Condé Nast Traveller
is published by Condé Nast Publications Ltd, from Vogue House in Hanover Square, Mayfair, London. It is a luxury travel
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magazine aimed at the upmarket, independent traveller.
It can be differentiated from the American version of the magazine
Condé Nast Traveler is a US magazine published by Condé Nast. It has its origins in a mailing sent out by the Diners Club club beginning in 1953, listing locations that would take the card. It began taking advertising in 1955. In order to attract more advertisers, it became a full-fledged magazine,...
because of the UK spelling of the word Traveller
, and contains mainly original UK content, though some features are used from the US magazine and repackaged for a UK audience.
The magazine runs several industry-recognized awards, the most important being the Condé Nast Traveller
Readers' Awards, which take place every year. Other annual awards include the Readers' Spa Awards, The Gold List (most luxurious hotels) and The Hot List] (best new hotels). The latter two are compiled from recommendations from the magazine's editors and writers.
The Condé Nast Traveller
Innovation and Design Awards highlight the best in travel innovation and design, and are often attended by high profile figures such as designer Paul Smith
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, artist Anish Kapoor
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, and architect Sir Richard Rogers
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The current editor is Sarah Miller and the Publishing Director is Simon Leadsford. Features and awards from the magazine can be found at their website, www.cntraveller.com