BATW Mission Statement

BATW is an organization of professional journalists committed to increasing opportunities for, and promoting excellence among, its members in the practice of responsible travel journalism.

BATW Goals

With its various activities and programs, BATW strives to:

  1. Support the development of members’ professional skills.
  2. Advance members’ access to publication, career, and business opportunities.
  3. Promote a love of travel and respect for cultural and environmental aspects of travel to our members, to the traveling public and to providers of travel services and products.
  4. Provide a dynamic, collegial forum for members to exchange ideas and information.