News for the Hospitality Executive
& Web Marketing in HSMAI Competition
MCLEAN, VA (July 24, 2007) – Travel and hospitality marketers will have the opportunity to show off their creativity, talent and ROI-producing pieces, programs, and campaigns by entering the Adrian Awards competition, the largest and most prestigious worldwide travel marketing showing of the industry’s top talent. Entries are being accepted online through Friday, Sept. 14, 2007. For competition rules, submission guidelines, and answers to the most frequently asked questions, visit www.AdrianAwards.com.
A well-renowned program of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), this worldwide competition honors innovation, action-producing advertising, public relations and web marketing in hospitality, travel and tourism. All entries must be submitted online at www.AdrianAwards.com.
In its 51st year, the program makes up the largest travel-related marketing competition of its kind, embracing every segment of the industry including hotels, airlines, attractions, car rental companies, casinos, convention centers, cruise lines, destinations, restaurants, and spas, as well as timeshare and extended stay properties and industry suppliers. Last year’s “Best of Show” winners were Hilton Hotels, Royal Caribbean International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
“‘Best of Show’ is like winning an Oscar for your client,” says Florence Quinn, president, Quinn & Co., whose agency received Public Relations Best of Show for both 2005 & 2006.
“Winning a Platinum Adrian is wonderful validation from the voice for sales and marketing management in hospitality,” notes Scott S. Williams, chief creative officer, senior vice president, Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Peter C. Yesawich, chairman & CEO, YPARTNERSHIP, notes: “There’s no more flattering professional recognition than that conferred by one’s peers. And, therein lies the thrill of winning an Adrian Award.”
“We have made great strides over the past few years to bring the competition
and gala awards event to a higher standard,” states Melanie Penoyar, CAE,
director of development and awards competition for HSMAI. “One of
our major initiatives this year has been to expand the web marketing offering
to match with current trends and technologies utilized by today’s top interactive
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International,
|Also See:||HSMAI Names “Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing” for 2006 / January 2007|
|HSMAI Annual Adrian Awards Honors Standout Campaigns in Advertising, Public Relations and Web Marketing / January 2005|