EMMA GREGG
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Emma Gregg
Travel Writer, Editor and Photojournalist
Awards

2023

WINNER: Positive Impact Storyteller of the Year

Inspire Global Media Awards 2023
How to safari in 2022: five new ways to explore (and related articles) National Geographic Traveller
Africa’s green cuisine revolution Adventure.com
Namibia: Soul Safari Travel Africa magazine

WINNER: Consumer Magazine Feature of the Year (Africa)

Inspire Global Media Awards 2023
How to safari in 2022: five new ways to explore (and related articles) National Geographic Traveller

FINALIST: Travel Writer of the Year: Best Blog Post

AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) Awards 2023
Feel close to nature on a Celtic rainforest walk VisitWales.com

FINALIST: Consumer Magazine Feature of the Year (Africa)

Inspire Global Media Awards 2023
Morocco: Sand, songs and solitude (and related articles) National Geographic Traveller

FINALIST: Sustainability Travel Writer of the Year

Travel Media Awards 2023
For work published in National Geographic Traveller, Travel Africa magazine and Adventure.com

FINALIST: Sustainability Travel Feature of the Year

Travel Media Awards 2023
Africa’s green cuisine revolution Adventure.com

FINALIST: Specialist Travel Writer of the Year

TravMedia Awards 2023
Drumbeats and heartstrings: tuning in to the rhythms of Senegal National Geographic Traveller
How to safari in 2022: five new ways to explore (and related articles) National Geographic Traveller
Africa’s green cuisine revolution Adventure.com

2022

FINALIST: Travel Feature of the Year
FINALIST: Travel Photo Feature of the Year

BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2021-22
Antarctica and South Georgia: Leave no trace National Geographic Traveller

2021

SILVER AWARD: Travel Writer of the Year: Best Feature Over 1500 Words

AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) Awards 2020/21
Botswana: Delta blues National Geographic Traveller

FINALIST: Guide of the Year

Travel Media Awards 2021
The Flightless Traveller Greenfinch / Quercus Books

SHORTLIST: Best Travel Read

National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2021
The Flightless Traveller Greenfinch / Quercus Books

2020 and earlier

Awards

WINNER: Travel Writer of the Year: Best Feature Under 1500 Words

AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) Awards 2019
Kenya: Hot air ballooning over the herds National Geographic Traveller

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Best Feature on a Wider World Destination

BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2018
Mozambique: Beyond the beaches National Geographic Traveller

WINNER: Best Feature on an Overseas Destination
BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2017
Safari for 73-year-old beginners National Geographic Traveller

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Best Destination Feature Under 850 words
BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2017
Monkey business, Journeys magazine

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Adele Evans Award for Best Guidebook
BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2017
Great Breaks: Brighton, Sussex & South Downs Insight Guides

SECOND PLACE: Travel Writer of the Year: Travel Blogger of the Year

AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) Awards 2016
All aboard the flying toast rack All About Everywhere

WINNER: Kenneth Westcott Jones Memorial Award

BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2015
Smooth waters All About Everywhere

WINNER: Travel Writer of the Year: Travel Blogger of the Year
AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) Awards 2015
Smooth waters All About Everywhere

WINNER: Consumer Magazine Travel Writer of the Year

LATA (Latin American Travel Association) Awards 2014
Welcome to the jungle National Geographic Traveller

WINNER: Best Specialist Travel Feature

BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2012
Escape to the Cape National Geographic Traveller Family

WINNER: Best Long-Haul Travel Feature
BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2011
People of the desert National Geographic Traveller

WINNER: Best Consumer Travel Features

British Travel Press Awards 2010
With open arms Travel Africa magazine
Traveller’s guide to Namibia The Independent

WINNER: Travel Guide Book of the Year

British Travel Press Awards 2009
The Rough Guide to East Coast Australia Rough Guides

Other accolades

FINALIST: Travel Feature of the Year: Regional & Specialist Media

BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2020
For work published in Travel Africa magazine

FINALIST: Travel Writer of the Year

BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2019
For work published in National Geographic Traveller and Wanderlust

FINALIST: Best Short-Read Travel Feature
BGTW (British Guild of Travel Writers) Awards 2019
Kenya: Hot air ballooning over the herds National Geographic Traveller

FINALIST: Travel Writer of the Year: Best Feature Over 1500 Words
AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) Awards 2019
Zambia: The trees have eyes National Geographic Traveller

FINALIST: Best Wildlife and Nature Feature in a Magazine

Atta (African Travel and Tourism Association) Media Awards 2018-2019
Mozambique: Beyond the beaches National Geographic Traveller

FINALIST: Best Magazine Coverage of Africa

Atta (African Travel and Tourism Association) Media Awards 2017
Africa: Meet the People National Geographic Traveller

FINALIST: Best Wildlife Feature in a National Magazine
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Atta (African Travel and Tourism Association) Media Awards 2017
East Africa: Meeting Doctor Jane National Geographic Traveller

FINALIST: Travel Guide Book of the Year

Travel Media Awards 2016
Great Breaks: Brighton, Sussex & South Downs Insight Guides

FINALIST: Travel Writer of the Year
AITO (Association of Independent Tour Operators) Awards 2013
Changing colours of the Kalahari The Independent

FINALIST: Travel Journalist of the Year

SATOA Awards 2012

FINALIST: Travel Photographer of the Year
British Travel Press Awards 2010
Photos of Kunene (Namibia) Travel Africa magazine



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