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Members’ News: Summer 2018

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.58; September 2018 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE Welcome to our latest news briefing on what our members are up to. It’s been a busy three months since the last edition. We have now published our Directory. You may remember that last year we published a booklet, just listing…

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Members’ News: Spring 2018

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.57; May 2018 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE Welcome to our latest quarterly news briefing on what our members are up to. These days the Guild membership is smaller and more elite. Over the last two years we’ve been applying stronger criteria for judging applications from new members. Applicants…

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Members’ News: Autumn 2017

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.56; October 2017 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE Here we are with the latest news on what our members are up to… besides dreaming of possible fame and glory in this year’s Gala Awards on the eve of World Travel Market! We hope that as a PR/commissioning editor you’ll…

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Members’ News: Spring 2017

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.55; May 2017 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE   It’s an interesting time for commissioning editors and travel writers alike. There has always been ‘churn’. Destinations & travel styles open up and come into fashion all the time, while others recede or fall off the map. Over the years…

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Members’ News: Winter 2016

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.54; December 2016 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE It’s been another busy quarter for Guild members and already we are gearing ourselves up for more activity, both on and offline. In addition to the individual activities listed below, the Guild has held another successful Gala Awards Dinner at the…

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Members’ News: Summer 2016

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.53; August 2016 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE I spend a lot of my time attending and/or speaking at digital influencer/blogger conferences, and one thing that I’ve noticed in the last year or so, and particularly in this last quarter, is that I’m not alone in representing the Guild.…

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Members News: Spring 2016

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.52; April 2016 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE This first quarter of 2016 has been a busy time for the British Guild of Travel Writers, with an increasingly active programme of events, that can be divided into three types: Members Only – Monthly gatherings to improve our knowledge with…

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Members News: Winter 2015

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.51; December 2015 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE The autumn and early winter of 2015 have been a bonus awards season for BGTW members. Andy Jarosz was named Travel Writer of the Year at the German Tourism Awards event; Emma Gregg was feted as the Travel Blogger of the…

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Members News: Summer 2015

ISSUED BY THE BRITISH GUILD OF TRAVEL WRITERS Issue No.50; August 2015 CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE This has been an exciting, productive and fun-filled spring/summer season for the 270-member British Guild of Travel Writers. Our 2015-2016 Yearbook – considered the bible of the travel industry – was launched in May at a gala event staged at the…