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National Geographic Traveller 2012

Reaching the 25,000 subscription-mark is a superb milestone for us, and coincides with our announcement to increase frequency

National Geographic Traveller (UK) Mar/Apr 2012
25,000 subscriber milestone
Eight-issue frequency confirmed

LONDON (15 February 2012): National Geographic Traveller (UK) has reached a milestone of over 25,000 subscribers and would like to thank all its new readers for contributing to its success. It is also happy to announce its increase in frequency (to eight issues) with an additional two special issues of Family planned in 2012 (on sale in May and December).

Matthew Jackson, Managing Director, National Geographic Traveller, said: “Reaching the 25,000 subscription-mark is a superb milestone for us, and coincides with our announcement to increase frequency following a hugely successful first year following the title’s launch. We’re looking forward to being able broaden our content offering through both our magazine and our website this year.”

The details:

• The new frequency and schedule will be as follows:
For 2012: Jan/Feb, Mar/Apr, May/Jun, July/Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov/Dec.
For 2013: Jan/Feb 2013, Mar, Apr, May/Jun, July/Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov Dec.

• To support the increase in frequency a superb new subscription offer has been introduced: £13.60 for eight issues (and a free gift) see below.

• With two additional special bi-annual Family issues planned — Summer 2012 and Spring 2013 — subscribers can add the two issues to their subscription for an extra £1.

• Separately, a new weekly blog has begun on

The eighth issue of the 180-page National Geographic Traveller (UK) Mar/Apr 2012 issue hit the newsstands last week along with a FREE Photography Supplement showcasing the winners of our 2012 Competition

The 26-page digital sample of the latest issue can be viewed at:


• Subscription gift: GBP £13.60 for eight issues – and a free gift (a rucksack/across the body bag) while stocks last. Don’t miss out.
Promo code: NGTMARAPR12.
• Our website: Competitions, subscriptions, blogs, features and more.
• If you can’t find the magazine – let the team know today!

National Geographic Traveller (UK) is published eight times a year, with a cover price of £3.85, via subscription and on newsstands.
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National Geographic Traveller (UK) is published under license by Absolute Publishing Ltd (APL), from the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. It became the 15th local-language edition
when it was launched in December 2010. The magazine also is available in China, Spain, Russia, the Netherlands, Israel, Poland, Slovenia, Latin America, Armenia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Indonesia, Romania and South Africa. The 180-page travel and lifestyle magazine is packed full of you-are-there photography, authentic travel experiences and inspiring narratives, all focused on the brand’s theme “All Travel, All the Time.”

National Geographic Traveler (USA) is the world’s most widely read travel magazine, created in 1984. It championed sustainable travel before it was cool and, eight times annually, celebrates journeys that are about place, experience, culture, authenticity, living like the locals and great photography. It makes a distinction between tourism and travel and stresses inquisitive, not acquisitive, trips. It employs storytelling and outstanding photography to inspire readers to pick up and go, eschewing fashion and fluff in favour of articles that offer a strong sense of place, inspiring narratives that make readers take trips, and solid service information to help them plan those trips.

The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organisations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society’s mission is to inspire people to care about the planet. National Geographic reflects the world through its magazines, television programs, films, music and radio, books, DVDs, maps, exhibitions, live events, school publishing programs, interactive media and merchandise. National Geographic magazine, the Society’s official journal, published in English and 33 local-language editions, is read by more than 40 million people each month. The National Geographic Channel reaches 370 million households in 34 languages in 168 countries. National Geographic Digital Media receives more than 15 million visitors a month. National Geographic has funded more than 9,600 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geography literacy. For more information, visit



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Tel: +44 (0)20 7253 9906

Pat Riddell, Editor
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9906

Maria Pieri, Editorial Director
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9906

Matthew Jackson, Managing Director
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9009

Anthony Leyens, CEO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 9009

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