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Glittering prizes: The winners of the 2016 BGTW ITA awards

The BGTW’s annual awards for the best developments in tourism are always eagerly awaited. Here’s a full list of the…

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Charity Raffle prize generosity raises £4067 – BGTW Events 2016

To all the generous providers of prizes for the charity raffle at our annual gala awards dinner – a big…

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Guild members scoop top Travel Media Awards 2016

Two Guild members took top honours in this year’s Travel Media Awards at a ceremony at London’s ME Hotel. James Lowen…

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Twitter & Instagram for beginners – BGTW Events 2016

Though it was designed for the uninitiated the Guild’s latest tutorial on social media – “Twitter & Instagram for Beginners” –…

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Masterclass: How to monetise your blog – BGTW Events 2016

Whether by accident or design – I like to think the latter – there was a perfect match between the…

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Landscape study – Guild visits Blenheim Palace

Gillian Thornton reports on a Guild tour of Blenheim Palace:  As thank you presents go, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire ranks…

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A busy April for Guild bloggers – BGTW News 2016

Geoff Moore – a blogging virgin – reports on the changing face of travel media:  My blogging baptism took place…

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A night in the pub – BGTW members’ events 2016

Neil Taylor reports on the Guild’s March social evening: Staying in a pub seems such an obvious thing to do…

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Paragliding: getting your second wind – Tenerife AGM 2016

Lindsay Sutton takes to the air. NEVER mind ‘The Wrong Kind of Trousers.’ We had ‘The Wrong Kind of Wind,’…

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Walking among volcanoes – Tenerife AGM 2016

Last night we squinted through the dusk to follow the rocky, uneven path that led us back from a fiery sunset…

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Mount Teide – Tenerife AGM 2016

They say the altitude might affect you. Hardly surprising. The Teleferico Teide cable car shoots up to the upper station at…

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Whale trail – Tenerife AGM 2016

Liz Gill spots pilot whales and bottle-nosed dolphins off the coast of Tenerife I’m not much of a betting person but…

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Aquatic Fly Over – Tenerife 2016

Most of us like to remain in our comfort zones. My comfort zone is avoiding anything with more than a…

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Walk this way – Tenerife AGM 2016

With more than a decade of accumulated knowledge and thousands of footsore kilometres behind them, Guild member Andrea Montgomery and…

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£3724 raised for Railway Children

A fabulous array of raffle prizes* enabled the Guild to raise an impressive £3724 at its annual awards dinner towards the the East…

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2015 BGTW Photographer of the Year – Timothy Bird

BGTW Photographer of the Year Award sponsored by Fuji Film went to Tim Bird who is based in Helsinki. His winning images captured subjects…

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2015 BGTW Travel Writer of the Year – Jonathan Thompson

BGTW Travel Writer of the Year award, sponsored by Travel PR, went to Jonathan Thompson for a portfolio of travel articles in the Daily Telegraph, Escapism, Metro and the Guardian. They…

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Best Tourism Projects of 2015 revealed by BGTW

The British Guild of Travel Writers’ annual tourism awards were announced last night on the eve of World Travel Market.…

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Mastering Twitter: Guild seminar open to non members

Twitter has become the best way to keep up with the news as it happens, find sources, find an audience…

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Guild members nominated for Travel Media awards

Guild members are prominently represented among the finalists in the inaugural Travel Media Awards. They include:   NATIONAL CONSUMER TRAVEL FEATURE…

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Kew for a party – The BGTW celebrates summer in the gardens 2015

The Guild held its annual summer party at Kew Gardens. Neil Taylor reports: Travel writers are well used to exaggeration,…