I've had more than 25 years of experience in journalism, starting to focus and travel writing seven or eight years ago.
I work closely with the media - both print and digital - as well as hotels and hotel groups, food and beverage outlets, PR agencies, and tourism boards.
"Michael Taylor is a hugely experienced journalist and one of Asia’s most influential and respected bloggers. His hospitality and lifestyle blog is an authoritative must-read, with a distinctively well informed, entertaining tone that makes it essential for anyone working in this ever-changing industry." Daniel Creffield, Editorial Manager, Sands China; Former Editor, Asian Hotels and Catering Times.
"It’s been a sheer delight to work with Michael over the past few years. His diligence and detail oriented, punchy, and unbiased articles never fail to excite us. Reliable, timely, and respectful of the long-forgotten art of facts-checking, Michael is a social media-savvy journalist who excels in to-the-point print contributions and successfully runs his own digital gig at Accidental Travel Writer.com. Jakub Lewandowski, PR Manager, The Mira Hong Kong.
"Michael Taylor as one of Asia’s most respected bloggers, and it is always a pleasure to work with him. He is responsive and professional. Michael is also extremely prompt in responding to requests and always keen to learn more about what’s going on with the travel world. Michael also ensures that there is thought provoking and inspirational content on his blog. I have a lot of respect and admiration for him. He is always very kind and patient with the industry PRs." Maggie Chooi, Director of Spice Marketing Industry PRs.
I have had the pleasure and privilege of meeting and working with Michael Taylor since I joined Preferred Hotels and Resorts four years ago. He is a respected journalist who regularly contributes insightful articles to travel trade and lifestyle publications, both online and in print. His blog “Accidental Travel Writer” is a good resource for the latest travel trends and updates in Asia Pacific and beyond. Michael is a true professional and I look forward to continuing our collaboration." Arlene Benger-Tan, Senior Manager, Public Relations (Asia Pacific), Preferred Hotels and Resorts.
"LUUUUUVVVVV the Accidentl Travel Writer! It made me want desperately to visit Sweden asap. It is informative, entertaining , persuasive, and fun to read! GO, GO , GO MICHAEL T!" Doris Kunkera, Tour Guide, Zagrib, Croatia.
“Michael has always been a pleasure to work with. He delivers quality content in a timely fashion and proactively shares his stories to create the best travel experience for all suppliers.” - Jenny An, Director of Marketing Communications, The Langham, Hong Kong.
"Michael has been spot on with reviews and always keeps an objective voice. He keeps his posts engaging and authentic along with the right degree of humour to lighten up moments." - Odette A Huang, Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing, The Discovery Leisure Company, Manila, Philippines.
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