Robert Silk is senior editor for Airlines, providing coverage of airlines, ARC and GDSs; he also edits the Florida eNewsletter for Travel Weekly. A world traveler, he has visited nearly 30 countries as well as 40 U.S. States. For a decade, he covered tourism, business, the environment, development and general news for the Florida Keys' only daily paper, the Key West Citizen, as well as for an affiliated weekly, the Florida Keys Free Press.
In addition to his many years of newspaper experience, Silk was a 2009 Metcalf fellow at the Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting and is also the author of a book, "An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys," which will soon be published by University Press of Florida.
Silk also writes the comedic blog Golftantrum.com about the less-than-simple pleasures of a maddening game.