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Chris Christensen

San Jose, CA
Blogger, BloggerBridge
Covers:  business travel, travel & leisure, global travel, luxury travel, destination travel, international travel, domestic travel, family travel

Host of the award winning and This Week in Travel podcasts/blog, creator, for brevity: @AmateurTraveler

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Chris is the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an award winning online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations. It includes a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog. Amateur Traveler had over a million downloads in 2013. The Amateur Traveler is ove...


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Lowell Thomas Award (Society of American Travel Writers)

2014 - Audio
This is the 30th annual competition sponsored by the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation. Winners of the awards, the most prestigious in the field of travel journalism, were announced Sept. 16 at the SATW convention, held in Iceland. The competition drew 1,177 entries and was judged by members of the faculty at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

SMITTY (Social Media in Travel and Tourism) from Travel+Leisure

2014 - Best Independent Travel Journalist
The SMITTY Awards recognize the best work done in Social Media in Travel and Tourism.