Nadine Godwin

NADINE GODWIN is one of the most experienced and respected journalists in the travel and tourism industry. After reporting stints at the Des Moines Register & Tribune and at Travel Agent Magazine, she began her 34-year tenure at Travel Weekly, America’s leading travel newspaper.

Rising from reporter to managing editor to editor in chief, she now serves as Travel Weekly’s editor at large. Along the way, she also worked as editor in chief of Travel Weekly UK. In 2002, Nadine received the American Society of Travel Agents’ Travel Journalist of the Year Award.

She is a frequent speaker at travel events, the author of literally thousands of articles about the travel business, and a friend and confidante to hundreds of travel industry colleagues. From them and her own travel and research, she gathered an enormous trove of travel-related history and trivia over the years on subjects ranging from ships to planes to trains and hotel rooms, cities and seas around the world. Godwin shares these fascinating tidbits in her book, Travia: The Ultimate Book of Travel Trivia. Read her articles about places ranging from Chili’s Atacama to the “Teepee Capital of the World” in Montana on The Intrepid Travelogue.


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