Doug Lansky

Author, Journalist, Travel Visionary

Doug Lansky has been living abroad and traveling for close to 20 years in over 120 countries. He has written 10 books, including 2 for Lonely Planet and 3 for Rough Guides; wrote a weekly syndicated travel column in over 40 newspapers for five years; hosted a Travel Channel show; served as a correspondent for Public Radio’s Savvy Traveler show; served as travel editor for Scandinavian Airlines inflight magazine for three years; and contributed to publications such as National Geographic Traveler, Reader’s Digest, Esquire, Men’s Journal, The Guardian, National Geographic Adventure, Huffington Post, and Skift.

On the speaking circuit, Doug has delivered acclaimed lectures at nearly 100 universities. He has delivered presentations for the United Nations World’s Tourism Organization and TEDx Stockholm, and has appeared as an after-dinner speaker at corporate events and both public and industry travel/tourism conferences. Doug spoke to a sold-out audience at National Geographic Headquarters and set the attendance record for keynote lectures at the 2012 and 2013 ITB Berlin conferences.