MIR Corporation Wins Gold and Silver Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

MIR Corporation Wins Gold and Silver Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

SEATTLE, WA — MIR Corporation, a Seattle-based travel company specializing in culturally immersive journeys to Central Asia, Russia and neighboring countries, is thrilled to announce that it is the recipient of Travel Weekly’s 2014 Gold Magellan Award for its new website and the 2014 Silver Magellan Award for its 2014 catalog. Travel Weekly receives entries from top travel organizations and professionals worldwide, and being selected a winner is a tremendous achievement within the travel industry. Winners will be highlighted in the October 20th issue of Travel Weekly. For more information, call 800-424-7289 or visit http://www.mircorp.com. “We’ve spent years developing and designing our new website, which launched in early 2014,” said MIR Corporation President Douglas Grimes. “To be honored with Travel Weekly’s 2014 Gold Magellan Award for our website is a great acknowledgment of the hard work our team put into the new site. Winning a Silver Magellan Award for ouraaaRead More


National Geographic Traveler Honors MIR’s “Inside the Russian Space Program” Tour

National Geographic Traveler Honors MIR’s “Inside the Russian Space Program” Tour

SEATTLE, WA - Award-winning Russia tour specialist, MIR Corporation, is thrilled to announce that its Inside the Russian Space Program tour has been selected as one of National Geographic Traveler magazine's 2012 50 Tours of a Lifetime, and will be featured in the May 2012 issue as well as listed on a special Tours of a Lifetime landing page. The 10-day tour, offered only once in 2012, allows travelers to witness both the manned launch of the Soyuz spacecraft on its way to relieve the crew of the International Space Station and the live docking of the Soyuz at Mission Control Center in Moscow. Read More


New MIR Trip Honored as “Tour of a Lifetime”

New MIR Trip Honored as “Tour of a Lifetime”

SEATTLE, WA -- Once again, National Geographic Traveler has honored a MIR tour: the new Eastern Turkey & Georgia: Legacy of Empire is featured as a "Tour of a Lifetime" in their May/June2011 issue. The editorial team was looking for 2011's "most authentic, most innovative, most immersive, best-guided, and most sustainable tours." The unique Eastern Turkey & Georgia: Legacy of Empire itinerary fills the bill. Read More


MIR Corporation named among Best Adventure Travel Companies

MIR Corporation named among Best Adventure Travel Companies

MIR Corporation, specializing in travel to Russia, the Silk Road and beyond, has once again been rated as one of the "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure. In a recent authoritative study of adventure travel outfitters published on its website, http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com, National Geographic Adventure scored companies on criteria such as Quality of Service, Sustainability, Spirit of Adventure, Education and Client Satisfaction. MIR is proud to have earned a place among the top-rated travel companies of 2009. Read More




MIR’s Catalog Receives Magellan Award from Travel Weekly

MIR’s Catalog Receives Magellan Award from Travel Weekly

Our 2015 catalog, just about to become obsolete with the printing of our 2016 edition, has received a Silver Magellan Award, chosen from hundreds of entries from top travel organizations and professionals worldwide, for outstanding catalog design. We won our first Magellan Award, a Gold, for the 2011 catalog, and have received one each year since. Read More


MIR Receives Two Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly

MIR Receives Two Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly

MIR is proud to share some pretty exciting news – our new website, launched just this year, has been awarded a Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award, the premier award given by the travel industry to professionals. The 2014 catalog netted a Silver Award as well. Read More


5 Places to See Before You Die: A Silk Road Journey with Patricia Schultz and MIR

5 Places to See Before You Die: A Silk Road Journey with Patricia Schultz and MIR

MIR was honored to have Patricia Schultz, author of the best-selling travel book, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, among the 14 travelers who set out for the Five ‘Stans with us earlier this year. Read More