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Milestone Internet Marketing Wins Six New Website
Design and Internet Marketing Awards
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Santa Clara, CA – November 18, 2009 – Milestone Internet Marketing announced today it won six new awards for its state-of-the-art hotel website designs and internet marketing strategies in the recently concluded Davey Awards and W3 Awards Competitions. Milestone’s recent accolades add more awards to its already impressive trophy case.
  • The Historic Inns of Annapolis (http://www.historicinnsofannapolis.com/) won a Gold Davey Award and Silver W3 Award. The hotel group consists of three beautiful 18th Century boutique hotels restored with 21st Century luxury. The website was revamped using SEO guidelines followed by extensive online organic promotion, paid search, and social media marketing. Since its launch, the online bookings from the website have jumped from an average of 300 room nights a month to over 900 room nights a month. 
  • The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland (http://www.heathmankirkland.com/) won a Silver Davey Award and a Silver W3 Award. The website showcases the property’s refreshing blend of classic elegance, organic ambiance, and modern luxuries. 
  • The Hotel Rouge – Kimpton Hotels (http://www.rougehotel.com/) won a Silver Davey Award. The website features the hotel’s vibrant characteristics and contemporary architecture. Hotel Rouge’s revamped website has seen a 62X return on investment year-to-date from direct website bookings alone.
  • The NYLO Hotels website (http://www.nylohotels.com) won a Silver Davey Award. The website was designed as a portal for its boutique hotels. 
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The International Davey Awards focuses on honoring the finest creative work from the best small firms worldwide. In the recently concluded 2009 competition, over 4000 entries were submitted in which no more than ten percent is awarded a Gold Davey. Milestone was awarded 1 Gold Davey and 3 Silver Davey Awards.

IAVA’s W3 Awards honors outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, and Web Videos created by the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. Nearly 3,000 entries were submitted and judged based on a standard of excellence according to the category entered, and scored on a ten point scale by the judges. Milestone was awarded 2 Silver W3 Awards.

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 Social Media Optimization initiatives like Online Videos, Blogs, RSS, etc.  Milestone currently works with over 700 hotels and drives over $150M 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 on our products and services, please visit www.milestoneinternet.com or email sales@milestoneinternet.com or call (888) 350-8396
 

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Contact:

Teresa Soriano-Villaruz 
Tel: 408-492-9055 x 6871 
Email: tsvillaruz@milestoneinternet.com
Web: www.milestoneinternet.com
Blog: http://blog.milestoneinternet.com
 

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Interview with Matt Cutts from Google Regarding Best Practices for Promoting Hotels Online / Benu Aggarwal / March 2008
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