George Stone Named Editor of National Geographic Travel

The Traveler veteran gets a promotion.

National Geographic Partners has named George Stone editor in chief of National Geographic Travel.

Stone has worked for Traveler as a writer and editor for the past 18 years, most recently serving as an editor at large.

“George’s passion about the power of travel to transform lives and connect cultures is evident in his work as a writer and editor for Traveler for nearly two decades,” said Partners’ editorial director and National Geographic editor in chief Susan Goldberg, in an announcement. “George has a knack for creating print and digital features that resonate with new audiences — and reflect his spirit of adventure and fun.”

Stone will report to Goldberg.