YellowstonePark.com, Wikitravel Win Webby Awards



The Webby Awards, an international award ceremony honoring the best of the Internet, was held in New York City from June 3-5. What have been called the “Oscars of the Internet,” the Webbys are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. The body is made up of 550 members, including leading Web experts, business figures and creative celebrities.

Here are the winners and nominations from the Tourism and Travel categories:

Tourism:
Webby Award Winner
YellowstonePark.com (http://www.yellowstonepark.com)

People’s Voice Winner
YellowstonePark.com (http://www.yellowstonepark.com)

Nominees
Sydney Wildlife World (http://www.sydneywildlifeworld.com)
Tourism New Zealand (http://www.newzealand.com/travel)
Tourism Australia (http://travelaustralia.ninemsn.com)
Vail Resorts: Resort Explorer (http://www.snow.com/resortexplorer)
YellowstonePark.com (http://www.yellowstonepark.com)

Travel:
Webby Award Winner
Wikitravel (http://wikitravel.org/)

People’s Voice Winner
TripAdvisor (http://www.tripadvisor.com)

Nominees
Expedia.com (http://www.expedia.com)
Gods of Chinatown (http://gods.tenement.org)
Kayak.com (http://www.kayak.com)
TripAdvisor (http://www.tripadvisor.com)
Wikitravel (http://wikitravel.org/)

Thoughts// Needless to say, AOT will be entering the Webby Awards in 2008. A ‘webby’ would look very nice in the conference room.

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