Wednesday, May 7, 2014

JANET STEINBERG, ALTOUR’S TRAVEL BLOGGER, WINS 2 MARK TWAIN TRAVEL WRITING AWARDS



At the Spring-2014 Midwest Travel Writers Association meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, Janet Steinberg received 2 Mark Twain awards for her travel columns that she writes for The Travel Authority, a leisure division of ALTOUR Blog and in other newspapers and websites.  Janet also writes the travel articles for The Travel Authority & ALTOUR American Express' Destinations magazine.






Steinberg won the Mark Twain First Place Award, in the Best Series in a Magazine or Newspaper category, for her series on a cruise aboard Silversea Cruises’ Silver Whisper.  The series included: Silver Whisper: A Captivating, Diverse Itinerary;  Beware: Fado Fever is Catching…I Know Because I Caught It;  Bilbao Reigns in Spainand The Flavor of Bordeaux.

In the same Mark Twain Award Contest, also in the Best Series in a Magazine or Newspaper category, Janet won Honorable Mention for her Florida Keys series that included: Key West:‘Conch-ed’ Out in the Conch Republic;  and Isle Smile: The Keys to My Heart.  

Steinberg’s latest 2 awards bring her total number of travel writing awards to 40...including: 3 Lowell Thomas Awards; Cipriani Award  for Best Overall Writer of the Year; Henry E. Bradshaw Award for Best of Show in All Categories; Ohio Buckeye Travel Award; and numerous SATW (Society of American Travel Writers)  and MTWA (Midwest Travel Writers Association) Awards

Congratulations, Janet!!!

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