TravelWorld International Magazine Accepting Stories

TWI: Submit for Fall and Winter Issues

TravelWorld International (TWI) Magazine is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Fall and Winter issues. A NATJA member benefit, TWI magazine contributors must be current NATJA members in order to be published. Below are the upcoming deadlines for TWI. Fall 2021 Issue Story and Photography Deadline: August 15, 2021 Ad Deadline: September 1, 2021 Issue Publish Date: September…

July 1 : A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Happy Summer! We are at the beginning of a more promising summer as people hit the road or take to the skies to embark on much-anticipated travel adventures. After sixteen months of staying put, it is no wonder that we are eager to get out! To that end, be sure and read the latest issue…

June 16: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Happy Summer! While we are only a few days away from the “official” date, we wanted to extend greetings for what seems to be a full re-opening for the United States. It is our hope that our Canadian members will soon be joining us so tourism can rebound on what is likely to be a…

June 1: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Greetings!  This is the week when NATJA will hold its first virtual conference. Thanks to all who have registered for what is scheduled to be an informative, educational, and fun event.   Our conference committee members, Suzie Dundas, Helen Hatzis, Betsi Hill, Barbara Marrett and Gustavo Rivas-Solis, who met on a weekly basis, developed a program that is sure to appeal to all. Our sincere appreciation…

May 16: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Dear NATJA Family: All I can say is, “We are back!” After this past week’s announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxing the use of masks, we are confident that tourism will once again see a boom! Travel will be at the top of the public’s mind, especially after 14 months of missing…

May 1: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Dear NATJA Family and Friends:  The last several weeks have been thought-provoking given the results of the Derek Chauvin trial and the increase in assaults against Asian-Americans. One does not need to be political when it comes to seeking fairness, justice, protecting our communities, and following the rule of law. The work that NATJA is…

April 16: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Dear Friends,  As destinations open up and travel resumes, we wanted to provide an opportunity for our community to come together. While countries are in the process of having its residents vaccinated, this process probably will not be completed until later in the year. Our NATJA team felt it important to provide resources to our members during this time.  To that end, we are…

April 1: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Happy Spring!  Spring this year marks a new beginning with a whole new meaning! Vaccinations in the United States are ramping up and we are hopeful that our friends in Canada will see a similar boost in vaccines soon. We are all eager to shed away the vestiges of winter (and 2020!) and move forward to better days.  In that spirit, we are pleased…

March 16: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Wishing all a four-leaf clover filled with good luck! As spring takes hold and we begin to see signs of nature’s rebirth, we can’t help but be hopeful for our future. As more destinations across the United States see an increase in vaccinations and a decrease in the spread of covid-19, we are optimistic for…

29th Annual NATJA Awards Competition - Announcement of Winners

North American Travel Journalists Association Announces 29th Annual Award Winners For Excellence In Travel Journalism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 3, 2021 PASADENA, CALIF. – The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) announced the winners of the 29th Annual NATJA Travel Media Awards Competition. Awards were made to publications, travel journalists and photographers, and destination marketing organizations. Winning entries from major publications included The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Bloomberg Businessweek,…