Best Travel Websites

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Travel web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition.  Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.

Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.

Click here to enter your Website into the Web Marketing Association’s 2017 WebAward Competition.

Best Travel websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:

Experience Grand Rapids Website
2016 Best Travel Site
Experience Grand Rapids Website
Will your site be next?

2016 WebAward Trophy
  • Design
  • Ease of use
  • Copywriting
  • Interactivity
  • Use of technology
  • Innovation
  • Content


As a participant, you will receive:

  • An independent evaluation of your Travel Website by independent expert judges
  • Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other Travel industry websites.


If your site wins recognition with the Travel WebAward, you will also get:  

  • A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
  • Higher visibility for your company
  • A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
  • Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
  • The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
  • A personal achievement for your resume

Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best Travel web site.  Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Websites not selected as best Travel website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of Excellence Award.

Setting Travel Trends and making Travel News

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Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on Travel Trends by showing you how other Travel websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make Travel news if you have the Best Travel website. Travel news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.


The 2017 Call for Entries is open! This is your opportunity to win the recognition you deserve.

Entering is easy. Simply create a new free Nominator Account or log into an existing Nominator Account. Enter information about your site and the judges do the rest.

Don’t wait enter your website today and win the recognition you deserve!

Click here to enter your Website into the Web Marketing Association’s 2024 WebAward Competition.

You might have the next Best Travel Web site waiting to be recognized!

Here are the past Best Travel WebAward winners:

Year  Winner Site Name
2016 Experience Grand Rapids Experience Grand Rapids Website
2015 TripCreator ehf.
2014 USDM Colorado Springs
2013 Pixo Punch Limited Hong Kong Summer Spectacular Campaign 2012
2012 Boyd Gaming Corporation B Connected Online
2011 Civic Resource Group Wyoming Travel and Tourism Web Portal and Online Management System
2010 & Razorfish The New
2009 VisitSweden VisitSweden
2008 Teehan+Lax Inc AirMiles Make Like Miles
2007 Arnold and Big Spaceship Hungry Suitcase
2006 Hospitality eBusiness Strategies/PreVisual RIU Cancun Portal
2005 Yellowstone Journal Corporation
2004 Quicksilver Associates Seabourn Cruise Line
2003 Apollo Interactive Excalibur Las Vegas Resort Hotel and Casino

*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.

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