Dawn M. Barclay is an award-winning author who has spent a career working in different aspects of the travel industry. After spending ten years working in sales and marketing for her parents’ two firms, Barclay Travel Ltd and Barclay International Group Short-Term Apartment Rentals, she branched out into travel trade reporting with senior or contributing editor positions at Travel Agent Magazine, Travel Life, Travel Market Report, and most recently, Insider Travel Report. She is a mother of two and resides in New York’s scenic Hudson Valley. A member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and the Family Travel Association (FTA), she also writes fiction as D.M. Barr and holds leadership roles in several writer organizations.
Accolades for Traveling Different:
Starred Review in the August, 2022 Issue of LIbrary Journal
First Prize, Maxy Awards 2023 (Inspirational/Self-Help category)
Honorable Mention, Arlene Awards (Books that Make a Difference), American Society of Journalists and Authors
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