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LATA Media Awards

The LATA Media Awards recognise innovation and excellence across the British travel media landscape with a specific focus on Latin America.

The Lata Media Awards 2018 at The RSA London













The awards aim to celebrate and encourage inspiring and creative Latin America stories are awarded in the following categories:

  • Consumer National Newspaper Feature of the Year Award (print)
  • Consumer Magazine Feature of the Year Award (Print)
  • Consumer National Online Feature of the Year Award
  • Regional Feature of the Year (print or online)
  • Latin American Round-up Feature (print or online)
  • Trade Publication Feature of the Year Award (print or online)
  • Blog Post of the Year Award
  • Best Self- Published Award (i.e. LATA Member Company Blog/Website)
  • Top published Latin America photo

The awards are judged by destination experts from the Latin America Travel Association and by a final expert media panel.

How to enter

The LATA Media Awards 2019 with take place on 14 May 2019

Entry criteria

  • Entries will be welcomed from UK based editors, journalists, bloggers and photographers
  • PRs a/o other third parties can also submit entries on behalf of their clients
  • Entries can be news stories, travel features or photography and must present Latin America in a positive light, encouraging travel to the region
  • Submissions for the photography award must be a photo of/in Latin America and emailed at 300dpi resolution or as a PDF scan. All submissions must have a PDF or a screen grab of the article
  • Web links will only be sufficient for the ‘Consumer National Online Feature’, online submissions for the ‘Regional Feature’, ‘Online Blog Feature’, and online trade publications articles
  • All submissions must have been published between 01 January 2018 and 31 December 2018.
  • A maximum of three entries are allowed per person


  • All entries should be emailed to the entry form –  (please note a separate form is required for each entry), by 6pm (GMT) on 29 March 2019
  • Results of the LATA Media Awards will be announced at the LATA Media Awards on 14 May 2019

For further information, please email or contact Kate McWilliams or George Leonard at Lotus (02079537470).

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