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09:00 ET National Geographic Travel Names the Best Small Cities in the U.S.

National Geographic Traveler, the world's most widely read travel magazine, today unveiled its 29 "Cities on the Rise" based on both a unique set...


Jan 05, 2018, 09:00 ET National Geographic Announces 2018 Year of the Bird Campaign, a Year-Long Effort Dedicated to Celebrating and Protecting Birds

2018 marks the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the most powerful and important bird-protection law ever passed. In honor of this...


Dec 08, 2017, 13:53 ET National Geographic Society Board of Trustees Endorsed More Than $4 Million in Grants

The National Geographic Society Board of Trustees this week endorsed more than $4 million in grant funding, further strengthening the Society's...


Nov 28, 2017, 08:00 ET National Geographic Travel Unveils Annual Best of the World List

Today, National Geographic Traveler magazine revealed the 2018 Best of the World, its annual list of the 21 must-see destinations to visit in the...


Nov 02, 2017, 14:45 ET National Geographic and Scenic Announce River Cruise Partnership

National Geographic Expeditions and award-winning operator Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours have teamed up to launch a new line of National...


Nov 01, 2017, 20:23 ET Paul McCartney Announces New Documentary Short In Exclusive Conversation With National Geographic Editor In Chief, Susan Goldberg

Paul McCartney, musician, activist and global icon, has joined National Geographic Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg, for an exclusive conversation,...


Oct 13, 2017, 11:53 ET Leading Conservationists to Gather in Washington, D.C., to Celebrate Planet's First-Ever Half-Earth Day

The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation today announced the planet's first Half-Earth Day to take place at National Geographic headquarters in...


Sep 21, 2017, 12:21 ET National Geographic Society Honors President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia for his Unwavering Commitment to Conservation

The National Geographic Society today recognized President Juan Manuel Santos of the Republic of Colombia for his unwavering commitment to...


Sep 13, 2017, 08:00 ET G Adventures and National Geographic Expeditions Appeal to Travelers' Wild Side, Adding Eight New Trips to Africa and Asia for 2018

National Geographic Expeditions and G Adventures continue to grow their joint travel line, National Geographic Journeys—and their partnership—with...


Jun 03, 2017, 08:00 ET National Geographic Marks World Oceans Day With Activities Focused on the Importance of Protecting the World's Oceans

Today, National Geographic announced a series of events throughout the week of June 4th to commemorate World Oceans Day and highlight the...


Jun 02, 2017, 16:44 ET National Geographic's Chasing Genius Announces First Series Of Challenges Enabling Anyone To Unleash Their Inner Genius And Win $25,000 To Turn Their Ideas Into A Catalyst For Change In The World

Based on the premise that transformative ideas can come from anywhere, and from anyone, National Geographic, along with partner GSK Consumer...


May 04, 2017, 14:29 ET National Geographic Expeditions Acquires Global Adrenaline

National Geographic Expeditions announced today that it has acquired Global Adrenaline, a full-service tour operator that designs, plans and...


Apr 27, 2017, 16:06 ET National Geographic erweitert Reisebereich

Expansion mit neuen Reiseplattformen, Fernsehprogrammen und strategischen Neueinstellungen National Geographic Travel verzeichnete 2016 einen...


Apr 27, 2017, 13:23 ET National Geographic intensifie son activité voyage

Une impulsion est donnée aux initiatives suivantes : plateformes de voyages, émissions de télévision, et nouveaux recrutements stratégiques...


Apr 26, 2017, 20:00 ET National Geographic Grows Travel Business

Coming off a record 2016 and posting double-digit growth into 2017, National Geographic Travel announces additional global expansion plans for...


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...