Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 8:54am
St.Pete/Clearwater (Feb. 24, 2015) - For the first time ever, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater took home the highest honors for two public relations efforts at the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Awards on Monday night in New York City.
The two Platinum Adrian Awards celebrated VSPC's Manaphin April Fool's campaign and its media and industry partner website. St. Pete/Clearwater was the only destination in the U.S. to win two platinum Adrians, which is the largest and most prestigious travel marketing competition worldwide.
In total, VSPC was recognized for excellence in six areas, including:
Platinum in public relations: Manaphin April Fool's joke
Platinum in public relations: Media & industry partner website
Gold in public relations: Cieran Kelso experience
Silver in public relations: Craft beer trail experience
Silver in public relations: Media & industry partner toolkit
Bronze in digital marketing: Get Smart Content on VisitStPeteClearwater.com