Charlyn Keating

  • Charlyn Keating is a professional travel writer who specializes in hotels and resorts and whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, the Star Tribune, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and USA Today as well as The Travel Channel, MSNBC, CBS, Destination Luxury, Gayot, and Consumer’s Digest.
  • Keating is the author of "The Appreneur Playbook: Game-Changing Mobile App Marketing Advice from the Pros" and host of the annual Appreneur Summit for game app makers.


Charlyn Keating is a former writer for TripSavvy who covered hotels and resorts around the world for over 12 and a half years. Keating has been guiding travelers both on the Internet and in the real world throughout her career and has recently made a name for herself in the mobile app developer scene.

The author of two published books including "The Appreneur Playbook," Keating has written hundreds of articles and produced videos seen on the Travel Channel Online, Consumer's Digest, Gayot, TurnHere, the E-Commerce Times, and the CBS morning show. Since 2002, she has been the guide to Hotels and Resorts on TripSavvy, and When not adding new pins to her world map, she looks forward to spending time at home in the Orlando area with her husband and two sons.


Keating earned a Master's Degree in Video Game Production and Programming from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor's Degree in Radio, Television, and Film Communications from the University of Texas at Austin.

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