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Milestone Internet Marketing, Inc. Wins Multiple Adrian Awards
for Excellence in Hotel Internet Marketing
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Santa Clara, CA – January 20, 2009 – Milestone Internet Marketing, Inc., Milestone Internet Marketing, a full-service internet marketing agency for hotels, announced today that it won three awards for Search Marketing Strategy in the “Hotel – Individual Property” category in HSMAI’s recently concluded Adrian Awards Competition.  Out of almost 1300 sites submitted for the Adrian Awards this year, Milestone was honored for its creative brilliance and best practices in internet marketing for the hospitality and travel industries.

The websites were judged using five criteria including marketing objectives, creativity, quality, content, and results.  The highlight among the award winning websites is The Orchard hotel (http://www.theorchardhotel.com/), which won the Silver Award.  The website’s creative design and content highlight this boutique, certified “Green” hotel’s mix of classic charm, outstanding service, and contemporary panache for its guests.  The site has experienced phenomenal success even in the short time the site has been live.  Website traffic has increased significantly by almost 40% within the first few weeks.  The website is also ranking high in search engines for extremely competitive keyword terms related to the San Francisco market. 

The other 2 winning websites judged as one of the best in the category are:

Doubletree Orlando’s website was re-designed and optimized while keeping in mind the usability, relevancy, and the target clientele for the property. The website won the award for its great appeal, richness of content, and search engine optimization.  The online revenue increased by 20X since Milestone started managing the website while at the same time reducing the marketing spend by 50 percent. Reunion Resort’s Blog is a Web 2.0 Destination Blog designed to showcase the resort.  It highlights the resort as an expert in the Orlando, FL market. 

About Milestone
Milestone Internet Marketing, Inc. is a leading provider of Internet marketing solutions for the lodging industry.   Milestone’s portfolio of services included Website Design, Search Engine Optimization, Pay-per-Click marketing, Email marketing, and several Web 2.0 initiatives like Online Videos, Blogs, RSS, etc.  Milestone currently works with over 700 hotels and drives over $100M in annual revenue for its clients. Milestone is a preferred vendor for several major lodging industry brands and works with some of the leading management companies in the US. Milestone is also well known as a lodging industry educator for its Hotels to HTMLs internet marketing workshops and book.   For more information, please visit www.milestoneinternet.com or call (888) 350-8396.
 

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Contact:

Teresa Soriano
Tel: 408-492-9055 
Email: tsoriano@milestoneinternet.com

http://www.milestoneinternet.com
 

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Also See: Milesone Launches Graviti™; Hotel Industry’s First Integrated Social Media Optimization Plan / November 2008
Milestone Internet Marketing wins W3 Silver Award for Hotel Website Design and Promotion / November 2008
Matt Cutts, the Google Guy, Shares Insights on Smart Strategies and Analytics for Improving Hotel Web Site Performance / November 2008
Interview with Matt Cutts from Google Regarding Best Practices for Promoting Hotels Online / Benu Aggarwal / March 2008
Milestone Internet Marketing, Inc. Wins Gold Adrian Award for Excellence in Hotel Internet Marketing / January 2008
Blogging For Lodging; Are You Blogging Yet? / Benu Aggarwal / April 2007
Milestone Internet Marketing Licenses Hotels to HTMLs™ Handbook To Best Western International (BWI) For Online Education / May 2005

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