Advisory Panel

The Travel Media Awards Advisory Panel consists of leading travel businesses and specialist travel PR companies, and plays an important role in shaping the awards.

The panel also provides invaluable knowledge and insight into the travel media sector, and to maintaining the Awards as a must enter event for travel writers, broadcasters and photographers.

Debbie Flynn

Debbie Flynn is the founder and CEO of Brighter Group, one of the UK’s leading travel, hospitality and tourism public relations and representation agencies, now in it’s 20th year.

Debbie Hindle
Debbie Hindle is the managing director of Four Travel, the UK’s leading travel marketing and public relations communications agency. She has been listed as one of the top 100 most influential women in leisure and hospitality.
Jill Duffell

Jill Duffell is Senior PR Manager for Thomas Cook, one of the world’s leading holiday companies operating across 15 source markets.

Jonathan Sloan

Jonathan Sloan is the Managing Director of Hills Balfour, a full service representation agency specialising in the tourism industry.

Jules Ugo
Jules Ugo is managing director of Lotus, one of the leading communications agencies in the travel and lifestyle sectors.
Maria Pieri

Maria Pieri is the Editorial Director for APL Media, a specialist travel and lifestyle content media provider, whose titles include the flagship title National Geographic Traveller (UK) and ABTA Magazine.

Rachel O

With more than 20 years’ experience in travel and leisure PR, Rachel has a track record of success working for some of the leading brands in travel.