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BGTW Talks Travel: Great British Stays

There are few types of getaways more British than staying in a pub – boutique pubs with rooms, traditional inns, and affordable accommodation, all across the UK. What does a stay in a pub look like now for couples, families, … ..more

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BGTW Talks Travel: Decolonising travel writing

On Tuesday 15 July, BGTW member Meera Dattani hosted a panel of expert writers and academics to discuss ‘decolonising travel writing’. The webinar discussed how modern travel media including writing and photography, either through lazy stereotyping or something more sinister, … ..more

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BGTW Talks Travel webinar: Decolonising travel writing

What does ‘decolonise travel writing’ mean in practice? The genre of travel writing really took off during European expansion including the British Empire, with stories usually told from a white, male, Western gaze. In this debate, we’ll discuss the outdated … ..more

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Continuing life in lockdown

So, we are finally looking forward to the gradual process of easing the lockdown. We all probably need a bit of personal grooming and perhaps a pint down the pub, but I know the scientists are very concerned that we … ..more

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BGTW members named in USA travel awards

The BGTW is delighted to recognise our members who have been named as both finalists and winners in the Visit USA Media Awards 2020! The awards celebrate the year’s finest writing on travel to, in and around the USA. The … ..more

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Granny and grandchildren go skiing

For an inter-generational ski holiday, grannies have to seize the moment. To make it happen before the time comes to hang up your own boots, various things have to fall into place. But it’s definitely worth the effort as there’s nothing … ..more

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Zambia Wildlife Experience

European Jews first came to Zambia, then Northern Rhodesia, at the end of the 19th century. Many settled in its then capital Livingstone. Early arrivals were pioneers looking for better economic opportunities; later they came as refugees fleeing Nazi persecution … ..more

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BGTW Talks Travel: What destinations are doing now

Our BGTW Talks Travel discussions are part of a series of online events to bring people together during these extraordinary times, and help our members and other travel professionals move forward. These events aim to connect and educate us for … ..more

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12 top travel journalists unite to say: We love cruise

Twelve British travel writers have come together to produce a five-minute video explaining why they love cruises. The journalists, all working from home in lockdown, decided to act after being dismayed by unbalanced and inaccurate coverage of the industry over … ..more

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Coronavirus support for businesses

Well who would have thought that we would be living in such a difficult time, both personal and professionally, just a few weeks ago. It is of course, unprecedented in living memory. There have been comparisons that the last time … ..more

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