Representing writers, photographers, bloggers and broadcasters for 60 years
Why join the BGTW?
Events and webinars
BGTW Awards – the finalists
The British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW) is a community of over 250 accredited writers, photographers, bloggers and broadcasters; we are the trusted body for independent editorial comment and expert content on UK and global travel.
Founded in 1960, the BGTW turns 60 years old in 2020 – that’s six decades at the forefront of the travel media industry. All applicants are screened and interviewed in person and all members abide by a strict code of conduct; see out About page for more information.
What can the British Guild of Travel Writers do for you?
If you’re an editor or producer:
We can help you commission a writer who’s been to Antarctica, or a photographer who has imagery from Zambia – see bgtw.org/connect.
If you work in PR or tourism:
We can help you spread the word about your clients through networking events and sponsorship opportunities – see bgtw.org/sponsor.
If you’re a media professional:
We would love for you to join our community of over 250 writers, bloggers, editors, photographers or broadcasters – see bgtw.org/why-join.
Being in lockdown doesn’t mean your skills have to lose their edge. Stay sharp with our collection of webinars; non-members can buy access for the minuscule sum of £6 and members can watch the live events and/or rewatch the recordings for free.
We’re adding new events to our calendar all the time; please check back regularly for updates.
MEA and ITA finalists announced
Online photography exhibitions
Each quarter, the Guild’s members contribute to a themed photography exhibition to showcase the destinations they have visited:
Recent long-form features, op-eds and travel news as written by our members on a range of topics and formats:
Are you interested in working with the British Guild of Travel Writers? Perhaps you would like to learn more about our events or publications? Please email email@example.com or call 020 8144 8713.
You can read more about the people who make up the BGTW Board and its Executives on our Team page.