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

  • Consumer Newspaper Feature of the Year Award (print)
  • Consumer Magazine Feature of the Year Award (Print)
  • Consumer Online Feature of the Year Award
  • Trade Publication Feature of the Year Award
  • 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 2018 with take place on 22 May 2018.

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 Online Feature’, ‘Online Blog Feature’, and online trade publications articles
  • All submissions must have been published between 01 January 2017 and 31 December 2017.
  • A maximum of three entries are allowed per person


  • All entries should be emailed to with the entry form –  (please note a separate form is required for each entry), by 6pm (GMT) on 31 March 2018
  • Results of the LATA Media Awards will be announced at the LATA Media Awards on 22 May 2018

For further information, please email or contact Kate McWilliams or Lucy Keenan at Lotus (02079538788).

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