The Awards

Finalists announced in the World Guide Awards 2017

The judges have studied your testimonials and now the 2017 top three guides have been selected...


The 2017 Guide Awards shortlist has been announced

We’ve whittled thousands of your 2017 World Guide Awards nominations down to just eight outstanding guides. If you’ve encountered any of the guides here, send us your feedback via post, email or via the World Guide Awards website


Winners of the World Guide Awards 2016 announced

At a lively event at the Royal Geographical Society we announced the winners of the 2016 World Guide Awards


The Awards Ceremony

Join us at the awards ceremony


Finalists announced in the World Guide Awards 2016

The judges have studied your nominations and now the 2016 top three guides have been selected...


World Guide Awards 2016: Shortlist announced!

Your nominations have come in droves, but now we need you to separate the best guides from the rest…


World Guide Awards 2015: Winners announced!

The votes have come pouring in, the testimonials have been made – and now we can reveal the winners of the Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2015, straight from the Royal Geographic Society in London


Meet the judges

The judging panel for the Wanderlust World Guide Awards


Announcing the 2015 finalists!

The final guides have been announced – come and meet them in London this October


Wanderlust World Guide Awards – History

What are the Wanderlust World Guide Awards and why did they start?


2010 World Guide Awards bursary plans

The 2010 winners of the World Guide Awards were an exceptional bunch – as they are every year! Find out how they spent their bursaries


Meet the Winners 2011

Lyn Hughes presents the best of the best – the winners of the World Guide Awards 2011


The 2012 shortlist

From over 1,000 nominations, ten outstanding guides have made this year's shortlist. Now we need your help to crown the winners


Meet the Winners 2012

Lyn Hughes presents the best guides in the world – the four winners of this year’s Wanderlust World Guide Awards...


World Guide Awards 2013 shortlist

We had a record-breaking number of nominations for this year’s World Guide Awards...


Wanderlust World Guide Awards: FAQs

We answer your most commonly asked questions about the Wanderlust World Guide Awards


Meet the Winners 2013

Celebrating the real heroes of the travel industry, Lyn Hughes reveals this year’s winners of the Wanderlust World Guide Awards…


What the 2012 winners did next...

Discover how 2012’s top guides spent their bursaries


Meet the sponsors

The sponsors of the Wanderlust World Guide Awards are dedicated to celebrating excellence in the travel industry - here's how they reward the winning guides...


Why you should nominate your favourite guide

Editor-in-chief and co-founder of Wanderlust Lyn Hughes explains why nominating your top guide for the Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2013 is vital


World Guide Awards 2014: Winners announced!

You voted in your thousands, and sent us hundreds of heartfelt testimonials - and now we can reveal the winners of the Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2014, straight from London's Royal Geographical Society


Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2015: the shortlist

From thousands of nominations, we’ve selected a shortlist of eight greats for the Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2015 – and now we need your help...


Luca Alfatti on being Wanderlust's Guide of the Year

A little less than a year ago, Luca Alfatti was crowned the best guide in the world. He tells Peter Moore how it has changed his life