Why join the BGTW?

To be a member of the BGTW is to be a part of the UK’s leading organisation of travel media professionals since its foundation in 1960.

There are clear financial and professional benefits to being a BGTW member – it is easily possible for the annual subscription fee to pay for itself within a week. Here is an exhaustive (yet ever-changing) list of all the benefits of joining the BGTW.

If you would like to apply to join, click here: bgtw.org/apply or if you have any other queries about BGTW membership, please contact the Secretariat on secretariat@bgtw.org or via phone on 0208 144 3718.

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Financial benefits, professional development

Press card


BGTW Connect

Free coworking space

Members’ meetings

Exclusive press trips



International Tourism Awards

Members’ Excellence Awards



Summer Party

Annual Gala Awards Dinner

Christmas Party

Publishing, social media

Website contributions

Social media

Testimonials from our members

If the above is not enough to convince you, then why not let some of our members tell you why they are in the Guild:

Because it can get you work

Because it will give you contacts

We offer support

Anything else?

Is there anything else you would like to see offered by the British Guild of Travel Writers? Feel free to email secretariat@bgtw.org to offer suggestions. We look forward to hearing from you!


Latest news

The Guild meets at least once a month and regularly hosts networking events, charity fundraisers, panel discussions and workshops. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately.

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