Travel + Leisure Announces Winners of The 2013 Global Vision Awards

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

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. Follow @travlandleisure and join the Travel + Leisure 2013 Global Vision Awards conversation on Twitter with #TLGlobalVision, on Facebook, and on Instagram. 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 + Leisure, offers 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. Contacts: Liz Marsh, elizabeth.marsh@timeinc.com, +1.212.382.5684 Caitlin Eadie, caitlin.eadie@timeinc.com, +1.212.642.1921