What is a Travel Writer?

Travel Writer Job Description

Travel writers are responsible for bringing tourist destinations to life by describing their sights and sounds in accurate and compelling detail.


Travel writers typically work as freelancers, although they might be employed by a travel agency. 



Typical Job Duties

• Prepare articles in a range of styles to suit different audiences

• Travel to various destinations

• Take notes relating to the culture, sights, sounds and other experiences of the destination

• Work within very tight deadlines

• Maintain solid knowledge base of destination in order to provide readers with context and other information

• Gather contact information for hotels, restaurants and other destinations mentioned in article



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