New York and St. Petersburg-based writer Kay Showker is author of the Unofficial Guide to Cruises (2010, John Wiley), a Lowell Thomas “Best Guidebook of the Year” gold winner; Caribbean Ports of Call (2010, Globe Pequot Press), and 12 other travel guides. She spent 10-years as an editor at Travel Weekly, a major U.S. travel trade publication, and has appeared as a travel expert on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, and The Travel Channel. Her articles have appeared magazines and newspapers across the country. Her travels have taken her to more than 100 countries around the world.


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