NATJA Announces 32nd Annual Award Winners for Excellence In Travel Journalism

PASADENA, CALIF. – The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) announced the winners of the 32nd Annual NATJA Travel Media Awards Competition. Awards were made to publications, travel journalists and photographers, and destination marketing organizations. This year, NATJA established special recognitions for the publication, destination, journalist, and photographer who excelled across various categories in the competition. The special […]

Thank You to All of the Members Who Joined Us for the Mixer for IMM!

We would like to express our gratitude towards Tim Leffel, our NATJA Advisory Board Co-Chair, and Advisory Board Member Helen Hatzis, for co-hosting alongside Cori Solomon, IFWTWA President and NATJA member. Thank you to IFWTWA for joining forces with us and co-sponsoring this event!

NATJA Notes: Gearing Up for the NATJA Holiday Membership Meeting!

Dear NATJA Family, We are now in full Holiday mode with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales come and gone. Decorations are appearing everywhere, and there seems to be an excitement in the air that only comes at this time of the year. Enjoy this beautiful season! As the year begins to wind down, we […]

NATJA Notes: Only a Few Weeks Left of the NATJA Conference Competition!

Wishing all of our US members a blessed Thanksgiving! We are grateful for you and all that you do to make our organization such a wonderful and vibrant community. ~ Your NATJA Family NATJA Office Closed November 23rd & 24th In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, NATJA’s offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23 […]

NATJA Notes: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month!

In honor of the first people that inhabited America, we would like to start today’s newsletter by sharing a land acknowledgment from our home base in Los Angeles County. The County of Los Angeles recognizes that we occupy land originally and still inhabited and cared for by the Tongva, Tataviam, Serrano, Kizh, and Chumash Peoples. […]

NATJA Notes: Announcing the NATJA Conference Competition for Best Article and Best Photo!

Calling all past NATJA Conference Attendees! Win a 2024 NATJA Conference Registration! Did you attend a NATJA Conference in-person between 2014 and 2023? Did you publish articles or photos that resulted from the conferences you attended?  Submit them now to the NATJA Conference Competition! Submissions are free, but you must be a NATJA member in […]

NATJA Notes: Hispanic Heritage Month, Final Weeks for the Awards Competition, and more!

¡Hola! Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! We hope you enjoy the bright and lively colors in our banner. During this time, we celebrate the contributions of our Latino/Hispanic/Latinx communities in the U.S. Who doesn’t love a good taco or burrito? Then there are guacamole and salsa! Arepas anyone? And of course, margaritas!  Besides the food and beverage angle, […]

NATJA Notes: Membership Drive, NATJA Awards, and New Issue of TWI

Dear NATJA Family, Here we are getting ready for fall once again! Pumpkins are beginning to pop up along with Halloween decorations. It’s hard to believe we will be in holiday mode in just 3 months! This is also the time of year when we begin processing submissions for our annual awards competition. In case […]

NATJA Notes: The NATJA Awards Competition Starts Now!

Dear NATJA Family, Our thoughts are with our friends in Maui affected by the fires and Florida who experienced the brute force of Hurricane Idalia. As travelers, many of us have visited Maui and the historic village of Lahaina and have fond memories of our time there. The beautiful Florida beaches along the Gulf Coast […]

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