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IPW Travel Writer Awards

U.S. Travel Association and Brand USA’s IPW Travel Writer Awards were established to honor outstanding work in print journalism for United States travel destination stories.

Entry deadline: Spring 2020.

Entrants for the IPW Travel Writer Awards must be domestic or international media attending IPW or media who attended IPW the previous year. 

Winners are announced at the Brand USA Media Marketplace Reception at IPW, where the winner of each category will receive $1,000 USD.

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Winners are chosen each spring in the following categories:

Best U.S. Travel Destination article

Entries must be travel features about one or more U.S. travel destinations or attractions.

(Three winners awarded in this category)

Best IPW Host City article

Entries must be based on most recent host city

Best Trade Publication article

Entries must be from a travel trade publication and should be about a U.S. travel destination or attraction.

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Need more information about the IPW Travel Writer Awards?

Cathy Reynolds

Manager, Media Relations and Lead Manager, IPW Press Operations