Pamela Lanier is a recognized travel expert, especially well-known for her contributions to the Bed and Breakfast and independent lodging industry and for her affinity for eco travel. Pamela has spoken at over 130 travel technology and conservation congresses worldwide.

She is the author of nine travel guides in one hundred and twenty-eight editions and edits several travel newsletters. She also contributes travel articles regularly to magazines and websites including eTN.com, Examiner.com, Elle, Family Circle, and journals such as the Cornell Quarterly and Wall Street Journal.

The Complete Guide to Bed & Breakfasts, Inns and Guesthouses, one of Ms. Lanier’s favorite publications, is currently in its 28th edition and has sold over 2.5 million copies.

Elegant Small Hotels is in its 25th anniversary edition and the newest “Sustainable Tourism – a small business handbook for success” was recently released.

She is also the founder of eight web sites:

• www.ecogo.org
• www.travelguides.com
• www.elegantsmallhotel.com
• www.familytravelguides.com
• www.pamelalanier.com
• www.bedandbreakfastconference.com
• www.bedandbreakfastcollection.com
• www.lanierbb.com

These sites have featured over 75,000 accommodation listings in searchable databases. TravelGuides.com is one of only ten recipients of the coveted “Yahoo Gold Star Award” for travel websites.