February 15, 2014
PASADENA, CA– The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) announced today that Irene S. Levine, creator of MoreTimeToTravel.com won a Gold award in the 2013 Annual NATJA Awards Competition for her personality profile of Chef Enrique Silva that was published by NBC Universal Life Goes Strong.
You can read the published story here: Baja Farm-to-Table: Just Beyond the Beach
Irene also was acknowledged as a finalist in four other categories:
50+ Travel and Travelers
- African Safari: The Ultimate Boomer Vacation, PBS Next Avenue
- Dining in the African Bush, Chicago Tribune
- Glitz and Glamour for Girlfriends at the Breakers, Palm Beach, NBC Universal Life Goes Strong
This awards competition, now in its 22nd year, honors the “best of the best” in travel writing, photography and promotion that cover all aspects of the travel industry worldwide.
“This year’s entries were an outstanding mix of local and international stories with dynamic and creative elements that provided the visual through words or photography to transport the reader to the destination,” said Helen Hernandez, CEO of the organization. “The judging has become increasingly difficult every year given the abundance of talent in the travel journalism community.”
NATJA is the second largest travel media association in North America. Members include travel media professionals, convention and visitors bureaus, social media, hotels and attractions, and other travel marketing agencies.