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Guild Yearbook will launch May 2015

The launch date and venue have been announced for the 2015/16 edition of the prestigious Guild Yearbook: May at the London Coliseum.

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Pol and Isabel recognised by Travel Extra Awards

Gonzalo Ceballos of the Spanish Tourist Board and Eoghan Corry present Guild member Pol O Conghaile with the overall Travel Extra Travel Journalist of the Year award. Pol wasn’t the only member recognised at these prestigious awards. We must also … ..more

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AGM – Milano, Italy

The Guild’s 2015 AGM took place on 25 January at Palazzo Pirelli, Milan. Members were given a briefing on Expo starting in May and participated in tours of the city and the surrounding Lombardy region.  

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Guild members win AITO writing awards

Aaron Millar and Andrew Eames received awards from the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) at their annual event on 18 November 2014. Aaron (4th from left in the photo) received second place in the AITO Travel Writer of the Year award … ..more

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Swimming pigs and birdies

Guild member Peter Ellegard won the award for the best consumer feature in the Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2014. The winning piece, published in Great Golf magazine, featured the unlikely combination of swimming pigs and golf in the Bahamas.

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Five Dogs, Two Cats and a Couple of Mugs

Former Guild chair and BBC 1 Holiday presenter Mary Johns has had her first book published. Illustrated by her artist husband Geoff Rowswell, it tells the story of the summer months they spent on a Greek island. It’s a tale of … ..more

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Award for Tim Bird

International Photography Awards (IPA) has announced the winners of One Shot: One World competition. Tim Bird was Awarded an Honorable Mention in One Shot: One World Competition – One World – People category for the winning entry “Kumbh Mela.” Many … ..more

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Adrian Phillips appointed MD at Bradt

Globetrotter is delighted to hear that Adrian Phillips – longstanding Guild member and long-suffering Yearbook Editor – has been appointed Managing Director of Bradt Travel Guides, following the decision by Donald Greig to step down and relocate to Scotland. The … ..more

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Guild award winners

Four travel journalists recently captured top honors in the 2014 IPW Travel Writing Awards competition. The winners were announced on April 7 during a media reception at the IPW trade show in Chicago. The US Travel Association, which coordinates the … ..more

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A-Maze-ing Minotaur

However sketchy our Greek mythology, most of us can remember the plot of ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’. King Minos keeps dangerous beast in an underground maze; Theseus, Prince of Athens, kills beast; hero escapes maze using Ariadne’s ball of golden … ..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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