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  • Anne Banas

Biography :
Anne is the Editor of BBC Travel, part of, where she creates original, engaging and sharable content for a global audience, working with writers, photographers and video journalists. She is responsible for the BBC Travel website, its strategic vision and its editorial staff, and collaborates with colleagues at BBC Television. Previously, Anne was the Executive Editor and face of Smarter Travel (a Trip Advisor company). As a sought after travel expert, Anne has appeared on major broadcast programs including ABC Nightline, The Early Show, Good Morning America and CNN. Anne is also a trained pastry chef and has rounded out her culinary education with savoury cooking, sommelier training and recipe writing. When it comes to travel and lifestyle, Anne is most passionate about local cuisine, culture and sustainability.