Newsletter 6: An Update

For those who aren’t yet subscribed to my monthly tourism newsletter, you can access the last edition below.

It’s an update of where I’ve been the past couple of months — partly saying au revoir to the Dominican Republic — plus some updates on the work end, including the joy of receiving a Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation for my 2022 story on climate action in tourism.

  • Issue 6: An Update from me & News Monthly Newsletter Issue 6: An Update from me & News Hello tourism friends and colleagues, ​I wrote this note from more than 10,000 feet in the friendly skies somewhere between the Dominican Republic and the United States. After 15 years of remote work from the Caribbean and Central America and at a time when most Americans seem to be fleeing their country for some European or Mexican locale, I’m heading back to the United States. Starting this month, I’ll be based in the Washington…

The next newsletter will run late October.

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Happy Fall season.


Lebawit is an award-winning, independent travel journalist, author and speaker specializing in global tourism. Her reported stories on sustainability, equity, destination management, hospitality, responsible marketing, and climate action have appeared in consumer and trade publications, including Bloomberg, Skift, and Conde Nast Traveler. Read more about Lily here.

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