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Roly Smith publishes ‘Wonders of the Peak: Then and Now’

Everyone who knows the Peak District – Britain’s first and most popular National Park – knows that it’s wonderful. From…

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Members scoop USA honours

Two Guild members were honoured in the 2018  Visit USA (UK) Association media awards . They were: Aaron Millar, winner…

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LATA Awards 2018 dominated by Guild members

Once again, Guild members reigned supreme at a media awards event – this time, the event in question was the…

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Members’ News: Spring 2018

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.57; May 2018 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE Welcome to our latest quarterly news…

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Holland awards for Guild members

Three Guild members were winners at this year’s France Travel Media Awards (FTMA), held at Carousel in Marylebone on Tuesday 27 February.

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Guild shines at FTMA: three categories out of seven won by BGTW members

Three Guild members were winners at this year’s France Travel Media Awards (FTMA), held at Carousel in Marylebone on Tuesday 27 February.

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In the Spotlight: Claire Dodd

New member Claire Dodd recently won the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Best Online Feature award for 2017. Read it here: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/haiti-tourism-travel-best-bits-facts-attractions-gain-more-travellers-a7723706.html.…

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Award for Peter Ellegard

Guild member Peter Ellegard has won the Best Travel Trade Feature category in the 2017 Caribbean Tourism Organisation Awards –…

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Members’ awards success

Two Guild members won recognition in this year’s AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) travel writing awards competition.  For his…

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Members’ News: Autumn 2017

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.56; October 2017 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE Here we are with the latest…

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Africa hand turns gaze on Britain

Brian Jackman’s golden prose has long created vivid images of the African bush. But h describes as his new book…

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Guild’s US awards triumph

A night of triumph for Guild members at the Visit USA Association’s Media Awards event at London’s St Ermin’s Hotel.…

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Brian Jackman honoured

Long standing Guild member Brian Jackman has been recognized for his outstanding contribution to the understanding of African tourism. He…

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Aaron’s Big Easy piece takes top honour

Guild member Aaron Millar is a winner in the US Travel Association and Brand USA’s 2017 IPW Travel Writer Awards competition,…

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Members’ News: Spring 2017

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.55; May 2017 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE   It’s an interesting time for…

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Guild members scoop Dutch awards

Four Guild members won recognition in the 2017 Holland Press Awards organised by the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions.…

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Stuart Forster scoops a British Annual Canada Travel Award

BGTW member Stuart Forster was presented with the British Annual Canada Travel Award for Best Online Coverage at an event…

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In the Spotlight – Simon Willmore

What made you start travel writing? I was living in Grenoble, France, to complete my Master’s – weirdly enough, in…

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#100DaysWild, a celebration of British summer wildlife

I love summer in Britain – but I also I hate it. Our country’s wildlife is at its most varied…

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Members News: Winter 2015

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.51; December 2015 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE The autumn and early winter of…

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In the Spotlight – Rob Goss

When and why did you join the Guild? I joined in October this year. I live in Japan most of…