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2016

March

National Geographic Traveller (UK) announces Travel Geeks: Rush Hour
LONDON (7 March 2016) — 
National Geographic Traveller (UK) will be regularly hosting Travel Geeks: Rush Hour after its launch success at London’s Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show. This new informal series of after-work get-togethers brings together experts, writers, readers and travellers in an open forum to talk about travel. Read more…

February

Winner of National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition 2016 announced
LONDON (13 February 2016) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) announced the winners of its Photography Competition 2016, in partnership with CEWE PHOTOBOOK, today at the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show. Read more…

National Geographic Traveller (UK) presents a Photography Masterclass
LONDON (5 February 2016) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) is hosting a Photography Masterclass at theprintspace on 9 March, focusing on how readers can make money from travel photography. Led by professional photographer Steve Davey and National Geographic Traveller’s group art editor Chris Hudson, it will cover the inner workings of photo libraries, print sales, competitions and how to pitch work to magazines and other publications. Read more…

Win a writing commission for National Geographic Traveller (UK)
LONDON (3 February 2016) 
— If you want to transform your love of writing into a career and see your work published in one of the UK’s most successful travel magazines, the 2016 National Geographic Traveller Travel Writing competition could be your fortuitous foot in the door. Read more…

January

Finalists of National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition 2016 announced
LONDON (22 JANUARY 2016) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) has confirmed the finalists of its fifth annual Photography Competition 2016, in partnership with CEWE PHOTOBOOK. The grand-prize winner will be announced at the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show on 13 February. Read more…

National Geographic Traveller (UK) launches Travel Geeks at Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show
LONDON (20 January 2016) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) is launching Travel Geeks, an informal series of events for those passionate about travel, at London’s Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show from 4-7 February. Travel Geeks will bring together travel experts, adventure specialists and like-minded individuals interested in talking about what they like to do most: travel. Read more…

2015

December

Final call for entries to National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition 2016
LONDON (2 December 2015) — Do you dream of shooting for the UK’s best-loved travel magazine? National Geographic Traveller’s annual Photography Competition aims to find the best new talent and send winners on an amazing photographic commission to destinations including Tanzania, Vietnam and Iceland. With the deadline –13 December – looming, this is a final call for entries to all photographers from amateur, to mobile, to professional. Read more…

November

Winners announced for the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2015
LONDON (25 November) — The winners have been announced for the inaugural National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2015, in association with Qatar Tourism Authority. TV presenter Tim Shaw hosted the glittering awards ceremony at Le Méridien Piccadilly in London on 24 November. Winners were selected by nearly 6,000 readers, who voted online for their favourite destination, airline, tour operator and more. Read more…

Tim Shaw to host National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2015
LONDON (20 November)
 — Tim Shaw will be hosting the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2015, in association with Qatar Tourism Authority. The ceremony will take place in London this November, with the winners appearing in the Jan/Feb issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK). Read more…

National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2015 shortlist announced
LONDON (11 November) — The shortlist has been announced for the inaugural National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2015, in association with Qatar Tourism Authority. Readers of one of the UK’s best-loved travel magazines voted for their favourite destination, airline, tour operator and more, with the winners announced during a ceremony in London this November and in the Jan/Feb issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK). Read more…

National Geographic Traveller (UK) presents a new Photography Masterclass
LONDON (10 November) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) is hosting its new Photography Masterclass at theprintspace detailing how to take the perfect photographic portrait while travelling. Led by professional photographer Steve Davey, it will cover some of the key techniques for approaching and interacting with potential subjects, as well as how to take great street images. Read more…

October

National Geographic Traveller (UK) November 2015 available on newsstands
LONDON (1 October 2015) — The 180-page November 2015 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK) has hit the newsstands with a FREE Dubai with Kids guide. Read more…

September

National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition 2016 open for entries
LONDON (15 September 2015) — National Geographic Traveller’s Photography Competition 2016 is now open for entries. Widely recognised by professionals and amateurs from across the UK, the prestigious photography competition aims to find the best new talent and to send the winners on a photographic commission for National Geographic Traveller — destinations include Tanzania, Vietnam and Iceland. Read more…

