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South Expeditions and Its Cuenca Destination Offering Honored by OUTSIDE as 'Best Adventure Hub 2014'

Industry-coveted award from leading lifestyle brand celebrates travel providers inspiring their clients with active vacationing options

QUITO, Ecuador, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OUTSIDE, America's leading active lifestyle brand, has selected SOUTH EXPEDITIONS as an honoree of their annual Travel Awards, which celebrate the top destinations, companies, products, and travel providers—in the U.S. and around the world—that inspire people to participate in an active lifestyle. The city of Cuenca, through SOUTH EXPEDITIONS, was honored as BEST ADVENTURE HUB. The entire list of honorees appear in OUTSIDE's April issue (on newsstands March 18), and online at http://www.outsideonline.com/adventure-travel/travel-awards/2014-Travel-Awards-Best-Adventure-Hub.html

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This year, OUTSIDE tapped its global network of correspondents, who traveled across America, to Belize, Switzerland, Italy, and beyond, identifying the best new adventures, stunning lakes, gorgeous new lodges and hotels, family vacations, secret getaways, high-tech airports, and foodie hotspots. The result is more than 50 spectacular trips, plus the best travel apps, tour guides, gear, tips for traveling green, and advice for traveling solo.

"For the last years, South Expeditions has worked hard to promote Cuenca as a new Adventure Destination. We are honored that Outside Magazine has granted us the BEST ADVENTURE HUB AWARD 2014!" said Juan Rodriguez, President of South Expeditions.

"Whether you're looking to go big for an expedition, splurge on a luxurious paradise, or plan an epic family trip, OUTSIDE has unearthed fifty travel gems that will inspire you to renew that passport," said OUTSIDE Editor Chris Keyes

About South Expeditions: South Expeditions, based in QuitoEcuador, is a leading travel group with over 20 years of experience arranging a wide range of high-end customized adventure trips and excursions for individuals, families, and groups in Ecuador, Galapagos and Chile. From rafting through the Amazon Jungle, to camping, kayaking, and snorkeling in the most exotic and magnificent places in the Galápagos Islands, to hiking through the Andes towards age-old luxury haciendas. We design unique trips for our clients.

www.southexpeditions.com 

About OUTSIDE:  OUTSIDE is America's leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world Outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer's Guides, Outside Online, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ tablet edition, Outside Books, and now Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-century adventure-travel company. Visit us online and on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

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SOUTH EXPEDITIONS Contact: Juan Rodriguez, 593 2 223 9224, Email

OUTSIDE Contact: Jacob Streiter, 646 695 7047, Email

SOURCE South Expeditions

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