Sunday, 11 March 2012

Announcing the Winners of EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards

After a tense 2.5 month nomination and voting process, the day finally arrived for the final of EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards which was held in San Francisco last Monday.  

The day kicked off with a true Californian wake-up call in the form of an earthquake before the start of EyeforTravel’s Social Media & Mobile Strategies for Travel conference at which the awards were hosted.

After a morning of insightful social media and mobile presentations, followed by a hearty lunch, the following 10 finalists, spanning 3 categories took to the stage –

Best Mobile App
Best Western 2 Go
Orbitz Worldwide

Best Mobile Website

Best Western 2 Go
Marina Bay Sands

Best Mobile Strategy

InterContinental Hotel Group

In an animated 1.5 hour session, each presented a 5 minute pitch to our esteemed panel of judges. 
The winners were then announced at the evening networking drinks party as: -

·         Best Mobile Travel App – WorldMate
·         Best Mobile Website – Hotwire
·         Best Mobile Strategy - InterContinental Hotel Group

Congratulations to the winners!  All in all it was a very interesting process, highlighting the great work that many travel brands are carrying out in the mobile space.  Stay tuned for more interviews with the winners on

You can read more about each of them here -