Travel Writer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Summary

Qualified and experienced traveler and travel writer; possesses excellent communication and client services; has the capacity to formulate interesting descriptions and an ability to create interesting visual image of the places through words; must enjoy traveling and discovering new places; has the ability to handle pressure.

Professional Experience:

Travel Writer January 2007 – Present

ABC Publishing, Manhattan, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Provided tips and ideas for local, international and group travels.
  • Provided information on best rates, accommodations and sight-seeing opportunities.
  • Composed travel reviews of countries & places based through personal experiences.
  • Researched on best hotels, shopping destinations and sight seeing options of different countries.
  • Researched on new places and top destinations for the year.
  • Produced complete and accurate content for travel websites and magazines.

Travel WriterJune 2004– January 2007

Brandon & McMahon Inc , Sacramento California

Responsibilities:

  • Created pages with detailed, accurate, timely and up-to-date information of travel destinations.
  • Wrote background and interesting features of various countries.
  • Researched on new destinations, hotels, things to do and developed travel tips.
  • Checked details of new pages or articles added to ensure accuracy.
  • Responsible for training new staff and other freelance writers.
  • Contributed ideas during meetings to enhance content and lay-out.

Travel WriterFebruary 1999 – May 2004

Foster & Price Inc, Los Angeles California

Responsibilities:

  • Provided tips and ideas for local, international and group travels.
  • Provided information on best rates, accommodations and sight-seeing opportunities.
  • Composed travel reviews of countries & places based through personal experiences.
  • Researched on best hotels, shopping destinations and sight seeing options of different countries.
  • Researched on new places and top destinations for the year.
  • Produced complete and accurate content for travel websites and magazines.

Travel WriterJune 2004– January 2007

Brandon & McMahon Inc , Sacramento California

Education

B.A. Journalism, University of California, CA, 1999

Skills:

  • Vast experience in writing for different types of media
  • Ability to write in a descriptive and concise manner
  • Experienced in traveling to different countries
  • Can immediately grasp technical concepts
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Awards and Affiliations

Member, Society of American Travel Writers

Member, International Society for Travel Writing