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TIG Global Wins Nine HSMAI Adrian Awards
for Website Design and Online Marketing
TIG Global also Recently Honored by the Washington Business Journal 

WASHINGTON, DC – January31, 2007 – TIG Global today announced receipt of nine Adrian Awards for Web Marketing from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). The 2006 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 1,202 entries from over 36 countries and was judged by a team of experts representing all sectors of the hospitality industry.  This year’s nine Adrian Awards is up from last year, when TIG Global received four awards for its work on behalf of its hospitality clients.

TIG Global received three awards for website design and six for integrated web marketing programs on behalf of its hospitality clients.

Website Design Awards:

 LXR Luxury Resorts (
 The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa (
 The Sanibel Collection (
Integrated Marketing Campaign:
 The Sanibel Collection (
 The Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa (
 The Peaks Resort and Golden Door Spa (
 The Reach Resort (
 Daufuskie Island Resort and Breathe Spa (
 Doral Tesoro Hotel and Golf Club (
“We are extremely proud to have our work recognized within the hospitality industry and to share this honor with our clients,” said Fred Malek, chief executive officer of TIG Global. “Our primary objective is to combine our industry-leading design and e-business expertise to provide our clients with best-of-breed interactive marketing programs that drive direct revenue and deliver unrivaled ROI.” 

TIG Global was recently named the 11th fastest growing company in the greater Washington, DC, area by the Washington Business Journal.

About TIG Global:
TIG Global, headquartered in Washington, DC, is the leading provider of interactive marketing services for the hospitality industry. TIG Global's strategic e-marketing programs raise Internet visibility, drive demand and revenue online, and deliver unrivaled ROI to clients. TIG Global combines its hospitality industry knowledge and e-business expertise to help clients maximize the potential of the rapidly expanding Internet channel.  Named one of DC’s “Fastest Growing Companies” by the Washington Business Journal in 2006, TIG Global serves over 500 hospitality clients located throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. 




TIG Global Contact
Molly McElroy


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