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Ottawa Tourism Travel Writing Award

Ottawa Tourism Travel Writing Award

Congratulations to Karan Smith, the 2013 recipient of the Ottawa Tourism Travel Writing Award, for her article called “Canadian War Museum a moving reminder”, published on November 11, 2013 on

For excellence in travel writing 2014:

Ottawa Tourism is offering a $500 CDN prize for outstanding travel writing featuring Canada’s Capital Region. Eligible entries include items in English or in French that have appeared in magazines, newspapers, or online media in 2014 that highlight Ottawa as a travel destination.

Electronic entries are preferred (PDFs or a link to an online site). E-mail attachments should not exceed 5 MB. Clearly photocopied entries are also acceptable.

Each entry must include the name, address, e-mail address and telephone number of the entrant; as well as the name of the publication and the date the item was published. Entries must have appeared in print or online between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014.

There is no fee to enter, nor a limit on the number of articles an individual may submit (though each entry must be submitted separately).

The submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 6, 2015.

Submit your entry to:

Jantine Van Kregten, Director of Communications, Ottawa Tourism
1405-150 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L4