Milestone Internet Marketing Wins Six New Web site Design and Internet Marketing Awards

  • Milestone Internet Marketing
  • 11.19.09
Milestone Internet Marketing won six new awards for its state-of-the-art hotel Web site designs and Internet marketing strategies in the recently concluded Davey Awards and W3 Awards Competitions.

Milestone’s recent accolades add more awards to its already impressive trophy case.

The Historic Inns of Annapolis (http://www.historicinnsofannapolis.com/) won a Gold Davey Award and Silver W3 Award. The hotel group consists of three beautiful 18th Century boutique hotels restored with 21st Century luxury. The Web site was revamped using SEO guidelines followed by extensive online organic promotion, paid search, and social media marketing. Since its launch, the online bookings from the Web site have jumped from an average of 300 room nights a month to over 900 room nights a month. 

The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland (http://www.heathmankirkland.com/) won a Silver Davey Award and a Silver W3 Award. The Web site showcases the property’s refreshing blend of classic elegance, organic ambiance, and modern luxuries. 

The Hotel Rouge – Kimpton Hotels (http://www.rougehotel.com/) won a Silver Davey Award. The Web site features the hotel’s vibrant characteristics and contemporary architecture. Hotel Rouge’s revamped Web site has seen a 62X return on investment year-to-date from direct Web site bookings alone.
 
The NYLO Hotels Web site (http://www.nylohotels.com) won a Silver Davey Award. The Web site was designed as a portal for its boutique hotels. 

The International Davey Awards focuses on honoring the finest creative work from the best small firms worldwide. In the recently concluded 2009 competition, over 4,000 entries were submitted in which no more than 10 percent is awarded a Gold Davey. Milestone was awarded one Gold Davey and three Silver Davey Awards.

IAVA’s W3 Awards honors outstanding Web sites, Web marketing and Web videos created by the best interactive agencies, designers and creators worldwide. Nearly 3,000 entries were submitted and judged based on a standard of excellence according to the category entered, and scored on a 10 point scale by the judges. Milestone was awarded two Silver W3 Awards.

Milestone Internet Marketing, Inc. is a leading provider of Internet marketing solutions for the lodging industry.   Milestone’s portfolio of services included Web site design, search engine optimization, pay-per-click marketing, e-mail marketing and several social media optimization initiatives like online videos, blogs, RSS, etc.  Milestone currently works with over 700 hotels and drives over $150M in annual revenue for its clients. Milestone is a preferred vendor for several major lodging industry brands and works with some of the leading management companies in the United States. Milestone is also well known as a lodging industry educator for its Hotels to HTMLs Internet marketing workshops and book.  



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