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Travel + Leisure Announces Winners of The 2013 Global Vision Awards

Awards Highlight Hotels, Tour Operators, and Cruise Lines That Are Transforming the World Through Travel

Oct 8, 2013

New York – October 8, 2013 –Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland, Canada; Overseas Adventure Travel; Cavallo Point Lodge, Sausalito, California; and AboutAsia Travel, Siem Reap, Cambodia, are among the winners of the Travel + Leisure 2013 Global Vision Awards. Selected by a panel of distinguished jurors including Bonnie Burnham of the World Monuments Fund and Rob Katz, CEO of Vail Resorts, the 15 honorees embody the extraordinary ways that travelers can give back to the places we visit. The winners are recognized in five categories: Culture, Conservation, Community, Leadership, and Sustainability. Travel + Leisure editors awarded a special Visionary Award to Jochen Zeitz, founder of Segera Retreat, Laikipia, Kenya.

The Travel + Leisure 2013 Global Vision Awards are featured in the November issue of Travel + Leisure on newsstands October 15 and available on www.TravelandLeisure.com now.

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TRAVEL + LEISURE 2013 GLOBAL VISION AWARDS

EDITOR’S PICK: THE VISIONARY
Jochen Zeitz, founder of Segera Retreat, Laikipia, Kenya

CULTURE
WINNER (tie)     Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland, Canada
WINNER (tie)     The Kyoto Center for Community Collaboration, Kyoto, Japan
RUNNNER-UP   Fundación Altiplano Arica y Parinacota, Chile

CONSERVATION
WINNER               Patagonia Sur Reserves, Chile
RUNNER-UP       Camp Jabulani, Hoedspruit, South Africa
RUNNER-UP       Bushman’s Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, Clanwilliam, South Africa

COMMUNITY
WINNER               AboutAsia Travel, Siem Reap, Cambodia
RUNNER-UP       Solms-Delta Wine Estate, Franschhoek, South Africa
RUNNER-UP       Reserva do Ibitipoca, Minas Gerais, Brazil

LEADERSHIP
WINNER               Overseas Adventure Travel, Boston
RUNNER UP       Lindblad Expeditions, New York City
RUNNER UP       Hilton Worldwide, McLean, Virginia

SUSTAINABILITY
WINNER (tie)     Cavallo Point Lodge, Sausalito, California
WINNER (tie)     Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Wolgan Valley, Australia
RUNNER-UP       Nikoi Island, Nikoi Island, Indonesia

Travel + Leisure 2013 Global Vision Awards Jury
Rob Katz, CEO of Vail Resorts (a 2012 GVA winner)
Bonnie Burnham, President and CEO of the World Monuments Fund
Paul van Zyl, Cofounder and CEO of the ethical fashion brand Maiyet (a 2012 GVA winner)
Alyse Nelson, President and CEO of Vital Voices Global Partnership, an NGO supporting women’s empowerment
Vishakha N. Desai, President emerita of the Asia Society and a member of the National Museum and Library Services Board
John Wood, Founder and board co-chair of Room to Read, a nonprofit focused on literacy and girls’ education
Alex Prud’homme, Author of The Ripple Effect: the Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century

About Travel + Leisure.
The world’s most influential travel brand, Travel + Leisureoffers insider access to destinations around the globe with a signature mix of smart advice, immersive photography, expert reporting, and award-winning coverage of hotels, food, design, style, culture, and trends. Travel + Leisure features news, finds, and opinions that empower its readers and users to travel better. With a global reach of more than 5 million readers, the Travel + Leisure print portfolio includes the U.S. flagship and five international editions in Mexico, Turkey, China, India/South Asia, and Southeast Asia. The U.S. edition of T+L, an American Express Publishing title which launched in 1971, is also designed for iPad, NOOK Color, and Kindle Fire. Travel + Leisurehas an authoritative website, TravelandLeisure.com, and an extensive social media following on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Foursquare, and Foodspotting. The T+L brand also encompasses newsletters, clubs, a book series, retail stores, and media collaborations.

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