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Mar 08, 2017, 12:00 ET National Geographic and ITB Berlin Announce World Legacy Awards Winners

Coinciding with the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development, the five winners of the 2017 National Geographic World...


Dec 01, 2016, 12:46 ET 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...


Nov 03, 2016, 08:30 ET National Geographic Announces 2017 Adventurers of the Year

National Geographic has announced the 2017 Adventurers of the Year, whose extraordinary achievements in exploration, adventure sports, conservation...


Oct 12, 2016, 11:00 ET National Geographic Presents EXTREME WEATHER: An Astonishing Film about Wildfires, Melting Glaciers, Tornadoes and How These Powerful Forces Are Colliding

This fall, National Geographic presents an immersive new giant-screen film experience that brings audiences face to face with Mother Nature at her...


Sep 15, 2016, 09:06 ET National Geographic Launches First Hosted Digital Video Series

 National Geographic is bringing its 128 years of science, adventure and exploration to its first hosted digital video series, "Ingredients,...


Mar 09, 2016, 10:30 ET 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...


Jan 08, 2016, 11:00 ET National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World Celebrates One Year Anniversary

 Since its launch in January 2015, National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World has nearly doubled the number of properties in its impressive...


Jan 06, 2016, 08:17 ET National Geographic Launches Yearlong Exploration of the Power of Parks in Celebration of 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

 To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service in 2016, National Geographic...


Dec 15, 2015, 14:02 ET National Geographic Journeys With G Adventures Debuts With 70 Trips For 2016

 Two months after announcing their partnership at a launch event in Toronto, National Geographic and internationally acclaimed tour operator G...


Nov 17, 2015, 12:18 ET 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...


Jan 22, 2015, 12:30 ET NationalGeographic.com Reveals First 25 Best Nature Experiences Of Florida in New Editorial Hub

NationalGeographic.com today launched its new online hub dedicated to the 50 best wild and natural experiences in Florida. The first 25 experiences...


Jan 06, 2015, 10:55 ET National Geographic Society Launches Private Expeditions in Partnership with Virtuoso®

The National Geographic Society announced today the launch of National Geographic Private Expeditions, a new line of trips geared toward...


Jan 06, 2015, 10:28 ET National Geographic Society Launches Unique Lodges of the World

The National Geographic Society today announced its newest foray in world-class travel experiences: National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World,...


Nov 26, 2014, 08:00 ET Give the Gift of Adventure this Holiday with Unique and Personalized Gifts from National Geographic Store

 If you or your loved one has a thirst for travel and adventure and a love of people, places, culture and history — or if you are simply...


Oct 14, 2014, 15:44 ET National Geographic Announces Multiyear Initiative Focusing on Food

 The National Geographic Society announces a multiyear commitment to exploring issues relating to food security and how we create sustainable...


Sep 26, 2014, 09:08 ET Increased Fears About Environment, but Little Change in Consumer Behavior, According to New National Geographic/GlobeScan Study

 A new global analysis released today by the National Geographic Society and GlobeScan finds that concern about environmental problems has...


Nov 25, 2013, 10:34 ET National Geographic Expeditions Announces New Family and Student Trips

Give gift of travel with new offerings from National Geographic Student and Family Expeditions and submit image to win trip in Student Photo...


Oct 18, 2013, 13:09 ET National Geographic Channel Presents New Evidence That May Unlock the Centuries-Old Mystery of Bigfoot

Two-Hour Special Premieres Sunday, November 17, at 8 PM ET/PT Has a British scientist finally unlocked the mystery of Bigfoot? Yetis...


Oct 16, 2013, 10:07 ET National Geographic Launches First Explorer-Curated Collection, 'Shop the Road Less Traveled' Online Boutique

Travels of Explorer Elizabeth Kapu'uwailani Lindsey Inspire Line of Hand-Crafted Goods  Today National Geographic launches Shop the Road...


Oct 02, 2013, 09:00 ET 50 Places Of A Lifetime: Canada

National Geographic Travel Selects Canada For World's First-Ever Digital Super Mag Huge content experience is unmatched in its coverage of one...


Oct 01, 2013, 12:27 ET 50 PLACES of a LIFETIME: CANADA - National Geographic Travel Selects Canada for World's First-Ever Digital Super Mag

Huge content experience is unmatched in coverage of one country WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - With the launch of 50 Places of a Lifetime:...


Oct 01, 2013, 09:46 ET On 125th Anniversary, National Geographic Magazine Invites Photography Enthusiasts to Participate in Digital Assignment on New Photo-Sharing Community Platform, Your Shot (NGYourShot.com)

Photographer Cory Richards Oversees Assignment and Is Featured in National Geographic Channel Special 'National Geographic Photographers: The Best...


Sep 16, 2013, 09:39 ET National Geographic Magazine Devotes 125th Anniversary to Celebrating Power of Photography; Continues Evolution on Web and Beyond

Magazine Launches New Photo Blog and Major Photo-based Social Engagement Platform Timed to October Anniversary Anniversary Issue Generates Largest...


Sep 04, 2013, 10:01 ET National Geographic Society Announces New Travel Group

Traveler Magazine, Expeditions, Travel Books and Digital Content Merge Editorial and Business Resources and Reinvest in Print Product...


Aug 19, 2013, 12:01 ET National Geographic Society Names Gary E. Knell President and CEO; John Fahey Continues as Chairman of Board of Trustees

The board of trustees of the National Geographic Society announced today that Gary E. Knell has been selected to succeed John M. Fahey as...