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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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