About Everett Potter




EVERETT POTTER is the 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.”

Everett Potter is also a contributor to Forbes.com, Snow and National Geographic Traveler.

A former columnist for USA Today, Ski, USA Weekend, Diversion, Luxury Spa Finder and Laptop magazines, his writing has appeared in a variety of other publications, including ForbesLife, Robb Report, The Ritz-Carlton Magazine, Outside, The Wall Street Journal, Conde Nast Traveler, Conde Nast Traveller UK, Travel + Leisure,  The Washington Post, Elle Decor, Virtuoso Life, Endless Vacation, Centurion, Bride’s, Town & Country, Martha Stewart Living, National Geographic Adventure, Food & Wine, Aspen Magazine, Metropolitan Home, Manhattan inc. and Delta Sky. Potter was a contributing editor to ForbesTraveler.com and has 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.

The author of The Best of Brazil, he lectured on departures in Switzerland and Italy in 2015 as an expert for National Geographic Expeditions.

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 Things 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 past president of the New York Travel Writers Association.



Visit Everett Potter’s website for a look at his recent work for major publications



The New York Times Travel Show 2016

ATWS  (Adventure Travel World  Summit) Ireland 2014

ATWS Nambia 2013

ATWS Lucerne, Switzerland 2012

ATWS Chiapas, Mexico 2011

“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 ATWS Adventure Travel World Summit, Quebec, Canada 2009

New York State Governor’s Conference, Lake George, NY  2008

ATWS Sao Paulo, Brazil 2008

ATWS 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

ATWS 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

Future Society from Capture.Share.Repeat. on Vimeo.

A two-part webcast interview with Steve Perillo on December 6, 2009


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