Journeys International is proud to have received many honors and awards over the years, including the ones listed below.
Best Adventure Travel Company
National Geographic Adventure
Selected from among hundreds of adventure tour operators worldwide, Journeys was awarded a place on the Top Ten list of Do-It-All operators.
A panel of travel experts and writers selected honorees from hundreds of operators classified in six different categories. As some of you know from the calls you received, the selection process included interviews with trip participants. Thank you for your positive reports that helped us win the award. Other judging criteria included education, sustainability and quality of service.
~ Chris Force
Tour of a Lifetime
National Geographic Traveler
Journeys' trip, Mindfully Engaging Guatemala, has been selected as part of National Geographic Traveler magazine’s 2014 Tours of a Lifetime, and is featured in the May 2014 issue.
~ Norie Quintos, Executive Editor of National Geographic Traveler magazine
Journeys' trip, Burma: Trek to the Last Village, was selected as part of National Geographic Traveler magazine’s 2012 Tours of a Lifetime, and was featured in the May 2012 issue. Journeys' trip, Ladakh Hemis Festival, was selected as part of National Geographic Traveler magazine’s 2009 Tours of a Lifetime and featured in the May/June 2009 issue.
~ Norie Quintos, Senior Editor
Top Travel Specialist
Condé Nast Traveler
Journeys has also been cited by Condé Nast Traveler for eight consecutive years for multiple categories of Top Travel Specialist awards and as Best Green Travel Outfitter. Journeys, founded in Ann Arbor in 1978, offers more than 175 trips to 57 destinations around the globe.
Travel + Leisure
Twice, the expert staff at Journeys was recognized as top travel planners by Travel + Leisure by awarding them with spots in the A-List. Joan Weber was included in 2012, and Florine Herendeen in 2013.
Journeys International is also proud to be a member of these industry-leading organizations.
International Galapagos Tour Operator Association (IGTOA) is a nonprofit association of travel companies, conservation organizations, and other groups that seek a lasting protection of the Galapagos Islands. IGTOA lobbies for conservation, fund projects, and promote and practice sustainable tourism.
Journeys for Families is a charter member of Family Travel Association. Launched in 2014, the Family Travel Association vows to promote all the child-friendly experiences that families can share together, simplify the perceived and real complexities of planning family vacations and educate consumers on the positive and lasting impact travel has on young people.
Established in 1990, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) serves more than 900 members in 80 countries worldwide. Members predominantly include tour operators, tourism boards, specialty agents and accommodations with a vested interest in the sustainable development of adventure tourism. The ATTA delivers solutions and connections that propel members towards their business goals and the industry toward a responsible and profitable future.