National Geographic Traveler Selects Four Adventure Media Clients for Annual 50 Tours of a Lifetime
04/10/2015

The travel magazine’s ninth annual list recognizes the most authentic, innovative and immersive experiential tours around the globe

Online PR News – 10-April-2015 – WELLINGTON, Colo. – National Geographic Traveler just released its 2015 “50 Tours of a Lifetime” naming four Adventure Media clients – ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours, Myths and Mountains, Tofino Expeditions and WANT Expeditions – as part of the acclaimed list. This is the 10th year the venerated travel magazine has selected the world’s best guided tours to share with its readers. The celebrated list of tours will be featured in the print, online and tablet versions of the May 2015 issue.

National Geographic Traveler’s selection process was highly competitive and the editorial team worked long and hard to find 2015’s most authentic, most innovative, most immersive, best-guided, and most sustainable tours.

The 2015 “50 Tours of a Lifetime” selections include:

ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours: Bike Paths of Lake Garda – Sightseer Tour

Myths and Mountains: Laos With a Heart

Tofino Expeditions: Amazon Kayaking Trip

WANT Expeditions: Greenland Traditional Dogsled Expedition

“This year marks 10 years of our editors selecting the world’s best guided tours,” said Norie Quintos, acting editor-in-chief of National Geographic Traveler. “The trips and operators we selected are a model for the rest of the travel industry: They open the world to travelers and at the same time leave a positive impact on the destinations and its people.”

National Geographic Traveler magazine uncovers the best tours and outfitters for travelers as part of the magazine’s mission “to propel readers out of their armchairs and into the field.” National Geographic Traveler has the largest audience of any travel magazine in the world, with more than 8.5 million readers.

The May issue arrives in homes and on the award-winning National Geographic Traveler website April 9th. The print issue will hit newsstands April 21st and the tablet issue will be available starting April 29th. For more information about these and other outstanding Adventure Media clients, please visit www.adventuremedianews.com.

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About ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours
Bicycle tour specialist, ExperiencePlus!, has been family-owned since 1972. The first U.S. based tour operator to offer bicycle tours in Italy, ExperiencePlus! has expanded to include tours in 22 countries. For more information, tour departures, and itineraries please visit www.ExperiencePlus.com or www.BikeRentalsPlus.com.

About Myths and Mountains
Veteran adventurer Dr. Antonia Neubauer founded Myths and Mountains in 1988 to foster intimate cross-cultural experiences, offering tours designed to take travelers to the very heart of the places they visit. The company’s mission to provide hand-crafted, experiential journeys has created a solid place for Myths and Mountains in the adventure travel industry. They were named as Trusted Travel Experts on the 2015 Wendy Perrin WOW List; Allie Almario is the WOW expert for Ecuador and the Galapagos, while Dr. Neubauer is the WOW expert for Bhutan and Nepal. Dr. Neubauer has also been Condé Nast Traveler’s Nepal Top Travel Specialist since 2011. Achievements: “Top Ten Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth” – National Geographic Adventurer, 2009; “Ultimate Adventure Outfitters From Around the Globe” – Travel + Leisure Magazine, 2010; “50 Tours of a Lifetime” – National Geographic Traveler, 2013 and 2015. For more information, visit www.mythsandmountains.com.

About Tofino Expeditions
Founded by veteran adventurer Grant Thompson, Tofino Expeditions has guided commercial sea kayaking tours since 1988, making them one of the most experienced companies in the business. The company was among the very first to provide guided paddling tours of Vancouver Island’s west coast, which is now a destination on the life list of paddlers around the world. The company guides trips along the world’s finest coasts in Baja, British Columbia, Croatia, Brazil, Vietnam, Italy, and the Galapagos Islands. Tofino Expeditions was named one of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime in 2014. For more information, visit www.tofino.com.

About WANT Expeditions
WANT Expeditions is the world leader in highly personalized, conservation-oriented small group travel, connecting travelers, adventurers, photographers and conservationists from all over the world through expeditions to see the most amazing natural phenomena that exist on our planet. The company only uses local (and often family owned) business partners, practices strong conservation measures, supports protection of cultures and traditions, discourages hand-outs and encourages letting go of western ideals to experience true cultural immersion. For more information, visit www.wantexpeditions.com.