Course: Press Trips & Sponsored Travel


Ever wanted to know how to become a travel writer? Wondered how travel writers can afford to travel so much? In this one-of-a-kind online course, you’ll learn the secrets of how the industry works from the inside, and find out the answers to burning questions you’ve always wanted to ask.

You will learn:

1. How to approach hotels, tourist boards, PRs and tour operators to get your travels sponsored.

2. How to get on group press trips.

3. How to organise an individual trip.

4. What to do when a press trip invitation lands in your inbox.

5. The secrets of the industry and how it all hangs together.

Who is this course for?

Anyone who wants to be a travel writer. Anyone who has a good grounding in journalism or travel writing already, and wishes to take it up a notch to get their travels funded.


Intermediate to advanced.

About your tutor:

Katie is a qualified journalist and editor. She’s written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Sunday Times, The Independent, Conde Nast Traveller, Women’s Health, Food & Travel, Natural Health, Metro, Jamie Oliver Magazine, and many others. She’s worked as a freelance travel writer for 17 years, and has gone on hundreds of press trips during this time. She also runs her own blog,


Price Guarantee: If you’re not completely satisfied with this course, please email, and your money will be refunded in full, no questions asked, plus you will receive a free coffee by way of apology.


NB. Katie is committed to keeping course fees as low as possible, and doesn’t want the cost of training to be a barrier for people. With this in mind, if your circumstances are difficult, and you feel you can’t, for whatever reason, pay the full price for the course, please email Katie at the above address to discuss free access.



Copyright Katie Monk 2019 © This course is copyright protected, and it is illegal to copy or reproduce any of its contents without explicit permission from the author. Thank you for your understanding.


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