THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Travel and Tourism

Tourism boards and services as well as travel and transportation brands and publications will be eligible for this award. Objectives include gaining consumer trust, improving loyalty through promotions and deals and excelling in customer service.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#PureMichigan18: Discover Michigan's Signature Golf Destinations
From heather-lined highlands to the deep blues of the Great Lakes, Michigan's 650 public golf co…
#TRAVELINGTINK
Learn about International Pet-Friendly Hotels, Resorts, and Destinations for you and your Fur-iend …
finalist
#playgroundAustria
Brand Campaign for Austrian National Tourist Center Österreich Werbung with the aim of: 1) …
Best Overall Instagram: Your behind the scenes access to the world
Black Tomato is an award-winning creator of unique, bespoke travel experiences. We are not stick to…
Beyond The Expected
The overarching campaign objective was to create a content series for SpringHill Suites by Marriott…
Discover Los Angeles
To promote Los Angeles as the premier destination for leisure travel by creating engaging social me…
Etihad Airways | 15 Years Younger
For many, your fifteenth birthday marks a moment in life that's marked with hope and ambition.Until…
finalist
audience honor
Etihad Airways | Captain Adam
Through proactive social listening, we discovered a video featuring Adam, a young prodigy with sky-…
Etihad Airways | Sophia the Robot
As the national carrier of the UAE, Etihad Airways has a goal to bring people from around the world…
Hyatt Place and Hyatt House: You’ve Come Too Far to Settle Now 2018
Modern business travelers often seek their personal and professional growth opportunities while far…
I LOVE NY BRACKET CAMPAIGN
After conducting extensive consumer research, we found that New York State's endless array of world…
If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em: Philadelphia introduces the Instagram Exchange Program
VISIT PHILADELPHIA is our name and our mission. As the official tourism marketing agency for the Ph…
finalist
JW MARRIOTT. The world’s first luxury hotel Instagram magazine
Create connection and engagement while showcasing the essence of JW Marriott Hotels by breaking do…
Kilauea Volcano Social Response
In May 2018, Kilauea volcano erupted on the island of Hawaiʻi, sparking a media frenzy that captiva…
More with Marriott Rewards – Americas Destination campaign
Marriott Americas Brand, Marketing & Digital team, which is focused on driving room nights and rev…
finalist
National Geographic + Visit Seattle – Sights & Soundtracks of Seattle: OPEN STUDIO
The city of Seattle is textured; it's a feast for the senses; it's progressive and immersive. With …
Puerto Rico A to Z
Not only one, but two category-five hurricanes landed upon Puerto Rico in less than two weeks. Need…
Singles' Day Live Stream Extravaganza
Last year marked the 10th anniversary of the Chinese Singles' Day extravaganza - also known as the …
The #SouthwestStorytellers : A Soaring Influencer Program
The #SouthwestStorytellers program was the answer to the question, "How can we leverage some of …
Visit Anaheim's Little Saigon Chomping Grounds
The city of Anaheim is known broadly around the world for its unparalleled theme park attractions a…
winner
WFH - Work from Hawaii
In 2018, tourism from New York to Hawaii was lagging. In fact, our research found that New Yorkers …
finalist
Wotif: Australia's Next Big Thing
The travel landscape has changed drastically over the 18 years Wotif has been knocking about. With …