Breaking News

Don’t panic: Women In Travel site down

We hate to be the bearers of bad news here at TW, especially when the bad news is about us.

But alas, we must bite the bullet and tell you, our valued readers, the saddening truth; the Women in Travel website has been hacked and is currently down.

Reports that Harvey Weinstein, Donald Trump or that weird male colleague we once had, and beat to a promotion, are behind the hacking are probably false.

Of course, such a mishap couldn’t have come at a worse time, being that entries are due today.

It’s not all bad news though!

If you have submitted an entry recently, don’t worry, we have received it.

Also, do not let this dissuade you from entering either, as we can still receive responses.

Now for the really, really good news; the entries will be open for an extra TWO DAYS over the weekend to make up for lost time.

We promise to notify you as soon as the site comes back up.

In the meantime, keep writing, keep submitting, and if you need to refresh yourself what the criteria for entries are; CLICK HERE.

Thank you all so much for your entries and patience as we deal with this issue.

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If you read one thing today make sure it’s Travel Weekly’s hotel wrap. Actually, your medication instructions and train timetable probably take priority.

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