Luxury Journalist


Annabelle Hood is an award-winning journalist, copywriter and editor, who has worked on national newspapers, consumer magazines and customer publications for 12 years. She first caught the travel bug as Health & Beauty Editor at Condé Nast's Brides magazine, having assisted MD Nicholas Coleridge at Vogue House and provided editorial assistance at Tatler at the onset of her career.

  Freelance Journalist

Annabelle’s freelance travel, wellbeing and spa features have been published in Vogue, Spa Secrets and the London Evening Standard and specialist travel trade magazines including Spa Business, ABTA Magazine, TTG Luxury, Dial and Diplomat. Her features and reviews have also appeared online at Erna Low’s Body and Soul Holidays, Wahanda, Spa Wellbeing, The Culinary Guide, Boots and


Commissioned by Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour and Brides to write advertorials, Annabelle has also copywritten brochures, promotions and editorial supplements for brands such as La Prairie, Lancôme, Estée Lauder, The Body Shop, Elemis and Selfridges.


Annabelle won the travel industry’s prestigious ‘Golden Circle UK Journalist of the Year Award’ in 2007 as Editor of the business travel and lifestyle Dial magazine. She has also worked as Deputy Editor of ABTA Magazine and as Project Editor across Absolute’s varied portfolio of travel titles, which comprise Destination:Vacation, ASTAnetwork(US), Welcome to London, Spa Secrets and National Geographic Traveller. Before turning freelance, she was Editor of Key2Luxury – an international site for global high net worth individuals.

When not in airports or at her computer, Annabelle loves dog walking in the countryside, sampling a spa or relaxing by the sea.

Examples of published articles

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