This Year's TravMedia Awards Finalists

Announcing our Finalists

On 12 March 2024, TravMedia announced the finalists for the TravMedia Awards in an industry broadcast. Congratulations to all our finalists!

THE Media awards Finalists

Media Award star

Rising Star of the Year

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Bella Falk

Jessica Reid

Laura Sanders

Sam Kemp

Sasha Nugara

Sophie Dickinson

Media Award star

Trade Staff Writer of the Year

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April Hutchinson, Editor, TTG Luxury

Beverley Fearis, Editor, Business Travel Magazine

Harry Kemble, Cruise Editor, TTG Media

Ilaria Grasso Macola, Reporter, TTG Media

Madeleine Barber, Head of Partner Content, TTG Media

Tom Parry, Content Producer, TTG Media

Media Award star

DOMESTIC TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR

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Ben Aitken

Ed Grenby

Greg Dickinson

Lauren Jarvis

Phoebe Smith

Sarah Baxter

Sian Lewis

Media Award star

Specialist Travel Writer of the Year

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Chris Leadbeater

Farida Zeynalova

Mary Novakovich

Mike Unwin

Nigel Tisdall

Sarah Marshall

Media Award star

Sustainability Travel Writer of the Year

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Charlotte Cullinan

Emma Gregg

Karen Edwards

Phoebe Smith

Richard Hammond

Shafik Meghji

Media Award star

Consumer Staff Writer of the Year

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Cathy Adams, Senior Content Editor, The Times and The Sunday Times

Greg Dickinson, Deputy Head of Travel, The Telegraph

Liz Edwards, Deputy Travel Editor, The Times and The Sunday Times

Lorna Parkes, Commissioning Editor, National Geographic Traveller

Niki Blasina, Deputy Editor, FT Globetrotter

Tom Robbins, Travel Editor, The Financial Times

Media Award star

Freelance Writer of the Year

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Adrian Phillips

Ed Grenby

Emma Thomson

Georgina Lawton

James Stewart

Jamie Lafferty

Media Award star

Broadcast Programme of the Year

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Heart & Soul: Future Shaman – Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent, BBC (Podcast)

Simon Parker's Global Adventures – Simon Parker, Times Travel (TV)

The Travel Diaries – Holly Rubenstein (Podcast)

The Travel Show: Uzbekistan – Rajan Datar, BBC (TV)

So You Think You Know – Alex Outhwaite (Sky)

Wander Woman: A Travel Podcast – Phoebe Smith (Podcast)

Media Award star

Exclusive of the Year

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Ben Clatworthy, The Times, No Passports Needed Under Border Force E-gate Plan

Francesca Street, CNN Travel, The Double-decker Airplane Seat is Back

Greg Dickinson, The Telegraph, I Found Paradise, Drew a Map, and in 15 Years it was Ruined

Heidi Fuller-love, iNews, Rhodes Fires: I Was So Scared For My Baby

Julia Buckley, CNN Travel, The Three-year Cruise is Cancelled

Zoey Goto, The Times, The Otherworldly US States Where Cows Outnumber Humans

Media Award star

Feature of the Year

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Sarah Barrell, National Geographic Traveller, A Rail Adventure in Kyushu

Mark Palmer, Daily Mail, Cruise Captain

George Kipouros, Wanderlust, Finding a Happy Place

Eddi Fiegel, The Sunday Times, I Had an Emotional Reunion With the City My Parents Fled

Mike MacEacheran, National Geographic Traveller, The Magnetic North

Ed Grenby, The Sunday Times, The World's Newest Mega Hotel

Media Award star

Trade Publication of the Year

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Cruise Adviser

Hertelier

Onboard Hospitality

Selling Travel

The Business Travel Magazine

TTG Media

Media Award star

TRAVEL MEDIA WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

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Adventure.com

Anywhere We Roam

CNN Travel

National Geographic Traveller

Rough Guides

The Sun

Media Award star

Consumer Magazine Travel Section of the Year

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Breathe Magazine

British Muslim Magazine

Fabulous

Good Housekeeping

Radio Times

Woman & Home

Media Award star

Travel Magazine of the Year

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Charitable Traveller Magazine

JRNY

Much Better Adventures

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

OutThere Magazine

Wanderlust

Media Award star

National Tabloid Newspaper Travel Section of the Year

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City A.M.

