Award Winners

International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019 Winners

Congratulations to last year's Gold and Silver award winners, highly commended and finalists who were recognised at the prestigious awards ceremony, on Tuesday 5th November 2019. The 500+ travel professionals who attended cheered their success and the Award’s international media partners have given them a global platform, to stand out as the best in the business.

Best National Tourism Board/ DMO Campaign

GOLD: #GetNZontheMap by Tourism New Zealand

SILVER: Revitalising Tobago Tourism by Gravity Global

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Feel Slovenia, Experience Croatia by Slovenian Tourist Board and Croatian National Tourist Board

Most Innovative Use of Technology Within a Destination

GOLD: Mare the Witch - Get to know Svetvincenat by Delta Reality & Tumpic Prenc

SILVER: Legends of Catalonia, the land of Barcelona by Catalan Tourist Board

Best Tourism Marketing Agency

GOLD: Recovery for ReDiscovery - Resilience for Dominica by Brighter Group, a Finn Partners Company

SILVER: Comms with a Cause: Connecting Communities & Transforming Perceptions by AM+A Marketing & Media Relations

HIGHLY COMMENDED: 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

Best Destination Campaign - City

GOLD: Vilnius - The g-spot of Europe by Go Vilnius

SILVER: Visit Dallas & Fort Worth - Activating Americanophiles by MDSG and Hills Balfour

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Christmas Tree Wonderland by Bournemouth Coastal BID

Best Destination Campaign - Country

GOLD: #CoverTheProgress by KETCHUM INC

SILVER: Wales Reimagined: Reviving Post Industrial Landscapes with Adventure Tourism by Smorgasbord

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Revitalising Tobago Tourism by Gravity Global

Best Destination Campaign - Region

GOLD: U.S. Civil Rights Trail by LUCKIE

SILVER: Not Winter Games by DEC BBDO

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Legends of Catalonia, the land of Barcelona by Catalan Tourist Board Brabant is Open by Scheepens? VisitBrabant

Best PR Campaign

GOLD: We've Come a Long Way by Jago and Tourism NI

SILVER:#CoverTheProgress by KETCHUM INC

 

Best Digital Campaign in Tourism

GOLD: Discover Your South Africa by Ginger Juice

SILVER: Wanderers - powered by G Adventures by G Adventures
Tourism and Events Queensland - #GoForGold with the Queensland Games by MDSG and Hills Balfour

HIGHLY COMMENDED: #keyframe19: Plenty of influencers – and no ads, please by Hamburg Marketing GmbH
TBC Asia 2018 by Cinnamon Hotel Management Ltd

Best Digital Influencer in the Industry

GOLD: #LoveAntiguaBarbuda 2018 by Brighter Group, a Finn Partners Company

SILVER: Abu Dhabi Destination Campaign by Department of Culture and Tourism

Best in Wellness

GOLD: Santani Resort and Spa - Best in the World by Santani Resort and Spa

SILVER: Navarino Challenge by Active Media

 

Best in Responsible Tourism

SILVER: Turizem Bohinj - Creating Sustainable Destination Model by AM+A / Mindbrand

Best in Adventure

GOLD: Intrepid Travel Women’s Expeditions by Intrepid Travel

SILVER: Guyana as a Leading Sustainable Adventure Destination by LOTUS

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Getting off the beaten track in Northern Thailand....by Tuk Tuk by The Tuk Tuk Club

Best Food Destination

GOLD: Discover Hong Kong’s Food Scene Like a Local by Hong Kong Tourism Board

SILVER: TastEmotion Costa Brava World Tour – The ultimate dining experience by Patronat de Turisme Girona - Costa Brava

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Green Supply Chains by Ljubljana Tourism

Best in Luxury

GOLD: The Art of Celebration by CNBC

SILVER: Carpe Diem Exclusive Boutique Resort Santorini by NEEDaFIXER

Best Attraction

GOLD: Spike Island by Spike Island Development Company

SILVER: Sengan-en, Shoko Shuseikan Museum, and Satsuma Kiriko Glassworks Renovation Project by Shimadzu Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter by Warner Bros Studios

International Travel & Tourism Awards 2018 Winners

Congratulations to this year's Gold and Silver award winners, highly commended and finalists who were recognised at the prestigious awards ceremony, on Tuesday 6 November 2018, at London’s Tobacco Dock. The 500+ travel professionals who attended cheered their success and the Award’s international media partners have given them a global platform, to stand out as the best in the business.

