Gene oversees cruise content at TPG, which he joined in early 2020. Before that, he spent more than two decades as a travel writer and editor at USA Today, where he founded the outlet's cruise subsite, USA Today Cruises. He's also served as a cruise expert for the Travel Channel and written cruise guides for Frommer’s.
When not traveling the world in search of the coolest cruise ships, he lives with his wife, two daughters, three horses, two cats and a regularly visiting black bear in the mountains of North Carolina.
Favorite destination: The Arctic.
Where to next: The Great Lakes, Iceland, Ireland, England, France and Belgium.