Navigator Rewards Inspiring World Travelers
| 15 March, 2018
The winners of Navigator Around the World in 80 Pages have been chosen and rewarded 10.000€ in travel vouchers. Summing a total of 2161 participations from 77 countries, the third edition surpassed all expectations and consolidated this competition as one of the most relevant and inspiring travel writing challenges in the world.
Oleg Gavrilin, from Russia, and Cynthia Lilleston, fom U.S.A. (First and second placed) were the big winners of the contest for their engaging stories experienced in a large volcano on Kamchatka peninsula, in Russia, and in the highest peak of New Zealand’s Tararua Range. These two stories, as well as the six third-placed ones, can be read at the contest’s website navigatoraroundtheworld.com. Mark Thomas is the author of the best photo, also displayed on the site.
Under the claim “Spread the Word and Travel the World”, premium office paper brand Navigator, challenged travel enthusiasts to share once again their best adventures through an original story. The 2017 Edition drew entries from 77 different countries around the globe – Portugal, UK, Philippines, India and France on the top of the list. The contest registered 2.161 participations, which represents a 59% increase of submitted stories and 18% more represented countries, in comparison with its 2nd Edition. One third of the entrants are under 24 years old.
“People are willing to discover the World, enjoy new experiences and share them, and Navigator’s Around the World in 80 Pages is more and more the place where these experiences meet and inspire new travallers.” explains Ricardo Ferreira, Navigator’s Global Brand Manager. “It’s very rewarding to know this community is growing from year to year, bringing us stories with ever increasing quality.”