Just announced! TravelwithLisaOnline.com won the Bronze Award from the North American Travel Journalists Association in the Travel Journalist Website Category! The Gold Award went to Travel USA Today, and the Silver to its parent site, Perceptive Travel. Another winning entry by yours truly – for Cultural Travel – was the story, “Riviera Maya and All That Jazz”, featured in TravelWorld International Magazine. The competition, now in its 20th year, honors the “best of the best” in travel writing, photography and promotion that cover all aspects of the travel industry worldwide.
Here’s the release:
North American Travel Journalists Association
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CONTACT: Yani Leon
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 1, 2012
LISA CODIANNE FOWLER WINS TRAVEL MEDIA COMPETITION
PASADENA, CA– The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) yesterday announced that Lisa Codianne Fowler won two BRONZE awards in the 2011 Annual NATJA Awards Competition. One was in the Travel Journalism Website category for her website, www.travelwithlisaonline.com, placing her third just behind Travel.USAToday.com (Gold) and its parent site, PerceptiveTravel.com (Silver). Codianne Fowler’s other bronze award was in the Cultural, Educational, Self-Improvement Travel category for her story, “Riviera Maya and All That Jazz” featured in TravelWorld International Magazine.
This awards competition, now in its 20th year, honors the “best of the best” in travel writing, photography and promotion that cover all aspects of the travel industry worldwide.
NATJA Awards recognize excellence in travel writing, photojournalism, social media, multimedia platforms, advertising, marketing and public relations for the travel and tourism industry. This year, NATJA received more than 500 submissions from all over the world.
“We are extremely pleased with this year’s entries; they were outstanding, both in quality of work and range of coverage,” said Helen Hernandez, CEO of the organization. “The number of entries is the largest we have ever received and the level of creativity and professionalism is reflective of the vibrancy of the travel journalists’ community. I also believe this year’s entry pool is an indication of the overall economic recovery and its positive effect on the travel industry.”
NATJA is the second largest travel media association in North America. Members include travel media professionals, convention and visitors bureaus, social media, hotels and attractions, and other travel marketing agencies. Members are provided with professional development workshops, peer-to-peer evaluation, web tools and networking opportunities. NATJA also publishes TravelWorld International Magazine (www.travelworldmagazine.com).
For more information about NATJA or a complete list of 2011 award winners, visit www.natja.org.
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