|Full name||Roger Bray|
Hiking, skiing, airlines, travel consumer issues (eg financial protection)
|Editorial work||News writing, Features writing|
|Last updated||28-09-2011 18:09|
Roger Bray is one of the UK's longest serving travel journalists. A veteran skier and hiker, he is a frequent contributor to The Financial Times and Scotland on Sunday, writes occasionally for the Mail on Sunday and Ski & Board magazine. He is a former Travel editor of London's Evening Standard, and has covered most major news events in travel and aviation over more than three decades. He was a passenger on the first commercial flight of Concorde, covered the rise and fall of Laker Airways, air disasters and the after effects of 9/11. He is the joint author, with Vladimir Raitz, of Flight to the Sun, the definitive acount of the expansion of mass package tourism. Bray has won several awards, including Travel Writer of the Year and Best Travel Writer on France. He has spoken frequently at industry conferences and is a member of the Civil Aviation Authority's advisory committee on consumer protection for air travellers.