Posts Tagged ‘Media Trips’

Should You Watch Confessions of a Travel Writer?
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[Posted on: 24 August 2009]
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“Confessions of a Travel Writer” sat, unwatched, on my TiVo as I headed to last weekend’s Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference. One afternoon, while surrounded by a group of esteemed writers, the topic of the show came up, and the verdict was unanimous – they hated it. As someone who likes to form […]

Take A Peek Inside A Media Trip
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[Posted on: 25 June 2009]
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A while back I wrote about a Media Trip I went on in April, to the Park Royal Holiday Resort in Cozumel, Mexico, and I followed that up with a list of “Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Media Trips“. Most established writers have been invited – at one time or another, sometimes frequently – […]

Having Trouble Getting Published? Here’s the Secret…
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[Posted on: 8 May 2009]
[Posted in: Getting Started, Overcoming Obstacles]
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Pretty much every writer has at some point been asked to write for free, and it’s most common with travel writers. It’s a ‘dirty little secret’ that we don’t like to admit to, but most of us have done it, and will continue to do so from time to time. We certainly don’t want to […]

Interview: Maralyn D. Hill, President of IFWTWA
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[Posted on: 5 May 2009]
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For those that don’t already know, IFWTWA stands for the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association. It is a global network of people involved in the hospitality and lifestyle industries and the writers, bloggers, and journalists who promote them by informing others about them. This past week I had the great pleasure of interviewing […]

Travel Media Trips: Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts
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[Posted on: 1 May 2009]
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Many beginning Travel Writers and Bloggers ask us “what exactly is a ‘media trip’ (or a ‘press trip’)?” These two terms are used interchangeably, though you’ll see and hear Media Trip more frequently. If you read my last post “Travel Media Trip – Cozumel Follow Up” you’ll have a good idea of what a travel […]

Travel Media Trip – Cozumel Follow Up
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[Posted on: 29 April 2009]
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This past week I spent 4 wonderful days in Cozumel, Mexico on a Travel Media Trip, as a guest at the fabulous Park Royal Resort (of course you’d already know this if you follow us on Twitter). We’re adding a new section to our website for Destination Travel Articles, so watch for mine about the […]



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