Bonnier's Florida Travel + Life magazine wins Best Overall Magazine, Best Department, Best Overall Use of Photography at annual Florida Magazine Awards

WINTER PARK, Florida , September 7, 2011 (press release) – Florida Travel + Life has been named the top magazine in the state. It took top honors at the annual Florida Magazine Awards, winning in the Best Overall Magazine category. Florida Travel + Life is published by Bonnier Corp. of Winter Park, Florida.

"Florida Travel & Life is thrilled and honored to be recognized by our peers in the media. We're proud of our dynamic stories, photos and design, as well as the team that brought it all to life," says Patricia Letakis, editor-in-chief of Florida Travel + Life magazine.

In addition to winning the top award of the competition, Florida Travel + Life took two other firsts: Best Department and Best Single Color Photo. The magazine also picked up second-place awards for Best Written Magazine, Best Overall Use of Photography, Best Overall Design and Best Visitor Publication.

"This award is evidence that our magazine is the leader in Florida's luxury travel and lifestyle market, and with our expanding Website and e-media opportunities, Florida Travel + Life reaches both print magazine and Internet readers," says Kelley Davis, publisher of Florida Travel + Life.

An elite 32-person panel of accomplished journalists judged more than 950 entries from across Florida. The Florida Magazine Awards, sponsored by the Florida Magazine Association, were handed out Friday, August 19 in Orlando, Florida.

Bonnier Corp. ( is one of the largest consumer-publishing groups in the U.S. and is the leading media company serving passionate, highly engaged audiences, through magazines, events, digital media and leading-edge products. Bonnier Corp. is the U.S. division of the Bonnier Group (, an international media group active in television, newspapers, magazines, movies, books and digital media.

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