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Charity Raffle prize generosity raises £4067

To all the generous providers of prizes for the charity raffle at our annual gala awards dinner – a big thank you. A mighty big thank you too from Survival International, which benefitted to the tune of £4067. The cheque was handed over to the charity’s founding trustee, travel writer Robin Hanbury-Tenison, during the event…

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Best in Class: BGTW Members’ Awards Winners

The cream of  travel writing and photography was celebrated with the unveiling of the British Guild of Travel Writers’ 2016 Members’ Awards on the eve of World Travel Market. As usual they were judged by an independent panel of travel professionals from whom the identity of the publication and author are concealed. Travel Writer of the Year –…

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Armenian surprises at Guild Savoy Awards Dinner

It’s not every evening you’re entertained by a top Armenian jazz musician on the empty wine bottle and tea tray. But then there was much unexpected about this year’s British Guild of Travel Writers’ Awards Dinner at London’s Savoy Hotel – not least an Armenian brandy of ferocious strength. The dinner, attended as usual by an…