NATJA Awards Competition Prizes

Prizes are awarded as:

  • Grand Prize: Overall outstanding accomplishment across the competition
  • Gold Prize: Awarded per category
  • Silver Prize: Awarded per category
  • Bronze Prize: Awarded per category

All winners and finalists are permitted to display the appropriate NATJA Winner or Finalist Seal (right) on reprints, dust jackets, covers and websites.

Grand Prizes and Gold Place Prizes will be distributed by mail.

Please note that no more than two destination prizes may be awarded for multiple Gold Prize or Grand Prize winners.

Media Bonus Prizes in the 25th Annual NATJA Awards Competition

Additionally, Media Submitters who are Grand Prize or Gold Prize Winners will be invited to select a bonus prize from the listing below. You will be advised by email of the selection process (streamlined from last year).

Confirmed destination prizes for 2016 NATJA Awards Competition as of January 11, 2017. More prizes to come! Details on each prize will be provided to Grand Prize and Gold Prize winners. Please note bonus prizes are subject to changes.


Blair Hotels, Cody, WY
Maine Windjammer Cruises(3-6 nights)
Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands


1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, Eureka, AR
ACE Adventure Resort, New River Gorge, West Virginia
Beacon Hotel, New York, NY
Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, MT
Cannery Row Company, Monterey, CA
Colonial Inn, Concord, MA
David Intercontinental, Tel Aviv, Israel
Derby Wine Estates, Paso Robles, CA
Drury Plaza Hotel Cleveland Downtown, Cleveland, OH
Exodus Travels
French Lick Resort, French Lick, IN
Georgian Terrace Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Springs, CO
The Green Park Inn, Blowing Rock, NC
Harborside Hotel, National Harbor, MD
Historic Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA
Historic Wort Hotel, Jackson, WY
Hyatt French Quarter, New Orleans, LA
JetBlue Airlines
JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Las Vegas, NV
Koro Sun Resort, Fiji
Mandarin & Mango Boutique Hotels, Faralya, Turkey
Outer Banks Visitor's Bureau, Outer Banks, North Carolina
Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL
PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Poseidon Expeditions
The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ
Ritz-Carlton Dallas, Dallas, TX
Ritz-Carlton Denver, Denver, CO
Ritz-Carlton New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Shreveport Hilton, Shreveport, LA
Sorensen's Resort, Hope Valley, CA
Southampton Inn, Southampton, NY
Sun Fun You Mediterrean Voyages
Sunscape Dorado Pacifico, Ixtapa, Mexico
Victoria Cruises
, Yangtze River Itinerary
The Wigwam, Phoenix, AZ