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North American Travel Journalists Association Accepting Award Entries from all Travel Journalists, CVBs, DMOs, and Travel Professionals for the 2012 Awards Competition
The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) supports professional travel journalism and honors the excellence of travel promotion throughout the world with its annual awards competition, now in its 21st year. The NATJA Awards Competition honors the “best of the best” from travel media (writers, photographers, video journalists, bloggers) and travel promotion submitted by travel journalists, travel magazines, public relations agencies and destination marketing organizations (DMOs/CVBs) from the United States, Canada, Mexico and other countries. The official entry form and guidelines is available by clicking here. Submissions may be submitted beginning September 1st until October 31st, 2012
One Gold Prize winner is chosen in each of the categories, followed by Silver and Bronze winners. Then, five overall grand prize winners are selected in recognition of “outstanding excellence.” Entries are judged by a panel of industry professionals and announced on or about January 31, 2013.
WHO: The Awards program is open to all travel journalists, CVBs and DMOs, agencies, editors and publishers. Entrants need not be NATJA members to submit or to win.
WHAT: The 2011 NATJA Awards Competition, now in its 20th year, honors the "best of the best” in print and electronic travel journalism: articles, photographs, general circulation and specialty publications, blogs and websites, CVB/DMO and destination publications.
WHEN: 2012 NATJA Awards submissions are accepted September 1 - October 31, 2012. All entries must have been published or broadcast between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012.
POSTMARK DEADLINE EXTENDED: NOVEMBER 15, 2012
HOW: Complete rules, details of the awards’ qualifications, fees for entry and the official entry form are available online at www.natja.org/awards. Special Benefit: For a limited time, NATJA is offering one (1) complimentary entry to the 2012 NATJA Awards Competition for new members joining the association of travel media, travel professionals and travel promoters (CVBs/agencies/DMOs) during the awards entry period. To qualify for the one (1) complimentary entry, participants must be a new member or have membership that has lapsed for more than one (1) year.
WHY: Winners receive national recognition in addition to their Award Certificate. Additionally, each year NATJA presents prizes valued at well over $50,000 to working media (travel writer/videographer/personality/blogger/photographer) winners. And all winners are provided with an official seal, located in the upper right, identifying them as a 2011 winner that can be used in print and electronic promotion (website, articles, email signatures, etc.) of their work.
For questions or more information, please contact the NATJA office at 626 376-9754 or email@example.com.