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Noah Holtgraves

Noah Holtgraves is a data journalist at Trips to Discover, where he utilizes his expertise in analyzing extensive datasets to derive significant implications and subtle differences in the hospitality industry that he presents in an easily understandable manner. He joined the team in June 2021 and has since been instrumental in creating insightful travel data reports.

Noah completed his master's in journalism entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado, where he resided in Denver for five years before moving to New Mexico in 2022. He grew up in rural Indiana and developed a passion for travel from exploring over half of the United States and several countries, including France, Thailand, Costa Rica, and Czechia.

Before joining Trips to Discover, Noah worked as a freelance writer in Real Estate Housing Market Analysis technical report writing. His educational background in economics and journalism and his aptitude for data analytics and writing helped establish him as a data journalist.

Despite being new to the field, Noah's work has gained recognition from major media outlets like CNBC, NBC, Yahoo!, MSN, and numerous local news channels. He specializes in analyzing the hospitality, airline, rental car, and financial services industries to provide readers with research-based travel guides and advice.

When he's not exploring algorithms to uncover the best travel destinations or creating reports on long-term travel trends, Noah enjoys exploring the hidden outdoor gems of New Mexico.

Stories by Noah

Country Overview

Map of Italy (With Cities & Regions)

Oct 30, 2023

Italy is a country in the Northern and Eastern Hemisphere located in Southern Europe. The country is surrounded by water, including the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Tyrrhenian, and Ionian Seas.… continue reading

Guest Favorites

Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts Worldwide, According to Guests in 2023

Oct 24, 2023

Welcome to our exclusive list of the world's 25 top-rated all-inclusive resort destinations. Our analysis of over 2,000 all-inclusive resorts worldwide reveals the finest vacation havens that captivate… continue reading

Continent Overview

Map of South America (With Countries & Capitals)

Sep 25, 2023

South America is the fourth-largest continent in the world and sits in the Western Hemisphere. The continent lies south of North America, sharing a land border via Panama… continue reading

Autumn's Palette

Peak Times to See Fall Foliage Across the US [2023]

Sep 15, 2023

It’s the time of year marked by crisp air and sweaters, pumpkin spice, and cinnamon soirées. We’re talking sunkissed September serenades and October Opuses full of cider-sipping sagas… continue reading

Luggage Economics

Why is Luggage so Expensive?

Sep 12, 2023

You are not alone if you’ve ever done a double-take at the price tag on a suitcase or piece of luggage. The concept is simple — a container… continue reading

Free Voyages

Your Passport to Free Travel: Exploring Funding Options and Debunking Myths

Sep 1, 2023

The world of travel funding opportunities is dizzying, full of inconsistent terminology and, for lack of a better word — simply convoluted. A sandstorm of funding jargon can… continue reading

Pawsome Getaways

Study: 100 US Destinations, 700+ Insights — The 10 MOST Pet-Friendly Cities

Aug 17, 2023

You love your pet; you love to travel — I don’t have to tell you these two passions can clash. I’ve been there, renting the only pet-friendly hotel… continue reading

Member Perks

Global Entry Vs. TSA PreCheck: Which is Best For You

Jul 27, 2023

TSA PreCheck and Global Entry allow you to move more quickly through the airport but in different ways. These programs offer expedited security and customs processing at U.S.… continue reading

Island Intricacies

Do You Need a Passport to Fly to Puerto Rico? | International Vs. Domestic Travel

Jul 14, 2023

Surrounding the allure of American tourism to Puerto Rico, a tropical U.S. commonwealth territory, is an uncertainty of travel logistics for U.S. citizens. Over 29,000 monthly Google searches… continue reading


Can AI Plan Your Next Trip? All Your Questions, Answered

Jul 11, 2023

AI is permeating every aspect of the travel landscape that serves as inspiration and a resource for travel planning. As you embark on planning your next adventure, the… continue reading

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