Routes Americas 2016 Marketing Awards shortlist announced

After a month of voting by members of the airline network planning community, the results are in.

We can now announce which airports and destinations have been nominated to win an award in San Juan and receive industry-wide recognition for their outstanding achievement in route development marketing.

There will be four awards categories comprising of three airport categories, split by size, and a destination category for the best destination marketing campaign by a tourism authority.

All shortlisted airports and destinations will now be contacted and asked for a submission to support their nomination.  This submission process is designed to enable the shortlisted airports to provide information for the judging panel as to why they think they should win the award, providing evidence to support their case.

From the airports and destinations nominated for an award, the following have been shortlisted within each category:

Over 20m passengers

El Dorado International Airport
Boston Logan International Airport
Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
McCarran International Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

4-20m passengers

Cancún International Airport
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
Portland International Airport
Tocumen International Airport
Vancouver International Airport

Under 4m pasengers

Aruba Airport Authority N.V.
Charleston International Airport
Curacao International Airport
Cyril E. King Airport
Olaya Herrera Airport

Destination

Barbados Tourism Authority
Charleston Area CVB
Fort Lauderdale CVB
Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area CVB

The Routes Marketing Awards were created to recognise excellence in airport marketing as voted by airlines. They provide the airline community with the chance to have their say as to which airport they think provides the best overall marketing services to them.

The Marketing Awards Ceremony will take place at the Routes Americas Networking Evening at the Caribe Hilton Beach on 18 February 2016, hosted by Puerto Rico Tourism Company and their stakeholders.

To find out more about the Routes Americas Marketing Awards, visit our dedicated awards page.