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USA TODAY Readers Choose the Best Adventure Travel Company - Austin Adventures Voted One of the Top Three...

An American original, birthed in the Rockies of Montana, has been chosen as one of the three top adventure travel companies in the...

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AdventureSmith Explorations Showcases Belize, Mediterranean and Arctic Among 12 New 2020 Itineraries

Responding to remarkable growth in expedition cruising, AdventureSmith Explorations announces for 2020 a heady combo of 12 new itineraries...

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New Booking Incentives on Small Ship Expedition Cruises to Amazon, Galapagos, Antarctica

For expedition cruisers looking for an amazing deal, below is a heady mix of high-end itineraries available through 2019 in three distinct...

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AdventureSmith Explorations’ Founder, Todd Smith, Relays Trends Seen in Small Ship Expedition Cruising

Small ship vacationing is on the rise with expedition cruising leading the charge. One company on the cutting edge of this expansion...

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Rajasthan Cycling Tour

Explore the most popular Indian destination- Rajasthan in a different way. The tour is a unique choice for adventure seekers looking...

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First Ascent Of the Season On Mount Stok Kangri

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AdventureSmith Explorations Hot On Small Ship Cruises In Cool Summer Northern Climes

With four points on the compass to choose from, what’s the preferred direction for summer cruises? “Go north,”...

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Austin Adventures Launches New Concierge Vacation Option for ‘The Independent Traveler in Us All’

Travel trends drive travel experiences. Identifying a growing desire for maximum individualization and flexibility in vacations, veteran...

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Todd Smith Garners 6th Accolade from Condé Nast Traveler for Expertise on Small Ship Adventure Cruises

The man who helped pioneer what has evolved to become the fastest-growing segment of the cruise industry – using small ships...

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AdventureSmith Explorations Increases Number Of Arctic Adventures On Purpose-Built Expedition Ships

Offers Tips and Opportunities to Observe the Big Arctic Eight Animals Small...

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Veteran Tour Operator Advises that Government Shutdown Should Not Halt Vacation Plans

Having Experienced Similar National Park Closures in the PastAustin Adventures Has Alternatives When Plan A is No Longer an Option An...

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Key Factors Shaping Adventure Travel In 2019

The need for downtime to unwind, concerns about overtourism and the desire to travel sustainably are the major influencers on adventure...

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