PASADENA, CA - (March 4, 2020) -- The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) announced that the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau 2019 Official Visitors Guide won Honorable Mention in the 28th Annual North American Travel Journalists Awards Competition in the Visitors' Guide (Printed or Digital)/Website 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.   

“It has been a great honor to witness the growth and influence of the North American Travel Journalists Association Awards throughout the years,” stated Helen Hernandez, CEO of NATJA. “Prestigious and well-respected publications, travel journalists and influencers, submit their work to be judged by professionals. These submissions exemplify their ingenuity, creativity, and capacity, which provides a sense of pride to be a part of this transformative industry.”

Winners will be recognized at the annual North American Travel Journalists Association Conference and Marketplace which will be held in San Juan Puerto Rico May 5 – 8, 2020.

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 (

For more information about NATJA or a complete list of award winners and honorable mentions, visit
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2019 Official Visitors Guide

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