Condé Nast Traveler

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Condé Nast Traveler
Condé Nast Traveler logo.svg
Global Editor in ChiefMelinda Stevens
Frequency8 issues per year
Total circulation
(December 2013)
First issue 1987 (1987-month)
CompanyCondé Nast
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City

Condé Nast Traveler is a luxury and lifestyle travel magazine published by Condé Nast. The magazine has won 25 National Magazine Awards.[2]

The Condé Nast unit of Advance Publications purchased Signature, a magazine for Diners Club members, for $25 million in 1986. The company used it as the basis for Condé Nast Traveler,[3] led by Sir Harold Evans in 1987,[4] with a focus on literary journalism and hard news reporting. As editor in chief, Evans coined the motto "Truth in Travel," which declared that travel industry freebies would not be accepted.

Condé Nast Traveler is currently led by Editor in Chief Melinda Stevens.

Condé Nast Traveler is produced at Condé Nast's US headquarters at One World Trade Center, New York, NY.

An entirely separate UK edition, Condé Nast Traveller, is produced from Condé Nast's offices at Vogue House in London.

Condé Nast Traveler's main competitor is Travel + Leisure.


  1. ^ "Circulation Demographics". Condé Nast Traveler. Condé Nast. Archived from the original on 20 November 2015. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Home | ASME". Archived from the original on 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
  3. ^ Mahon, Gigi (1989-09-10). "S.I. Newhouse and Conde Nast; Taking Off The White Gloves". The New York Times.
  4. ^ Fabrikant, Geraldine (11 August 1987). "Advertising; CONDE NAST MAGAZINE ON TRAVEL". The New York Times.

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