Uwern Jong

Experientialist-in-Chief , OutThere

Uwern Jong is Experientialist-in-Chief of luxury and experiential travel journal rooted in diversity, discovery and discernment, OutThere magazine. He was the 2020 Winner of “Editorial Leader of the Year – Consumer Publishing” at the Campaign Publishing Awards and led the title to win ""Diversity Initiative of the Year"" at the 2020 PPA Independent Publisher Awards, as well as “Publication of the Year” the 2018 Travel Media Awards.

Through OutThere, Uwern also delivers bespoke content creation and creative branding, primarily working with destinations and luxury travel brands, specialising in both luxury and inclusive and diversity-driven content for the modern traveller. He is the Founder of the global LGBT+ Travel Symposium series, helping and training travel brands to be more inclusive in their outreach and Co-Founder of Stockholm LGBT, a members-based destination marketing platform. He is proud to be serving on his second term as a Board Director for IGLTA (the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association).