Paul Heney

Paul Heney smiling and wearing a blue shirt

Paul J. Heney is the former editorial director of Luxury Hotelier, Hotel Design, and Hotel & Motel Management. He has written for Travel + Leisure, Out Traveler, Travel Weekly, TravelPulse, Travel Curator, Equally Wed, and other outlets. His travel passions vary from urban exploring to hiking in the mountains to finding the perfect beach. His specialties include family travel, cruises, destinations, and LGBTQ travel trends. Paul served as national president of ASBPE from 1999-2003. He is a member of SATW and lives in suburban Cleveland with his husband and two sons.

• 25+ years of writing experience

• Nearly 15 years of covering travel

• Has won multiple Azbee awards for writing, journalism projects, podcasts

• Traveled to more than 35 countries and 49 states

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