Travel Classics West 2006
Nov 16-19, 2006
Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale Troon North
Keynote Speaker: Keith Bellows
Keith Bellows is a vice-president of the National Geographic Society and editor-in-chief of National Geographic Traveler magazine, which was nominated for a 2003 National Magazine Award for General Excellence. Previously Mr. Bellows was executive producer of Excite, launched Babycenter.com., and ran his own companies, the Media Development Group and WestWorld Media. He created and edited more than 30 magazines for Whittle Communications and Meigher Communications; worked for Sports Illustrated (writer), Disney (magazine developer), ESPN (color commentator), and Reader's Digest (editor); and has written for AARP: The Magazine, Washingtonian, Parenting, and many other publications. He is the author of "The Canuck Book" and the 1998 Winter Olympics ACCESS Guide for ABC-TV. A board member of Dartmouth's alumni magazine and former board member of the American Society of Magazine Editors, he speaks extensively at home and abroad, has appeared on television more than 100 times, and teaches photography workshops and writing seminars around the country. A Canadian citizen, Bellows was born in the Congo, and was schooled at Gordonstoun in Scotland and Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
There's no better way to stay in the loop of major magazine markets, as you enhance your career with great writing assignments. Travel Classics is unlike any other conference on Earth.
High in the Sonoran Desert, in the cooling foothills of Pinnacle Peak, relax in Southwestern-style casitas, dine with heartbeat-skipping views, bask in sun-drenched weather and astonishing scenery, and rise to the challenge of golf at Troon North.
*Conference and accommodations fees include:
- Presentations and workshops with top magazine editors
- One-on-one consultations with guest editors
- 3 nights accommodations at The Four Seasons in Scottsdale
- Meals for all three days
- Customized pre- and post-conference tour itineraries