Ana Figueroa

Ana Figueroa
Suzanne Barbezat

  • Los Angeles-based journalist with a focus on the tourism trade
  • Contributing editor for Travel Agent Magazine and TravAlliance Media Group
  • Co-author of the guidebook, "Moon Metro Las Vegas"


Ana Figueroa is a former writer with TripSavvy. She is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor whose work appears in leading tourism trade and consumer publications.

Ana's travel and tourism writing first appeared in Newsweek, when she was a staff reporter with the magazine's Los Angeles Bureau. She later served as senior editor and cruise editor of TravelAge West, contributing editor of AARP Viva, the bilingual publication of AARP, as well as the TravAlliance Media Group.

Ana writes weekly features on Latin America and Europe for Travel Agent Magazine. Her travel columns have appeared in both English and Spanish on Her work has also been featured in the Boston Globe, Travel Weekly, Conde Nast UK,, and numerous other publications.

Ana is a co-author of the "Moon Metro Las Vegas" guidebook. Additionally, she has made appearances on national TV and radio programs in connection with her travel and tourism writing.


Ana holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from Loyola Marymount University. She also earned a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford University.

Awards and Publications
  • "Moon Metro Las Vegas"
  • Newsweek Magazine
  • The New York Daily News
  • People Magazine
  • Travel Agent Magazine
  • The Boston Globe
  • AARP Viva

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