International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019 Shortlist

More than 70 entries from across the world, representing a diverse range of organisations both big and small, have been shortlisted for this year’s inaugural International Travel & Tourism Awards. Congratulations to you all! Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 5th November 2019.

Best National Tourism Board/ DMO Campaign

  • Azerbaijan: Take Another Look by Azerbaijan Tourism Board
  • Incredible India by CNBC
  • Revitalising Tobago Tourism. by Gravity Global
  • The St. Kitts Shout Out by Rooster PR
  • Feel Slovenia, Experience Croatia by Slovenian Tourist Board and Croatian National Tourist Board
  • #GetNZontheMap by Tourism New Zealand

Most Innovative Use of Technology Within a Destination

  • Legends of Catalonia, the land of Barcelona. by Catalan Tourist Board
  • Mare the Witch - Get to know Svetvincenat by Delta Reality & Tumpic Prenc

Best Tourism Marketing Agency

  • AM+A Marketing & Media Relations - Best PR & Marketing Agency - Comms with a Cause: Connecting Communities & Transforming Perceptions
  • Amadeus & German National Tourist Board – The power of German gastronomy to attract new tourists by AMADEUS
  • Recovery for ReDiscovery - Resilience for Dominica by Brighter Group, a Finn Partners Company
  • Digital Visitor – Best Tourism Marketing Agency
  • iClick Interactive x Palazzo Versace Hotel: Expanding Brand Presence in Digital China by iClick Interactive Asia Limited
  • The Postal Museum Tourism Marketing Campaign Jan 2018 - Dec 2018 by made Tourism Marketing
  • 1841, A Creative Agency for Planet Earth by Thomas Cook Group
  • VERB Interactive, Inc.

Best Destination Campaign - City

  • Christmas Tree Wonderland by Bournemouth Coastal BID
  • Vilnius - The g-spot of Europe. by Go Vilnius
  • Liverpool 2018 by Marketing Liverpool
  • Visit Dallas & Fort Worth - Activating Americanophiles by MDSG and Hills Balfour
  • Only Vegas Moments by Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

Best Destination Campaign - Country

  • Azerbaijan: Take Another Look by Azerbaijan Tourism Board
  • Buzz4trips by Buzz4trips
  • Incredible !ndia 2.0 by CNN International Commercial
  • Revitalising Tobago Tourism. by Gravity Global
  • #CoverTheProgress by Ketchum and Discover Puerto Rico
  • Destination Campaign | No spoilers. See it live. by Loosers
  • Wales Reimagined: Reviving Post Industrial Landscapes with Adventure Tourism for Visit Wales by Smörgåsbord, Weber Shandwick and icrossing
  • South African Tourism - Discover Your South Africa by The Brighter Group

Best Destination Campaign - Region

  • 'Discover the Icehotel' – Accord Marketing & Discover the World by Accord Marketing
  • Legends of Catalonia, the land of Barcelona. by Catalan Tourist Board
  • Not Winter Games by BBDO España/DEC BBDO on behalf of Canary Islands Tourism
  • 'What would you like your children to remember?’ by BBDO España/DEC BBDO on behalf of Canary Islands Tourism
  • U.S. Civil Rights Trail by Luckie and the Alabama Tourism Department
  • Madhya Pradesh Tourism, India by Madhya Pradesh Tourism
  • Brabant is Open by Scheepens / VisitBrabant
  • "Tourism Center of Portugal - Preferred Destination" by Tourism Center of Portugal

Best PR Campaign

  • Malta Tourism Authority: Valletta 2018 by Brighter Group, a Finn Partners Company
  • We've Come a Long Way by Jago and Tourism NI
  • #CoverTheProgress by Ketchum and Discover Puerto Rico
  • First World Bee Day PR Campaign by Slovenian Tourist Board
  • Lost Skills campaign by Travelopia: The Moorings | Sunsail

