Costas Christ

Christ discussed Gringo Trails.

Costas Christ is an award-winning travel writer and editor at large for National Geographic Traveler magazine, whose travels have taken him to more than 100 countries across six continents. His articles have also appeared in numerous other publications, including the New York Times, Boston Globe, International Herald Tribune, and Sunday Times of London. He is best known as one of the world’s leading sustainable tourism experts. In 2012, Costas was recognized with Sir Richard Branson, Jane Goodall, Dr Sylvia Earle and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as one of 50 Global Visionaries working to save the planet. NBC Today Show said: “For the past 30 years, Costas Christ been at the leading edge of the green travel movement, since way before it was ever called ‘green’ or even a movement.” He is a founding member and former Chairman of the International Ecotourism Society which supports the protection of cultural and natural heritage, and helps sustain the wellbeing of local communities. He also writes the Go Green travel column for Virtuoso Life, the largest circulation travel trade magazine. He frequently appears on television and radio to talk about responsible travel, including appearances on Good Morning America, CNN International, BBC World, Travel Chanel, National Geographic Channel and National Public Radio.