Tidal Marsh

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Hot air ballooning

Visit Santa Rosa
Photo: John Williamson
Foggy Day

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

Discover Siskiyou
Photo: John Williamson
Golden Gate

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Geisha

Japan
Photo: John Williamson
Sunset

Visit Pacifica
Photo: Molly Blaisdell
Treasure Island

San Francisco
Photo: Morton Beebe
Hocking Hills

Stargazing
Photo: Valerie Stimac
Geese

Gray Lodge
Photo: Lee Foster
Eiffel Tower

Paris
Photo: Matthew Eley
Beach Beauty

Ruakaka, New Zealand
Photo: Effin Older
Fisherman
Photo: Laurie McAndish King
Tana Toraja, Funeral Ceremony

Sulawesi
Photo: Diane LeBow
Arches

Utah
Photo: Michael Bernhardt
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BATW NEWS & EVENTS

The event is a posthumous competition and ceremony to be held every other year.
A time to eat, drink, be merry and celebration another great year of BATW programs and events.
Locally-made cheese and Mead were the order of the day.
The event is a posthumous competition and ceremony to be held every other year.
A time to eat, drink, be merry and celebration another great year of BATW programs and events.
Locally-made cheese and Mead were the order of the day.
The BATW magazine editorial committee will demonstrate how to post your articles and photographs on Medium.
The Lee Foster Travel Photography Awards are Nov. 3 at the Moxy Hotel and on Zoom.
A list of monthly professional development events BATW has hosted on Zoom during the pandemic.
Your chance to influence policy and programming for 2021.
Our inaugural event honoring photographer Lee Foster is both on Zoom and in person at the Moxy Hotel in downtown Oakland.
A look at BATW events through fall, including two virtual Corporate Showcases and our November photography awards meeting at the new Moxy Hotel in Oakland.
Use your contacts and creativity to develop meetings and more 2022.
Remembering two well known travel journalists for their contributions to BATW and beyond.
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

The results are in for the November election for BATW board members.
A smattering of November achievements as our travel journalists head into the holidays.
The recipients of the 2021 Lee Foster Prize have been announced!
The results are in for the November election for BATW board members.
A smattering of November achievements as our travel journalists head into the holidays.
The recipients of the 2021 Lee Foster Prize have been announced!
From podcasts to published articles and new travel books…October was a busy month for BATW members.
Brian is also the host and creator of Salt + Spine, a top-ranked food podcast.
Rodriguez has handled everything from large press trip to international film junkets and media roadshows.
Early storms portend a winning winter season for South Lake Tahoe.
Just some of our member’s latest achievements – from new books and published articles to podcasts.
The latest news from Sonoma Valley on entertainment, dining, arts and culture.
Los Angeles-based PR professional Kim Marshall focuses on the $4.5 trillion global wellness industry.
Just a smattering of recent BATW member achievements.
The competition will be held every other year in honor of Foster, who died last July.
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CORPORATE MEMBERS

AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

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