Best Digital Campaign in Tourism

  • Join me in Jamaica by Brighter Group
  • TBC Asia 2018 by Cinnamon Hotel Management Ltd
  • Destination Abu Dhabi 2018 by Department of Culture and Tourism
  • VisitBritain - #GreatBritishSurprise by Digital Visitor
  • Wanderers - powered by G Adventures by G Adventures
  • Discover Your South Africa by Ginger Juice for South African Tourism
  • #keyframe19: Plenty of influencers – and no ads, please by Hamburg Marketing GmbH
  • iClick Interactive x Palazzo Versace Hotel: Expanding Brand Presence in Digital China by iClick Interactive Asia Limited
  • Kerala Blog Express 5 by Kerala Tourism
  • Tourism and Events Queensland - #GoForGold with the Queensland Games by MDSG and Hills Balfour
  • Serbia Moments by National Tourism Organisation of Serbia
  • MTV in Western Australia by SLC Representation

Best Digital Influencer in the Industry

  • #LoveAntiguaBarbuda 2018 by Brighter Group, a Finn Partners Company
  • Archipelago Guide For An Accidental Traveller by Citynomadi Ltd
  • Abu Dhabi Destination Campaign by Department of Culture and Tourism
  • Sailing in the British Virgin Islands with The Moorings and Simon Shaw by Travelopia: The Moorings | Sunsail
  • Nassau Paradise Island & Find Us Lost by VERB Interactive

Best in Wellness

  • Navarino Challenge by Active Media
  • In This Life Wellness Travel - World's First Online Booking Site for Wellness Resorts, Hotels, Retreats & Spas by In This Life Wellness Travel
  • Santani Resort and Spa - Best in the World by Santani Resort and Spa
  • Connecting travelers to life enriching experiences by Vacayou Wellness & Active Travel

Best in Responsible Tourism

  • Green Motion Environmental Strategy by Green Motion International
  • Turizem Bohinj - Creating Sustainable Destination Model

Best in Adventure

  • Rubondo Island Camp, Rubondo Island National Park, Lake Victoria, Tanzania by Asilia Africa
  • Alice in 7 Wonderlands by BBDO España/DEC BBDO on behalf of Canary Islands Tourism
  • Explore launches short break: Discover Chernobyl by Explore
  • Women’s Expeditions by Intrepid Travel
  • Guyana as a Leading Sustainable Adventure Destination by LOTUS
  • Creating The Closest Thing To Flying by Rooster PR
  • Alpe-Adria-Trail by Slovenian Tourist Board, Kaernten Werbung and PromoTurismo FVG
  • Jordan Trail by The Jordan Trail Association
  • Getting off the beaten track in Northern Thailand....by Tuk Tuk by The Tuk Tuk Club

Best Food Destination

  • Discover Hong Kong’s Food Scene Like a Local by Hong Kong Tourism Board
  • Green Supply Chains by Ljubljana Tourism
  • Indore - the city for foodies by Madhya Pradesh Tourism, India
  • TastEmotion Costa Brava World Tour – The ultimate dining experience by Patronat de Turisme Girona - Costa Brava
  • Santa Monica Restaurant Week 2018 by Santa Monica Travel & Tourism
  • Position Taj 51 Buckingham Gate As The Ultimate Destination For Innovative Afternoon Teas in London by Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences

Best in Luxury

  • Santorini Luxury Cruises - The experience of a lifetime! by Caldera Yachting
  • The Art of Celebration by CNBC
  • Carpe Diem Exclusive Boutique Resort Santorini by NEEDaFIXER
  • Alpe- Adria- Golf by Slovenian Tourist Board and Kaernten Werbung

Best Attraction

  • Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience by Clare County Council
  • Dark Sky® Alqueva: A Star Destination by Dark Sky Association
  • Les Villages Nature Paris by Groupe Pierre and Vacances
  • Sengan-en, Shoko Shuseikan Museum, and Satsuma Kiriko Glassworks Renovation Project by Shimadzu Ltd
  • Spike Island by Spike Island Development Company
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter by Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

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