Travelwriters UK currently has
about 100 members, most of them established full-time professional travel
journalists. There are also some successful newcomers. All
contribute to mainstream UK media, at professional rates of pay, which is a membership requirement.
The function of Travelwriters UK is to give individual
travel media professionals a 'shop
window' that can be seen free of charge by editors anywhere in the world. In
addition, if work offers are sent to us, they are circulated to
Although a membership organisation, Travelwriters UK is
not a charity. However, the cost of membership - open only to
those with a track record of published travel journalism - is kept
low to encourage more writers and other journalists to join, on
the basis that the more members it has, the more commissions it
will generate, and the more useful it will be to each of the
Travelwriters UK was
created by travel journalist and author Andrew Sanger in the year
2000. It was run by Andrew until November 2017. You can find out more about
Andrew Sanger and his work from
his own website and
his Travelwriters UK Personal Page.
In November 2017, Andrew transferred Travelwriters UK to one of
its members, travel writer Ben West.
For more about Ben, see
his Journalists page listing and
visit his website.
See also: Our Policy