2019 Travel Video Awards


The annual Travel Video Awards (TVAs) recognizes distinguished travel videos by independent filmmakers and brands worldwide. More than an awards show, the TVAs' partnership with NAB Show provides filmmaking and business resources related to the trillion-dollar travel industry and host events throughout the year.

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The annual Travel Video Awards (TVAs) honor innovative and inspiring travel videos released in 2018 by both Independent filmmakers and brands from across the globe. Nominees will be invited to attend the Travel Video Award ceremony held at NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 9, 2019.


The 2018 TVAs were the inaugural awards program recognizing filmmaking excellence in and around the travel industry.  With hundreds of entries from 26 countries and numerous global brands, indie filmmaker Kevin Clerc clinched the NOMAD Award for his film Mexico, and the Croatia National Tourism Board and travel host-vlogger Holly Tuggy, respectively, won the Audience Awards. View 2018 winners and nominees for a closer look at the first ever TVAs.

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The Power of Video in the $1 Trillion Travel Industry

Wed. October 17| 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM

This year’s NAB Show New York was a great success.  Keep checking back for new TVA events.

TVAs Panels @NAB SHOW:

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Tuesday, April 9

NAB Show will take place April 6-11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The TVAs will be hosting two panels in addition to an event (details forthcoming) honoring the 2019 Travel Video Awards winners and nominees.

PANEL – Travel Video Industry: Meet The Buyers And Financiers
The panel will cover investment in travel videos by the tourism industry, media companies, lifestyle brands, and more.  Panelists will cover video content types, and how buyers hire talent to develop projects.

PANEL – Travel Video Industry: How to Build Your Brand As A Filmmaker And Influencer
The panel features top filmmakers and influencers who cover how to break into the travel video industry, how to pitch and sell your brand and projects, and how to grow your brand across social platforms.

Free Exhibits Pass for TVAs Attendees
Register now for NAB Show by using the code TVA19 for a free Exhibits Pass. Hit the “Register” button below to get started.
*Starting March 25, a $50 fee will be applied.


Each month the TVAs features an interview with a filmmaker and a brand or agency creating relevant, inspiring, sometimes trendsetting, sometimes groundbreaking content in the travel video industry. 

For travel documentarian Karl Watson, travel filmmaking was a way to keep the day-job interesting. We caught up with Karl to learn what gear can be a real lifesaver, and how your individual perspective is key.

Washington D.C. wants you to know that the city is more than just a government town. As part of their Destination DC series, artist Aniekan Udofia tours the storied Arts District to see the murals he and others have created. 


The Travel Video Awards database (TVAdb) features curated travel videos from around the world created by filmmakers, industry brands and agencies alike.  Sort videos by filmmakers, agencies, brands, and destinations, as well as by TVA nominees and winners. TVAdb aims to be the ultimate resource to find the best travel videos being produced around the world, to identify new talent, and to discover global travel destinations.

Nobody Dies in Longyearbyen


Director: David Freid

Producer: MEL Films

Featured Locations: Longyearbyen, Norway

48 Hours in Abu Dhabi - Etihad Airways


Brand: Etihad Airways

Creative Team / Director: Brandon Li

Featured Locations: Abu Dhabi, UAE