The nominations are now open for the Travel Article of the Year category for the forthcoming 2018 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence. The award is open to all travel writers, broadcasters and bloggers who published a feature on England in 2017 in the UK.

The VisitEngland Awards for Excellence celebrates the best of English tourism, promoting competition and high standards, helping to ensure England’s place as a world-class destination. The Travel Article of the Year award recognises the important contribution that media and influencers make to encouraging and shaping domestic tourism.

Eligible entries

VisitEngland is looking for a published article, video, or a TV or radio feature, that encourages domestic travel in England. The article could have been published in a UK magazine, newspaper, online or on a blog channel; it can be an England series, a destination feature or a round-up.

To enter

  • Please email a link to or colour scan of you/your colleague’s travel piece to
  • All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must have been published in the UK in 2017. If a broadcast entry does not appear under the entrant’s name, confirmation should be included from the programme producer that the entrant is entitled to claim the feature as their own work
  • Please give your details in the body of the email (name, title, email address and telephone number), along with the publication’s details (name, circulation and date of publication)

Deadline for entries

28 March 2018

Shortlisted entries will be put forward to a judging panel in April and the winner announced on St George’s Day (23 April).