Paul Heney

Paul Heney


Paul J. Heney is a lifelong writer and avid world traveler. He’s served as Editorial Director for several hospitality magazines, including Luxury Hotelier, Hotel Design, and Hotel & Motel Management. Paul’s travel passions vary, ranging from urban exploring to hiking in the mountains to finding the perfect beach. He has written extensively about family travel, green issues, cruises, and LGBT travel issues. He has won multiple Azbee awards for writing from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and served as National President of the association from 1999-2003. He lives in suburban Cleveland with his partner and two sons. Follow him on Twitter at @paulheney or Instagram at @paulheney.

Latest Articles By Paul Heney

  • Aug 31, 2019 7:00 PM ET

    Three Unexpected Great Lakes Wine Destinations

    A look at a trio of wineries in Ohio, Michigan and Ontario reveals some delightful surprises in a region not always on the radar for oenophiles.

  • Aug 26, 2019 2:22 PM ET

    Marriott’s Element Brand Unveils Gen 2.5 Design

    The newest iteration of Element Hotels' design scheme features a new room concept with a shared communal space, called Studio Commons.

  • Aug 24, 2019 6:00 PM ET

    Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, a Great Winter Family Option

    Amazing options for adults and kids alike guarantee everyone in your party will enjoy your winter family getaway.

  • Aug 8, 2019 9:19 AM ET

    IGLTA Convention Heading to Milan in 2020

    The IGLTA has announced that its Annual Global Convention will be held in Milan, Italy next year, from May 6-9, 2020.

  • Aug 7, 2019 7:00 PM ET

    7 Tips for Traveling With Adult Children

    As children develop into adulthood, and then get married and have kids of their own, is it still possible to travel together and still get along? Here are seven tips on how to make a vacation with your adult children a fun and memorable experience.

  • Jul 31, 2019 7:00 PM ET

    A Queer Travel Guide to Calgary

    From pride parades to bars to rodeos, this LGBTQ-friendly city has something every queer traveler will enjoy.

  • Jul 30, 2019 9:30 AM ET

    Swimming With Whale Sharks a Lifetime Experience

    Would you swim and or dive with sharks in tropical waters?

  • Jul 18, 2019 1:55 PM ET

    IGLTA's 2019 Convention Proves a Success

    The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA)’s 36th Annual Global Convention, held in New York City, was a rousing success, with nearly 700 delegates from 49 countries and territories. New York was a logical choice for the annual event, as this year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, and IGLTA counts more than 60 local members.

  • Jul 3, 2019 12:40 PM ET

    gallery icon A Colorful WorldPride in New York City

    In addition to being the first WorldPride to be held in the United States, this year's event coincided with New York Pride and the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.

  • Jun 23, 2019 8:00 PM ET

    WorldPride Excitement Builds in New York

    LGBTQ travelers generally have a bevy of Pride destination to choose from in June, but one event stands out from the fray every few years: WorldPride. This annual celebration of all things queer, World Pride began in Rome in 2000 with an estimated crowd of a quarter-million people.