Awards 2012 Writing
Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year Winner: Charles AndersonThe winner of the Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year was selected from one of the following category award winners.
The Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year receives two return economy class tickets to Rome travelling with Cathay Pacific plus $500 towards travel expenses and, and a 10 or 11 day Mediterranean cruise (depending on date chosen), provided by Celebrity Cruises on Celebrity Equinox, departing from Rome and sailing to destinations in Italy, the Greek Islands and Turkey.
The Runner Up for the Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year award was Pamela Wade.
Auckland Airport Award for the Best MagazineTravel StoryWinner: Charles Anderson
for "Horse Sense"
Published in NZ Life & Leisure magazine, July 2011
Horse Sense by Charles Anderson
Heritage Hotels Award for the Best Travel Story about New ZealandWinner: Mike White
For "West Coast Dreaming"
Published in North & South magazine in September 2011
West Coast Dreaming by Mike White
Interislander Award for the Best Story about a JourneyWinner: Jill Worrall
For "Life on African Rail"
Published in the Timaru Herald in September 2011
Life on African Rail by Jill Worrall
British High Commission and Tourism Ireland award for the Best Travel Story about Britain and/or IrelandWinner: Pamela Wade
For "Crystal Clear in Waterford"
Published in the Press, October 2011
Crystal Clear in Waterford by Pamela Wade
|Runner Up: David Burton|
For "Pavlovas and Steam"
Published in Cuisine magazine in March 2009
|For further information about any stories or the writers please contact Travcom Administrator Helen Davies on Ph: (09) 624 5707