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One of the world’s most famous travel magazines National Geographic Traveler summarized results of the online voting conducted among the Russian readers. From July 2014 to November 2014 nat-geo.ru visitors were choosing the best tourist destinations and services in 16 different categories. Voting has been conducted annually since 2011.

Crimean peninsula has won the “Discovery of the Year” category, press service of the Ministry of Tourism and Resorts of Crimea reports.

It should be noted that Altai Mountains won in “Russian tourism” category; the category "wellness vacation" was given to Kyrgyzstan, while Austria got the category "Winter Holidays".

National Geographic Traveler is the Russian version of the American edition, which for 20 years of its existence has gained the widest readership among travel magazines. Published in Russia since 2007, the Russian edition - 110 thousand copies.