GUYANA TO FEATURE AS TRIP OF THE YEAR FOR SOUTH AMERICA
In the April issue of Outside magazine 35 Adventure Trips of the Year for 2009 are announced. Guyana is featured as the Trip of the Year for South America. In a short piece titled, "Trek the Big Empty," the magazine profiles the tour operator Geographic Expeditions new trekking trip to Guyana.Michael McCrystal, Geographic Expeditions' associate director of marketing visited Guyana in April 2008 on a GTA-USAID/GTIS Guyana Sustainable Tourism Initiative familiarization trip. More information on their Guyana tour, developed after participating on the GSTI fam trip, is at: www.geoex.com/adventure-travel/guyana/tribes-species.asp.Outside magazine is the leading outdoor and recreation magazine in the United States. The magazine has a paid subscription of more than 675,000 and a monthly readership of around two million people. For more on the magazine, visit www.outside.away.com.For your reference, I have attached a scan of the magazine's cover and the short piece on Guyana.
Guyana Sustainable Tourism Initiative