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Which travel magazine to subscribe?

Old Jun 29, 13, 8:44 am
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Which travel magazine to subscribe?

I may choose three travel magazines to subscribe at work. Target: To be updated in the travel industry, in particular high end.

My thoughts:
CN Traveller
Business Traveller

Do you agree?
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Old Jul 22, 13, 7:58 pm
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I, too, would like to hear which magazines folks here like to read.
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Old Jul 23, 13, 4:09 am
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I'm actually a Travel & Leisure guy. It doesn't involve our hobbies of airlines and points much, but I love destinations and seeing what city is best for what.

They usually have a lot of City vs City things on there. I usually get on http://www.city-data.com/forum/ to debate city vs city...
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Old Jul 23, 13, 1:41 pm
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One good method is to look at the ads and see if they're actually products you do/would buy or use. In Departures (Amex Platinum members) you get $50K watches and Masaratis. In Afar you get ads for destinations and offbeat tours. In between you've got National Geographic Traveler, T&L, and Conde Nast. In my opinion the latter two are interchangeable. Afar and NGT are the most respected by travel writers---as in they have the best writing/writers who win a lot of awards each year.

I write for Global Traveler, so I won't plug that one
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Old Jul 24, 13, 8:59 am
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I too enjoy T&L. Also I read Food and Wine, which isn't a travel mag but has a ton of articles about foreign cities.
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Old Jul 24, 13, 10:36 am
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I like National Geographic Traveler.

I think a lot depends on your travel style. I've found T&L and the like to be more "fashion" travel or luxury travel. A high life I can't afford to live. I don't need to see the fanciest hotel in Paris and the most precious shops--it's not what I travel for. NG tends to focus more on sites/nature, which is what I prefer to travel for.

(Of course, some may like NG Adventure (or whatever it's called) because they like even more adventure travel than I).
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Old Jul 24, 13, 3:57 pm
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I gave up magazines and read WEB sites such as this one for travel information. Better quality information on FT.
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Old Jul 24, 13, 9:44 pm
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I'm a big fan of International Travel News

http://www.intltravelnews.com

It's not a slick glossy, but has good travel info on many parts of the world.
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