Daily Mail

The Sun

Media Award star

National BROADSHEET Newspaper Travel Section of the Year

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The Daily Telegraph

The Financial Times

The Guardian

The i

The Independent

The Sunday Times

THE Influencer awards FINALISTS

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Rising Star of the Year

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Alex Stratikis, Autism Adventures Abroad

Bea Meitiner, Bea Adventurous

Jess Murray, Jet Off with Jess

Jessica & Wayne Heather, Holiday With The Heathers

Stacey Milentijevic, Minas Journey

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Vlogger of the Year

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Alex Hunter, Attaché

Alex Outhwaite, Alex Outhwaite

Amy Hulley, Amy en Voyage

Dave & Deb Bouskill, The Planet D

David and Alicia Reilly, Life of Reilly

Mansoureh Farahani, Travel With Mansoureh

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Blogger of the Year

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Abigail King, Inside the Travel Lab

Becki Enright, Borders of Adventure

Kate McCulley, Adventurous Kate

Lavina Dsouza, Continent Hop

Victoria Watts Kennedy, Bridges and Balloons

Influencer Award star

Influencer of the Year

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Alex Hunter, Attaché

Amy Hulley, Amy en Voyage

Chloe Gunning-Sherifi, Wanderlust Chloe

Peter Elia, The Man Who Hiked The World

Sima Sthanakiya, The Curious Pixie

Sion & Ben Walton-Guest, The Globetrotter Guys

the PR awards finalists

PR Award star

Rising Star of the Year

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Ellie Chambers, Sekoya Communications

Emma Berg, Heaven Publicity

Emme McKay, Intrepid Travel

Freya Lord Jones, FINN Partners

Harriet Wright, J/PR

Lauren Clifton, LOTUS

PR Award star

PR Campaign of the Year

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Black Tomato, 'Black Tomato x 007'

FINN Partners – Advantage Travel Partnership, 'Travel Triumph: Making Advantage the Voice of the Travel Industry’

Hotels.com, 'Room Service Report'

LOTUS – TravelSupermarket, 'Cost of Holidays'

Skyscanner, ‘Travel Trends 2024’

Universal Destinations & Experiences, 'The Grinch UK Takeover'

PR Award star

In-house PR team of the Year

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Atout France

Intrepid Travel

Kuoni

Switzerland Tourism

TUI

VisitEngland

PR Award star

PR Agency of the Year

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Black Diamond

FINN Partners

J/PR

Lemongrass Marketing

LOTUS

MMGY Hills Balfour

PR Award star

PR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

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Charlotte Humphrey, Princess Cruises

Grace Parker, FINN Partners

Kate McWilliams, LOTUS

Kevin Gibson, Universal Destinations & Experiences

Louise Newton, Iglu.com

Marine Teste, Atout France

PR Award star

PR BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

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Daisy Rachlin, Templemere PR

Debbie Flynn, FINN Partners

Jules Ugo, LOTUS

Lynsey Devon, Heaven Publicity

Natalia Dowling-Kennedy, MMGY Hills Balfour

Rachel O'Reilly, Kuoni

the Special Awards

Media Award star

DIVERSITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

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Chloe Berman, Intrepid Travel

Sassy Wyatt, Blind Girl Adventures

Sion & Ben Walton-Guest, The Globetrotter Guys

Steph Dyson & Lottie Gross, Talking Travel Writing

Uwern Jong, OutThere Magazine

Vivienne Dovi, Freelance Journalist

Media Award star

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD

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Media Award star

Travel Writer of the Year

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