Four Guild members shortlisted for Atta Media Awards

British Guild of Travel Writers members Petra Shepherd, Sue Watt, Emma Gregg and Nigel Tisdall have all been shortlisted for this year’s Atta Media Awards.

The shortlist for the categories our members are competing in as follows:

1. Best Travel Trade Article

Head in the Clouds – Laura French – Travel Weekly
Game On – Lisa Grainger – Days like This – Scott Dunn
How Nature Tourism Saved Walker Bay’s Extraordinary Fynbos – Heather Richardson – PURE Life Experiences

2. Best Cultural Article on an African Destination

Sweet Salone – Sue Watt – Travel Africa
Title Track – Stanley Stewart – Conde Nast Traveller
Treasure Island – India Dowley – Suitcase Magazine

3. Best Wildlife & Nature Feature (Newspaper)

Adapt or die: The curious case of Botswana’s fish-eating leopards – Nigel Tisdall – Sunday Telegraph
Black Rhino Walking Safari – Andrew Purvis – Daily Telegraph
Zimbabwe: From Victoria Falls to the big five – all aboard the safari express – Sue Watt – The Times

4. Best Wildlife & Nature Feature (Magazine)

Living with Elephants – James Gifford – Geographical Magazine
Wild Frontier – Emma Gregg – National Geographic Traveller
River of Life – Ann & Steve Toon – Travel Africa Magazine

5. Best Blogger / Vlogger on Africa

Novel Travel on a South African Adventure – Michelle Jackson – The Novel Traveller
Highlights of Swaziland – Petra Shepherd – Silver Travel Advisor
Tracking Black Rhino on Foot – Joanna Eede – National Geographic Traveller

Results announcement

Follow the results live from Atta’s Twitter account on 26th June: @atta_tourism

Simon Willmore
By: Simon Willmore BGTW Chairman, Digital manager, Writer