BAY AREA TRAVEL WRITERS

We are a non-profit association of professional travel journalists. We tell our often award-winning stories through many media, old and new — in newspapers, magazines, broadcasts, blogs, videos, books, and online publications.

Tana Toraja, Funeral Ceremony

Sulawesi
Photo: Diane LeBow
Geisha

Japan
Photo: John Williamson
Treasure Island

San Francisco
Photo: Morton Beebe
Foggy Day

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Fisherman
Photo: Laurie McAndish King
Beach Beauty

Ruakaka, New Zealand
Photo: Effin Older
Eiffel Tower

Paris
Photo: Matthew Eley
Arches

Utah
Photo: Michael Bernhardt
Hocking Hills

Stargazing
Photo: Valerie Stimac
Tidal Marsh

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Lower Falls,McCloud River

Discover Siskiyou
Photo: John Williamson
Hot air ballooning

Visit Santa Rosa
Photo: John Williamson
Golden Gate

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Sunset

Visit Pacifica
Photo: Molly Blaisdell
Geese

Gray Lodge
Photo: Lee Foster
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BATW NEWS & EVENTS

A recap of the BATW holiday party and the first event of 2024.
The Zoom tutorial is an introductory look at using the big four social media platforms.
A recap of the BATW holiday party and the first event of 2024.
The Zoom tutorial is an introductory look at using the big four social media platforms.
The Saturday meeting includes breakfast, free parking and a guided tour of Levi Stadium.
BATW’s outgoing president details a year of growth, great networking and professional development.
Trusted by restaurants, bars, hotels, and travel destinations, the report has become an indispensable resource.
The annual meeting is a chance to meet new members and brainstorm on future programs, venues, membership perks and more.
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

Submit your outdoor stories by March 15 for this special spring issue.
A smattering of news from our members.
Submit your outdoor stories by March 15 for this special spring issue.
A smattering of news from our members.
Epic season for snowfall, major renovations in this iconic resort town.
Experience wine country’s wellness bounty from spas and hikes to farm-to-table menus and ways to unleash your creativity.
Just a smattering of member awards, along with recently-published articles and photos.
The honor is awarded to the BATW member who most embodies Rebecca’s talent and generosity.
Melanie writes for numerous regional and national magazines.
Anne is author of the newly-released book  “Part-Time Nomads, Traveling the World by Bicycle”
Just a smattering of recent news from our members.
Maria and her photographer mom travel the world as social media influencers.
Chrisie is among the top 10 Most Influential Women of the Sierra Nevada
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CORPORATE MEMBERS

AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

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