Ottawa Tourism

Travel Writing Award

 Ottawa Tourism Travel Writing Award

For excellence in travel writing 2019:

Ottawa Tourism offers an annual $500 CAD prize for outstanding travel writing featuring Canada’s Capital Region. Eligible entries include items in English or in French that have appeared in magazines, newspapers, or online media in 2019 that highlight Ottawa as a travel destination.

See the 2017 Winners!

Entries to the 2018 Travel Writing Awards are currently being evaluated by our judges. Thank you for your patience.

Electronic entries are preferred (PDFs or a link to an online site). Clearly photocopied entries are also acceptable.

Each entry must include the name, address, e-mail address and telephone number of the entrant; as well as the name of the publication and the date the item was published. Entries must have appeared in print or online between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019.

There is no fee to enter, nor a limit on the number of articles an individual may submit (though each entry must be submitted separately).

The submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 7, 2020.

Submit your entry to:
Jantine Van Kregten, Director of Communications, Ottawa Tourism
[email protected]
1405-150 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L4