Congratulations to Nathalie Katinakis and Margo Pfeiff who have both been named winners of the 2017 Ottawa Tourism Travel Writing Award; Nathalie for her entry, à la découverte du ByWard Market d’Ottawa : un marché qui est aussi un quartier, which appeared on her blog, Une Porte sur deux continents, on November 29, 2017; and Margo for her entry, Ottawa, Canada’s center of government, is Cool with a capital C, which appeared in the L.A. Times on May 7, 2017. Each winner will receive a $500 CAD prize.
Honourable mention goes to Barbara Balfour for her piece, Craving Ice Cream? Here’s 4 Ottawa Hot Spots to Cool Down at This Summer, which appeared on Marriott Traveler in June 2017.
Congratulations Nathalie, Margo, and Barbara! Really, a heartfelt congratulations to all of you who submitted entries to the Ottawa Tourism Travel Writing Awards this year. Thank you for your passion, your creativity, and your efforts to spread the word about Ottawa and Canada’s capital region.
If you have articles you’d like to submit for the 2018 contest (travel-related content published between January 1 and December 31, 2018, in English or in French, is eligible), details are here: https://www.ottawatourism.ca/media/travel-writing-award/