the Spring-2014 Midwest Travel Writers Association meeting in St. Louis,
Missouri, Janet Steinberg received 2 Mark Twain awards for her travel columns
that she writes for The Travel Authority, a leisure division of ALTOUR Blog and in other newspapers and
websites.  Janet also writes the travel articles for The Travel Authority & ALTOUR American
Express’ Destinations magazine.

won the Mark Twain First Place Award, in the Best
Series in a Magazine or Newspaper 
category, for
her series on a cruise aboard Silversea Cruises’ Silver Whisper.  The
series included: Silver Whisper: A Captivating, Diverse Itinerary;
 Beware: Fado Fever is Catching…I Know Because I Caught It;  Bilbao Reigns in Spain
and The Flavor of Bordeaux.

the same Mark Twain Award Contest, also in the Best Series in a
Magazine or Newspaper 
category, Janet won Honorable
for her Florida Keys series that included: Key West:‘Conch-ed’ Out in the Conch Republic;  and Isle Smile: The Keys to My Heart.  

Steinberg’s latest 2 awards bring her total number of
travel writing awards to 40…including: 3 Lowell Thomas Awards; Cipriani Award
 for Best Overall Writer of the Year; Henry E. Bradshaw Award for Best of
Show in All Categories; Ohio Buckeye Travel Award; and numerous SATW (Society
of American Travel Writers)  and MTWA (Midwest Travel Writers Association)

Congratulations, Janet!!!