Since tourism leaves a permanent footprint that impacts the environment of destinations,
SATW established the Phoenix award in 1969 to recognize conservation and preservation efforts




SATW is committed to providing professional development resources to members for continued growth in the areas that impact our professionals. SATW’s access to the leaders in the travel writing industry provides members with the highest level of insight to improve their professional skills.


To sample some of SATW’s professional development, check out some of the topics on SATW’s 60 Second Travel Writer series, SATW Webinars and more here. If you’re an SATW member, check out the Members-Only Professional Development page.


The full gallery of Professional Development topics and seminars are provided for SATW members-only. Not a member? Find out how to join SATW.


Want to learn more about speaking opportunities within SATW? Click here for more information.



Upcoming Events:


December 12 

2:30 Eastern, 11:30 Pacific time


New angles and the story structure that takes readers along

Insights and always-timely tips by Spud Hilton


At a time when everyone is focused on numbers, it’s easy to forget that the writing still has to be good and have a solid angle. In the era of engagement, all the SEO in the world won’t help the story that isn’t engaging. We’ll talk about easy tips for finding new angles to destinations, as well as methods of structuring your storytelling to best bring the reader along for the ride. Registration is for members only. Please visit the Members-Only Professional Development page to register.


Interested in becoming a member? Find out how to join SATW.