Cameron Martindell

Cameron Martindell

Writer • Photographer • Filmmaker

Adventure Correspondent Cameron L. Martindell is a freelance adventure travel and expedition writer, photographer and filmmaker who is always “Off Yonder: Seeing the world for what it is.”

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2013 Adventure Travel World Summit Slideshow

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Video is the New Mobile: Future Trends from Consumer Behavior Visionaries

By Nicole Petrak, Assistant Editor, and New Media to ATTA More than half of the humans on this Earth have never known a world without Internet. Fifty-eight percent of people in the U.S. check their smartphones once an hour –...

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REI Adventures Presents Namibia’s Conservation Guards with Sustainable Tourism Award

500 guards who protect the country’s natural resources and wildlife to be outfitted Seattle, WA – The global leader in guided active adventure travel, REI Adventures presented the Namibian Conservation Guards with its 2013 Sustainable Tourism Award. Through the award, 500...

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Special Edition: Dress Right for Namibia for the 2013 Adventure Travel World Summit

by Cameron Martindell, Hi travelers! Cameron Martindell here from the ATTA’s Storytelling team. Namibia will be the trip of a lifetime for many of the 2013 ATWS delegates and while planning ahead (with some flexibility built in) and an...

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“Knowledge Exchange” Emerges as Strength of 2012 Adventure Travel World Summit

“Thank you for organizing and hosting a superb Summit in Lucerne – I return learned, inspired & with purpose,” said Rob Moffett, Central Europe Sales Manager for Wilderness Safaris after the conclusion of the October 2012 Adventure Travel World Summit in...

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10th Summit Provides Fresh and Innovative Networking Programs

“A sincere thank you to the ATTA for a truly memorable ATWS in Namibia. It was a stellar conference held in a stellar, memorable and admirable location … we were so pleased to have been included again this year. I...

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Get the Right Photo Gear to Document the #2013ATWS in Namibia

Special Gear Review by Cameron Martindell/ Now that you’ve got the right clothing to go adventuring in Namibia (see story here) you’re ready to get out there and take some photos because the Pre Summit Adventures and the Days Of...

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The Year of the Connected Traveler: 2014 Trends that Impact the Industry

They’re booking on the fly, they’re mixing business with pleasure and they’re getting personal: here’s what you need to know about travelers as a whole in 2014. On-the-go and on-demand: what you need to know about mobile trip planning The...

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Instagram and Underwear: AdventureELEVATE Was One Big Experiment in New Kinds of Networking

The two most important aspects of any ATTA event are education and networking. In between sitting captivated and listening to keynote speakers, delegates eat meals together and chat in the halls during coffee breaks. The networking comes naturally, but the...

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ATTA Members Dominate the Adventure Travel “Hot List”

Everything on Curious Animal’s most exciting destinations for 2015 looked very familiar to us — the destinations, the activities, the sites, the operators. We agree wholeheartedly with the list and congratulate our ATTA members who are operating in the best...

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Inaugural AdventureELEVATE Event Was “Ridiculously Awesome”

With topics like customer service, the future of capitalism, the peer-to-peer economy and offline strategies, the plenary sessions for the ATTA’s first AdventureELEVATE conference might have sounded like standard business fare to outsiders. But inside the conference center at the...

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PROMPERÚ Invites Adventure Media to Experience the “Land of Hidden Treasures”

(SEATTLE) June 9, 2015 – Peru Tourism Board (PromPeru), a long time partner of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA;, is inviting members of the adventure travel media to participate in a press trip to Peru. The fully hosted...

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Winning Bid for Alaska Brings Adventure Travel World Summit to North America in 2016

(SEATTLE) – August 16, 2015 – Anchorage, Alaska, has won the bid to serve as host of the 2016 Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS). The Summit is the Adventure Travel Trade Association’s (ATTA) premiere annual gathering of the global adventure...

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Weakened Euro Spurs U.S. Traveler Interest in Europe

When it comes to exchange rates, the timing has never been better for U.S. travelers crossing the pond to visit Europe. The Euro has seen recent weakness meaning that stronger currencies such as the dollar will get your clients further...

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E (Electric) Bikes on the Rise in Europe

Hauling up hills is suddenly easier when choosing an e-bike over a traditional bike—a trend well under way and taking hold throughout Europe. While bike sales in general in Europe have remained relatively steady, electric bike sales have been on...