Ramsey Qubein flies more than 450,000 miles a year crisscrossing the globe on his quest to visit every country on the planet. With 166 under his belt, he is an expert in maximizing travel loyalty programs to enjoy the good life on a budget. Having lived in both Madrid and Paris, his favorite places lie on or around the Mediterranean. His work has appeared in numerous consumer and industry publications including Travel+Leisure, BBC Worldwide, Islands, Business Traveler, Premier Traveler, Singapore Airlines' Silver Kris, and US Airways magazines. He is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and completed a Master’s Degree thesis researching various aspects of marketing/branding in the travel industry. He is a regular guest on nationally syndicated radio programs and contributor to outlets including Yahoo News, BBC Worldwide, and AirfareWatchdog.