Guild members dominate in Travel Media Awards

Numerous Guild members have been nominated for awards in the 2018 edition of the Travel Media Awards.

The categories that our members are in contention for are below, with our members highlighted.

Best of luck to Victoria Brewood, Jon Holmes, James Lowen, Shafik Meghji, Adrian Phillips, Juliet Rix, Jonathan Thompson, Mike Unwin and Sue Watt.

BROADCAST PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR – TV, RADIO, ONLINE

Colt St George for ‘5 reasons you need to visit Islay’ for Rough Guides
Juliet Rix for ‘From our own correspondent – Nunavut’ for BBC Radio 4
Mike London for ‘Seeing the world without sight’ for BBC Travel Show
Phoebe Smith for ‘From our own correspondent – Vultures in Nepal’ for BBC Radio 4
Shafik Meghji for ‘The Rough Guide to Everywhere’ for Rough Guides

CONSUMER WRITER OF THE YEAR

Adrian Philips, freelance travel writer
Alicia Miller, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine
David Whitley, freelance travel writer
Mandi Keighran, freelance travel writer
Simon Parker, freelance travel writer

GUIDE OF THE YEAR – BOOK, ONLINE, APP

Cruising & Cruise Ships 2018 (Berlitz)
Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018
52 European Wildlife Weekends (Bradt Travel Guides), by James Lowen
England’s South Coast (DK Eyewitness)
The Girl Outdoors (Conway), by Sian Lewis

NATIONAL CONSUMER FEATURE OF THE YEAR

Jamie Lafferty for ‘Papua New Guinea: Behind the mask’ for National Geographic Traveller
Jon Holmes for ‘A bicycle made for brews’ for The Sunday Times
Michelle Jana Chan for ‘Primal green’ for Vanity Fair
Phoebe Smith for ‘Eastern promise’ for Wanderlust
Stephen Bleach for ‘High stakes’ for The Sunday Times

REGIONAL PUBLICATION FEATURE OF THE YEAR

Cathy Adams for ‘Hit the road in laid-back Taiwan’ for Evening Standard
Ian Belcher for ‘
Horse power’ for Brummell
Jonathan Thompson for ‘Make mine a Scottish mini break’ for Metro
Richard Mellor for ‘Welcome to the country that doesn’t exist’ for Metro
Sue Watt for ‘Why you should visit Sierra Leone to experience the world’s most worthwhile marathon’ for Evening Standard

SOCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER

Joe Allam – instagram.com/joeallam
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Akimade Åkerström – instagram.com/lolaakinmade
Suzanne Jones – instagram.com/thetravelbunny
Suze Renner – instagram.com/luxurycolumnist
Victoria Brewood – instagram.com/pommietravels

TRADE FEATURE OF THE YEAR

Daniel Allen for ‘Mother of rivers’ for Cruise Adviser
Larry Pryce for ‘And all that jazz’ for TTG
Mike Unwin for ‘Lviv a little’ for Other Shores
Pippa Jacks for ‘Tales from Tanzania’ for TTG
Sam Ballard for ‘Generation game’ for ABTA Magazine

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