IdeasForTheKids wins TraveMole web award
Moley is delighted to announce that IdeasForTheKids has won one of one of the 2009 TravelMole UK Web Awards, announced yesterday.
Companies were nominated and voted for by the public and TravelMole susbscribers to produce a shortlist in each category. Finalists were then judged by an independent panel of travel and tourism experts, with the winners announced at an awards ceremony at Canada House in London, attended by around 200 people from across the travel industry.
Commenting on the award, founder and director of IdeasForTheKids, Manny Coulon said "We are absolutely thrilled to receive this award which is based on a combination of public support and regognition from industry professionals. IdeasForTheKids has come a long way in just two years and as we continue to grow, it is wonderful to get such great feedback both from users of the site and the travel, leisure and entertainment sector."
"Despite the current economic climate, families are still looking for things to do at weekend and during holidays. There are so many amazing family-friendly attractions and places to visit in the UK, so we are delighted to be able to play a part in helping parents solve the perennial problem of what to do with the kids and to help drive more custom to these great atractions".
TravelMole is the largest global online community for the travel and
tourism industry with over 450,000 registered newswire subscribers from
travel and tourism professionals worldwide. Now in their 6th year, the TravelMole awards received over 300 nominations and more than 15,000 votes were cast.
The judging panel consisted of Peter Healey, founder and Chief Executive of The Vertical Group, former Teletext MD Matt Cheevers, now MD of consultancy Smooth Direction, Helena Beard, Marketing Director at KBC PR and Marketing, Jérôme Moisan, Travelport General Manager UK & Ireland, and Liz Craig, founder of Oneglobe Network, a boutique digital agency.
Moley is pleased to report that our friends at Go Ape who have over 20 great high-wire forest adventures around the UK won the Responsible Tourism award with their recently revamped website and Welcome to Yorkshire won the Tourist Board category with their original and distinctive website promoting all the wonderful things going on in Yorkshire.
Our congratulations go all the other winners. Thanks go to the organisers and judges of the TravelMole awards...and of course a huge thank-you to all the people who voted for us and left wonderful comments about us the site.
For press and media enquiries relating to this story, please call IdeasForTheKids on 02476 430 370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous news stories:
11 June 2009 - Add your fetes, fairs and community events on IFTK
05 June 2009 - IdeasForTherKids nominated for web award
19 February 2009 - IdeasForTheKids joins Facebook and Twitter
11 February 2009 - IdeasForTheKids hits major milestones
03 December 2008 - Find Christmas events near you
27 October 2008 - Find Bonfire Night Firework Displays near you
05 August 2008 - IdeasForTheKids.com wins HSBC Start-up Stars Award
27 June 2008 - IdeasForTheKids launches competitions
27 June 2008 - The Public (Sandwell, W Midlands) opens 28/29Jun
12 March 2008 - Thomas Land opens at Drayton Manor Park
19 February 2008 - Livsey Children's Museum closes
28 January 2008 - IFTK wins Best UK Kids Website award
25 January 2008 - Nov & Dec Prize Draws
04 December 2007 - IFTK shortlisted for UK Best Kids Website Award
06 November 2007 – October Prize Draw
05 November 2007 – September Prize Draw
12 October 2007 – Special dated