Joining SATW has been one of the best decisions
of my career. The contacts I’ve made alone make the
price of membership worthwhile.

WHY JOIN SATW

 

  • Networking opportunities for travel journalists and travel publicists including one-on-one Marketplace meet-ups at meetings and conventions
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Chapter and Council meetings throughout the year and our Annual Convention designed to introduce members to new destinations around
    the world
  • A listing in our member directory, used by media and visitor bureaus to locate the top professionals in the travel and travel writing industries
  • The Traveler member publication is filled with information on new contacts, research trips, story queries and valuable travel industry articles.
  • Member discounts on evacuation insurance, travel gear, photographic supplies, airport parking, airport VIP lounges, car sharing, hotel rates, vacation packages, guidebooks, and more
  • Access to the members-only section of this website
  • Writing and photography competitions recognizing professional work
  • Inclusion into the SATW media database which is used to match media inquiries with member experts on topics and destinations
  • Opportunity to list your blog link on the SATW website

HOW TO JOIN SATW

 

When you apply for membership to SATW, you become part of a Council (Freelance, Editors, or Associates), based on your role in the industry, and part of a Chapter, based on your geographical location (Eastern, Central States, Western, Canadian). Applicants must reside in the U.S. or Canada or have their work published primarily through North American media.

STEP 1: DETERMINE YOUR TYPE OF MEMBERSHIP.
Freelance

You are a travel journalist who receives
payment for the content you produce in
published outlets and you reach a significant
audience, or are a website/blog
owner with an average of 10,000 UVs
per month. All fees are in US Dollars.

 

Application fee is $75

New Member fee is $100

Annual dues are $155

 

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Editor

You work primarily as a staff editor of travel media with a readership of 25,000 or more per month, or are a salaried editor or staff writer. All fees are in US Dollars

 

 

 

Application fee is $75

New Member fee is $100

Annual dues are $155

 

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Associate

You are a publicist or public relations representative in the travel industry. All fees are in US Dollars.

 

 

 

 

Application fee is $125

New Member fee is $200

Annual dues are $300

 

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STEP 2: APPLY.
  • Fill out application form
  • Sign Code of Ethics at end of form
  • Submit application fee and new member fee
  • Wait to hear from the membership coordinator, who will verify your application and may request more information
  • Upon acceptance into SATW, pay membership dues

 

Read through the review process your application goes through.

 

Click the link below to apply in your membership category:

 

FREELANCEEDITORSASSOCIATESBLOGGERS AND WEBSITE OWNERS