Costas Christ is an award-winning travel writer and editor at large for National Geographic Traveler. In addition to his work with National Geographic, Costas’s articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Virtuoso Life, International Herald Tribune, and theSunday Times of London, among other publications. One of the world’s leading sustainable tourism experts, Costas’s work and travels have taken him to more than 125 countries across six continents. He has been recognized along with Dr. Jane Goodall, Ted Turner, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as one of 50 Global Visionaries working to save the planet. Costas also serves as chairman of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards, which honor companies, organizations, and destinations on the leading edge of positive change in the global travel industry.