MIR Corporation has been providing superb customer service and impeccable tours for 30 years.

Browse our press clippings to read about our industry awards and accolades. Notably, MIR has been rated one of the “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure magazine, and is a six-time recipient of the “Tours of a Lifetime” award given annually by National Geographic Traveler magazine.

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Press & Awards
  • Patricia Schultz Boasts About MIR Corporation & the Balkans

    October 12, 2017

    Patricia Schultz, travel enthusiast and author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, was recently a special host on one of MIR’s signature small group tours, Balkan Odyssey: Crossroads of Cultures. She shared some of her i... Read More

  • MIR’s Arctic Adventure Comes Highly Recommended

    October 4, 2017

    Recommend, one of the most trusted resources for travel agents and a leader in the travel trade marketplace for over 50 years, included MIR’s Special Journey to Remote Franz Josef Land in its round-up of new cruises for adv... Read More

  • MIR Vice President Offers Insights on “Travel in the Age of Fear”

    September 28, 2017

    Mic, an online news outlet committed to original, first-person journalism and “critical news stories from modern and diverse perspectives,” recently featured an article about travel fears and how to travel responsibly and... Read More

  • MIR’s Cruise to Franz Josef Land Featured in the L.A. Times

    September 25, 2017

    If “getting off the grid and exploring far-away places” sounds like what you’ve been searching for, then the L.A. Times has the recommendation for you: MIR’s Special Journey to Remote Franz Josef Land, a brand-new gro... Read More

  • Remote Franz Josef Land a Recommended Pick for Luxury Travel Magazine

    September 12, 2017

    One of MIR’s newest small group tours, A Special Journey to Remote Franz Josef Land, was recently spotlighted in a feature article in Luxury Travel Magazine. The article cites some of the biggest highlights of the tour, whi... Read More


    September 1, 2017

    In a recent announcement, UNESCO added 26 new inductees to its prestigious annual list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which included 10 from MIR’s destinations. MIR’s vice president, Annie Lucas, was asked for her insigh... Read More

  • MIR Dives Deep on Insider’s Russia Small Group Tour

    August 30, 2017

    Global Traveler, a leading monthly publication “written exclusively for frequent, luxury business and leisure travelers,” spotlighted MIR’s Insider’s Russia: Moscow & St. Petersburg Rediscovered small group tour in an... Read More

  • Trazee Travel Touts MIR’s Silk Road Odyssey

    August 22, 2017

    MIR’s Silk Road Odyssey small group tour was recently featured in an article on Trazee Travel, a new online travel publication geared towards younger travelers. The 15-day tour, which focuses exclusively on Uzbekistan, incl... Read More

  • In It For the Long Haul

    August 16, 2017

    If you need to get away from it all, and you’ve got a little extra time on your hands, take a peek at Luxury Travel Magazine’s recent round-up 10 extended vacations sure to relax and recharge your spirit. Two of MIR’s o... Read More

  • Go Big on the Silk Route

    August 10, 2017

    A recent article on the GoBanking Rates blog featured MIR’s Silk Route by Private Train luxury rail journey in its round-up of “The Most Amazing Luxury Travel Experiences You Can Buy.” The epic 21-day rail journey allow... Read More

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