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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.

The Call for Entries will be announced in spring 2019.

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

There are two categories:

  • International Article (two winners awarded in this category)
  • Domestic Article
Best IPW Host City article

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

Contact Us

Need more information about the IPW Travel Writer Awards?

Cathy Reynolds

Manager, Media Relations and Lead Manager, IPW Press Operations