EVERETT POTTER is editor-in-chief and publisher of Everett Potter’s Travel Report, a weekly news blog for smart travelers in search of value. The Wall Street Journal calls Everett Potter’s Travel Report “a terrific mix of profiles and interviews, all designed to make the best use of your travel budget.”
He is a contributing editor for Ski and a frequent contributor to National Geographic Traveler, Travel & Leisure, New York, Town & Country, Martha Stewart Living, Virtuoso Life, Endless Vacation, and Forbes Life.
A former columnist for USA Weekend, Diversion, Luxury Spa Finder and Laptop magazines, his writing has appeared in a variety of other publications, including Outside, The Wall Street Journal, Conde Nast Traveler, Conde Nast Traveller UK, Elle Decor, Centurion, Bride’s, National Geographic Adventure, Food & Wine, Aspen Magazine, Metropolitan Home, Manhattan inc. and Delta Sky. Potter was a contributing editor to ForbesTraveler.com and worked as a consultant on the Forbes 400 list of the World’s Best Hotels.
From 1988 through 2005, Potter authored a weekly, nationally syndicated column that was distributed by The New York Times Syndicate. From 1993 to 1997, he was the first contributing editor for travel to SmartMoney: The Wall Street Journal Magazine of Personal Business.
Potter has made dozens of guest appearances on television and radio and has been seen and heard on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, CNBC, CBS, Fox, Bloomberg Radio and NPR’s All Thing Considered.
The Society of American Travel Writers has awarded Potter three Lowell Thomas Gold Awards and one Bronze Award for his travel journalism. He is a board member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and a past president of the New York Travel Writers Association.
Visit Everett Potter’s website for a look at his recent work for major publications
Everett Potter maintains a very active speaking schedule. Recent speaking engagements have included:
“Tweet This” Social Media Today” at the Cornell Center, New York, NY 2011
Speaker and panelist at Public Relations Society of America Summit, Aspen Colorado 2010
The World of Blogging,” Williams Club, New York, NY 2009
Travel Media Symposium, “Digital Media” Sony Wonder Lab, New York, NY 2009
Social Media Symposium, Alice Marshall Public Relations, New York 2009
Featured speaker at ATTA Adventure Travel World Summit, Quebec, Canada 2009
New York State Governor’s Conference, Lake George, NY 2008
Featured speaker at ATTA Adventure Travel World Summit, Sao Paulo, Brazil 2008
Featured speaker at ATTA Adventure Travel World Summit, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada 2007
Vail Resorts CEOs Meet the Media Event (Master of Ceremonies)2007
Featured Speaker, Virtuoso Travel Mart, Las Vegas, NV 2007
Featured Speaker ATTA Adventure Travel World Summit, Seattle, 2006
Other speaking engagments have included
American Express Executive Leadership Conference New York
Butterfield & Robinson, Toronto, Canada
Canadian Pacific Hotels, Quebec, Canada
Cruise Line Industry Association of America (CLIA), New York, NY
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, New York, NY
Hearst Business Publishing, New York, NY
NYC and Company Media Conference, New York, NY
Vancouver BC Convention & Visitors Bureau
A two-part webcast interview with Steve Perillo on December 6, 2009