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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...

In the spotlight: Geoff Moore’s insider view of travel blogging

Here’s a video view of some of the exploits and work of a typical travel blogger these days, from Geoff Moore  a travel photographer-turned-blogger whom...

#thetimbuktwo – Follow the Journey

BGTW member Nick Redmayne and Eugene Costello are raising money for NUJ Extra and the Journalists’ Charity plus the British Heart Foundation by driving from...

BGTW Tourism Awards 2018 finalists announced

A museum about Brunel in Bristol, a tank museum in France, and a civil rights trail in the USA are just three of the finalists...

Guild members win top awards

Adrian Phillips was named Consumer Writer of the Year in the 2018  Travel Media Awards while Jonathan Thompson took top honours for Regional Publication Feature...

Roly Smith publishes ‘Wonders of the Peak: Then and Now’

Everyone who knows the Peak District – Britain’s first and most popular National Park – knows that it’s wonderful. From the brooding Dark Peak moorlands...

Leipzig – Bach to the present

Bryn Frank has travelled widely in Germany, but has a special fondness for the less well known east and north east of the country. It...