Truth Behind Travel

Where is Travel Writing Heading?

September 22, 2022 Dolores Semeraro Season 3 Episode 54
Truth Behind Travel
Where is Travel Writing Heading?
Show Notes

Travel writer and blogger Chloe Dickenson opens up about being a travel writer these days, the content formats and where is travel writing heading in the future. 

Particularly for one aspect, which affects all of our customer in this industry– whether they travel or not – that is the world of travel writing. 

Yes, because whether they are actually traveling or not, reading about destinations, hotels, experiences truly affect the way they feel, plan, decide to travel again. 

So today on the podcast, I wanted to explore a bit more 

  • how does the life of a travel writer looks like these days, 
  • what are the responsibilities they feel compelled to 
  • how is the ever-changing world of social media content format affecting the future of travel writing

particularly if you – as a tourism industry entrepreneur, business owner or hotel manager – are planning to work with travel writers to revive your web presence and connect again with your true audience. 


My guest today is the author of the travel blog IamJustaGirl16 Chloe is a nomadic traveler, blogger and freelance writer who travel-proof each piece of writing she creates. 

Chloe’s purpose of travel writing is to inspire and inform people – normal people – about affordable luxury, a travel experience that does not have to compromise, but instead is about choosing what best works for each traveler. 


Season 3 Episode 54
"Where is Travel Writing Heading?" with Chloe Dickenson

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About Dolores Semeraro

Hello! I am a Hospitality and Tourism Communication Expert and Speaker with 15 years of industry experience. For the past 20 months, I have helped tourism organizations and travel professionals restore travel confidence and restart their tourism businesses.

I focus on tourism marketing strategies, hospitality digital marketing and communication, and tourism innovation in every keynote, training, or coaching session I deliver across the industry.

You can learn more about me by listening to my travel recovery podcast called ‘Truth Behind Travel’ where I interview tourism industry leaders

Dolores Semeraro is an internationally recognized tourism keynote speaker and trainer who has inspired thousands of people in the tourism industry to build a stronger, more sustainable, and more resilient future of travel.

In her keynotes, Dolores shares with her audience how to develop sustainable marketing thinking through her action-oriented thought process, which observes the interconnectivity of the stages in the travel product life cycle.

By applying this process, operators in the tourism, travel, and hospitality sectors can visibly enhance the longevity of their marketing strategies, effectively rendering them more sustainable in the long term for the well-being of all stakeholders involved.

Dolores is a passionate advocate for responsible travel, sustainability, and innovation. With her signature Mediterranean warmth and straightforwardness, she encourages audiences to challenge their "Business As Usual" status and strive for the improvement of the tourism industry and the well-being of all stakeholders.

Through her decades-long experience in the industry, she has motivated hoteliers and tourism professionals to take action, enhance their communication, and create a purposeful and innovative tourism ecosystem.

She also advocates for slow travel, exemplified by her extensive travels with her husband and beloved dog in their campervan. When not chronicling ...