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And the winner is….Austria!

January 26, 2016

Austria was honored with three awards at the 2016 Travel Pulse Travvy Awards in New York

Award season has officially begun and while everybody in the film industry is waiting anxiously for the Academy Awards, on January 6th the travel industry focused on their big event, the annual Travvy Awards. The who’s who of travel gathered for a festive and elegant gala at the legendary Gotham Hall in New York.

The jury - consisting of 39,000 Travel Agents - rated tour operators, travel agencies, as well as destinations, tourism products and tourism organizations.

The Austrian National Tourist Office in cooperation with the Austrian Wine Marketing Board won the prize for "Best Wine Travel Destination Europe". This is an extraordinary honor for Austria, especially when keeping in mind that the competitors were world famous wine regions such as Tuscany and Bordeaux.

In addition to that The Austrian National Tourist Office also won in the categories "Best Luxury Travel Destination Europe" as well as "Most Innovative Tourism Executive Europe", proving that Austria has more to offer than just high quality wine.