MUMBAI: National Geographic Traveller India, the world’s most widely read travel magazine published in India under license from National Geographic Society, by Amar Chitra Katha Pvt Ltd, has been awarded the Travel magazine of 2014 by www.tripadvisor.com, the world’s largest travel community.
National Geographic Traveler India Magazine won the India’s Travelers’ Choice Awards through a Survey which was conducted across the world, where each country used a panel of more than 5,500 TripAdvisor travelers to shortlist the brands/products in each category. A total of 95,056 travelers then selected their favorites from the shortlists and the winner was chosen.
Ms. Niloufer Venkatraman, Editor -in-chief, National Geographic Traveller India said “I am absolutely, totally, delighted than in just two years we've managed to establish ourselves as the best travel magazine in India. This public acknowledgement from travellers, and endorsement from well respected brand TripAdvisor, is a huge feather in our cap”. She further added, “It's great to know that the two years of sweat have been worth it. And our team continues to be excited about the next travel story. We love what we do, and feel gratified that we're producing a magazine with a readers' stamp of approval”.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Manas Mohan, Publishing Director, National Geographic Traveller India & COO, Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd. said: - We are overwhelmed to receive this award within two years of our launch. It is a great achievement for us and motivates us to keep up to our readers expectations and publish more spectacular issues for them”. He further added, “Over two years National Geographic Traveller India has given Indian families the best travelling experience through interesting photographs, stories, features and much more. We are glad that the inspiring narratives in our magazine motivates people to go out and explore more of the world”.