Travel Writer Policy

As you prepare to journey to South Louisiana's Cajun & Creole Country, get ready to discover an area so unique you'll think you are in another country. Lafayette is a city where the old meets the new at every turn, where French is still spoken, where strangers are treated as family and friends. Tradition and culture run through Lafayette like our many bayous and swamps.

Lafayette Travel will provide the following services to verified travel writers:

Itinerary

An itinerary, if desired, will be developed to accommodate the writer's specific needs. The itinerary can include accommodations, meals, attractions and interviews.

Photographic Images

Lafayette Travel maintains a robust image gallery of open images should the writer need pictures to accompany a story.

Travel Writer Policy

Lafayette Travel outlines the following policy with regard to the serving of travel writers: 

Before any assistance is given, a writer - freelance or assigned - must provide Lafayette Travel with the following:

  • Name(s) of journalist and/or photographer
  • Email address
  • Contact Number
  • Detailed bio
  • Previous work samples
  • Two editorial references (name, publications, phone numbers).

The writer must also provide the following article-specific information:

  • Name of targeted publication(s).
  • Arrival date, length of visit, departure date.
  • Types of activities of special interest/focus of story/special requests. 

For more information on writing about or visiting the Happiest City in America click here.

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