Winning an award is always valuable.
Even the process of nominating your company for an award is valuable.
But, of course, there's much more.
Winners will receive the many benefits you can see below. But you don't have to win to be a winner. By entering the Solo Travel Awards you will automatically be entered into the Solo Travelers Choice Award which, essentially, gives you a free ad on Solo Traveler.
Your Company in Front of Thousands of Solo Travelers
Every company that nominates itself for a Solo Travel Award will be entered for a chance to win the Solo Travelers Choice Award the voting for which will be launched upon close of the nominations period on August 15th, 2019.
- As part of the nomination process, you will submit an image and text for your entry into the Solo Travelers Choice Award.
- Each nominee will be presented on the voting page with their image and text in the order in which their nomination submission is received.
- The Solo Traveler's Choice Award will be promoted through all our channels inviting solo travelers to vote for the company that they believe treats solo travelers best.
- Essentially, each company will have a free ad on Solo Traveler.
We'll Shout Out Your Win
Each of the winners in the six categories will be promoted through an extensive marketing campaign, including:
- Dedicated Public Relations Solo Traveler is interviewed by the media three to four times each month. The Solo Travel Awards is the one time that we reach out to the media and the results are always more press for winners of the awards.
- Feature Article on Solo Traveler All winners will be featured in an article on Solo Traveler, the world’s #1 solo travel website. Here is last year's article: Here are the Winners of the 2018 Solo Travel Awards
- Exclusive Feature in the Solo Traveler Newsletter Each winner will be the exclusive featured company on a mailing to our 50,000+ subscribers.
- Facebook Promotion The winner in each category will receive a dedicated post promoting its win to the 250,000 members of the Solo Travel Society on Facebook.
- Twitter Promotions Each winner will be announced individually via 5 tweets to our 40,000+ Twitter followers.
- LinkedIn Spotlight An article on the Award Winners will be published on LinkedIn and promoted as a sponsored post.
Use Your Award to Grow Sales
As a winner of a Solo Travel Award you'll have bragging rights! Winners can use their awards in a variety of ways to enhance sales and marketing efforts.
- Flash the Badge Use the Solo Travel Award Winner Badge on your website, brochures and other marketing materials. Show it off at trade and consumer shows. Use it in dedicated marketing to solo travelers.
- Announce your Win through your social channels Let your followers know that you have won an award. Tag Solo Traveler when you do and we'll "like" and share your posts.
- Run a PR Campaign What better time to get in touch with the media than after winning an award? You will not only gain recognition for it but become top of mind when they are looking for an expert in your category.
- Close the Sale Inform your sales and customer service team about the Award so they can use it to earn the confidence of solo clients.