Herald and the Dallas Morning News, and is a regular contributor to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
David is on Facebook, Twitter, AllThingsCruise, and other Internet travel and cruise sites. His Travel Maven blog focuses on cruises, new ships, and tales from ports around the world, as well as commentary on golf resorts, nature and cultural explorations, health and healing escapes (including spas), and family journeys of discovery and relaxation. He has visited all 49 of 50 United States, and more than 80 countries on six continents.
David is president of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Foundation, which oversees the distinguished annual Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition.
He is the long-time vice chairman of the SATW Editors Council, made up of travel editors and representatives from major North American newspapers, magazines, broadcasting and the Internet. For more than 24 years, David was Travel Editor of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dave G. HouserTravel journalist Dave G. Houser is an award-winning photographer and writer who has traveled the world on assignment for newspapers, magazines and the Internet. Houser wins bronze as 2009 Travel Journalist of the Year.
You will find some of his articles and pictures at TheTravelMavens.com
Dave has traveled the globe since 1987 in search of magical and elusive tales and photographs. He has won a bounty of professional awards. His words and pictures have appeared in nearly every major publication devoted to travel, among them National Geographic Traveler, Islands, Conde Nast Traveler, and the Los Angeles Times.
Don George is a trusted and pioneering travel journalist who is editor of Don's Place, part of the Adventure Collection Website for planning adventure trips around the world. Don has visited more than 65 countries.
Don has been an editor at Lonely Planet Publications, the San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle and at Salon.com. He appears regularly on CNN and NPR. Don has published seven books, including “Travel Writing,” “The Kindness of Strangers,” “By the Seat of My Pants,” and “Tales from Nowhere.”
Don is editor of an online magazine called RECCE: Literary Journeys for the Discerning Traveler.
George at the isolated airport at Aitutaki, one of the Cook islands in the South Pacific, north of Rarotonga. Aitutaki has a population of about 2,000.