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Saint Lucia launches first podcast

BGTW members Jon Holmes and Antonia Windsor announce armchair guide to help listeners take their mind off the current situation with a virtual holiday in the Caribbean. We might all be in temporary lockdown, but the world is still out … ..more

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Travel: the unclear shape of things to come

What will the world of travel look like when the COVID-19 crisis is over, wonders Roger Bray? How many travel companies will survive the economic storm? And how will those that are left persuade anxious consumers to stump up money … ..more

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Geoff Moore featured in local news

After working on this travel story for nearly eight years I ended up making the news myself at the launch of the new schedule passenger helicopter service between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly. Back in 2012 the former passenger … ..more

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A message from the BGTW Board

The BGTW board responds to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on travel Travel is changing in ways that were unimaginable just a few weeks ago because of coronavirus. Every day brings more news of the drastic changes to the … ..more

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All aboard for a year of train travel

On 17 February, members of the British Guild of Travel Writers gathered at The Vestry in Farringdon, a Stay In A Pub venue, to listen to talks about the future of rail travel. Stay in a Pub offers more than … ..more

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BGTW visit to Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Bristol

Images © Heather Cowper heatheronhertravels.com unless stated On 18 January, members of the British Guild of Travel Writers met local friends in Bristol for a visit of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s breathtaking brainchild: the SS Great Britain. The day started with … ..more

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The biggest travel trends of 2020

The UK’s top travel journalists, photographers and influencers reveal the trends they see developing in 2020 — plus a short list of where to go in 2020. Travel trends to expect in 2020 Sustainable travel will grow We’re all becoming … ..more

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BGTW members gather for Xmas party

The great and the good (or, rather, simply anyone who had bothered to RSVP on time) of the Guild gathered in London for a Christmas do under the elongated shadow of Nelson’s ubiquitous column for the second year running. There … ..more

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BGTW’s Mason wins prestigious Travel South USA award

Mary Moore Mason, editor of Essentially America magazine, was this week given a prestigious Travel South Ambassador Award for her media contribution to America’s 11 Southern States. It was presented by Travel South’s CEO Liz Bittner and board member Wit Tuttell at … ..more

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BGTW’s Juliet Rix wins a 2019 Caribbean Travel Media Award

Guild member Juliet Rix, an award-winning national journalist, editor and broadcaster, has won the Best National Newspaper Award in the Caribbean Travel Media Awards for her inspiring coverage of Dominica two years after the devastation of Hurricane Irma. The awards … ..more

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The Guild meets at least once a month and regularly hosts networking events, charity fundraisers, panel discussions and workshops. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately.

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