Australian Travel Blog: Media, Advertising and Sponsorship

Would you like to get your hot brand featured on Get In the Hot Spot? Please email media (at) to request a media kit or find out more.

I’m open to your press trip suggestions and I’ve worked with brands in all sectors of the travel industry including:

  • Airlines: Jetstar to launch Hooroo their travel booking website.
  • Accommodation: Hotel chains such as Sofitel, Holiday Inn and Mantra and boutique hotels like The Lyall in Melbourne and Kanga Camp in Zimbabwe.
  • Travel Booking Agencies: like Wimdu and HotelsCombined.
  • DMOs: including press trips to Catalonia (Spain), Puglia (Italy), Canada, Zimbabwe, Japan, China, Canberra and Australia’s Northern Territory.
  • Travel Agents: Thomas Cooke, Flight Centre, Thompsons, Holiday Hypermarket, Inghams and TravelBag.
  • Cruise Lines: Cunard.
  • Travel Insurance and Finance: InsureandGo, Good2Go, HiFX and the Commonwealth Bank.

Travel Articles in Print

These are a couple of examples. Please ask for PDF versions of my print travel articles if you’d like to read them.

Senior Traveller


Escape Magazine, Sunday Telegraph (Sydney)

Escape Magazine, 12 June 2011

Escape Magazine, 12 June 2011
Australian travel blogger

Speaking Engagements

  • Zimbabwe Tourism Association Trade Fair 2013
  • Social Media Tourism Symposium 2013: Working with Bloggers
  • Walkleys Media Conference 2011: Blogging as a Business Proposition
  • Sunshine Coast Destination Limited – Blogging for Tourism Operators
  • Creative Collective – Blogging Success Panel for Small Business Marketing
  • Sunshine Coast Women’s Business Network
  • Noosa Business Network
  • Reality Bites Literary Festival 2010 and 2011 – Blogging for Writers

Online Features and Interviews

My writing has been published on some of the most popular blogs on the Internet including Problogger and Zen Habits and listed Best of Copyblogger 2010. Get In the Hot Spot has featured frequently online including in:

Radio and Podcast Interviews

Other Media

Australian Traveller – Featured contributor

Noosa Today

Sunshine Coast Daily

The Weekender

TV Travel Show

In February 2014 I was invited to Catalonia in Spain to film a TV travel show for TV3 sponsored by Ford, Tourism Catalonia and Estrella beer. The 12 part Catalunya Experience TV show, including one episode starring me, will be released at the end of 2015.

australian travel blogger annabel candy filming in catalonia

Looking for a freelance travel blogger or copywriter with a proven track record for creating stories that resonate and make people want to share them?

Or would you like to get your brand featured on Get In the Hot Spot?

Either way please email media (at) to find out more or request a media kit. I look forward to helping you.

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