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Rank '09 Name Score
1 2 Micato Safaris 97.03
2 1 Austin-Lehman Adventures 96.60
3 12 Butterfield & Robinson 95.22
4 - VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations 94.73
5 15 Wilderness Travel 93.89
6 3 Ker & Downey 93.50
7 - Tauck 92.00
8 - Backroads 91.98
9 14 Wilderness Safaris 91.00
10 11 International Expeditions 90.39
11 5 CW (formerly Country Walkers) 90.09
12 6 Classic Journeys 90.09
13 20 Lindblad Expeditions 90.00
14 - Abercrombie & Kent 88.92
15 - Overseas Adventure Travel 84.36
16 - Insight Vacations 82.77
17 18 Viking Tours 82.70
18 - Grand Circle Travel 82.57
19 - Globus 80.51
20 - Collette Vacations 79.61

- means that the property was not among the top-ranked in this category last year.

Debut denotes a World's Best debut.

$ Great Value icons denote a rack rate of $250 or less

Press Release | Methodology

Throughout the World’s Best Awards, scores are rounded to the nearest hundredth of a point; in the event of an exact tie, properties, companies, or destinations share the same ranking.

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