Auction of vacation packages and travel-related gear opens to public
CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2017 /CNW/ -- The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) announces that its online auction is live and open to the public for bids until December 4, 2017 (11:55 p.m. CST). The public is invited to bid on any of the 32 items that include vacations, travel gear and gifts by going to the SATW online auction site to register. www.bit.ly/SATWAuction2017
Auction items include a seven-night stay with adventure excursions at Ocean Quest Resort Lodge in Newfoundland, Canada, a getaway to the Farol Hotel in Cascais, Portugal and accommodations at the Viceroy Rivera Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Proceeds from the auction support SATW's efforts to promote responsible journalism, provide professional development for members and encourage the preservation of travel resources.
"The SATW Annual Auction is an opportunity for bidders to secure great travel experiences for bargain prices, and for destinations to showcase their best offerings. It is also one of the Society's most important fundraisers, providing much needed financial support for many of our important initiatives. There are experiential treasures to appeal to everyone - who else but the members of the world's most prestigious travel writing association could offer such attractive travel bargains?" said SATW President Barbara Ramsay Orr.
Founded in 1955, SATW is North America's preeminent travel media organization with 1,100 members including: journalists, photographers, editors; bloggers and online content providers; film lecturers, radio, television and film producers; and tourism-industry public relations representatives. SATW is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) professional association.
SOURCE Society of American Travel Writers
For further information: Anietra Hamper, SATW Communications Manager, Cell: (614) 562-8147 | E-mail: [email protected], http://www.SATW.org