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Images of Autumn

Each month, the British Guild of Travel Writers collates a selection of seasonal images taken by Guild members. Here is our…

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Guild’s US awards triumph

A night of triumph for Guild members at the Visit USA Association’s Media Awards event at London’s St Ermin’s Hotel. Neil Murray was named Travel Writer of the Year for a portfolio of writing in Essentially America magazine, the Scottish Sunday Mail and other publications. Aaron Millar took top prize in the Best Newspaper category…

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Glittering Prizes: The winners of the 2016 BGTW awards

The BGTW’s annual awards for the best developments in tourism are always eagerly awaited. Here’s a full list of the winners and the highly commended – voted for by our members – plus all the winners of our members writing and photography awards and those who generously sponsored their prizes: Best UK Tourism Awards Project…

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Lindsay Sutton scoops top US award

A piece on the birth of America’s National Parks has won Guild member Lindsay Sutton top honours in the US Travel Association and Brand USA’s 2016 IPW Travel Writer Awards competition, sponsored by CityPASS. Because of the high quality of entries his was one of two voted best US travel destination feature*.  On the 100th anniversary of President Theodore…

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Into the wild – a century of America’s national parks

ROLY SMITH’s new book celebrates the centenary of the US National Park Service, and is a personal journey around over 20 of them, illustrated by top American wilderness photographer David Muench Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity;…