EarthCam gets tourism website award

EarthCam will accept the Webby People’s Voice Award for Best Tourism website at the 10th Annual Webby Awards Gala in New York.Hailed as the “Online Oscars” by Time Magazine, The Webby Awards are determined by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization with a diverse and eclectic membership.

“We are honored to win the Webby People’s Voice Award,” said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam. “This award is a tribute to the artistry, hard work, and vision of the creative team who produce our website portal. This recognition,” says Cury, “demonstrates how webcams have become an integral part of the tourism industry’s marketing efforts”.

The 10th Annual Webby Awards received a record number of entries from over 40 countries and all 50 states. Hundreds of thousands of votes were cast, making this the most successful Webby People’s Voice Awards ever.

Founded in 1996, EarthCam is the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of webcams from around the world. The owner-operator of hundreds of network cameras, EarthCam delivers live images of major tourism destinations to consumers in 182 countries, influencing their pre-purchase vacation decision-making process. EarthCam also offers unmatched promotion and marketing packages to Convention and Visitor Bureaus, Chambers of Commerce and hotel chains.

EarthCam has the number one ranking on Google and Yahoo! for users who search “webcams”. Generating 350 million page views per month with over 200,000 unique visitors daily, EarthCam is rated in the top 99.995% of all websites.