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HeBS Digital Wins a Total of Seven W³ Awards For
Creative Excellence on the Web

HeBS Digital earned seven W³ Awards for excellence in hotel website design,
mobile website design and digital marketing campaigns



New York, NY (October 31, 2011) - HeBS Digital, the leading digital marketing and direct online channel strategy firm for the hospitality industry, today announces the receipt of seven Silver W³ Awards for its cutting-edge websites, mobile websites and digital marketing campaigns.
 
HeBS Digital received Silver W³ Awards for the following projects:
“In this hyper-connected social and mobile world, hoteliers need to think beyond just the hotel website and develop multi-channel marketing campaigns that engage users across all “digital touch points”. HeBS Digital strives to reach today’s hyper-interactive travel consumer by creating not just award-winning, fully-interactive websites, but also digital marketing campaigns such as interactive contests and sweepstakes, mobile websites and initiatives to reach potential hotel guests at multiple touch points for compounded effect” said Max Starkov, President & CEO of HeBS Digital.  “These awards are indicative of our ability to create intuitive user experiences that lead to customer engagement across all existing digital marketing channels, and we are proud have earned this recognition and to share these prestigious awards with our clients.”
 
The W³ Awards recognize creative excellence on the Internet, ranging from outstanding websites to web advertising, online video and mobile applications. The awards are sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA), an invitation-only group of top-tier professionals from advertising, interactive, marketing and media firms.
 
Commenting on the award, Ken Ciancimino, Executive Vice President of Administration, said, “this honor reinforces HeBS Digital as the industry leader in Internet marketing for the hospitality industry.  Our property maintains an extremely high set of standards for everything we do and HeBS Digital greatly exceeded our expectations with the creation of our new website.  They achieved exactly what we were looking for by providing online users with a quality and engaging experience, sophisticated and easy-to-use navigation, and vivid imagery.  This new website allows the Las Vegas Hilton to secure a stronger position relating to online room bookings in the competitive Las Vegas market.”
 
About HeBS Digital:  
Founded in 2001, HeBS Digital (Hospitality eBusiness Strategies) is the industry’s leading full-service hotel digital marketing, website design and direct online channel strategy firm based in New York City (www.hebsdigital.com).
 
HeBS Digital has pioneered many of the “best practices” in hotel Internet marketing, social and mobile marketing, and direct online channel distribution. The firm has won over 150 prestigious industry awards for its digital marketing and website design services, including numerous Adrian Awards, Davey Awards, W³ Awards, WebAwards, Magellan Awards, Summit International Awards, Interactive Media Awards, and IAC Awards.
 
A diverse client portfolio of over 500 top tier major hotel brands, luxury and boutique hotel brands, resorts and casinos, hotel management companies, franchisees and independents, and CVBs has sought and successfully taken advantage of the hospitality Internet marketing expertise offered at HeBS Digital. Contact HeBS’ consultants at (212) 752-8186 or info@hebsdigital.com.
 
About the W³ Awards  
The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning sites, marketing programs, and video work created for the web. In honoring outstanding websites, web advertising, web video, & Mobile Apps. The W³ Awards is the first major web competition to be accessible to the biggest agencies, the smallest firms, and everyone in between. Small firms are as likely to win as Fortune 500 companies and international agencies.
 
In its sixth year, the W³ Awards received over 3,000 entries from Ad agencies, Public Relations Firms, Interactive Agencies, In-house creative professionals, Web Designers, Graphic designers and Web Enthusiasts.

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Editorial Contact: 

Mariana Mechoso Safer
HeBS Digital
Phone: 212-752-8186
Email: mariana@hebsdigital.com
Web: www.hebsdigital.com


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