Hostelworld.com and Boo.com get honors at Webby Awards:
The Webby Awards, today recognized two of Web Reservations International's (WRI) key travel brands; hostelworld.com and boo.com as Official Honorees, a distinction that recognizes work exhibiting remarkable achievement. WRI was the only company in the travel category to scoop two of the top honors. [...] Feargal Mooney, WRI CEO commented "We are delighted two of our key consumer brands, hostelworld.com and boo.com have been honored by the Webby Awards. The awards are the leading international honor for the web and something we are extremely proud to have attained, particularly as we were the only company in the travel section to accomplish two awards".
The full press release is here.
The Webby Awards Web site lists boo.com and hostelworld.com with other honored travel sites like the NY Times Travel section and LonelyPlanet.com:
Of the more than 10,000 entries submitted to the 12th Annual Webby Awards, fewer than 15% were distinguished as an Official Honoree. This honor signifies an outstanding caliber of work.