Lisa Kahn


Lisa Kahn is a professional writer and editor with more than 20 years of experience in travel, food, home and garden, health care, and consumer products. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, The Star-Ledger, New York Spaces, and many other print and digital outlets. Born and raised in New York City, Lisa earned her degree in Journalism from Boston University.


Travel and tourism


  • Boston University: Journalism

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Cruise Lines Industry Association (CLIA)

Detailed Experience

Tourism Promoter

Lisa has particular expertise in travel, tourism, hotels, and destination marketing. She has helped promote tourism for New York City's official convention and visitors bureau and has worked on publicity campaigns for Le Parker Meridien, Sheraton New York, and InterContinental Hotels Group.

Travel Writer

Lisa wrote a series of special sections for The New York Times aimed at renewing post-9/11 visitors to Lower Manhattan, and she was a contributing author of the Fodor's Travel Guide, Where to Weekend Close to NYC. Her travel content has also appeared on the website as well as USA Today, Travel & Leisure, Meetings & Conventions, and many other print and digital outlets.

Cruise Expert

As part of her extensive travel industry experience, Lisa helped promote cruise vacations for the Cruise Lines Industry Association (CLIA). She continues to keep her eye on new developments, destinations, and deals for cruise lovers.

Connect with Lisa Kahn

Find out more about Lisa's work in the travel industry and her writing by connecting with her on LinkedIn.