Travel Writing Unplugged: The Travel Channel Covers a Press Trip

So you want to be a travel writer, eh?

http://www.jaunted.com/story/2009/8/10/184025/480/travel/Find+Out+What+Happens+When+5+Travel+Writers+Get+In+Front+of+The+Camera

The Travel Channel takes you inside one of my favorite activities- the press trip (AKA media tour). It involves a lot more guts than it does glory, but without these type of invitations, we’d never be able to cover these locales for our readers or listeners. I don’t know any of the writers who were on this trip, nor have I been to Chile.

The writer through whose POV the tour is seen, provides more detail here:

http://www.worldhum.com/features/travel-interviews/interview-with-charles-runnette-confessions-of-a-travel-writer-20090810/

BCB

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