Lilllian Africano is the cruise editor at JAX FAX and managing editor at Luxe Beat Magazine. She also blogs on TheCruiseEditor.com, SpaReviewMag.com and AllThingsCruise.com.
She formerly served as a freelance editor and writer at AOL Travel, lead blogger on AOL’s TripVine and is the author of 16 books, including three best-selling novels (under the pseudonym “Jessica March”) as well as an award-winning business guide to the Middle East.
She co-authored the 9th edition of Off the Beaten Track guide to New York (Globe Pequot), as well as You Know You’re in New Jersey When…. (Globe Pequot) and two editions of The Insiders Guide to the Jersey Shore (Globe Pequot).
Her articles have appeared in many magazines, newspapers and online publications, including SmithsonianMagazine.com, Luxe Beat Magazine, New York Magazine, the New York Post, Travel Weekly, ASTA Network Magazine and several inflight publications.
Lillian is past president of the Society of American Travel Writers, past president of the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association and a member of the Industry Advisory Board of the New York Times Travel Show.