Susan Young

Susan Young

A veteran of 100-plus cruises, Susan J. Young, is senior contributing editor for cruises – covering ocean, river and niche cruises for Luxury Travel Advisor and She also writes about travel insurance for Travel Agent, contributes to Luxury Travel Advisor and edits two consumer publications, and From 1998 to 2006, she served as Cruise Bureau Chief and Florida Bureau Chief on staff at Travel Agent magazine, based in Florida. Over the years, Susan’s articles have been published in AAA Carolinas, Caribbean Travel & Life, several inflight magazines, Florida Living, Porthole, the Ledger (Lakeland, FL) and, among other publications. Previously, she served as director of public relations-marketing for US Airways; an aviation freelance writer for a McGraw-Hill Aviation Week Group publication ; and a newspaper reporter for the Lancaster Sunday News and Lebanon Daily News, both in PA. In 1998, Susan won the B. F. Goodrich Award as journalist of the year in the aviation maintenance category, as determined by judges from the Royal Aeronautical Society of Great Britain. A former member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), Susan graduated from Millersville University, Millersville, PA.

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Stories by Susan Young

The Less Traveled Path: Cruise Through Asia

Lesser-known Asian ports are upping the ante and enticing cruisers with the promise of such unique experiences as dining with the locals, strolling through colorful markets, relaxing on white-sand beaches and gazing at elephants, waterfalls and ancient ruins.

Another World Cruise for Regent in 2018

It's official! Regent Seven Seas Cruises will offer another World Cruise in 2018 on Seven Seas Navigator. Here's an inside look at the itinerary, sailing roundtrip from Los Angeles.

Scenic: River Preview

Scenic launches its new luxury Mekong River cruise program on the new Scenic Spirit. Get more on this trip and other itineraries.