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Fitzpatrick Winning and Travelling

Tonya Fitzpatrick and her husband Ian have earned the top prestigious Lowell Thomas Award (GOLD) from the Society of American Travel Writers for their podcast series “Escape from India during COVID-19”. The three-part podcast series follows the harrowing journey of a travel journalist as she evaded Indian authorities during failed attempts to evacuate to the US as the virus began crossing the Indian borders and foreigners were blamed for bringing COVID into India. Listen to the series here.

Now that we’re traveling again Tonya has been busy sharing travel tips on television. Tonya has recently appeared on CBS 5 in Nashville to discuss a local couple’s challenge with a car rental company they contracted with in California. Tonya shared some ways travelers can protect themselves during this current car apocalypse. Interview available here.

Tonya made a second national appearance on The List where she shared 3 ways to protect your air travel plans. Listen here.

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