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Geoffrey Kent honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards

Geoffrey Kent Lifetime Achievement

Geoffrey Kent received a Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest accolade in the travel and tourism industry in the United States, at a gala event attend attended by hundreds of travel agents who have been important partners in building A&K’s business.

The award pays tribute to individuals whose efforts have led to extraordinary results within an organization and who have also made significant contributions to the industry as a whole.

Geoffrey Kent was recognized for being a pioneer in bringing the same sense of adventure found on safari to destinations around the world - what is now commonly referred to as “experiential travel.”

Abercrombie & Kent was voted “best of the best” in two categories: Tour Operator, Luxury and Tour Operator, Africa ... for the 11th consecutive year.

ABC’s Born to Explore Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro with Abercrombie & Kent

In the season premiere of Emmy Award-winning Born to Explore, host Richard Wiese joins A&K’s The Snows of Kilimanjaro on a journey to the summit of the highest mountain in Africa – 19,341 feet above sea level.

Follow along as the group treks through five climate zones, encounters gale force winds and snow and even stops along the way to visit a weather station established in 2006 by A&K Philanthropy for a rededication ceremony.

WABC in the New York City area will be airing at 2:30 PM on Sunday October 5th, but many of the local ABC stations will be airing Born to Explore at different times so check your local listings for air times: http://www.littonweekendadventure.com/born-to-explore-tv-schedule/

Learn more about Abercrombie & Kent’s The Snows of Kilimanjaro here