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For press inquiries, call or e-mail:
Karen Cleary
Boundless Journeys
998 South Main St, Suite 2
Stowe, VT 05672
Tel: (800) 941-8010 / (802) 253-1840
Fax: (802) 253-1844

Recent Press:

USA TODAY - Top New Trip to Emerging PlacesTravel + Leisure: Trip Doctor Strategies: 2014 Adventure Travel Guide (June, 2014).

Boundless Journeys' Slovenia: Julian Alps Hiking trip was named by Travel + Leisure as a top walking and hiking trip for 2014.




Travel + Leisure World's Best Award WinnerTravel + Leisure "World's Best" 2013 award winner (#5 in the world), and 2009 award winner (#7 in the world).

Travel + Leisure readers ranked Boundless Journeys among the Top 5 World's Best Tour Operators in the magazine's 2013 World's Best Awards readers' survey. Readers rated tour operators, properties, and destinations on a variety of criteria. Tour operators were evaluated on the following characteristics: staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, accommodations, food, and value. Boundless Journeys also received this prestigious honor in 2009, when it was voted among the Top 10 World's Best Tour Operators and Safari Outfitter.

USA TODAY - Top New Trip to Emerging PlacesUSA TODAY, Adventure travel 2013: Top new trips to emerging places.

Boundless Journeys' Republic of the Congo: Gorilla Tracking trip was selected by the USA TODAY as one of the top new trips to emerging places.


National Geographic Traveler 50 Tours of a LifetimeBoundless Journeys has had the following trips selected for National Geographic Traveler's list of "50 Tours of a Lifetime."

Boundless Journeys' France, Italy, Swizerland: Tour du Mont Blanc inn-to-inn hiking tour was featured in National Geographic Traveler's list of "50 Tours of a Lifetime," May, 2012.

Boundless Journeys' Ireland: Walking the Western Isles tour was featured in National Geographic Traveler's list of "50 Tours of a Lifetime", May, 2011.

Boundless Journeys' Palau: Oceania Odyssey tour was featured in National Geographic Traveler's list of "50 Tours of a Lifetime", May, 2008.

Boundless Journeys' Bhutan: A Journey Into the Peaceful Kingdom tour was featured in National Geographic Traveler's list of "50 Tours of a Lifetime", May, 2007.

Boundless Journeys' Spain: Vintage Rioja tour was featured in National Geographic Traveler's list of "50 Tours of a Lifetime", May, 2007.

Get Lost Magazine "Five Best Small-Group Adventure"Boundless Journeys' Palau: Oceania Odyssey sea kayaking, snorkeling, and hiking tour was featured in Get Lost Magazine's "Five Best Small-Group Adventures across the Globe," April 2012



Magellan Award for the Travel Industry2010 TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARD Winner.
The Magellan Award is the premier award for the travel industry, honoring the best in travel and saluting the outstanding travel professionals behind it all.




Global Traveler - Best Tour Operator in the World - 2010

Runner-Up - Best Tour Operator in the World - 2011
First Place - Best Tour Operator in the World - 2010

Global Traveler asked luxury travelers to name the best in a variety of travel-related categories. More than 25,000 people responded and Boundless Journeys has placed at or near the top in multiple years.



Matt Holmes, Boundless JourneysMatt Holmes, Boundless Journeys Founder and President featured in Business People Vermont, February 2010.

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National Geographic Adventure - Best Adventure Travel Company on EarthNational Geographic Adventure named Boundless Journeys one of the "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth" (February, 2009). A panel of editors, travel writers, and experts judged 248 travel companies, and Boundless Journeys ranked among the top 30 worldwide and top 10 for "Hiking & Trekking" companies. Even more importantly, and something we are very proud of, we received the second highest score given (98.33 out of 100) for client satisfaction. Our loyal following of Boundless Journeys guests is a true testament to the care we take in making sure that our journeys exceed expectations each and every time.


Backpacker Magazine - "World's Best Hikes"Boundless Journeys' France, Italy, Switzerland: Tour du Mont Blanc highlighted by Backpacker Magazine as one of the "World's Best Hikes."




USA TODAY - Top New Trip to Emerging PlacesBoundless Journeys tours are covered in a variety of media outlets, including: The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic ADVENTURE, USA Today, Men's Journal, Islands Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, The Seattle Times, Boca Raton Magazine, The Orlando Sentinel, Outpost Magazine,, Desert Living Magazine, and many others.


MCM Awards Winner
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) and Multichannel Merchant awarded Boundless Journeys' 2009 catalog of The World's Great Adventures a Silver Medal at the 2009 MCM Awards. The MCM Awards are the top honors for business-to-consumer multichannel marketers. They recognize superior print catalogs and websites from around the globe.



Press Releases:

Boundless Journeys Announces New African Safaris for 2014 - November 5, 2013

Boundless Journeys Announces Special Event Departures for 2014 - August 30, 2013

Boundless Journeys Again Recognized among the “World’s Best" - July 2, 2013

Boundless Journeys Announces Drastically Reduced Single Supplements - October 25, 2012

Boundless Journeys Announces Savings on Walking and Hiking Journeys to Europe - April 4, 2012

Boundless Journeys Introduces New Safari Advice and Planning Web Site: - February 20, 2012

Boundless Journeys Introduces Trips to Antarctica - New for 2012 - January 30, 2012

Award-Winning Tour Operator Boundless Journeys Offers Savings On Featured Departures - January 3, 2012

Boundless Journeys Ranks #2 in Global Traveler Survey - December 29, 2011

Boundless Journeys Voted Best Tour Operator in Reader's Survey Award - December 1, 2010

Save on Palau and Costa Rica for Winter 2011 - November 11, 2010

Boundless Journeys Wins 2010 Magellan Award - September 14, 2010

Boundless Journeys Announces Savings for Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia Cultural Tour - August 12, 2010

Boundless Journeys Announces Active Adventures for Summer and Fall 2010 - June 30, 2010

Boundless Journeys Announces 2010 Charity Event Trip - May 21, 2010

Boundless Journeys Again Named to National Geographic Traveler’s “Tours of a Lifetime” List - April 6, 2010

Save on Boundless Journeys' Walking Tour of Sicily - February 11, 2010

Boundless Journeys Announces Guaranteed Departures for Spring/Summer 2010 - January 20, 2010

Boundless Journeys Costa Rica Tour January Savings - December 8, 2009

Boundless Journeys Announces Get Acquainted Rates on Classic Tours - November 16, 2009

Boundless Journeys Announces Holiday Adventure Travel Trips - August 14, 2009

Boundless Journeys selected as a Top 10 Tour Operator in the World by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine in their annual "World's Best Awards." - August 1, 2009

Boundless Journeys wins silver medal in the Multichannel Merchant Awards. - May 8, 2009

Boundless Journeys named one of the "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth" by National Geographic ADVENTURE - January 12, 2009

Boundless Journeys Responds to Trend toward Private Trips with Launch of New Private Collection - September 19, 2008

Boundless Journeys acquires Woman's World Travel - June 17, 2008

Adventure Tour Company Again Named to National Geographic Traveler's "Tours of a Lifetime" List - May 8, 2008

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Sustainable Travel International

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spain walking tour"This trip was the perfect blend of fascinating history, stunning scenery, exhilarating hiking, contemporary Spanish and Basque culture, and delicious meals with excellent Rioja wines."
- Katharine Svenson, Spain: Vintage Rioja

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