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

  • 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.

  • Jun 20, 2019 8:00 PM ET

    LGBTQ Travelers and the Luxury Market, Part 2

    We continue the discussion on what luxury brands get right or wrong in regards to LGBTQ travelers.

  • Jun 17, 2019 8:00 PM ET

    Queer Travel Safety Is Key, Even During Pride

    These few takeaways from a recent twitter discussion can help ensure LGBTQ travelers remain safe, no matter where their journey takes them.

  • Jun 8, 2019 6:00 AM ET

    Queer Hotel Marketing in NYC

    David Lemmond, General Manager at The William Vale, gives TravelPulse his thoughts on serving LGBTQ travels, competing in the intense NYC market, properly training employees and more.

  • Jun 7, 2019 8:00 PM ET

    When Properties Need Help Serving LGBTQ Customers

    TravelPulse speaks with Billy Kolber, a renowned voice in the LGBTQ travel segment, to discuss what hotels are doing right and wrong for their LGBTQ customers.

  • Jun 5, 2019 4:00 AM ET

    Eating Our Way Around Hong Kong

    You can't go wrong with these Hong Kong eateries.

  • May 30, 2019 8:00 PM ET

    How Important Are Local Touches in a Hotel?

    We asked some properties and chains how they keep a local flair to their properties, so travelers can tell Auckland from Akron in otherwise similar properties.

  • May 29, 2019 9:00 AM ET

    LGBTQ Travelers and the Luxury Market, Part 1

    Queer travelers are looking to high-end vacations and travel experiences, and the trend is expected to continue to grow.