L to R: Wolfgang Wehen General Manager Newport Beachside Resort, David Krech Director of Marketing Newport Beachside Resort, DJj Vallauri Founder & CEO Lodging Interactive with his wife Marcey Vallauri.

NEW YORK, NY – February 18, 2016 Lodging Interactive, the leading digital marketing and social media engagement agency exclusively serving the hospitality industry, was honored at the annual HSMAI Adrian Awards where the company received an award of excellence in the category of Web Design & Digital Marketing. The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) annual gala was held on Tuesday, February 17th at New York’s Marriott Marquis.

“We are honored to have received an Adrian Award for our design and development work on the Newport Beachside Resort’s new responsive website,” said DJ Vallauri, Lodging Interactive’s Founder & CEO. “Our designers and developers, in cooperation with our client, created a website showcasing the experience guests can expect when staying in this North Miami beachside resort which was worthy of an Adrian, and for which I’m very proud of.”

This year’s HSMAI Adrian Award competition was extremely competitive with more than 1,300 entries submitted. Lodging Interactive’s work was judged to be exceptional by experts in the hospitality, travel, tourism and media industries. Judges were asked to evaluate each entry based on its own merit and success in achieving its stated objectives.