uide to Sri Lanka by Royston Ellis

10 Tips for Touring Sri Lanka

If you’re planning to join us for the PTBA conference in Sri Lanka in November, British resident of Sri Lanka and author of The Bradt Travel Guide to Sri Lanka, Royston Ellis ( offers these tips. Arrival 1. Cut down on the amount of clothes you plan to take; lightweight cotton clothing and respectable shorts (but […]

Links You Need – August, 2014

Every month, we’ll be scouring the web to bring you articles on all things blogging! Watch this space as we highlight new developments and share old tips that are always worthy of repeating.   Facebook has had a few new updates these past couple of weeks, including punishing link-baiters, and rewarding those who link appropriately.   […]

#TBCAsia -- Professional Travel Bloggers Association Travel Industry Members Prospectus

Reasons for Travel Industry Members to Attend #TBCasia

Asia’s first ever Travel Blogger Conference will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from November 14 – 18, 2014. At TBCasia, travel industry members can expect to:  Network with some of the world’s leading travel bloggers and local industry representatives Understand the benefits of and learn how to effectively work with travel bloggers Learn strategies […]

PTBA Industry Member Spotlight: Naturaki

The PTBA would like to welcome one of our newest industry members — Naturaki. Naturaki specializes in holiday rental accommodation in the Costa Brava region of Spain. We asked Carme Vilà Pardàs about Naturaki’s reasons for joining the PTBA and about using our tool to connect with bloggers for a blog trip in the works for May 2015. […]

Bloggers threatened by legal bullying

With the continued rise of antagonistic and litigious legal systems, we’re seeing more and more companies trying to take advantage of (largely underfunded) travel bloggers. While some cases are likely to have merit, many aren’t. Without the backing of venture capital, easy access to pro-bono legal counsel, and thin profit margins, what’s an independent publisher […]