On Wednesday March 3, the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) announced that Love Catalina, the official Catalina Island Tourism Authority, won Gold in the 29th Annual North American Travel Journalists Awards Competition in the Destination Video category. This awards competition honors the best of the best in travel journalism, photography and destination marketing that cover all aspects of the travel industry.

Called ‘No Man Is An Island,’ the video was created shortly after the island’s closure in March 2020 as a way to educate the public about the closure, while encouraging people to plan for future travel. Produced in just a matter of days utilizing beautiful footage, the scenic and emotional video showcased our incredible destination, while reminding us all that we depend on each other to survive and thrive. To view the video, visit the Love Catalina YouTube page or click this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmPrj-fVwRA

Founded in 1991, NATJA is a travel journalism industry leader that fosters high quality journalism by supporting the professional development of its members, providing exceptional program benefits and valuable resources, honoring the excellence of journalism throughout the world, and promoting travel and leisure to the general public. NATJA also publishes TravelWorld International Magazine (www.travelworldmagazine.com).

Click to see a full list of 2021 winners: https://www.natja.org/news/north-american-travel-journalists-association-announces-29th-annual-award-winners-for-excellence-in-travel-journalism/