Accolades and Awards

Mark Orwoll has received numerous awards over the course of his four-decade journalism career. Highlights include:

2021 – Society of American Travel Writers (East): “Brief Encounters in the Andes,” Porthole Cruise and Travel

2021 – North American Travel Journalists Assn.: “Hunting for Landmines in Cambodia: If you See A Bomb, Don’t Touch It,” Matador Network

2020 – Society of American Travel Writers (East): “On A Myanmar River Cruise, A Rare Chance to Interact With Burmese Monks,” Condé Nast Traveler

2020 – North American Travel Journalists Assn.: “Experiencing the Andaman Sea on A Tall Ship Under Full Sail,” Map Happy

2016 – Teaching Excellence Award, M.A. in Publishing Program, New York University

2011 – Folio Eddie and Ozzie Awards, Best in Series Category for “Smart Traveler,” Travel + Leisure

2003 – Telly Award and Aegis Award for Excellence, co-producer, “Travel + Leisure: The Next Destination,” television documentary produced for NBC News Productions

1999 – Advisor, White House Travel Initiative, “American Pathways 2000″

1995 – Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels

1986 – International Order of Old Bastards

More accolades on request.