Wendy on the Euphrates River in southeastern Turkey, June 26, 2006

Wendy Perrin
Wendy is Condé Nast Traveler's consumer news editor. She writes a practical advice column called "The Perrin Report," as well as features on a wide variety of travel topics, and is the author of Wendy Perrin's Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know (Fodor's, 1997). Considered an authority on consumer travel issues, she received the 2005 award for Travel Journalist of the Year, and her expose about medical care on cruise ships won an investigative journalism award in the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition.

In 2006 her feature "The Fabulous Fifty" was a finalist for a National Magazine Award. She is frequently on television and radio offering travel advice and discussing trends and issues. Appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and various programs on CNN. She is a graduate of Harvard University and resides in the New York City area with her husband and two sons.