Tips and Tricks: The Best of our Expert Travel Content Writing Advice (Part 1)

After years of writing quality travel content for a plethora of clients across print and online, the World Words team has learnt a few tricks of the trade. And we are happy to share our knowledge with every other travel writer, copy editor and content creator striving to improve their craft. That’s why we regularly publish advice posts on this blog.

Recently, several of our advice columns have been republished by third parties, from travel tech news site Tnooz travel industry media platform Media Kitty. We’ve collated the best of our travel advice articles below, with more to follow next month (in Part 2). So whether you are a budding writer or the brains behind a travel site with dozens of contributors, keep reading for tips on scheduling your work, advice on editing and a list of travel clich├ęs to avoid.

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Five Tips for Effective Content Editing

In content, editing is everything. The writers may have the ideas and put them down on the page, often with great panache, spot-on metaphors and a killer turn of phrase, but even the best can benefit from an editor. Editors will translate writers’ shrewd observations and wandering thoughts into the best and most readable version possible.

The best travel content inspires its readers. For travel publications, that means keeping the reader captivated with a compelling narrative, while for travel companies it’s about inspiring readers to the point of purchase. In every case, editing is an essential way to ensure your content does its job as well as it possibly can.

Hot on the heels of our previous blog, a checklist for editing travel content, we’ve come up with five more pieces of advice to ensure the effectiveness of your editing process. So scroll down to read our expert editing advice…

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