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Hello Santa Fe! We can’t wait to stay at La Fonda on the Plaza!

The International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) is thrilled to be visiting New Mexico this November 11-13, 2019. Conference attendees will be staying at the “casually elegant” historic La Fonda on the Plaza during the #ifwtwa2019 Conference. 

On a recent episode of Big Blend Radio, Ed Pulsifer, Director of Sales & Marketing shared the fascinating history of La Fonda on the Plaza. Ed is a great storyteller. Grab a glass of wine, sit back and enjoy this interview as he describes how Fred Harvey and architect Mary Colter both played a role in designing and boosting cultural tourism for the hotel, Santa Fe, and the Old West.

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The World of Travel Writing

It’s human nature to want to feel a part of something. That’s one of the main reasons people join clubs and organizations. When I made the transition from full-time nursing to full-time freelance travel writing, I realized that as exciting as my new life was, I wasn’t part of a team like I had been at the hospital. Much of the work I was producing was now being done in my home office, practically in solitude.

Message in a bottle washed up on the ocean shore

So, I began to venture out. I joined my regional Travel Massive group. Next, I became a member of IFWTWA. Before I knew it, I was reaping the benefits of these formed relationships and my affiliations with other groups as well. Let’s look at the way professional organizations like IFWTWA can benefit travel writers and bloggers from an insider’s perspective.

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Juneau Eagle Farts? Feed Your Mind & Bellies in Alaska

Attention: Tourism and PR industry professionals. You Need Market Visibility. We Can Help You Get It. IFWTWA will connect you with top journalists to promote your region. If you run a professional tourism agency, hotel, public relations firm, theme park, convention and visitor’s bureau, destination management organization, tourist board or other entity with a big footprint in your area, you know your venue: your city, your region, your country. But how do you get the word out to potential guests and visitors? Consider an Associate membership with IFWTWA and engage directly with our experienced writers, bloggers and content creators. "We Don't Just Talk: We Do"


Big Blend Magazine page spread Juneau Alaska & IFWTWA

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