Finalists announced for the 2014 ASTW Awards for Excellence
Winners names are in bold
In a few days many ASTW members will gather in Fiji for the annual conference which includes the society's AGM and the ASTW Awards of Excellence.
This year there are 17 award categories and 30 finalists. Congratulations to all!
Best Responsible Tourism story sponsored by The Travel Corporation
Rob Dunlop, Belinda Jackson and Sheriden Rhodes.
Best Family Travel story sponsored by Outrigger Resorts
Sheriden Rhodes, Tiana Templeman and Helen Hayes.
Best International Travel story under 1000 words sponsored by Macau Government Tourist Office
Brian Johnston, Craig Tansley and Daniel Scott.
Best International story over 1000 words sponsored by InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa
Daniel Scott, Ben Groundwater and Robert McFarland.
Best Australian story under 1000 words sponsored by Tourism Australia
Christine Retschlag, Daniel Scott and Cameron Cope.
Best Australian story over 1000 words sponsored by Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia
Robert Upe, Marie Barbieri and Kerry van der Jagt.
Best Cruise Travel story sponsored by TravMedia
Brian Johnston, Kerry van der Jagt and Belinda Jackson
Best Food Travel story sponsored by Intrepid Travel
Jocelyn Pride, Georgia Rickard, Christine Retschlag and Briar Jensen
Best Luxury Travel story sponsored by Inspired Luxury and Elite Havens
Craig Tansley, Louise Southerden and Brian Johnston
Best Adventure Travel story sponsored by World Expeditions
Louise Southerden, Roderick Eime, Catherine Marshall and Glenn A Baker.
Best Travel Book sponsored by TravMedia
Danielle Lancaster, Lee Mylne, Louise Southerden and Christine Retschlag.
Best use of digital – writer sponsored by Wotif.com
Annabel Candy, Lee Mylne, Christina Pfieffer and Christine Retschlag.
Travel Writer of the Year sponsored by Tourism Fiji
Ben Groundwater, Tim Richards, Belinda Jackson and Brian Johnston.
Best Communicator or Communications Team of the Year sponsored by TravMedia
Best PR Campaign sponsored by Sidekicker
South African Tourism
Outstanding Tourism Organisation or Travel Product sponsored by PPR
Travel Photographer of the Year sponsored by Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotions Authority
Cameron Cope (2 images judged as finalists), Kara Murphy, Roderick Eime and Angela Saurine.