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Joe Mortimer
Travel journalist, copywriter, Editor-at-Large, Words by Joe Mortimer / Destinations of the World News
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About me

Hello, my name is Joe and I am a travel journalist, copywriter and Editor-at-Large who specialises in luxury travel and the hospitality business.

As a copywriter, I work with companies in the travel, tourism and lifestyle space to create content across multiple channels, including in-house magazines and newsletters, brochures and websites, press releases and ghost-written articles for senior executives. Working alongside agencies and in-house communications teams, I make concept and content plans for magazines, create editorial calendars and help plan, write and edit variety of print publications, from coffee table books and travel guides to cookbooks and hotel brochures.

With my other hat on, I am Editor-at-Large for a Dubai-based luxury travel magazine called Destinations of the World News and a freelance travel writer who contributes to titles including National Geographic Traveler (US), Robb Report, The Cultured Traveller, TTG Luxury and Open Skies, the award-winning in-flight magazine of Emirates.

What is your favorite travel destination?

Latin America – from Mexico to Tierra del Fuego and everything in between.

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Iceland, Alaska, Antarctica – anywhere wild and off-grid.

What was your first travel job?

Helping launch a b2b travel magazine in Dubai called Arabian Travel News.

What do you want to learn more about?

Ways in which travel companies are telling their brand story.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Wonder, wander, yonder.