G Adventures Recognized as a Best Managed Company

3 Feb 2006

December 18, 2006 - For the second year in a row, G Adventures is pleased to be recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies.

“We are delighted to be honoured once again as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies,” said Bruce Poon Tip, CEO, G Adventures. “At G Adventures we are dedicated to our innovative business practices and to consistently delivering outstanding customer service. It is a very exciting time here at G Adventures, as we continue our incredible growth and this award truly recognizes the efforts of our exceptional team.”

G Adventures was selected for being a dynamic, aggressive company which focuses on its core vision, creates stakeholder value and excels in the global economy. This prestigious award, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National Post, and Queen’s School of Business, honours companies operating at the highest levels of business performance.

Established in 1993, the Best Managed award is a national program, recognizing Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. Applications are reviewed by an independent judging panel that evaluates how companies address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.

About G Adventures
G Adventures is Canada’s largest adventure travel company and a world leader in the adventure industry. We offer unique small group adventures, safaris and expeditions on all seven continents with a focus on culture, nature and active travel to more than 40,000 travellers annually. Our unique and varied styles of award-winning trips are ideal for people with a sense of adventure - who want to travel off the beaten path, immerse themselves in the local culture and environment and experience the real world in a sustainable manner. G Adventures is also the proud owner of the legendary polar expedition ship the M/S Explorer. Through G Adventures’ commitment to responsible tourism, we have developed the Planeterra Foundation as a way for us and our travellers to give back to the communities we visit on our trips. For more information about G Adventures, please visit www.gadventures.com.