February 16, 2011 (Seattle) - Travel & Words, the highly regarded Pacific Northwest conference that connects travel writers with destination specialists, announced today its line-up of presenters. The event theme is Sustainable + Green + Responsible Travel and Tourism, offering an opportunity for freelance writers, bloggers and journalists to explore these key trends in travel in the Northwest and throughout the world. Travel & Words will be held May 1-2, 2011, at Willows Lodge, a sustainable boutique hotel located near Seattle in Woodinville, Washington.
Presenters include published writers and specialists in sustainability, including:
Sustainable Culinary and Agritourism,which will be the theme of Travel & Words Spring 2012 conference.
Panels of freelance writers, travel bloggers, publishers, and magazine and book editors will offer guidance on pitching articles and building a freelance writing business.
Nine visitor bureaus and destination marketing organizations from throughout the Pacific Northwest are confirmed as exhibitors.
The conference also will follow green meeting practices by reducing paper use and encouraging attendees to arrive by train, shuttle or car-share.
Early bird registration of $99 is available until March 1. This includes conference materials, writers' resource table, authors' book table, Northwest wineries wine tasting, access to presenters and exhibitors, and refreshments and meals. Willows Lodge is offering a special room rate to attendees. For more information, visit: http://www.travelwritersconference.com/
About Pacific NW Travel Writers Conference: Travel & Words conferences are presented by Pacific NW Travel Writers Conference, an all-volunteer organization of regional freelance writers, travel bloggers and tourism professionals dedicated to providing a forum for freelance writers, staff writers and journalists who want to explore and expand their markets in new ways in a changing world.