Travel Media Awards 2021 winners

The winners of the Travel Media Awards 2021, in association with The Italian National Tourist Board, were announced on 18 October at a sparkling ceremony at the Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel.

Over 250 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 event saw 21 publications, broadcasters, journalists and photographers awarded a prestigious trophy, including Paralympic medalist, TV presenter and journalist Ade Adepitan, who was presented with the Special Contribution Award.

Winners

BLOGGER/VLOGGER OF THE YEAR
Life of Reilly — David Reilly (youtube.com/lifeofreillytv)

BREAKING TRAVEL NEWS
Trevor Baker, Which? Travel

BROADCAST PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR — TV, RADIO, ONLINE OR PODCAST
Wander Woman: ‘Quirk and Circumstance’ — Buzzsprout

CONSUMER MAGAZINE SECTION OF THE YEAR
Harper’s Bazaar and Town & Country (joint winners)

CONSUMER PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR – ONLINE
The Local Tongue — thelocaltongue.com

CONSUMER PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR – PRINT
Wanderlust 

CONSUMER WRITER OF THE YEAR
Ian Belcher, Brummell Magazine and Sunday Times Travel Magazine

CUSTOMER CONTENT
Hurtigruten Magazine

GUIDE OF THE YEAR — BOOK, ONLINE, APP
Havana Pocket Precincts

NATIONAL BROADSHEET NEWSPRINT SECTION
Sunday Times Travel

NATIONAL CONSUMER FEATURE OF THE YEAR
Stanley Stewart for ‘The Fourth Dimension’ in Condé Nast Traveller

NATIONAL TABLOID NEWSPRINT SECTION
Metro

SUSTAINABILITY FEATURE OF THE YEAR
Sarah Marshall for ‘A fragile life at the frozen edge of Europe’ for The Sunday Telegraph

PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
Mark Parren Taylor

REGIONAL PUBLICATION FEATURE OF THE YEAR
Helen Warwick for ‘When this all over, I’m going to…’ in Cheshire Life

SPECIALIST TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR
Ben Lerwill

TRADE PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR — ONLINE 
thebusinesstravelmag.com and TTGmedia.com (joint winners)

TRADE PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR — PRINT 
TTG

TRADE WRITER OF THE YEAR
Tom Parry, TTG

YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR
Georgia Stephens, The Times and The Sunday Times

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION AWARD
Ade Adepitan

 

The event

Travel Media Awards 2021

Headline Sponsor

ENIT

Trade Media Partner

Babble

Consumer Media Partner

Easyjet Holidays

Category Sponsors

battleface
Discover Qatar
Eco - Electric Car Organisation
Flight Centre
Hong Kong Tourism Board
Katalyst Laboratories
Kuoni
Universal Partners FX
Viking
YourCoopTravel

Social Media Agency

The Brighter Group

Venue Partner 2021

Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel

Welcome Reception Sponsor 2021

Citalia

After Party Sponsor

Nova Scotia Canada