The World Federation of Journalists and Travel Writers

Talking Travel Presents

The Federation of International Journalists and Travel Writers (FIJET)

A Dialogue with

Petr Kulhánek (Secretary General) and

Jim Thompson (Executive Committee)


Travel and Tourism in the Twenty-First Century

To listen to these conversations, click on the audio-icons above.

FIJET is the largest and oldest travel journalist association in the world, with over 900 members and representing 26 countries.

In these two conversations, two members of the Executive Committee of this international association explore important issues facing the global travel and tourism industry. They also examine the role of the travel journalists who are the principal “storytellers ” who create awareness of a world of travel that is constanty facing new challenges.

For more information on FIJET, visit

You may also wish to read Jim Thompson's editorial

Facing the Challenge
The Travel Journalist and Writer in Today's Media World:
A Positive Approach in a World of Negatives

(Jim is also the President of The North American Association of Travel & Lifestyle Writers.
Visit the association's website at Travel Journo.)