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No slow down in lockdown: New BGTW members

At the BGTW EGM this week, former Guild Chair Mary Moore Mason made the very valid point that it was hard to keep track of the people had joined the Guild during lockdown, because we hadn’t had the chance to meet them properly at a social event. This list answers that question! These are all…

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Guild press trip to Latvia

Six Guild members travelled to Latvia on 12 August to participate in a five-day press trip whose focus was the country’s Latgale region.

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British Guild of Travel Writers AGM destinations during the 2010s

Tenerife’s decision to host the 2016 AGM reflected on the productivity of Guild members following the 2010 event. The high volume of features and online articles written by members following our visit the island meant that Tenerife was keen to have us back just six years later.

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Recent British Guild of Travel Writers AGM destinations

“I can honestly say that this was the most impactful group of journalists that we have ever had the opportunity to host,” commented Douglas Warner, the Director of Media Relations at Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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BGTW appoints Simon Willmore as chairman

The British Guild of Travel Writers has elected Simon Willmore as its next chairman.  Joining Simon on the new Board, which takes up responsibility for running the Guild from 1 February 2019, will be Kathryn Liston as vice chairman, and Board members Jennie Carr, Jennifer Howze, Stuart Render and Susan Schwartz. Further members of the…

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Travel writers celebrate historic collaboration

A new collaboration has been announced that will strengthen ties and develop international co-operation between professional travel writers from Great Britain, Australia and North America (USA and Canada). The international partnership, the first of its kind, brings together the British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW), the Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW), and the Society…