It’s substantiation time again, when all full and associate writers, digital publishers and PR representatives must show they are still working in the tourism and travel industry to remain ASTW members. Due to travel restrictions forced by COVID-19, the ASTW Board has relaxed the substantiation rules for 2021. Work will now cover the two-year period from May 1, 2019, to April 30, 2021. Members’substantiation must be completed between April 1 and April 30 this year.
The Australian Society of Travel Writers Incorporated (ASTW) is the most highly respected travel media body in Australia. Founded in 1975 and incorporated in 2011, it is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting ethical and honest travel, and the unbiased reporting of it. Members include travel editors, travel journalists, digital publishers and PR representatives.