I’m pleased to say that Head for Points has been shortlisted for three 2018 Business Travel Journalism Awards.
The categories we have been shortlisted for this year are:
Features Journalist of the Year – Air (Rob)
Features Journalist of the Year – Accommodation (Rob)
Best Use of Digital in Business Travel & Meetings & Events
Longer-term readers will know that we won three of these awards last year:
Editor of the Year (Rob)
Best Newcomer to Business Travel or Meetings and Events Journalism (Anika)
Best Digital Strategy
We won’t be matching that stellar performance this year. I decided not to put myself forward for Editor of the Year again (only fair to give someone else a chance!) and Anika can’t really win Best Newcomer twice.
Sadly there are not categories for Features Journalist of the Year – Travel Credit Cards, Best Reader Competitions, Best Party, Best Reader Interactivity, Best Reader Offers etc as I would be more confident of winning those!
The prizes will be handed out at a dinner at the Corinthia Hotel on 4th October. The winners are picked by a panel of key figures from the business travel industry, none of whom I know, which makes them more ‘worthwhile’ in my view.
There’s no money for winning but you do get a very hefty investment bank-style perspex tombstone. Last year my wife promptly hid them away in a cupboard in case the kids started throwing them at each other …..
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