Nancy Schretter
Nancy Schretter

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Nancy Schretter
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Family Travel Network/Beacon Group Holdings, Inc.
Great Falls


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Nancy Schretter is an award-winning travel writer, editor and photographer with over 20 years experience in travel journalism and publishing. Nancy founded the award-winning Family Travel Network and has served as its Managing Editor since its launch as an America Online partner in 1995. The North American Travel Journalists Association named the Family Travel Network as one of the top three online travel magazines. Since its launch, the Family Travel Network has served the needs of millions of family and multigenerational travelers. Nancy has appeared as a travel expert guest on The TODAY Show, CNN and NBC News, as well as on numerous other local television and radio programs. She's also a frequent speaker at many travel industry, trade association and travel writer conventions and conferences. Nancy's articles and expert insights have appeared in many publications including The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Los Angeles Times, BusinessWeek, National Geographic Traveler, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, American Way, Leisure Group Travel, Newsday, Forbes, Redbook, FamilyFun, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, The Dallas Morning News, National Geographic Kids, New York Daily News, Parents Magazine, The Miami Herald, Travel Weekly, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Real Simple, The Boston Herald, Travelocity, TravelAge West, iVillage, TravelWorld International Magazine, Kansas City Star, [email protected] Magazine, Travel Market Report, Group Travel Leader, and many more. She is also the Cruises Editor at BellaOnline, the second largest women's site on the Internet. In addition to her work at the Family Travel Network, Nancy's recent freelance credits include, USA TODAY, Leisure Group Travel magazine, GroupTour Magazine, Courier, NBC News, TravelWorld Magazine and other media outlets. She is active on social media with a Klout score of 69 and is ranked as one of the top five social media influencers on the topic of Traveling with Kids. Nancy has published six print publications and consulted for a number of travel companies, trade associations, destinations and educational institutions. Her company, Beacon Group Holdings, will be launching several new travel and lifestyle websites next year. Nancy is also the founder of Together for Good (, a non-profit organization that promotes giving back as part of the travel experience.
adult/senior travel, adventure travel, cruises, family travel, international tours, multigenerational travel, luxury travel
Family Travel Network - Managing Editor BellaOnline - Cruises Editor USA TODAY The TODAY Show CNN NBC News Travelworld Magazine Leisure Group Travel GroupTour Magazine Courier Magazine Reunions Workbook
Professional Affiliations:
North American Travel Journalists Association, The International Travel Writers Alliance
Family Travel Association - Board Member
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