TNT Multimedia is an official media partner for the event. TNT’s group editor Carol Driver will be speaking on an expert panel discussion today (Friday).

‘TBU You’ will be a new introduction to the conference, breaking down into various travel-related sessions throughout the afternoon.

Paul and Charlotte from World Travel Market unveil the seminar programme for November’s London event.

Speaking on the first day of TBU Rotterdam, author of, Mark Richards told bloggers “Anyone can write a blog or publish a book and the problem is anyone has – make yours outstanding”

Richards extolled the virtues and the inspirational nature of travel writing, saying “Travel writers hold up a mirror to thousands of people’s dreams.”

“Characterization is most important. Create characters that people want to read again and again”

Speaking about how to succeed at travel blogging, Gary Bembridge of told delegates “Give people what they want – and make it better than the alternatives.”

TBU Europe continues over the weekend with a packed schedule events planned.

“TNT is pleased to be a part of such an important travel blogging conference. As an expert on independent travel, TNT is considered an authority in the adventure publishing industry, with magazines in London, Australia and New Zealand,” said TNT’s Carol Driver, who available to discuss writer’s ideas for potential commissions during the TBU networking element of the show on Sunday, May 19.

“With that in mind, I’m keen to recruit new travel writers for TNT, so will be happy to speak to delegates at the event.”

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