The winner of the Cathay Pacific Travel Photographer of the Year was selected from entrants' portfolios of published work (that is all the images entered into the published categories).

The winner receives two economy-class tickets, upgradable on a space available basis, to Tel Aviv travelling with Cathay Pacific.

Cathay Pacific Travel Photographer of the Year

The Cathay Pacific Travel Photographer of the Year for 2017 is Paul Daly.

Winner: Paul Daly

Two old people converse in a local cafeteria, Havana, Cuba

Two old people converse in a local cafeteria, Havana, Cuba. Published in D Photo


117c

Kids playing football on the streets of Camguey, Cuba. Published in D Photo


117d
Men play chess in square, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.  Published in D Photo

117e
Fisherman at sunset on the Malecón, Havana Cuba.  Published in D Photo

117fCastle del Morro at sunset, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Published in D Photo

117gThe streets of Havana, Cuba. Published in D Photo

117pRoad near Fredvang, Lofoten Archipelago, Northern Norway. Published in D Photo 

Heritage Boutique Collection Award for the Best Travel Image taken in New Zealand

Winner: Aaron Smale

104c

Merino sheep on the Hawkdun Range. Published in NZ Geographic magazine


Runner up: Chris van Ryn

108a

Lake Kaniere - A mind calming pause on a misty day while cycling the west coast. Published in Life & Leisure magazine

Air Vanuatu and Mangoes Resort Award for the Best Travel Image taken Outside New Zealand

Winner: Paul Daly

117m

Room at the world famous Ice Hotel, Jukkasjärvi (Swedish Lapland), Sweden. Published in the D-Photo Magazine


Runner up: Chris van Ryn

108j

The result of three years of drought in the Australian Outback. Published in Life & Leisure magazine


AA Directions Award for the Best Travel Image with People

Winner: Paul Daly

117a

Two people in a loca cafeteria, Havana Cuba. Published in D Photo Magazine


Runner up: Tessa Chrisp

110b

At the 'Tirta Empal' Temple these Balinese women are ritual offering to their Gods
Published in Life & Leisure magazine

NZ Maori Tourism Award for the Best Travel Image that Captures the Essence of Maori

Winner: Peter Drury

101a

Children from Turangawaewae take part in Wakaama. Published in the NZ Listener


 Runner up: Peter de Graaf

103a

Members of the Waitangi Treaty grounds cultural group TePitowhenua perform during Paihia's Christmas parade. Published in the Northern Advocate

NZ Herald Award for the Best Unpublished Travel Image

Winner: Lynn Clayton

121b
Jo Rusarlow Glacier where icebergs meet the Atlantic Ocean. This clear iceberg reflects many colours.


Runner up: Lindsay Keats
119a

Old Delhi Train Station

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