We spoke to Monisha Rajesh, who won National Consumer Feature of the Year in the 2020 Travel Media Awards, for her Guardian article 'The godfather of trains'. if you feel inspired, entry is now open for the 2021 Awards. What does it mean to you to win this award? It was a joy to win the award, [...]
The Travel Media Awards 2021 is now open for entry. The only UK national awards recognising excellence and achievement within all forms of the travel media, the winners will be announced at a ceremony at Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel on Monday 18 October. Now in its seventh year, these prestigious accolades are respected and trusted [...]
The Travel Media Awards is pleased to announce this year’s winners, following a successful online event held on 25 January, attended virtually by representatives of the UK’s top travel media. At the event, 22 publications, broadcasters, journalists and photographers were each honoured with a prestigious award. Matthew Jackson, co-founder of the awards and managing director of APL Media, said: “The Travel Media [...]
Our headline sponsor this year is leading technology business Babble. Founded in 2001, Babble has transformed over 2,000 clients’ organisations through cloud-based solutions that enhance efficiency, flexibility and customer loyalty. “We’re delighted to be sponsoring this year’s Travel Media Awards and playing our part in recognising industry excellence," said Matt Parker, Babble's CEO. "There [...]
On the afternoon of 25 January we'll be gathering - albeit virtually - to celebrate the very best of travel media across 21 award categories. In addition to these categories, which attracted over 900 entries, we have decided this year to introduce an award recognising Travel Media Champions — individuals who [...]
We're excited to announce that adventurer, author and photographer Levison Wood is the worthy recipient of the 2020 Special Contribution Award. Levison has worked and travelled in over 100 countries and has written seven best-selling books. He has produced six critically acclaimed documentaries which have aired around the world. He is a Major [...]
The Travel Media Awards have announced this year’s finalists. The judges have had a difficult job picking the finalists for this year’s Travel Media Awards. The judging panel, made up of some 60 judges from leading travel businesses and travel media, has now whittled down the huge number of entries to compile a [...]
The Travel Media Awards are, like so much this year, going to look a little different, as we're moving to a fully virtual event. The awards will still be taking place on 25 January, but we're going to be raising our glasses to the winners at home as we celebrate online.With the Covid-19 situation still [...]
It might still be difficult to travel, but that doesn't stop us dreaming of our next adventures — and brilliant travel TV and radio shows are ideal for helping us imagine where we'll go next.
Hilary Bradt, winner of the Special Contribution Award 2019, on why Guidebooks matter more than ever
Hilary Bradt, founder of Bradt Travel Guides, who was awarded the Special Contribution Award at the 2019 Travel Media Awards, has spoken about why guidebooks still play in important role — even in these difficult times.