EarthCam Wins Webby People’s Voice Award for Best Tourism Website
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New York, May 11, 2006 -- EarthCam (www.earthcam.com), the world's favorite webcam network and leading provider of live webcam content has won the Webby’s People’s Voice Award for the Best Tourism website. Winners will be honored at The Tenth Annual Webby Awards in NYC on June 12th.
Hailed as the "Online Oscars" by Time Magazine, The Webby Awards are determined by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization with a diverse and eclectic membership.
"We are honored to win the Webby People’s Voice Award," said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam. "This award is a tribute to the artistry, hard work, and vision of the creative team who produce our website portal. This recognition," says Cury, "demonstrates how webcams have become an integral part of the tourism industry’s marketing efforts".
The Tenth Annual Webby Awards received a record number of entries from over 40 countries and all 50 states. Hundreds of thousands of votes were cast, making this the most successful Webby People's Voice Awards ever.
Founded in 1996, EarthCam is the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of webcams from around the world. The owner-operator of hundreds of network cameras, EarthCam delivers live images of major tourism destinations to consumers in 182 countries, influencing their pre-purchase vacation decision-making process. EarthCam also offers unmatched promotion and marketing packages to Convention and Visitor Bureaus, Chambers of Commerce and hotel chains.
EarthCam has the number one ranking on Yahoo!, Google and MSN for users who search "webcams". Generating 350 million page views per month with over 200,000 unique visitors daily, EarthCam is rated in the top 99.995% of all websites.
EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its consumers and corporate clients. EarthCam’s mobile division produces applications and streaming media content for Sprint and other mobile service providers. Tourism and travel industry clients include JetBlue, Hilton, MGM Grand, Tropicana, The Breakers Palm Beach, Seattle Space Needle, numerous ski resorts, and private, state and city tourism agencies. EarthCam has webcast premier events such as international concerts, Emmy and Grammy Awards, Miss Hawaiian Tropic pageants, Mardi Gras, New Year's Eve in Times Square and NFL Super Bowls.
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