Representing travel writers, photographers, bloggers and broadcasters for over 60 years
#BGTWAwards – the winners!
Events and webinars
The British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW) is a community of over 280 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 turned 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.
A Celebration of Travel
The BGTW gala, one of the highlights of the travel industry calendar, was held on 31 October 2021 at The Savoy, London’s most prestigious venue. This year’s event, titled ‘A Celebration of Travel’, was empowered by Tenerife Tourism.
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.
Events by the British Guild of Travel Writers
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.
Online photography exhibitions
Each quarter, the Guild’s members contribute to a themed photography exhibition to showcase the destinations they have visited:
In the spotlight
Read more on the types of people who are part of our community, including travel writers, photographers, bloggers and broadcasters:
Contact the British Guild of Travel Writers
Are you interested in working with the BGTW? Perhaps you would like to learn more about our events or publications? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.