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HeBS Digital Recognized for Excellence in Hotel Digital Marketing
with Five Adrian Awards


NEW YORK, NY December 5, 2012 – HeBS Digital, the leading digital marketing and direct online strategy firm for the hospitality industry, has been honored with five HSMAI Adrian Awards in the digital marketing division, including one Gold Award for the 2011 Shell Vacations Hospitality Black Friday Multichannel Marketing Campaign. The 2012 Adrian Awards honor outstanding achievements in advertising, public relations and digital marketing in the travel industry.
 
HeBS Digital won the following five HSMAI Adrian Awards in the Digital Marketing division:

Gold Award
Silver Awards
Bronze Award
“The Adrian Awards recognize the best in the industry and we are honored to be presented with five awards this year,” said Max Starkov, President & CEO of HeBS Digital. “HeBS Digital worked closely with each client to align creative and business goals to maximize returns.  We designed these award-winning websites with the goal of supporting multichannel marketing campaigns – resulting in a high number of direct bookings and staggering ROIs that won us these awards.”
 
The Adrian Awards are presented by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), an international organization representing all segments of hospitality, travel and tourism. The winners will be honored January 28, 2013 at the Adrian Awards Dinner Reception & Gala.
 
“We are honored to have won an Adrian Award for last year’s Black Friday Travel Sale, our sixth award for this campaign! We love working with HeBS Digital because they are able to marry a beautiful design with our major business goals. For this campaign our goal was to generate bookings during what is typically our slowest period of the year. We accomplished this with significant year over year growth in visits and revenue” said Shallana Edwards, Director of eMarketing for Shell Vacations Hospitality.
 
About HeBS Digital:
Founded in 2001, HeBS Digital is the industry’s leading full-service hotel digital marketing, website design and direct online channel consulting firm based in New York City (www.HeBSDigital.com).
 
HeBS Digital has pioneered many of the “best practices” in hotel digital marketing, social and mobile marketing, and direct online channel distribution. The firm has won over 230 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 top tier major hotel brands, luxury and boutique hotel brands, resorts and casinos, hotel management companies, franchisees and independents, and CVBs are profiting from HeBS Digital’s hospitality digital marketing expertise. Contact HeBS Digital’s consultants at (212) 752-8186 or success@hebsdigital.com.
 
About HSMAI
The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is committed to growing business for hotels and their partners, and is the industry’s leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. The association provides hotel professionals & their partners with tools, insights, and expertise to fuel sales, inspire marketing, and optimize revenue through programs such as HSMAI’s MEET, Adrian Awards, and Revenue Optimization Conference. HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. Connect with HSMAI at www.hsmai.org, www.facebook.com/hsmai, www.twitter.com/hsmai and www.youtube.com/hsmai1.

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Editorial Contact:

Mariana Mechoso Safer
HeBS Digital
Phone: 212-752-8186
Email: mariana@hebsdigital.com
Web: http://www.hebsdigital.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hebsdigital
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HeBS_NYC
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/hebs-digital
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