Mark Rogers

Mark Rogers
Senior Editor - Hawaii, Pacific/Asia
As Senior Editor at Travel Agent Magazine, Mark Rogers covers Hawaii, the South Pacific and Asia, as well as California, where he is based.Before moving to the west coast, Rogers was Caribbean editor for the magazine. In 2005 he won back-to-back awards for his writing: the CTO Worldwide Travel Writer/Photographer Award for Best Feature Article in a Trade Publication, for his cover story on St. Lucia; and the Marcia Vickery Wallace Memorial Award for Travel Journalism, which is given to only one writer each year, presented by the Jamaica Tourist Board for his Hurricane Ivan coverage. Topics for recent cover stories from Rogers include Curacao, Costa Rica, Cayman Islands, Los Cabos, Thailand, and Cuba.

Stories by Mark Rogers

Korea's Jeju Island

When Koreans want to dial down their stress levels, their thoughts turn to Jeju Island, which lies 60 miles off the southern tip of the Korean peninsula, about an hour flight from Seoul.

Going Green: Mauna Lani

The Hawaiian people have a long tradition of responsible stewardship of the land, and a green ethos is a way of life on The Islands.

Las Vegas: A Desert in Search of Oasis

Las Vegas is in the middle of the Mojave Desert, it’s experienced phenomenal growth, and it’s now spinning its wheels in the deep sand of an unprecedented economic downturn.