Here are last year's BTJA award winners.
The winner brought new stuff to the table and covered broad territory that could save people's lives. Writing an excellent entry that belies the fact that the writer is in the newcomer category.
Rob produced an “educational piece with good flow and sound statements from knowledgeable experts in the industry”.
Judges remarked that the online courses for travel bookers are excellent tools and outstanding metrics proved the success of their strategy among readers.
The judges decided that the winner should be for the campaign that focused on a crucial and relevant issue to many people who travel for both business and leisure.
The panel said that the “campaign took a wider issue and made clever use of social media channels and a concerted social media strategy to make a change”.
Mark Harris: GLOBAL SERVICED APARTMENTS INDUSTRY REPORT
This report gained high praise, with the judging panel saying that the winner was 150 pages brimming with information, analysis, and various insider perspectives on the evolution of serviced apartments. And called the writer “a force in travel editorial”.
Mark Harris: MEETINGS IN TRAVEL - CHANGING THE MINDSET
The judges loved the Meetings in Travel supplement, commenting that it took “an interesting and worthy topic and presented it well”.
Amon won rave reviews from our judges who said the entry was “A well-researched piece which shows depth as well as a concise ability to communicate”.
The winning scoop reported on a “contentious issue” and “a subject anyone who travels by air will care about.”
The panel thought that this category winner provided something “topical, informative and something different. The writer provided a different perspective on a region that is not typically covered in the business travel media and more business travellers are going to that part of the world”.
For his article on Let the best rate win for Business Traveller.
The winning journalist garnered high praise for “A very insightful piece about the destination's culture, work ethic and what it means to be Polish”.
The winning journalist presented the panel with an “interesting and insightful piece on how rail is competing with low cost airlines” that was both interesting and useful.
The panel commended Jenny's article, remarking that it was a “very thought provoking article about cybersecurity threats on board and on the ground”.
For her piece on Safe and Sound for Buying Business Travel.
The judges felt Paul deserved the title for his “outstanding editorial leadership and journalistic skill”.
The winner of this award creates a lot of the content themselves and leads two titles simultaneously – an impressive achievement. Yasmin clearly never sleeps! The judges were particularly impressed by Event360's range of topics and reach.
The Business Travel Magazine
This creative bunch wowed the judges with their versatility and modern approach to magazine design.
Buying Business Travel
This team produces a great looking magazine that covers interesting topics spanning meetings and events as well as travel.
M&IT won for its topical, with a strong focus recently on terrorism and how it has affected the industry, especially relevant for events and meetings bookers.
Business Travel Journalism Awards 2017 | Thursday, 05 October 2017 | The Natural History Museum | Cromwell Rd | Kensington | London SW7 5BD | UK
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