National Geographic World Legacy Awards - News

Washington - December 1, 2016

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ANNOUNCES WORLD LEGACY AWARDS FINALISTS

The 15 finalists of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards were unveiled today. The World Legacy Awards, a partnership between National Geographic and ITB Berlin, showcase the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations — ranging from entire countries to small islands and from urban hotels to jungle retreats — driving the sustainable tourism transformation of the global travel industry.

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Washington - June 20, 2016

Call for Entries Is Announced for 3rd Annual National Geographic Travel World Legacy Awards

The World Legacy Awards Call for Entries was announced today. Applications are being accepted now through Aug. 20, 2016, at nationalgeographic.com/worldlegacyawards/apply. Celebrating National Geographic's mission of inspiring people to care about the planet, the World Legacy Awards honor today's leading sustainable tourism destinations, organizations and businesses, and share their stories with travelers around the world. Any travel and tourism company, organization or destination—ranging from airlines to hotels, from cities to countries, and from luxury tour operators to adventure travel outfitters—is eligible to apply for the awards in one of the five categories.

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Washington - March 9, 2016

National geographic and ITB Berlin announce world legacy awards winners

The five winners of the 2016 National Geographic World Legacy Awards were announced today during an awards ceremony held at ITB Berlin at the ITB Berlin Convention. A partnership between National Geographic Partners and ITB Berlin, the World Legacy Awards showcase the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations — ranging from large resorts to small eco-lodges and from wildlife conservancies to global geoparks — that are driving the sustainable tourism transformation of the travel industry based on National Geographic’s work of inspiring people to care about the planet.

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Washington - November 17, 2015

National geographic announces world legacy awards finalists

The 15 finalists of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards were unveiled today. The World Legacy Awards, a partnership between the National Geographic Society and ITB Berlin, showcase the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations - ranging from large resorts to small eco-lodges and from wildlife conservancies to geoparks - driving the sustainable tourism transformation of the travel industry based on National Geographic's work of inspiring people to care about the planet.

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Washington - JUNE 1, 2015

Call for Entries Is Announced
for 2nd Annual National Geographic Travel World Legacy Awards

The World Legacy Awards Call for Entries was announced today. Applications are being accepted now through Aug. 1, 2015, at nationalgeographic.com/worldlegacyawards. The awards showcase leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations — from tour operators and resorts to wilderness regions and major cities — that are driving the positive transformation of the travel industry based on sustainable tourism principles and practices.

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Washington - MARCH 5, 2015

National Geographic And ITB
Berlin Announce World Legacy
Awards Winners

The five winners of the 2015 National Geographic World Legacy Awards were announced today during a colorful awards ceremony held at ITB Berlin. A partnership between the National Geographic Society and ITB Berlin, the World Legacy Awards showcase the leading companies, organizations and destinations - ranging from hotels to ecolodges and from small islands to entire countries - that are driving the positive transformation of the travel industry based on National Geographic's work of inspiring people to care about the planet.

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Washington - OCT. 29, 2014

National Geographic Announces
World Legacy Awards Finalists

The 15 finalists of the inaugural National Geographic World Legacy Awards were unveiled on stage today at ITB Asia in Singapore. The World Legacy Awards, a partnership between National Geographic Society and ITB Berlin, showcase the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations - ranging from historic monuments to ecolodges and from small islands to entire countries - that are driving the sustainable tourism transformation of the travel industry based on National Geographic's work of inspiring people to care about the planet.

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Washington - OCT. 23, 2014

National Geographic Announces
World Legacy Awards Judges

The National Geographic Society announced today a roster of 18 travel experts from across the globe as judges for the inaugural World Legacy Awards. The awards are a partnership between National Geographic and ITB Berlin to showcase leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations - ranging from airlines to ecolodges and from cities to countries - that are driving the positive transformation of the travel industry based on sustainable tourism principles and practices.

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Washington - JUNE 2, 2014

CALL FOR ENTRIES ANNOUNCED FOR
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVEL
WORLD LEGACY AWARDS

The World Legacy Awards Call for Entries was announced today - the result of a groundbreaking collaboration between two giants in the world of travel: National Geographic and ITB Berlin. The National Geographic Society reaches more than 500 million people worldwide each month through its magazines, television, documentaries, radio, books, and other media platforms, products and events. ITB Berlin is the largest travel gathering on the planet, attended annually by nearly 200,000 delegates.

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