National Geographic and ITB Berlin Announce World Legacy Awards Winners


WASHINGTON (March 5, 2015)—The five winners of the 2015 National Geographic World Legacy Awards were announced today during a colorful awards ceremony held at ITB Berlin. A partnership between the National Geographic Society and ITB Berlin, the World Legacy Awards showcase the leading companies, organizations and destinations — ranging from hotels to ecolodges and from small islands to entire countries — that are driving the positive transformation of the travel industry based on National Geographic’s Read more [...]

National Geographic Announces World Legacy Awards Finalists


WASHINGTON (Oct. 29, 2014)—The 15 finalists of the inaugural National Geographic World Legacy Awards were unveiled on stage today at ITB Asia in Singapore. The World Legacy Awards, a partnership between National Geographic Society and ITB Berlin, showcase the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations — ranging from historic monuments to ecolodges and from small islands to entire countries — that are driving the sustainable tourism transformation of the travel industry Read more [...]

National Geographic Announces World Legacy Awards Judges


WASHINGTON (Oct. 23, 2014)—The National Geographic Society announced today a roster of 18 travel experts from across the globe as judges for the inaugural World Legacy Awards. The awards are a partnership between National Geographic and ITB Berlin to showcase leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations — ranging from airlines to ecolodges and from cities to countries — that are driving the positive transformation of the travel industry based on sustainable tourism principles Read more [...]

Honeywell Propels Embraer Legacy 500 Into Service


Click above to view full infographic. A number of Honeywell Aerospace products contributed to the certification of Embraer’s newest midsize jet, the Legacy 500, offering a new level of comfort and reliability in business aviation. Honeywell provides the turbofan engines, auxiliary power unit (APU), Ovation Select Cabin Management System, cabin pressure control system and air conditioning system for Embraer’s latest midsize jet. Aligned with Embraer’s vision, Honeywell’s technologies Read more [...]

Lifting World Cup Would Enhance Philipp Lahm’s Legacy More Than Lionel Messi’s


Much of football's enduring popularity lies in its innate simplicity. Much of football is about glory. Inevitably the glory lies in winning. Winning, unless penalties become involved, is about scoring the most goals. As a result, it is the prolific goalscorer who is always going to be the one who attracts the attention, the headlines, the awards and the endorsements. One can debate endlessly about whether creating goals or preventing them is the more complex art, but it is undeniable that it is the Read more [...]

Call for Entries Announced for National Geographic Travel World Legacy Awards


WASHINGTON (June 2, 2014)—The World Legacy Awards Call for Entries was announced today — the result of a groundbreaking collaboration between two giants in the world of travel: National Geographic and ITB Berlin. The National Geographic Society reaches more than 500 million people worldwide each month through its magazines, television, documentaries, radio, books, and other media platforms, products and events. ITB Berlin is the largest travel gathering on the planet, attended annually by nearly Read more [...]

Cesar Chavez’s legacy is at work in the White House


Julie Chavez Rodriguez, a granddaughter of the labor leader, runs President Obama's organizing efforts for immigration reform and supervises Latino outreach. WASHINGTON — When prominent Latino activists meet with President Obama, there's one White House staff member present whom many of them have known since she was a child. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]