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Welcome to the home page of the British Guild of Travel Writers – for over 50 years, the leading organisation for travel media professionals. We number among our members many of Britain’s most successful travel journalists, guidebook writers, editors, photographers and broadcasters. On this site you can find out about membership, view our events calendar, and buy our Yearbook – which comes with enhanced access to our website allowing you to read even more about our members and review our comprehensive travel industry directory


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Are you a travel professional?

Then you simply can't do without:

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Produced by the Guild every year, the must-have reference book

for 2014 is full of details of 260-plus professional travel writers,

hundreds of contact numbers and addresses of

tourism departments and tourist offices worldwide

along with much, much more indispensable travel info.

 

Purchase a copy and you also get a free login for access to the

Contact Book section of the BGTW website.

 

To order and pay for your copy use this link.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ben Westwood In the Spotlight

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When and why did you join the Guild?

I joined earlier this year to connect with fellow travel writers and to swap ideas.

 

What are you working on at the moment? Any future plans?

I have just finished a guidebook to the Machu Picchu region of Peru. Having recently returned from living in South America, I’m looking to concentrate on the UK and Europe in the near future

 

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"The truly amazing thing about the Vikings was that they ever decided to leave home. With resplendent fjords, laconic fishing villages and gorgeous, healthy people everywhere in between, it's hard to understand why you wouldn't want to stay in Norway forever."


Roger Norum, Make the Most of Your Time on Earth, September 2007

 

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