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 LuxuryTravelAdvisor.com. She also writes about travel insurance for Travel Agent, contributes to Luxury Travel Advisor and edits two consumer publications, SouthernCruising.com and SouthernTravelNews.com. 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 Onboard.com, 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

Uniworld: River Preview

For 2016, Uniworld is expanding in-suite butler service to every European itinerary (except Russia and Portugal). This is what guests can expect.

AmaWaterways: River Preview

AmaWaterways launches the 158-passenger AmaViola and AmaStella, sisters to AmaSerena; they’ll sail Tulip Time, Rhine or Danube. Get all the details.

Tauck: River Preview

This spring, Tauck launches two new Inspiration-class ships — Grace on the Rhine and Joy on the Danube. Find out more about these vessels.

Viking: River Preview

Fast growing Viking River Cruises launches seven new European river vessels this spring. Find out more about these new ships and itineraries.

Dining at Sea

Culinary fans will love the new tasting opportunities for luxury oceangoing lines.

Crystal Cruises: River Preview

Crystal Cruises is expanding this year. Crystal Mozart will launch this summer on the Danube. We take a closer look -- here's what you need to know.