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ITA 2020 finalists

The BGTW announced the finalists of the International Tourism Awards 2020 in a special online event, the BGTW Big Reveal, hosted by Guild members Jon…

MEA 2020 finalists

The BGTW announced the finalists of the BGTW Members’ Excellence Awards 2020 in a special online event, the BGTW Big Reveal, hosted by Guild members…

No slow down in lockdown: New BGTW members

At the BGTW EGM this week, former Guild Chair Mary Moore Mason made the very valid point that it was hard to keep track of…

BGTW Talks Travel: Decolonising travel writing

On Tuesday 15 July, BGTW member Meera Dattani hosted a panel of expert writers and academics to discuss ‘decolonising travel writing’.

Saint Lucia launches first podcast

BGTW members Jon Holmes and Antonia Windsor announce armchair guide to help listeners take their mind off the current situation with a virtual holiday in…

Black Lemur Camp receives BGTW ITA award

Madagascar’s Black Lemur Camp, winner of the BGTW International Tourism Awards – Best Wider World Tourism Project, has been presented with its certificate to the…

International Tourism Awards finalists announced

The finalists in the British Guild of Travel Writers 2019 International Tourism Awards (ITA) have been announced. The ITA scheme recognises excellence in tourism projects…

Sue Watt wins at Atta Media Awards

The winners of the 2019 Atta Media Awards were announced at the Campfire Tales event on the 26th June and BGTW member Sue Watt won the…

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….

25 years of Essentially America – and of Mary Moore Mason as editor

Mary Moore Mason, BGTW member and former chair, was congratulated for her 25 years as editor of Essentially America magazine at a London event, attended…