Travel Media Awards 2019, in association with in association with Malta Tourism Authority

The winners of the Travel Media Awards 2019 were announced on 21 October at a sparkling ceremony at The Landmark London. Over 300 people were present to see the best of the UK travel media honoured with an Award, including representatives of some of the UK’s leading travel media and industry organisations.

The evening saw 21 publications, broadcasters, journalists and photographers awarded prestigious trophies. They included Hilary Bradt, founder of Bradt Travel Guides, who was presented with the Special Contribution Award.

The Travel Media Awards were created in recognition of the hugely influential role that today’s travel media play. Submissions were judged by some of the UK’s most influential travel industry figures alongside leading travel writers and editors. Categories covered a wide range of disciplines and media, from consumer travel magazines (both national and regional) to travel trade titles and guide books.

The Winners

BLOGGER/VLOGGER OF THE YEAR
Jelly Journeys 

CONSUMER MAGAZINE SECTION OF THE YEAR
1843

CONSUMER PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR – PRINT
The Sunday Times Travel Magazine

CONSUMER PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR – ONLINE
Suitcase Magazine

CUSTOMER MAGAZINE
Audley Traveller

GUIDE OF THE YEAR – BOOK, ONLINE, APP
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New York City

BREAKING TRAVEL NEWS
Francesca Street, CNN Travel

BROADCAST PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR – TV, RADIO, ONLINE
The Travel Show, Tokyo Paralympics 2020 for BBC

CONSUMER WRITER OF THE YEAR
Michelle Jana Chan

NATIONAL BROADSHEET NEWSPAPER SECTION OF THE YEAR
The Sunday Times

NATIONAL CONSUMER FEATURE OF THE YEAR
Emma Thomson ‘Is Greenland the new Iceland’ The Sunday Telegraph

NATIONAL TABLOID NEWSPAPER SECTION OF THE YEAR
Metro

PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
Jonathan Gregson ‘The Hunt’ Lonely Planet Magazine

REGIONAL PUBLICATION FEATURE OF THE YEAR
Jeremy Lazell ‘Fun in the Jungle’ The Sunday Times, Scotland

SPECIALIST TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR
Amelia Duggan

TRADE FEATURE OF THE YEAR
Sue Bryant ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Cruise Adviser

TRADE PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR — ONLINE
travelmole.com

TRADE PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR – PRINT
ABTA Magazine

TRADE WRITER OF THE YEAR
Mike MacEacheran

YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR
Amelia Duggan

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION AWARD
Hilary Bradt

Our Sponsors

Headline Sponsor

Malta Tourism Authority

Trade Media Partner

Babble

Consumer Media Partners

Seabourn
Holland America Line

Category Sponsors

Advantage Travel Partnership
Audley Travel
Cyplon Holidays
Elite Island Resorts
Kuoni
Kuoni
Nova Scotia
Oliver's Travels
Sunsail
Travelbag

Champagne Reception Sponsor

Exodus

Venue Partner

Landmark London

Social Media Agency

Siren Comms