August

National Geographic Traveller (UK) September 2015 available on newsstands now
LONDON (7 August 2015) — The September 2015 issue of the 180-page National Geographic Traveller (UK) has hit the newsstands. Read more…

July

National Geographic Traveller (UK) announces the winner of its Travel Writing Competition 2015
LONDON (31 July 2015) — In March, we challenged our readers to submit a great piece of travel writing, in a bid to discover the best of British talent. The challenge was to write a focused piece of just 400 words that captured both the essence of a destination and the spirit of National Geographic Traveller: immersive travel and authentic storytelling. The results were exceptional, and from Monday this week we revealed a different runner-up each day. Now we’re excited to announce that the winner of this year’s Travel Writing Competition is Flora Baker for her Hidden Thailand piece. Read more…

National Geographic Traveller (UK) & World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015
LONDON (27 July 2015) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) is delighted to announce it is the exclusive media partner for the People’s Choice category in the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at WTM — the only publically voted category in the Awards. The winner will be announced live at the World Responsible Tourism Awards ceremony during World Travel Market on 4 November 2015, in front of an audience of tourism officials, professionals, ministers and media. Read more…

June

Voting opens for the National Geographic Traveller (UK) Reader Awards 2015
LONDON (23 June 2015) — Voting is now open for the inaugural National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2015, in association with Qatar Tourism Authority. Readers will be able to vote for their favourite destination, airline, tour operator and more, with the results announced during a ceremony in London this November and in the Jan/Feb issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK). Read more…

April

National Geographic Traveller (UK) — May 2015 available on newsstands now
LONDON (2 April 2015) — The May 2015 issue of the 180-page National Geographic Traveller (UK) has hit the newsstands. Read more…

March

Win a writing commission for National Geographic Traveller (UK)
LONDON (27 March 2015) — If you want to transform your love of writing into a career and see your work published in one of the UK’s most successful travel magazines, our 2015 travel writing competition could be your fortuitous foot in the door. Read more…

National Geographic Traveller (UK) launches new interactive app for iPad
LONDON (25 March 2015) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) is excited to announce the launch of its new interactive iPad app, with a free BEST OF 2014 issue, is now available in the App Store. The app will replace its current page-turner version. Read more…

National Geographic Traveller (UK) launches the Digital Nomad project
LONDON (24 March 2015) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) has launched its Digital Nomad project, with the first roaming reporters heading out to Aqaba in Jordan from 14-29 March. Tweeting, blogging and YouTubing as they travel, the Digital Nomads share the world as they see it – and are available for followers to interact with too. Read more…

2014

December

Win a photographic commission for National Geographic Traveller
LONDON (8 December 2014) — Do you dream of shooting for the UK’s best-loved travel magazine? We’re on the lookout for an adventure-hungry photographer who has what it takes to head out on a photographic commission to Kenya’s Masai Mara. Read more…

National Geographic Traveller (UK) – Jan/Feb 2015 available on newsstands now
LONDON (4 December 2014) — The Jan/Feb 2015 issue of the 196-page National Geographic Traveller (UK) has hit the newsstands with a free copy of National Geographic Traveller – Family. Read more…

November

National Geographic Traveller (UK) wins British Travel Award 2014
LONDON (28 November 2014) — National Geographic Traveller has won the Best Consumer Holiday Magazine category at the British Travel Awards gala dinner held at Battersea Evolution, London (26 November). Read more…

National Geographic Traveller (UK) Awards nominations
LONDON (14 November 2014) — National Geographic Traveller has been nominated for a number of prestigious awards on the eve of its fourth birthday. With BSME, AITO, PPA and the British Travel Awards all holding their award ceremonies in the coming weeks, National Geographic Traveller has been shortlisted for Editor of the Year, Travel Writer of the Year, Designer of the Year, Cover of the Year and Best Consumer Holiday Magazine. Read more…

October

National Geographic Traveller Launches Travel Writing Masterclass in association with Travellers’ Tales
LONDON (31 October 2014) — National Geographic Traveller (UK) and the National Geographic London Store have launched a Travel Writing Masterclass in association with Travellers’ Tales. The inaugural travel writing Masterclass will offer a unique opportunity to learn from the influential editors behind one of the UK’s most successful travel magazines and independent agency, Travellers’ Tales, who will share their expertise and inspire you to put pen to paper. Read more…