MIR in the News: AFAR Magazine, TravelAge West, Conde Nast Traveler, DestinAsian, and more!

MIR in the News: AFAR Magazine, TravelAge West, Conde Nast Traveler, DestinAsian, and more!

As experts in travel to Central AsiaRussiaMongolia and beyond, it’s always gratifying when word of our tours and destinations is noticed and shared. Here are some of MIR’s recent mentions in the press:

MIR VP Annie Lucas Featured in TravelAge West
  • MIR vice president Annie Lucas was recently interviewed in TravelAge West about traveling to so called “edgy” destinations, including Iran.

“We try to make a region that most people are intimidated by accessible,” Lucas said. “That’s been our goal since the very beginning.”

MIR’s clients tend to be “country-collectors,” Lucas says — savvy, experienced consumers looking for a unique experience far from the well-trodden path. However, that’s not to say that these destinations are off-limits to the more mainstream buyer; at MIR, special accommodations and customizations can be made for families with children, multigenerational groups or clients who take things at a slower pace.

Travel to Siberia & the Russian Far East
  • Conde Nast Traveler and MSN.com each chose dog-sledding in Siberia as one of their “30 Most Romantic Adventures.”
  • MIR’s new small group tour, Remote Russia: Yakutia & Kamchatka, was featured in the The Fox Magazine, a luxury lifestyle blog.
  • DestinAsian Magazine, the leading luxury travel magazine for the Asia-Pacific region, included MIR’s Trans-Siberian BAM Explorer with Naadam Festival luxury rail journey in its round-up of “100 Essential Why end mights in Asia-Pacific For Your Bucket List.”
Ancestry Travel
  • In a recent article on the Travel Channel blog, writer and family travel expert Erin Gifford mentioned MIR as an expert in arranging custom itineraries for Jewish people seeking their lost families in Eastern Europe.

MIR Corporation…puts together ancestry travel tours for Jewish clients interested in tracing their roots in Europe and the Middle East. By working with a team of private journey specialists, travelers can expect handcrafted itineraries that enable them to connect with their family heritage. 

Travel to the South Caucasus
  • MIR planned a special VIP welcome for journalist Anya von Bremzen’s trip to Armenia as part of AFAR Magazine’s Spin the Globe feature. 
  • International Travel News recently featured one of MIR’s newest small group tours, Village Traditions of the South Caucasus, in its monthly roundup of recommended tours. The tour has also been a popular feature among other news outlets, including Recommend.comETB Travel NewsUltimate Adventures, and Global Traveler.
Travel to Central Asia

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(Top Photo: Baking ‘tonis puri’ Georgian bread is an art, handed down from generation to generation; Photo credit: Martin Klimenta)

PUBLISHED: April 20, 2018

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