NEW YORK– Visit Seattle’s consumer advertising video Seattle First Takes: Taking Flight and content channel web site VISITSEATTLE.tv received two Platinum Awards in the categories of Television – Consumer and Web Site, respectively, at the 60th Anniversary Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) Adrian Awards event last night in New York.
Seattle First Takes documents real travelers’ first-time experiences in Seattle. In Taking Flight, Conrad describes the sensations he feels aboard a seaplane soaring over Seattle. This original video series, which includes 15 episodes, airs on Visit Seattle’s original content channel VISITSEATTLE.tv.
“We are honored to be recognized by HSMAI for our work and to be in the company of other outstanding brands and destinations,” said Ali Daniels, Vice President of Marketing for Visit Seattle. “Seattle First Takes was our way of sharing the awe and wonder of our city that only first-time visitors could so perfectly describe. It was the first of many different series that are all housed on our web-based channel, VISITSEATTLE.tv.”
In addition to receiving this year’s Platinum Awards for Seattle First Takes: Taking Flight and VISITSEATTLE.tv, Visit Seattle also took home the following three Gold Awards and two Silver Awards for destination advertising and digital marketing campaigns:
Visit Seattle was recognized out of more than 1,200 entries submitted and evaluated by expert hospitality, travel, tourism, and media professionals.
About Visit Seattle
Visit Seattle, a private, nonprofit marketing organization, has served as Seattle/King County’s official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50 years. The goal of these marketing efforts is to enhance the employment opportunities and economic prosperity of the region.