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Ty Sawyer
Chief Travel Officer, Co-Founder of Jetzy
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Joined May 2015
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About me

I am the Co-Founder and Chief Travel Officer of Jetzy, a real time, user-to-user, social travel app launched in June 2015. Personally, I have been in the travel publishing industry for 20+ years as EIC or Editorial Director of such magazines as ISLANDS magazine, and many others. I have traveled to 108 countries, am an expert commentator on the Travel Channel, and host of travel TV show, Another Shade of Blue with Ty Sawyer. I have won numerous awards for as an editor, travel writer and travel photographer.

Also, I am an EVP for Wayne's World Media Group.

Why did you join the community?

Meet people

What is your favorite travel destination?

Where ever I find myself now

Where do you dream of traveling to?

I want to see the tigers in india before they disappear

What was your first travel job?

Freelance writer and photographer

What do you want to learn more about?

The travel industry. Trends. New media.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Perspective. Gratitude. Inspiration.


  • Hey Hal! Yes, Sport Diver was a few iterations ago. Though still love the sport. And for blogs, the more immersive the better. I think so much of what gets written today is shallow and derivative, as are the photos and photo styles. But, like I said, th... show more

  • I think the better question is does Travel Writing and Travel Content have a future, and what does that look like? The one adage about the world of any business that remains true is: change or die. I spent the first half of my career in travel publishin... show more