The winning piece of writing, from Doug Loynes, cleverly builds suspense in the lead-up to Thailand's Songkran festival. Image: Getty

Winner and runners-up of the National Geographic Traveller Travel Writing Competition 2020 announced

LONDON (3 November 2020) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) has announced the winner and runners-up of its Travel Writing Competition 2020. Writing about the Songkran festival in Bangkok, Thailand, Doug Loynes beat hundreds of entries to be named the winner of this year’s competition. The story, published in the Nov/Dec 2020 issue of National Geographic Traveller, focuses on the traditional New …

National Geographic Traveller (UK) Big Sleep Awards 2020

National Geographic Traveller (UK) reveals the world’s best new hotels in its Big Sleep Awards 2020

LONDON (2 September 2020) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) has announced the winners of its annual Big Sleep Awards, celebrating the best new hotels across the world. From exceptional service to cutting-edge design, the Big Sleep Awards acknowledge the latest tastemakers, trendsetters and game-changers in the business. Each of the 16 categories has a winner and two runners-up, meaning a …

Winners of the National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition 2020

Winners of the National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition 2020 announced

LONDON (25 August 2020) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) has announced the winners of its Photography Competition 2020. The grand prize winner of this year’s National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition was snapped by Hadriel Torres at the Matavaa O Te Henua Enana arts festival, held on the remote Marquesas Islands. The celebration of local music, dance and crafts showcases the …

NGT Cool List 2020

National Geographic Traveller (UK) reveals The Cool List: 20 must-see destinations for 2020

LONDON (5 February 2020) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) has announced its Cool List 2020, highlighting the 20 must-see destinations for the year ahead. The hotly anticipated list of countries and cities is revealed in the March 2020 issue of the magazine — on sale on Thursday 6 February. Pat Riddell, editor of National Geographic Traveller, said: “From Cumbria and …

The Masterclasses by National Geographic Traveller 2020

Ten things we learned at The Masterclasses with National Geographic Traveller 2020

The Masterclasses with National Geographic Traveller returned on Sunday 2 February with a packed day of expert-led workshops and seminars on travel writing and photography. Following on from a successful first event in 2018, The Masterclasses saw more than 350 attendees gather to learn from 24 award-winning writers and photographers. The speakers and moderators included the editors and long-time contributors …

Travellers will put their pets at the forefront when planning their getaways in 2020. Image: Getty

10 travel trends for 2020

(Thursday 31 October) With new travel trends taking shape all the time and a host of new adventurous itineraries in the pipeline, 2020 is shaping up to be an exciting year for travellers. From tackling overtourism and discovering non-traditional cruises to putting pets at the forefront and addressing the industry’s environmental impact, this week we round-up the industry experts’ top …

NGT Food Festival

See National Geographic Traveller (UK) Food Festival highlights as 2020 event takes shape

 After the success of its inaugural Food Festival, National Geographic Traveller (UK) is getting ready to bring the culinary event back to London in July 2020. Behind the scenes, the team has already started planning next year’s event. Taking place once more at the Business Design Centre in London next summer, the festival will again feature an exciting line-up …