2015 Awards

The HSMAI Adrian Awards recognize the best in advertising, public relations, and digital marketing in the hospitality and travel industries, and are judged annually by experts in hospitality, travel, tourism, and media. The 17 Adrian Awards in 2015 marked a new record for HeBS Digital.

HeBS Digital won the following HSMAI Adrian Awards in the Digital Marketing Division:

Gold Awards:

  • Hotel Pennsylvania– a historic hotel in Midtown Manhattan – “Selfie in the City” multi-channel marketing campaign, utilizing HeBS Digital’s proprietary Interactive Marketing Application technology
  • La Fonda on the Plaza– a luxury hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico – website design, smart CMS, development, and content marketing
  • Mahekal Beach Resort – an upscale resort in Playa del Carmen – website design,  smartCMS, development, and content marketing
  • Triumph Hotels– a collection of unique hotels in New York City – Cyber Monday multi-channel marketing campaign, utilizing Interactive Marketing Application technology

Silver Awards:

  • Nickelodeon Suites Resort– a family-friendly resort in Orlando, Florida – email retargeting campaign, utilizing HeBS Digital’s proprietary Reservation Recovery Application Suite technology.
  • Portola Hotel & Spa– an upscale hotel in Monterey, California – website design, smart CMS, development and content marketing
  • The Resort at Pedregal– an oceanfront luxury resort in Cabo San Lucas — website design, smartCMS, development, and content marketing
  • Red Lion Hotels– a multi-brand hospitality company with properties across America – website design, smartCMS, development, and content marketing
  • The Lucerne Hotel– a historic hotel in Manhattan, New York City – website design, smart CMS, development, and content marketing
  • Hotel Plaza Athénée– a luxury hotel on Manhattan’s Upper East Side — website design, smartCMS, development, and content marketing
  • Hotel Wales– a historic boutique hotel on the Upper East Side, NYC – website design, smartCMS, development, and content marketing
  • Perdido Beach Resort– a resort on the Alabama Gulf Coast – website design, smartCMS, development, and content marketing

Bronze Awards:

  • Red Lion Hotels– a multi-brand hospitality company with properties across America – Spring multi-channel marketing campaign, utilizing HeBS Digital’s proprietary Interactive Marketing Application technology
  • The Colonnade Hotel– a hotel in the heart of Back Bay, Boston – “Elevate Your Summer” rooftop pool multi-channel marketing campaign, utilizing HeBS Digital’s proprietary Interactive Marketing Application technology
  • The Whitehall Hotel– a boutique hotel in central Chicago — website design, smartCMS, development, and content marketing
  • The Estes Park Resort– a resort property in Estes Park, Colorado – “Summers You Remember” digital sweepstakes, utilizing HeBS Digital’s proprietary Interactive Marketing Application technology
  • Mahekal Beach Resort – an upscale resort in Playa del Carmen – Cyber Monday multi-channel marketing campaign, utilizing HeBS Digital’s proprietary Interactive Marketing Application technology.

The 2015 Magellan Awards honor the best in travel – from design to digital technology and marketing to services – and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind it all. After receiving entries from top travel organizations worldwide, the 2015 Magellan Awards designated winners who displayed a high standard of excellence within the travel industr

HeBS Digital earned the following awards:

Gold Magellan Award Winner in the Hospitality Website category:

  • The Chanler at Cliff Walk website: Elite Web Design, Complete Merchandising Module, Professional Copy+SEO, powered by HeBS Digital’s smartCMS content management system technology.

Gold Magellan Award Winner in the Hospitality Web Marketing/Advertising category:

  • Triumph Hotels – “A Year of Triumph” anniversary campaign: Powered by HeBS Digital’s Interactive Marketing Application (Limited Time Offer), this multi-channel marketing campaign resulted in 6,575% return on ad spend.

Silver Magellan Award Winner in the Hospitality Website category:


The WebAwards are the longest running annual website award competition, recognizing the development of the most effective and impressive websites online for nearly two decades.

HeBS Digital received the following awards:

Best Website – Hotel and Lodging:

The Best Hotel and Lodging Website Award is given to only one site in each industry. The new Red Lion Hotel Corporation brand site – www.redlion.com – earned the honor for its exceptional visuals and design, content and innovative technology and functionality. The site received a perfect score of 70 out of a possible 70 points, compared to the industry average of 51 out of 70.

Outstanding Website – Hotel and Lodging:

Standard of Excellence – Hotel and Lodging:


The W3 Awards honors outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, Web Video, Mobile Sites/Apps & Social content created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. 

2015 Silver Award - General Website Categories - Hotel and Lodging:


The honor, granted by the Interactive Media Awards, recognizes that the project met and surpassed the standards of excellence that comprise the web's most professional work. The judging consisted of various criteria, including design, usability, innovation in technical features, standards compliance and content. In order to win this award level, the site had to meet strict guidelines in each area - an achievement only a fraction of sites in the IMA competition earn each year. HeBS Digital was recognized for winning the following awards:

Best in Class, Hotel/Resort Site:

Outstanding Achievement, Hotel/Resort site


The American Business Awards - The Stevies are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

For the third consecutive year, HeBS Digital’s CMS Technology was named a Finalist by the 2015 American Business Awards(SM) and will receive the Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie ® Award in the Best Software Programming/Design category.


The Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards are presented by the Web Marketing Association to honor excellence in online advertising, to recognize the individuals and organizations responsible, and to showcase award-winning Internet advertising.

HeBS Digital was recognized as an Outstanding Advertising Developer in the 2015 IAC Awards for winning more awards than any of our peers, including:

Best of:

  • Best Hotel & Lodging Application: Triumph Hotels Cyber Monday LTO
  • Best Hotel & Lodging Online Ad: The New York Palace Luxury Online Media Ad
  • Best B2B Video: smartCMS

Outstanding Website:

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