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TIG Global Wins Four HSMAI Adrian Awards for Website
Design and Accompanying Online Marketing Programs
TIG Global also Recently Honored by Washingtonian Magazine and the Washington Business Journal

WASHINGTON, DC – February 6, 2006 – TIG Global today announced receipt of four  Adrian Web Marketing Awards from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). The 2005 competition recognized the best hospitality and travel websites worldwide based on overall design and functionality and statistical performance objectives, such as ROI and conversion rates.  This year’s competition attracted more than 1,200 entries from over 35 countries and was judged by a team of experts representing all sectors of the hospitality industry.

TIG Global was honored for the following interactive marketing programs built and executed in partnership with and on behalf of its hospitality clients:

  • Silver- The Brown Palace (
  • Bronze- Rihga Royal (
  • Bronze- Hotel Derek (
  • Bronze- Renaissance Las Vegas ( 
“We are very excited to have our work recognized,” said Paul Peddrick, senior vice president of web services for TIG Global. “We are constantly pushing the envelope by creating engaging websites with high levels of interactivity and functional design. Being a full-service Internet marketing company, we also place a large emphasis on creating aggressive online marketing plans that deliver unrivaled results and ROI.” 

The Adrian Awards recognition follows an exciting time for TIG Global. The company recently was named with an honorable mention by Washingtonian magazine for being one of the “Best Places to Work in Washington, DC.”  The company also was recognized as one of the “Fastest Growing Small Technology Companies” by the Washington Business Journal. 

“I am extremely proud of our organization and the achievements made on behalf of our clients.” said Fred Malek, CEO of TIG Global. “TIG Global is the leading Interactive marketing company in the hospitality industry.  Our successes are attributable to a proven track record of bringing our clients strategic counsel, industry knowledge, comprehensive service, and the best results.”

About TIG Global:
TIG Global, headquartered in Washington, DC, is the leading provider of interactive marketing services for hotels and resorts. TIG Global's consultative, strategic marketing programs raise Internet visibility, generate consumer demand, drive value online, and deliver unrivaled ROI to hotels. Created by hoteliers, TIG Global combines its hospitality industry knowledge and e-business expertise to help hotel clients maximize the potential of the Internet channel and gain more than their fair share of this rapidly expanding market. TIG Global serves more than 450 hotel and resort clients, including independents and branded hotels, located throughout North America, Europe, and the Caribbean.  




Molly McElroy
TIG Global, LLC
5335 Wisconsin Ave, NW #780
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: (202) 465-3962 (F)202.363.5075

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