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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Travel Writing Contest

Original story by, October 4, 2011


Wanderlust and Lipstick & AMResorts Present 4th Annual Travel Writing Contest

(TRAVPR.COM) UNITED STATES - October 4th, 2011 - SEATTLE, WA. October 1, 2011 – Wanderlust and Lipstick, the ultimate resource for women travelers, announces the fourth annual WanderWomen Write Contest for female travel writers. Participants may enter their original travel stories for a chance to win an Unlimited-Luxury® 7-day stay for two at Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa in Conejos Bay, Mexico.

The contest is open to women, whether they are newly-emerging or seasoned travel writers. Wanderlust and Lipstick founder, Beth Whitman, says, "This year we are thrilled to be partnering with Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa in Mexico for the Grand Prize and Briggs & Riley Luggage for our category winners. We're confident that with such high quality prizes, we'll far exceed the more than 400 entries we received in last year's contest."

The contest runs October 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011, and the winning writers will be announced in mid-February. Entries may be submitted under one of the following categories: Adventure, Food & Drink, Off the Beaten Path or Spiritual.

The Prizes
Grand Prize: A one-week vacation for two to Secrets Huatulco Resort in Conejos Bay, Mexico (value $3,800), where they’ll enjoy the pleasures of Unlimited-Luxury® which is your all-access pass to limitless gourmet food and top-shelf beverages while exploring the golden sand beaches, sapphire waters and Mayan ruins of this stunning area of Mexico’s southern coast.

Category Winners: Each category winner will receive a Briggs & Riley BRX Explore 22” Upright carry-on bag in lava (value $290). For the adventurer who takes packing light seriously, this bag is built to maximum carry-on dimensions, with a zippered expandable main compartment.

Contest Judges
Harriet Baskas – Travel Writer
Pam Mandel – Freelance Writer and Editor
Angela Nickerson – Writer, Photographer, Traveler

About AMResorts
AMResorts is North America’s fastest growing luxury leisure resort company. They have reached a decade of unparalleled success providing sales, marketing and brand management services by offering high quality Endless Privileges®, Unlimited-Luxury® and Unlimited-Fun® vacations to the luxury leisure market. For more information, go to

About Briggs & Riley
Briggs & Riley Travelware provides a wide variety of innovative, high-quality luggage and business cases with smart designs and exclusive features combining maximum durability and superb value. For more information, visit

About Wanderlust and Lipstick
Wanderlust and Lipstick is THE destination for women travelers. This growing media company includes a series of comprehensive travel guides for women, adventure tours and a website featuring tips and extensive information to ensure safe and enjoyable travel. Founder Beth Whitman, has nearly 25 years of travel experience. For more information, visit

Media Contact: Beth Whitman
Twitter: @Wanderluster

Phone: 1.888.818.9918

1 comment:

  1. where do I get more information about the writing contest? Can't seem to find a link on this page.