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Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Wins Five
Prestigious HSMAI Adrian Awards



New York, NY – December 19, 2008 – Hospitality eBusiness Strategies (HeBS), the industry's leading full-service Internet marketing services and strategies consulting firm for the hospitality and travel verticals, today announced receipt of five prestigious Adrian Awards presented by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). For the 52nd Annual Adrian Awards Competition, the largest and most prestigious travel marketing competition globally, HeBS has been awarded two Silver awards and three Bronze for excellence in Web Marketing. The 2008 awards were chosen from a pool of 1,300 entries worldwide.  

Silver Adrian Award Winners:
• Singh Resorts (www.SinghResorts.com)  - Chain, Affiliated Group, or Franchise 
• Le Montrose Hotel (www.LeMontrose.com)  - Individual Property

Bronze Adrian Award Winners:
• Peninsula Hotels eCRM Program - Chain, Affiliated Group, or Franchise System
• Discover Loreto Bay Hotel (www.DiscoverLoretoBay.com) - Individual Property
• Saddlebrook Tennis (www.SaddlebrookTennis.com) - Chain, Affiliated Group, or Franchise System  

“These awards validate how important the online channel is to a hotel’s success, especially in today’s economy,” said Max Starkov, Chief eBusiness Strategist at HeBS, recently selected as one of the HSMAI “Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing” for 2008. “These award winning websites, coupled with effective Internet marketing strategies that follow best practices in hotel Internet marketing and direct online distribution, have helped HeBS’ clients boost revenues in these difficult economic times, generate incremental online bookings at exceptional ROIs, take advantage of new business opportunities, improve occupancy, and ‘steal’ market share from their competition.” 

The hotel website has become the first point of contact with past, present and future customers. The above Adrian Award winners realize the importance of their web strategy and have chosen HeBS to work with them to create websites that meet 2009 industry standards and are user-friendly, search engine-friendly, travel booker-friendly, and customer-interactive friendly. The Internet is the largest and most important marketing and distribution channel in hospitality and by using step-by-step action plans, smart hoteliers can generate significant revenues, increase market share, and outsmart the competition with a ROI-centric online marketing strategy based on industry’s best practices.

About HeBS
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies (HeBS), the industry’s leading Internet marketing strategy consulting firm for the hospitality vertical, is based in New York City (www.hospitalityebusiness.com). HeBS has pioneered many of the "best practices" in hotel Internet marketing and direct online distribution. The firm specializes in helping hoteliers build their direct Internet marketing and distribution strategy, boost the hotel Internet marketing presence, establish interactive relationships with their customers, and significantly increase direct online bookings and ROIs. A diverse client portfolio of over 500 top tier major hotel brands, luxury and boutique hotel companies, hotel management and representation companies, franchisees and independents, resorts and casinos and CVBs has sought and successfully taken advantage of the firm hospitality Internet marketing expertise. Contact HeBS consultants at (212)752-8186 or info@hospitalityebusiness.com.
 

About HSMAI
HSMAI is the hospitality industry source for knowledge, community, and recognition for leaders committed to professional development, sales growth, revenue optimization, marketing, and branding. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry, and bringing together customers and members at annual events, including HSMAI's Affordable Meetings®. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. For more information on HSMAI, contact the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, Va. 22102; (703) 506-3280; fax (703) 506-3266, or visit the website at www.hsmai.org.  

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Contact:

Mariana Mechoso
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies, Inc.
14 E. 60th Street, Suite 400, New York, NY 10028
Phone 212-752-8186
Email info@hospitalityebusiness.com
Web: www.hospitalityebusiness.com

 

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Also See: Max Starkov of Hospitality eBusiness Strategies to Receive Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing 2008 Honor At HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala Annual Gala Dinner to be Held Jan. 26 in New York City / December 2008
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Wins Five Prominent Interactive Media Awards including Best in Class; Luxe Worldwide Hotels' New Brand Website Honored as Best in Class in Travel and Tourism 2008 / December 2008
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Partners with The Tides Inn Chesapeake Bay Virginia; HeBS to increase direct online bookings and boost Internet marketing presence for The Tides Inn / October 2008
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Announces the 2009 Benchmark Survey; Survey to Measure Hotel Internet Marketing Strategies, Budget Planning and Best Practices / October 2008
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies (HeBS) Announces Luxe Worldwide Hotels New Website Launch / October 2008
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies to Present at MICE Asia 2008 in Kuala Lumpur / July 2008
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Receives Top International Creative Awards - 2008 Summit International Awards / May 2008
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Receives Official Honoree Distinction for the 12th Annual Webby Awards in 2008 / May 2008
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Wins Gold Adrian Awards in 2007 / December 2007
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Wins Three W3 Awards / November 2007
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Wins Gold Adrian Awards in 2007 / December 2007
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Receives Seven New Website Excellence Awards; Highest 2006 Interactive Media Awards and W3 Awards / November 2006
Hospitality eBusiness Strategies Wins Five Web Marketing Association Awards; 2006 WebAward for Best Travel Website / October 2006
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