Peter Ellegard

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Award-winning British journalist Peter Ellegard has been globetrotting for over 30 years, visiting countless countries as both a travel writer & photographer. After starting as a reporter on a busy daily newspaper in his native Southend, Peter spent 17 years on internationally-renowned travel trade publication TTG (Travel Trade Gazette), 15 of them as features editor. Since going freelance in early 2002, Peter has presented an 11-part TV series filmed across China and screened on English-language Chinese national TV channel CCTV 9, worked with the International Olympic Committee for the Beijing Olympics, co-written guide books, edited a consumer travel magazine in the UK.

He's also written for many consumer and travel trade publications around the world. As a photographer, he has undertaken golf and travel assignments worldwide and has had numerous photographs published internationally.

A poster marketing campaign launched by the Seychelles Tourist Office at World Travel Market in the late 1990s was solely based around Peter’s photography.