MT Sobek Top 10 in 2019 USA TODAY Readers’ Choice Travel Award

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Emeryville, CA, June 5, 2018 — MT Sobek, the originator of adventure travel, is proud to announce its inclusion in the 2019 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Adventure Travel Company. Known for its high adventure and unique global destinations, Emeryville-based MT Sobek took sixth place out of ten award winners.

“We are thrilled to have been chosen as a finalist in the 10Best Adventure Travel Company awards in our 50th anniversary year,” said MT Sobek President and CEO, Kimberly Daley. “Reaching the sixth spot, above many well-known competitors, is an incredible achievement. We’d like to thank everyone who voted for us!”

MT Sobek has been opening up little-known corners of the world to exploration for 50 years. From the first-ever commercial trek to Nepal, to its long record of epic first descents, MT Sobek is committed to expanding the world of adventure to all travel enthusiasts.

The nominees for the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel awards were chosen by a panel of relevant experts, including a combination of editors from USA TODAY and editors from provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content. At the site’s core is a team of local travel experts who are well educated, experts in their fields, and discriminating in their tastes.

MT Sobek will add the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award to its multitude of past awards, which include “World’s Best Tour Operators and Safari Outfitters” by Travel + Leisure, “Top 5 Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure, and “Best Outfitter” by Men’s Journal.

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About MT Sobek

MT Sobek, celebrating 50 years of adventure in 2019, is driven by a love of exploration and sharing special places with others. Specializing in handcrafted, small-group and custom adventures, MT Sobek offers insider access and award-winning trips in the world’s most incredible places. As testament to their excellent reputation as leaders in travel, they have earned preferred travel outfitter status for National Geographic Active Expeditions, Active New York Times Journeys, and Smithsonian Active Journeys. MT Sobek is the adventure company.