SATW President Jane Wooldridge announced the creation of the Global Travel Awards (#GTMAawards) at TravMedia's International Media Marketplace luncheon in New York. The prestigious awards will be presented by the Global Travel Media Allliance, comprised of SATW, the Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW)...

Follow the SATW 2019 convention (October 20-24) on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) as we discover the surprises in our host city of El Paso, Texas. Join 300 travel journalists, photographers, editors, destination representatives, broadcasters, bloggers and travel website owners during the four-day conference as...

By Chez Chesak My father was a Texan. He despised our New England winters, said y’all regularly, and the first thing he did when he moved into one of his (many) new apartments scattered throughout central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire was hang a giant Texas...

There comes a time when everyone needs a make-over. Times change, styles shift, the 'same old-same old' gets tired. Those are some of the issues that the board considered when moving forward with a refresh of the SATW brand and an overhaul of the website....

On December 6, I spent several hours at the offices of my elected representatives to discuss the implications of the Dynamex ruling issued by the California Supreme Court last spring. In a nutshell, the ruling redefines who can be classified as independent contractors not subject...