With electronic distribution of hotel room nights approaching $18 billion in annual worldwide revenues, TravelCLICK and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) honored excellence in electronic marketing at the HSMAI Travel Awards Gala in New York.
presented the second annual HSMAI/TravelCLICK E-Marketer of the Year award to Loews Hotels at last night`s dinner. Charlotte St. Martin, executive vice president of marketing for Loews Hotels, accepted the award. In addition, three individual hotel properties, each representing a region of the world, were also recognized as “2002 E-Marketer of the Year” award winners.
The 2002 E-Marketer Award winners are:
HSMAI/ TravelCLICK E-Marketer of the Year - Loews Hotels
Brand/Chain E-Marketer of the Year - Loews Hotels
The Americas E-Marketer of the Year - Four Seasons Hotel Boston
Asia/Pacific E-Marketer of the Year - The Peninsula Hong Kong
Europe/Middle East/Africa E-Marketer of the Year - The Savoy London
“All four of the award recipients share the consistent quality we looked for in selecting the HSMAI/ TravelCLICK E-Marketer of the Year: aggressive pursuit of control over their e-commerce,” said Bruce W. Mainzer, senior vice president of marketing, TravelCLICK.
This year`s e-marketer award selections, like last year`s, were driven by booking performance achieved in electronic channels. Each e-marketer winner is the highest performer in their category, based on electronic bookings through GDS and the Web and superior marketing strategy.
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