Travel Marketers Win Awards

  • May 29, 2008
The Association of Travel Marketing Executives has named the winners of its 28th Annual ATLAS Awards, which will be given on June 12 in Las Vegas. The award honors and promotes leaders and innovators within the travel industry who have displayed breakthrough thinking and leadership specifically in marketing.

New to the 2008 Awards is the Top Marketer Category, which recognizes people behind successful marketing initiatives and strategies. This year's recipients are Kirk Thompson of Hilton Hotels and Joanne Smith of Delta Airlines.

Inspiration, given to companies who have done something good to benefit others or the world: CTO Foundation

Innovation, presented by Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority: Red Rock Resort/Station Casinos

Outstanding Woman in Travel, presented by American Airlines: Beverly Nicholson-Doty

Green Innovation: Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group

Best Cruise Line Branding: Norwegian Cruise Line

Best Branding: International Destination: Dubai

Best Overall Branding: Travelocity

Best Hotel Branding: Residence Inn Marriott

Best Airline Branding: Singapore Airlines

Best Branding, Airline Launch: Virgin America

Best Destination Branding: California Tourism



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