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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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.

BATW NEWS & EVENTS

We’ll discuss travel trends and best pitching practices in this lively Zoom conversation.
Event includes a hosted brunch, BATW meeting and updates on Union Square.
Membership has its privileges. We’ll do a deep dive into the benefits of BATW.
We’ll discuss travel trends and best pitching practices in this lively Zoom conversation.
Event includes a hosted brunch, BATW meeting and updates on Union Square.
Membership has its privileges. We’ll do a deep dive into the benefits of BATW.
Plus, a reflection written by BATW member Jules Older.
Past president Judith Horstman recaps our January mixer on the ever-changing Treasure Island.
BATW’s new Program & Events Committee is developing a robust schedule of monthly meetings and events.
BATW’s new president outlines agenda for 2023 and beyond.
Here’s your chance to find out what’s new with some of the top destinations in the west.
We’ll celebrate 2023 with a “golden hour” party, enjoying food, wines, beers and booze made right on the island.
January brings two big events to BATW – the in-person party on Treasure Island and the annual business meeting on Zoom.
Settle in for some armchair trips during the winter rains.
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

Zephyr United is based out of Montana and runs ‘unforgettable’ tours.
Lori is a passionate storyteller and brand builder.
David writes about food, the arts, entertainment, travel and hospitality for the San Francisco Bay Times. 
Zephyr United is based out of Montana and runs ‘unforgettable’ tours.
Lori is a passionate storyteller and brand builder.
David writes about food, the arts, entertainment, travel and hospitality for the San Francisco Bay Times. 
The Grand Tasting will feature approximately 50 producers pouring Pinot Noir.
Several of the city’s most iconic attractions celebrate milestones in 2023.
Faith is a recognized expert on marginalized travelers and her column on Black Travel appears weekly in the Miami Herald.
As a trusted voice in family travel, Shelly’s been quoted in numerous publications.
A smattering of recent BATW member news.
The Town’s diverse community is home to many Black-owned businesses.
Diverse whites share the spotlight in this February festival
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CORPORATE MEMBERS

AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

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