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 Spain; and 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.