See the full list of shortlisted companies here

Best National Tourism Board/ DMO Campaign

GOLD: To Visit and to Stay, is to Help! By Turismo do Centro de Portugal

SILVER: Faroe Islands Translate by Visit Faroe Islands and Atlantic Airways

HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Estonian Stress Buster by Visit Estonia, Zavod BBDO and BBDO Berlin

Best Digital Campaign in Tourism

GOLD: The 7 islands that became 47 by DEC BBDO on behalf of Canary Islands Tourism

SILVER: Adventure Live by AirAsia Malaysia and WE ARE KIX

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Faroe Islands Translate by Visit Faroe Islands and Atlantic Airways

Best PR Campaign

GOLD: #StopBlueMonday by DEC BBDO on behalf of Canary Islands Tourism

SILVER: Orlando's BIG Thank You by Visit Orlando

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Faroe Islands Translate by Visit Faroe Islands and Atlantic Airways

HIGHLY COMMENDED: From "Come Back" to Comeback: How Puerto Rico Tourism Defied Two Hurricanes and Major Misconceptions by The Puerto Rico Tourism Company and Ketchum

Best in Adventure

GOLD: The Jordan Bike Trail by Experience Jordan

SILVER: "Adventure with Purpose" (AWP) by G Adventures

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Putting the 'adventure' back into Adventure Travel in Northern Thailand by The Tuk Tuk Club

Best in Luxury

GOLD: Taylor Morris & Mauritius Luxury campaign by Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority and Hills Balfour

SILVER: The experience of a lifetime by Caldera Yachting - Santorini Luxury Cruises

Best in Wellness

GOLD: Healthy Waters by Slovenian Tourist Board

 

Best in Responsible Tourism

GOLD: Kerala by Kerala Tourism

SILVER: The Cinnamon Elephant Project by Cinnamon Hotels Management Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: CORAL REEF REVIVAL Impetus for Responsible Tourism In Pemuteran Village, Bali by Yayasan Karang Lestari (Coral Reef Restoration Foundation)

Best Tourism Marketing Agency

GOLD: MAMMA MIA! The Musical - Tourism Marketing Campaign Jan 2016 - Dec 2017 by made Tourism Marketing on behalf of Littlestar Services

SILVER: The Unique Inova Approach by Inova Hospitality Management

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Supporting Slovenia Tourism Board's World Bee Day: Introducing Api Tourism to the World by AM+A Marketing and Media Relations

HIGHLY COMMENDED: ExtraJordanary - reinvigorating tourism to Jordan by Brighter Group, A Finn Partners Company

Best Regional / City Campaign

GOLD: The Mud Soldier by VisitFlanders

SILVER: Come Together Campaign by Marketing Manchester

HIGHLY COMMENDED: After-Rain Ads by DEC BBDO on behalf of Canary Islands Tourism

HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Views are Different Here Campaign by Tourism Toronto

Most Innovative Use of Technology Within a Destination

GOLD: Google Trekker South Africa by South African Tourism and Drive South Africa

SILVER: Global Pocket Wifi by Hong Kong uCloudlink Network Technology Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Kyiv City Guide by Kyiv City Tourist and Information Centre

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Walk On Walk Off - Flexible Tour Pass by Walks and City Connect

Best in LGBT

GOLD: GLBT History Tour of Denver, USA by GeoTourist and AARP

SILVER: Leading LGBT Destination by Israel Tourist Office

Best Food Destination

GOLD: Northern Ireland - Year of Food and Drink 2016 by FoodNI Ltd

SILVER: TXOTX! by Gipuzkoa Provincial Council

Best Digital Influencer in the Industry

GOLD: Sustainable Tourism Blog by Viajar Verde

SILVER: Vagabrothers by Vagabrothers Productions Ltd

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

OVERALL WINNER: Air Canada nominated by Canadian Travel Press

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